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Registered Nurse - Cardiac Rehab

Company: Ascension
Location: Milwaukee
Posted on: September 17, 2021

Job Description:

We Are Hiring:

Registered Nurse - Cardiac Rehab - Part-time - Columbia St. Mary's Hospital, Milwaukee WI

Schedule: 24 hours per week 


Ascension Columbia St Mary’s has been recognized as one of America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Cardiac Care Award™ (2021, 2020) By providing superior clinical outcomes in heart bypass surgery, coronary interventional procedures, heart attack treatment, heart failure treatment, and

heart valve surgery.   


Ascension Columbia St. Mary’s Cardiovascular Pulmonary Rehabilitation programs have been recognized by AACVPR for Program Certification since the inception of the AACVPR Program Certification process started.  


Columbia St Marys is seeking a Cardiovascular Pulmonary Rehab RN to add to a well established program.  Cardiovascular Pulmonary Rehabilitation is an supervised exercise program that involves education, nutritional counseling, stress management, smoke cessation and other lifestyle changes designed to prevent or reverse the progression  of cardiovascular pulmonary disease.  Responsibilities might  include but are not limited to:  helping patients make the necessary lifestyle changes that could very well prolong their lives, setting up an exercise regime, monitoring and supervising exercise and  responding to emergency situations . Evaluate and recruit potential candidates for Cardiovascular Pulmonary Rehabilitation. 

Our Cardiopulmonary Rehab associates compassionately cares for patients who have been treated with certain procedures or diagnosed with conditions such as:

  • Angina
  • Bypass surgery
  • Coronary angioplasty/stent
  • Heart attack (recovery or prevention)
  • Heart valve surgery
  • Heart and/or lung transplant
  • Peripheral Artery Disease 
What You Will Do:

Provide direct nursing care in accordance with established policies, procedures and protocols of the healthcare organization.

  • Implement and monitor patient care plans. Monitor, record and communicate patient condition as appropriate.
  • Serve as a primary coordinator of all disciplines for well-coordinated patient care.
  • Note and carry out physician and nursing orders.
  • Assess and coordinate patient's discharge planning needs with members of the healthcare team.
What You Will Need:

Licensure / Certification / Registration:

  • BLS Provider credentialed from the American Heart Association (AHA) obtained within 2 Months (60 days) of hire date or job transfer date.
  • Registered Nurse credentialed from the Wisconsin Board of Nursing obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date required. Licensure from the Wisconsin Board of Nursing OR current home state license if considered multi-state/Compact State.


  • Diploma from an accredited school/college of nursing required.
Why Join Our Team:

For over 170 years, Ascension Wisconsin has been providing rewarding career opportunities at 20 hospital campuses and more than 100 related healthcare facilities from Racine to Eagle River. Nearly 20,000 Ascension Wisconsin associates currently serve in four locations throughout Wisconsin — Wheaton Franciscan Healthcare, Ministry Healthcare, Columbia St. Mary's, and Affinity Healthcare. We provide generous paid time off for work-life balance, a collaborative work environment, professional development opportunities, and more to help our associates flourish personally and professionally. If you are looking for a rewarding career in healthcare, we invite you to apply today.

When you join Ascension, you join a team of over 160,000 individuals across the country committed to a Mission of serving others and providing compassionate, personalized care to all. Our inclusive culture, continuing education programs, career coaches and benefit offerings are just a few of the resources and tools that team members can use to create a rewarding career path. In fact, Ascension spent nearly $46 million in tuition assistance alone to support associate growth and development. If you are looking for a career where you can grow and make a difference in your community, we invite you to join our team today.

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer:

Ascension Wisconsin is an equal opportunity employer (EEO) and affords equal opportunity to all associates and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic data, or other legally protected status.

For further information regarding your EEO rights, click on the following link to the “EEO is the Law” poster:

EEO is the Law Poster Supplement

Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.

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