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Registered Nurse Neuro and Neuro surgical Step-Down Unit - St. Luke's

Company: Advocate Aurora Health
Location: Milwaukee
Posted on: June 11, 2021

Job Description:

Come Join our Neuro Medical Nursing Team!

4KLM is a 30 bed neurosurgical and neuro ICU step-down unit. Our surgical patients may include craniotomies for bleed evacuation or tumor resection and cervical, thoracic, or lumbar spine surgery. We also are a comprehensive srtoke unit therefore we see a variety of hemorrhagic and ischemic stroke patients. As with most other units, we also get some medical overflow patients to keep us well rounded. Our unit is a part of the ANII program (Aurora Neuroscience Innovation Institute) so our patients have the opportunity to take advantage of the latest new innovative surgical techniques. We are most proud of our teamwork on 4LM. Many times our staff will plan activities together to foster fun and engagement.   

Why Aurora?

  • Aurora is consistently named a Top Place to Work.
  • At Aurora, you can be the nurse you want to be. The advantage of our size and our integrated system means you’re exposed to a variety of nursing roles and many opportunities to grow.  
  • We practice shared governance – you CAN impact how nurses practice at Aurora.
  • Our exceptional nursing leadership team is committed to providing a great place to practice.
  • Aurora St Luke's is a Magnet Designated Hospital.
  • Increased tuition reimbursement for ADN to BSN programs (up to $7200 annually).




Scheduled Hours

Third Shift

12 hour shifts

every third weekend rotation

every other holiday rotation

Licenses & Certifications

  • Registered Nurse license issued by the state in which the team member practices
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers certification issued by the American Heart Association (AHA).


  • Completion of an accredited or approved program in Nursing.

Required Functional Experience

  • Typically requires 1 year of experience in clinical nursing.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • 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.

Keywords: Advocate Aurora Health, Milwaukee , Registered Nurse Neuro and Neuro surgical Step-Down Unit - St. Luke's, Other , Milwaukee, Wisconsin

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