RN - Medical-Surgical NIGHTS
Company: SSM Health
Posted on: October 1, 2018
direction of the Director - Medical, Surgical and ICU, utilizes the nursing
process to identify patient needs then systematically plans and implements a
plan of care with continual evaluation.
participates and is knowledgeable in Shared Governance as defined at St. Marys
Hospital using the conceptual framework for nursing practice as a guide. Assumes
responsibility and accountability for own professional practice, continuing
education and competency (i.e., mandatory in-service, staff meetings). Seeks
expertise and knowledge with coworkers and peers. Assists in orientation of new
nursing personnel and/or performs preceptor role. Supports the activities,
decisions and initiative of colleagues.
the nursing process to develop a care plan and deliver patient care. Advocates
for patient/family throughout the nursing process. Acts as a clinical resource
to and supervises care delivered by LPN and NA. Delegates work appropriately.
hospital/unit directives; e.g. standards, policies, procedures, protocols.
Assumes responsibility for equipment operation and maintenance.
ability to recognize personal values and beliefs and recognize own beliefs and
values as separate from the patient situation.
activities of colleagues. Participates in unit and/or housewide quality
improvement measures. Contributes as an effective team member. Participates in
productive/problem solving dialogue (i.e., offers and/or seeks solutions to
issues). Recognizes and supports change.
best practice based on literature outcomes, integrates into care provisions and
decision making. Completes documentation according to unit/hospital standards.
the confidentiality and dignity of patients. Communicates effectively with
charge nurse role. Communicates with Nursing Supervisor at charge nurse meeting
each shift and as unit needs dictate. Assigns and reassigns personnel according
to dynamics of unit to maintain a balanced workload for current shifts. In
collaboration with the Nursing Supervisor, assesses status of unit, making sure
current and following shifts are adequately covered.
for reports/breaks. Uses supplies effectively. Completes work within required
shift, i.e., end of shift; OT minimal or nonexistent.
other duties as requested.
of Science in Nursing (ASN) required
Registered Nurse (RN) license granted by the State of Wisconsin
critical care nursing experience
Resuscitation (CPR) Certification. National Institute of Health Stroke Scale
(NIHSS) Certification within six months of date of hire.
- Bachelor of
Science in Nursing (BSN) preferred
to medical patients who are critically ill including, but not limited to:
unstable angina, serious cardiac rhythm disturbances, acute pulmonary embolism,
acute respiratory failure, acute endocrine disorders, acute medical illness
(shock, sepsis, GI bleed, drug overdose, alcohol withdrawal). Provide care to
surgical patients who are critically ill including, but not limited to: carotid
endarterectomy, general surgery and thoracic surgery. Meets and/or maintains
competencies appropriate to the department.
Our $150 million
community medical campus opened in 2012 to provide a full range of health
services for Janesville and the surrounding communities in Rock County. The
campus includes a 50-bed hospital St. Mary's Janesville Hospital and our
adjacent Dean Clinic Janesville East location, which offers exceptional
primary and specialty care on one central complex. Our 165,000-square-foot
hospital has all private rooms, a healing garden and award-winning emergency and
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