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Travel Nurse RN - Med Surg - $2,300 per week

Company: Froedtert Health
Location: Milwaukee
Posted on: November 17, 2023

Job Description:

Froedtert Health is seeking a travel nurse RN Med Surg for a travel nursing job in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.Job Description & Requirements

  • Specialty: Med Surg
  • Discipline: RN
  • Duration: 13 weeks
  • 36 hours per week
  • Shift: 12 hours, flexible
  • Employment Type: Travel***VariedJoin the Direct Temp contract talent pool at Froedtert Health, working through RightSourcing a premier contingent management partner! The Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin regional health network is a partnership between Froedtert Health and the Medical College of Wisconsin supporting a shared mission of patient care, innovation, medical research and education. Our health network operates eastern Wisconsin's only academic medical center and adult Level I Trauma Center at Froedtert Hospital, Milwaukee, an internationally recognized training and research center engaged in thousands of clinical trials and studies. The Froedtert & MCW health network, which includes five hospitals, more than 1,700 physicians and nearly 40 health centers and clinics, draws patients from throughout the Midwest and the nation. ESSENTIAL DUTIES/EXPECTATIONS The Registered Nurse collects comprehensive data pertinent to the patient's health and/or the situation. Analyzes the assessment data to determine the diagnoses or the issues. Identifies expected outcomes for a plan individualized to the patient or the situation. Develops a plan that prescribes strategies and alternatives to attain expected outcomes. Implements the identified plan. Evaluates progress toward the attainment of outcomes. Integrates evidence and research findings into practice. Utilizes current evidence-based nursing knowledge, including research findings, to guide practice. Incorporates evidence when initiating changes in nursing practice. Participates, as appropriate to educational level and position, in the formulation of evidence-based practice through research. Contributes to a quality nursing practice. Uses creativity and innovation in nursing practice to improve care delivery. Identifies aspects of practice important for quality monitoring. Uses benchmarks to measure/monitor the quality, safety, and effectiveness of nursing practice. Uses the PDSA model to improve the quality of nursing practice and outcomes. Participates on and/or leads interprofessional teams to evaluate clinical care or health services. Participates in and/or leads efforts to minimize costs and unnecessary duplication. Identifies problems that occur in day-to-day work routines to correct process inefficiencies. Consistently responds to patient call lights/needs in a timely manner. Utilizes appropriate resources to plan and provide nursing services that are safe, effective, and financially responsible. Assesses individual patient care needs and resources available to achieve desired outcomes. Identifies patient care needs, potential for harm, complexity of the task, and desired outcomes when considering resource allocation. Delegates elements of care to appropriate health care workers in accordance with any applicable legal or policy parameters or principles. Identifies the evidence when evaluating resources. Advocates for resources, including technology, that enhance nursing practice. Modifies practice when necessary to promote positive interaction between patients, care providers, and technology. Works in an aligned partnership with the Flow Coordinator, Shift Coordinator, and other hospital leaders to effectively manage all dynamics of patient flow. Other duties as assigned. JOB REQUIREMENTS: The registered nurse practices in an environmentally safe and healthy manner. Promotes a practice environment that reduces environmental health risks for workers and patients. Assesses the practice environment for factors such as sound, odor, noise, and light that threaten health. Advocates for the judicious and appropriate use of products in health care. Communicates environmental health risks and exposure reduction strategies to patients, families, colleagues, and communities. Utilizes scientific evidence to determine if a product or treatment is an environmental threat. Participates in strategies to promote healthy communities. Assesses her or his own communication skills in encounters with patients, families, and colleagues. Conveys information to patients, families, the interprofessional team, and others in communication formats that promote accuracy. Questions the rationale supporting care processes and decisions when they do not appear to be in the best interest of the patient. Discloses observations or concerns related to hazards and errors in care or practice environment to the appropriate level. Maintains communication with other providers to minimize risks associated with transfers and transition in care delivery. Collaborates with patients, families, and others in the conduct of nursing practice. Partners with others to effect change and produce positive outcomes through the sharing of knowledge of the patient and/or situation. Participates in building consensus or resolving conflict in the context of patient care. Applies group process and negotiation techniques with patients and colleagues. Adheres to standards and applicable codes of conduct that govern behavior among peers and colleagues to create a work environment that promotes cooperation, respect, and trust. Engages in teamwork and team-building process. Prepared, eligible, and enthusiastic to precept professional colleagues, as appropriate. Demonstrates leadership in the professional practice setting and the profession. Oversees the nursing care given by others while retaining accountability for the quality of care given to the patient. Treats colleagues with respect, trust, and dignity. Develops communication and conflict resolution skills. Participates in professional organizations. Communicates effectively with the patient and colleagues. Seeks ways to advance nursing autonomy and accountability. Participates in efforts to influence healthcare policy involving patients and the profession. Practices ethically. Recognizes the centrality of the patient and family as core members of any health care team. Assists patients in self-determination and informed decision-making. Speaks up and advocates for the patient, when appropriate, to question health care practice when necessary for safety, quality improvement, and equitable care. Evaluates her or his own nursing practice in relation to professional practice standards and guidelines, relevant statutes, rules, and regulations. Obtains informal feedback regarding one's own practice from patients, peers, professional colleagues, and others. Provides peers with formal or informal constructive feedback regarding their practice or role performance. All professional nurses are partners in shared decision-making in the areas of Nursing Professional Practice, Development, Quality and Safety, and Research. Can articulate the vision, framework and goal of Shared Governance. Actively participates in department council meetings through attendance, involvement, and project completion. Takes a proactive approach to the work of the council and the achievement of the council/unit goals. SKILLS:Professional knowledge of nursing theory and practice at a level normally acquired through completion of education at an accredited School of Nursing to be eligible for licensure as a Registered Nurse is required. Upon hire any non-BSN nurse with less than one year of licensed registered nurse experience will be required to enroll in a BSN (or higher nursing degree) program. Acceptance into a program is expected within 15 months of hire and the degree program must be completed within 5 years of enrollment, or 6 years if program is MSN, DNP or PhD in Nursing. Bachelor's Degree in Nursing is preferred. Requires current state of Wisconsin Registered Nurse License or a Multi-state Nursing License from a participating state in the NLC (Nurse Licensure Compact). American Heart Association (AHA) Basic Life Support for the Healthcare Provider (BLS) or an AHA approved equivalent and American Heart Association (AHA) Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) are required within 90 days of hire. Attains knowledge and competence that reflects current nursing practice. Participates in ongoing educational activities related to appropriate knowledge bases and professional issues. Identifies learning needs based on nursing knowledge, the various roles the nurse may assume, and the changing needs of the population. Participates in formal or informal consultations to address issues in nursing practice as an application of education and a knowledge base. Shares educational findings, experiences, and ideas with peers. Contributes to a work environment conducive to the education of healthcare professionals.Froedtert Health Job ID #26798671-4. Pay package is based on 12 hour shifts and 36 hours per week (subject to confirmation) with tax-free stipend amount to be determined.About Froedtert HealthThe Froedtert & MCW health network includes ten hospital locations, nearly 2,000 physicians and more than 45 health centers and clinics.For health care professionals, Froedtert Health provides a work environment full of encouragement, innovation, collaboration, and respect.Join the Direct Temp contract talent pool at Froedtert Health, working through RightSourcing a premier contingent management partner!Benefits
    • Weekly pay
    • 401k retirement plan
    • Pet insurance
    • Medical benefits
    • Dental benefits
    • Vision benefits
    • Life insurance
    • Discount program

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