RN - Registered Nurse - Acute Care

Posted: 05/12/2019

Registered Nurse – Acute Care
We are seeking a Registered Nurse in Acute Care to:
  • Provide quality, professional, general nursing care to patients. 
  • Responsible for assessing, planning, implementing, documenting, and evaluating patient care for a group of patients on the unit. 
  • Must adapt appropriately to changes in daily assignments, patient status changes, and unit needs.
  • Responsibilities include following all standards, practices, policies and procedures of unit and SPH. 
  • Associates Degree in Nursing Required
  • BSN required within 5 years from date of appointment
  • RNs providing care to progressive care level patients must have previous ICU/PACU or Critical Care experience or have completed SPH’s PC Mentorship program.
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:
  • Current State of Wisconsin Registered Nurse License is required upon hire
  • BLS certification required within 3 months of hire
  • Pediatric Emergency Assessment, Recognition and Stabilization (PEARS) required within 6 months of hire
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)  required within 1 year of hire
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
(This is not an all-inclusive list of knowledge, skills, and abilities. For further information please reach out to our human resource department.)
  • Work consists of moderately complicated procedures and tasks which require independent judgments such as setting task priorities; evaluating results; problem solving; and coordinating with others.
  • Must be able to utilize critical thinking skills to organize nursing care and incorporate the nursing process when problem solving. 
  • Commitment to quality and to following SPH and department standards, policies, practices and procedures. 
  • Able to present a professional, cheerful, caring and sensitive attitude to patients, their family members, coworkers and visitors. 
  • Courtesy, tact and the ability to get along with coworkers as a team member, and the ability to keep sensitive information about patients and others strictly confidential is essential. 
  • Ability to communicate well and to explain procedures to patients.
  • Skills in decision-making, problem-solving, good judgment and a broad knowledge of general nursing are required. 
  • Skill in understanding, explaining, teaching and motivating people. 
  • Must be proficient in EKG analysis. 
  • Ability to take call as needed based upon the organization’s needs.
  • Per diem position consisting of a variable schedule based on department need (0.00 FTE)
  • Competitive health and dental insurance options
  • Flexible paid time off to  balance work and life
  • Retirement plan with immediate vesting and employer match up to 5%
  • Free State-of-the-art fitness facility membership
  • Generous tuition reimbursement
  • Employer provided life and disability insurance

Organization Summary:

Sauk Prairie Healthcare is a nationally-recognized system of primary and specialty services headquartered in a new state-of-the-art facility. We set the standard for service excellence, patient safety, and overall quality.
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