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staff - Registered Nurse (RN) - Stroke - $32-52 per hour

Company: Advocate Aurora Health
Location: Milwaukee
Posted on: November 20, 2023

Job Description:

Advocate Aurora Health is seeking a Registered Nurse (RN) Stroke for a nursing job in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.Job Description & Requirements

  • Specialty: Stroke
  • Discipline: RN
  • Duration: Ongoing
  • 36 hours per week
  • Shift: flexible
  • Employment Type: Staff
    Aurora St. Luke's Medical Center is seeking Registered Nurses to join our extraordinary team of Inpatient Rehabilitation Nurses!!!Perks of joining Inpatient Rehab:
    • Up to $20,000 Loan Support Program!
    • Up to $10,000 Sign-on Bonus!
    • We offer 1st, 2nd, 3rd, and Weekend Program schedule (8- and 12-hour shift options)!
    • We offer competitive wages along with excellent benefit package.
    • Be part of a team or nurses whose sole purpose is to help people live well!!!Special Note:-- The Inpatient Rehabilitation unit is a great unit for RNs with a goal to work in community, population health, or in home health in the future; as well as nurses who want to advance to specialty areas.Overview:Inpatient Rehab (IRP) is a stroke certified rehabilitation program accredited by the Commission of Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF). --Admission to the unit is considered a separate admission from the acute care area, but the unit is considered, and supported by all the hospital services at Aurora St. Luke's.--Approximately 50% of the patients admitted to the unit have Neuromedical diagnosis such as: Strokes, Parkinson', Multiple Sclerosis and brain injuries with other neurological impairments.Other populations served include:
      • Transplant patients including pre and post organ transplant; and patients who may not qualify for heart transplant and require LVAD implantation.
      • Post limb amputation
      • Joint replacements
      • Oncology
      • Dialysis
      • Hyperbaric Oxygen Program (HBO)--Nurses work with multiple populations with patients working with the therapy department for three (3) hours, minimum, each day. Therapy includes PT/OT and speech as appropriate. There are multiple skills to learn and very in-depth discharge planning which starts on day one of a patient's admission.-- Discharge planning involves carry-over of therapy skills, teaching patients and families' various skills that the patient will need to learn to live with a life-changing illness or injury. Approximately 80% of patient go home resuming most of their home activities.--Responsible for providing and coordinating comprehensive patient care through the nursing process to deliver safe, therapeutic care in accordance with established standards, policies and procedures. Using evidence-based practice, clinical decision making, compassion and skilled communication, leads efforts to create the safest patient environment and the best patient experience across the continuum.Licensure, Registration, and/or Certification Required:
        • Registered Nurse license issued by the state in which the team member practices, and
        • Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers--certification issued by the American Heart Association (AHA).Education Required:
          • Completion of an accredited or approved program in Nursing.Experience Required:
            • Typically requires 1 year of experience in clinical nursing.Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Required:
              • Demonstrates progression to provide holistic patient care and the ability to view clinical situations from a patient and family focus.
              • Demonstrates progression to recognize situational changes that require unplanned or unanticipated interventions, and responds to situations with confidence, timeliness and flexibility.
              • Proficient computer skills, use of electronic mail and electronic medical records systems.
              • Excellent communication (written and verbal), listening and interpersonal skills.
              • Demonstrates human relation skills with the ability to develop rapport and maintain positive, professional relationships with a variety of patients, team members and physicians. Ability to take initiative and work collaboratively with others.
              • Demonstrated ability to effectively make critical, independent decisions.
              • Excellent organization, prioritization and problem-solving skills.
              • Demonstrates time management skills with an ability to multi-task and prioritize in an environment with frequent interruptions.
              • Demonstrates coordination, collaboration, delegation and team building skills.Certification Addendum:
                • Team members will maintain annual educational requirements for hospital based certifications (e.g. DNV, CARF or others)Physical Requirements and Working Conditions:
                  • Must be able to sit, stand, walk, lift, squat, bend, reach above shoulders, and twist frequently throughout the workday.
                  • Must be able to:
                  • lift up to 50 lbs. from floor to waist.
                  • lift up to 20 lbs. over the head.
                  • carry up to 40 lbs. a reasonable distance.
                  • Must be able to:
                  • push/pull with 30 lbs. of force.
                  • perform a sliding transfer of 150 lbs. with a second person present.
                  • Position requires use of foot pedals on carts or machines.
                  • May be exposed to chemical and hazardous waste as well as blood and body fluids and communicable disease. Therefore, protective clothing and equipment must be worn as necessary.
                  • Must have functional speech, vision, hearing, and touch with ability to use fine hand manipulation skills for IV insertion and other procedures/functions.
                  • Operates all equipment necessary to perform the job.This job description indicates the general nature and level of work expected of the incumbent. It is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities required of the incumbent. Incumbent may be required to perform other related duties.Advocate Aurora Health Job ID #R77696. Posted job title: registered nurse inpatient rehabilitation - stroke certifiedAbout Advocate Aurora HealthAdvocate Aurora Health's 22,000 nurses demonstrate our values of excellence, compassion and respect, collaborating to advance our stated purpose of helping people live well. To encourage you to be the best nurse you can, Advocate Aurora will provide support, tools and resources for orientation, education and professional development, in the care setting that is best for you. Your voice as a team member will be heard clearly whether you're at one of our 10 Magnet-- designated hospitals or more than 500 sites of care.--Join our team and be inspired to chart a course for Advocate Aurora to become the best place in the nation for nurses to pursue their passion.Benefits
                    • Holiday Pay
                    • Guaranteed Hours
                    • Continuing Education
                    • 401k retirement plan
                    • Pet insurance
                    • Wellness and fitness programs
                    • Mileage reimbursement
                    • Employee assistance programs
                    • Medical benefits
                    • Dental benefits
                    • Vision benefits
                    • Life insurance
                    • Discount program
                    • Sign-On bonus

Keywords: Advocate Aurora Health, Milwaukee , staff - Registered Nurse (RN) - Stroke - $32-52 per hour, Healthcare , Milwaukee, Wisconsin

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