Registered Nurse (RN) - Preadmissions Clinic
Department Preadmission
Contact Torud, Karen R.
Location La Crosse
Schedule/Shift Days, Evenings
FTE 1 FTE
Benefit Eligible Yes
Temporary Position No
Job Details

Preadmissions clinic is looking for a RN to join their team

 

80 hours every two weeks

 

This role includes patient education and medication reconciliation

 

8 hour day shifts between 8 am and 6:00 pm Monday through Friday

 

 


The registered nurse (RN) focuses on the health and wellness of individuals, families and populations in collaboration with other health care professionals by incorporating evidence-based practice in the management of acute illness, chronic disease, disability, and end-of-life care. The RN utilizes the nursing process and aligns practice with organizational policies, professional nursing standards and regulatory practice acts.

Job Responsibilities
  • Assessment: Systematically and holistically assesses the patient’s physiological, emotional, sociocultural, spiritual, and financial status while considering lifestyle preferences and learning needs.

  • Planning: Collaborates with patients, families, and health care professionals to develop a patient-centered plan of care to promote health and optimize wellness.

  • Intervention: Provides competent and innovative patient care and education based on patient complexity, acuity, and nursing judgment within a culture of caring and safety.

  • Documentation: Documents nursing assessment, planning, interventions, implementation, and patient/family response.

  • Evaluation: Determines patient's progress toward achieving goal(s), and revises plan of care in collaboration with patient/family as needed.

  • Delegation and Supervision: The RN delegates, supervises, and evaluates the effectiveness of tasks performed by Licensed Practical Nurses (LPN) or Unlicensed Assistive Personnel (UAP) who have the knowledge and skill to perform the task taking into consideration the following:

    • scope of practice
    • training
    • competence
    • population served
    • experience
    • policies and procedures

     

  • Leadership: Guides, directs and influences others by participating in activities such as:

    • quality improvement, evidence-based practice and research
    • shared governance (council structure)
    • department-based projects
    • continual learning
  • Professional and Organizational Responsibilities: Accepts accountability, elicits feedback, clarifies issues

               and concerns and works toward resolving problems or conflicts. The RN practices in accordance with:

    • The Gundersen Health System (GHS) mission, values and strategic plan
    • The values, components and foundation of the GHS Nursing Professional Framework
      • Values: Nursing Skills & Knowledge; Patient & Family Centered Care; Culture of Caring & Safety; Healing Environment
      • Components: Nursing Structure; Practice ; Professional Enhancement; Innovation; Reflective Practice
      • Foundation: Caritas (Human Caring Theory)
    • He/she demonstrates effective organizational skills with an ability to prioritize responsibilities efficiently in a rapidly changing work environment
    • Participates and supports education of nursing colleagues and students
  • Scope of the Job
    Age Specific Population Served Adult (18 - 64 years)
    Geriatric (65 years & older)
    Pediatric (1 - 12 years)
    Infant (less than 1 year)
    Unit/Department Specific
    Adolescent (13 - 17 years)
    OSHA Category Category I - All Employees in this job title have a reasonably anticipated risk of occupational exposure to blood and/or other potentially infectious materials.
    Position Qualifications
    Education and Experience:
    Required Associate degree in   Nursing from an accredited college of nursing, as recognized by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN) or Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE). Registered nurses without a baccalaureate degree will be required to get a Bachelor's degree in Nursing from an accredited nursing program (ACEN or CCNE) within six years of hire date. Graduates from nursing programs which are not accredited by ACEN or CCNE, must have at least one year of recent RN experience from an applicable care setting. 
    Desired Bachelor's degree in  Nursing from an accredited college of nursing, as recognized by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing or Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education. 

    Work Experience:
    Required No experience required. 
    Desired 6 months or greater previous experience in nursing
    Skills:
    Required Ability to...
    Computer Systems/Software/Applications patient record systems
    Computer Systems/Software/Applications operate computer
    Communication excellent oral and written communication skills
    Communication answer telephone inquiries timely and effectively
    Communication communicate with ease on a professional level
    General - All Positions work cooperatively with a wide variety of people
    General - All Positions have professional attitude in regard to motivation, cooperation, flexibility, confidentiality, ethics and personal development
    General - All Positions perceive and respond sensitively to the needs of others
    General - All Positions use listening skills to identify important information in oral communication
    Leadership plan, organize, execute assignments to meet deadlines
    Leadership legal and regulatory standards
    Leadership establish priorities in accordance with organizational strategic plans and management objectives while meeting deadlines
    Leadership work independently: self-disciplined
    Leadership use effective time management
    Leadership problem solve - evaluate, analyze, negotiate and recommend alternatives
    Reasoning/Decision Making participate in and support professional organizations
    Reasoning/Decision Making develop new skills and keep abreast of new knowledge
    Reasoning/Decision Making appreciate people whose values, goals, and cultures are different from your own
    Reasoning/Decision Making be flexible
    Reasoning/Decision Making be professional, honest and have personal integrity
    Reasoning/Decision Making self-direct
    Reasoning/Decision Making be decisive
    Desired Ability to...
    License and Certifications
    Required Registered Nurse (RN) licensed to practice in the state of employment, some positions may require multiple licenses and 
    Current American Heart Association (AHA) Healthcare Provider CPR certification; Heart Saver, Rescue and Military training network CPR; or the American Red Cross CPR certification (CPR) except Citizen and Animal classes 
    Desired
    Physical Requirements/Demands of the Position
    Sitting Frequently (34-66% or 5.5 hours)
    Static Standing
    Walking/Standing Occasionally (6-33% or 3 hours)
    Driving
    Stooping/Bending Occasionally (6-33% or 3 hours)
    Squatting Occasionally (6-33% or 3 hours)
    Kneeling/Half Kneel Occasionally (6-33% or 3 hours)
    Climbing Stair
    Climbing Ladder
    Reaching - Shoulder Level Occasionally (6-33% or 3 hours)
    Reaching - Below Shoulder Occasionally (6-33% or 3 hours)
    Reaching - Above Shoulder Occasionally (6-33% or 3 hours)
    Repetitive Actions - Pinch Forces Occasionally (6-33% or 3 hours) Pounds of force: 0-25
    Repetitive Actions - Grip Forces Rarely (1-5% or .5 hours) Pounds of force: 0-25
    Repetitive Actions - Fine Manipulation Frequently (34-66% or 5.5 hours)
    Balance - Right Leg Occasionally (6-33% or 3 hours)
    Balance - Left Leg Occasionally (6-33% or 3 hours)
    Lifting - Floor to Waist Number of lbs:
    Lifting - Waist to Overhead Number of lbs:
    Lifting - Other Occasionally (6-33% or 3 hours) Number of lbs: 0-25
    Carrying - Long Carry (>50 feet) Number of lbs:
    Carrying - Short Carry Frequently (34-66% or 5.5 hours) Number of lbs: 0-25
    Carrying - Right Carry Number of lbs:
    Carrying - Left Carry Number of lbs:
    Carrying - Push/Pull (Static Force) Occasionally (6-33% or 3 hours) Number of lbs: 0-25
    Other:
    Number of lbs:
    Environmental Conditions
    Exposed to infectious diseases.

    Registered Nurse (RN) - Preadmissions Clinic

    Equal Opportunity Employer