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staff - Registered Nurse (RN) - Transitional Care Unit - $32-52 per hour

Company: Advocate Aurora Health
Location: Milwaukee
Posted on: March 30, 2024

Job Description:

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

  • Specialty: Transitional Care Unit
  • Discipline: RN
  • Duration: Ongoing
  • 20 hours per week
  • Shift: days
  • Employment Type: Staff
    Requires WI or IL RN license at time of applicationRequires WI or IL residency Requires BSN or in route to complete ADN to BSN programWeekend position every Saturday & Sunday with occasional holidays. Hours 0. 0.5FTEMajor Responsibilities:
    • Identifies the needs of patients and families and coordinates internal and external community resources within the first month of hospital discharge to reduce post-hospitalization illness/disease.
    • Works closely with case manager to identify high risk patients. Creates a care plan to ensure patient has appropriate resources necessary to lower readmission rates.
    • Maintains caseload of patients following discharge to ensure patients receive appropriate home visits, are being seen by primary physicians and taking their medications as needed.
    • Facilitates communications between and negotiates with patient/family, physicians, nurses, dietary, rehab, homecare, social services and other disciplines that need to collaborate to provide care for the patient.
    • Identifies, evaluates and acts to resolve any potential barriers to delivery of care and a timely and appropriate discharge. May coordinate and document discharge plans of care.
    • Works closely with the medical staff, hospital departments and ancillary services in expediting care delivery and appropriate documentation to avoid delays in timely service provision. Validates care that is provided.
    • Collaborates as a partner with jointly assigned social worker to ensure safe and appropriate discharge planning.
    • Collaborates with physicians daily regarding patient care course. Makes suggestions in expediting care and modification to a tentative on a timely basis.
      Licensure, Registration, and/or Certification Required:
      • Registered Nurse license issued by the state in which the team member practices. WI or IL RN License required.
        Education Required:
        • Bachelor's Degree in Nursing required .
          Experience Required:
          • Requires 3 years of experience in nursing in an acute care or community setting. Case management or Care Transition preferred.
            Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Required:
            • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
            • Strong organizational, analytical and problem solving skills.
            • Ability to educate clinical staff and the community.
            • Ability to work well with physicians and other healthcare professionals.
            • Ability to work in a team based multidisciplinary environment.
              Physical Requirements and Working Conditions:
              • May need to operate a motorized vehicle to facilitate home visits as appropriate.
              • Must be able to sit, stand and walk without restriction.
              • Must have the ability to move about in confined spaces, including bending, twisting, kneeling, squatting and occasionally reaching one or both arms overhead.
              • Must be able to concentrate on detailed information, tasks, and functions for prolonged periods of time.
              • Must be able to speak clearly and hear in order to communicate in person or via telephone.
                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 #R86014. Posted job title: care transitions nurse, weekends part timeAbout 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

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

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