Ascension Health Lead Registered Nurse (RN) - Operating Room (OR) in Appleton, Wisconsin

Job ID: 262520

Lead Registered Nurse (RN) - Operating Room (OR)

Appleton, Wisconsin

Regular

Additional Job Information

Title: Lead Registered Nurse (RN) - Surgery

City, State: Appleton,WI

Location: SEH St Elizabeth Hos Oneida

Department: Surgery 001

Additional Job Details: Full - Time Evening, 36 Hours Weekly

About Us

In Wisconsin, Ascension operates 24 hospitals and hundreds of related healthcare facilities that together employ more than 23,500 associates. Across the state, Ascension provided more than $230 million in community benefit and care of persons living in poverty in fiscal year 2016. Serving Wisconsin for 169 years, Ascension is a faith-based healthcare organization committed to delivering compassionate, personalized care to all, with special attention to persons living in poverty and those most vulnerable. Ascension is the largest non-profit health system in the U.S. and the world’s largest Catholic health system, operating 2,500 sites of care – including 141 hospitals and more than 30 senior living facilities – in 24 states and the District of Columbia. Visit www.ascension.org/wisconsin. We’re looking for talented associates to join us as we continue advancing healthcare across Wisconsin.

Job Description

Job Summary:

The Lead Registered Nurse coordinates unit staffing and provides leadership while ensuring implementation of clinical objectives and quality patient care in assigned area.

Responsibilities:

  • Assigns, directs, educates and monitors nursing and support staff during assigned shift.

  • Contributes to or performs performance evaluations of staff.

  • Assesses daily patient care needs and develops and distributes patient care assignments, ensuring that population appropriate patient care is given.

  • Evaluates the effectiveness of patient care and identifies any issues that affect desired patient outcomes.

  • Responds to complaints about patient care and manages through established channels.

  • Serves as a resource on issues related to nursing care and clinical standards, policies and procedures.

  • May conduct rounds to assess and monitor patient condition, and adjust care plan accordingly.

  • Participates in direct delivery of patient care.

Qualifications

Licenses/Certifications/Registration:

  • Required Credential(s):

  • Certified BLS Provider credentialed from the American Heart Association (AHA) obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date.

  • Licensed Registered Nurse credentialed from the state of Wisconsin or Multi-State Compact obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date. Additional certifications may be required for specific job locations.

  • Preferred Credential(s):

  • Certified Advanced Life Support specializing in Advanced Cardio Life Support credentialed from the American Heart Association (AHA).

  • Certified Pediatric Advanced Life Support credentialed from the American Heart Association (AHA).

Education:

  • Diploma

  • Graduate of an accredited school of Nursing required Bachelor's Degree in Nursing preferred

Work Experience:

  • Two (2) years of related experience preferred.

How To Apply

We urge you to apply to any/all positions that you have interest in, and should you fit the qualifications for the role we will certainly reach out to you. Please ensure you complete all required fields within the application (indicated with an asterisk), as well additional information that is requested of you. Information that you offer us will better assist us in understating your qualification and fit for the position(s) you’ve applied.

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Please note that Ascension, and its affiliates and subsidiaries, 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.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Ascension Wisconsin is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate against employees or prospective employees on basis of age, race, creed, color, religion, marital status, sex, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, sexual orientation, disability, arrest and/or conviction record, military status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic or status protected by law.

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