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Registered Nurse - Emergency Department


  • Froedtert Health
  • 03/20/20
  • Milwaukee, WI
  • 53226
  • Full-Time
Come join our award winning team! See What Is Possible in the Emergency Department.

Apply online: https://jobs.froedtert.com/job/FROEUS32197/STAFF-RN-FH-ED-TRAUMA

Our highly skilled nurses in the Emergency Department at Froedtert Hospital, a 604-bed academic medical center, care for all patients with all types of urgent and emergency healthcare needs in the Milwaukee area. As a Level 1 Trauma Center, we do see a significant number of trauma patients. Froedtert ED rarely cares for pediatric patients as we are located next to Childrens Hospital of Wisconsin.

Highlights

Only adult Level I Trauma Center in eastern Wisconsin
4 bed Trauma Bay, 45 general ED beds, and a busy triage area
Approximately 200 250 patients per day
Nursing to patient ratios vary based on the assigned care area for the nurse
In the Trauma Bay, 3 nurses care for 1 patient during the initial resuscitation process
The general ED is split into 2 care areas, which divides patients into two main categories based off the acuity of their illness
Nurses caring for the more critically ill patients care for 3 patients, while nurses caring for the less acutely ill patients care for 4 patients



We invite you to review the job posting below. If you meet the requirements and qualifications for this opportunity, you are encouraged to apply.


Thank you for considering a career with Froedtert Health!



Location: US:WI:MILWAUKEE at our FROEDTERT HOSPITAL facility.


FTE: 0.875000


1.0 FTE is Full-Time, any position less than 1.0 FTE is Part-Time, and .001 FTE is Optional Part-Time



Positions with an "FTE" (full time equivalency) of .875 - 1.0 are eligible for full-time medical, dental and vision benefits. Positions with an "FTE" of .5 - .874 are eligible for part-time pro-rated medical, dental and vision benefits


Shift 3

1915-0515 C weekend, every 3rd weekend


Responsibilities:
The Registered Nurse is a practitioner who is responsible for assessing, planning, implementing, and evaluating nursing care for an identified group of patients in an inpatient environment. This individual demonstrates competency in delivery of care to a primarily adult population. The Staff RN-Inpatient job description has incorporated essential functions which are adapted from the ANA Nursing: Scope and Standards of Practice, 2nd Edition (2010).



Summary:
Clinical competence and experience in the care and management of target patient populations specific to area of employment. Professional knowledge of nursing theory and practice at a level normally acquired through completion of education at an accredited School of Nursing in order 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 is required within 90 days of hire. American Heart Association (AHA) Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) is required within 6 months of hire. Trauma Nurse course certification (TNCC) is required within one year of hire.

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.


Froedtert Health has been widely recognized for our dedication to our staff, providing a work environment full of encouragement, innovation, collaboration and respect.


Our best-in-class wellness program has earned us recognition in the Milwaukee Business Journal as a Healthiest Employer and a Gold Well Workplace award from the Wellness Council of America.

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