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RN, Registered Nurse Acute Hospital - Inpatient Rehabilitation (0.6 FTE, straight nights)

Company: Gundersen Health System
Location: La Crosse
Posted on: August 6, 2022

Job Description:

Love + medicine is who we are, it's what we do, it's why people want to work here. If you're looking for a job to love, apply today.Schedule Weekly Hours:24Part-time RN position available in the Inpatient Rehabilitation Unit in La Crosse, WI 48 hours per two week pay period; 0.6 FTE

12-hour straight night shifts

Every third weekend

Every third holiday

There are other openings in this department with a variety of schedules, including full-time.Rehabilitation nursing is a specialty nursing practice which teaches nursing techniques to help patients and their families develop the self-care skills necessary to move toward wellness on the illness-wellness continuum. Our 16-bed inpatient unit offers a setting for nurses to promote independence through involvement with patients, families and an interdisciplinary rehabilitation team. Carefully planned interdisciplinary programs help patients regain or maximize ability to function at home, work and in the community. Our patient population includes individuals affected by brain injury, stroke, spinal cord injury, amputations, and debility due to prolonged illness. As nurses engage in this work and progressively advance their clinical knowledge and skillset, opportunities to pursue certification as a Rehabilitation Registered Nurse (CRRN) are supported by nursing leadership.Job Description:The registered nurse (RN) focuses on the health and wellness of individuals, families and populations in collaboration with other health care professionals by incorporating evidence-based practice in the management of acute illness, chronic disease, disability, and end-of-life care. The RN utilizes the nursing process and aligns practice with organizational policies, professional nursing standards and regulatory practice acts.Major Responsibilities:1. Assessment: Systematically and holistically assesses the patient's physiological, emotional, sociocultural, spiritual, and financial status while considering lifestyle preferences and learning needs.2. Planning: Collaborates with patients, families, and health care professionals to develop a patient-centered plan of care to promote health and optimize wellness.3. Intervention: Provides competent and innovative patient care and education based on patient complexity, acuity, and nursing judgment within a culture of caring and safety.4. Documentation: Documents nursing assessment, planning, interventions, implementation, and patient/family response.5. Evaluation: Determines patient's progress toward achieving goal(s), and revises plan of care in collaboration with patient/family as needed.6. Delegation and Supervision: The RN delegates, supervises and evaluates the effectiveness of tasks performed by Licensed Practical Nurses (LPN) or Unlicensed Assistive Personnel (UAP) who have the knowledge and skill to perform the task, taking into consideration the following: scope of practice training competence population served experience policies and procedures7. Leadership: Guides, directs and influences others by participating in activities such as: quality improvement, evidence-based practice and research shared governance (council structure) department-based projects continual learning8. Professional and Organizational Responsibilities: Accepts accountability, elicits feedback, clarifies issues and concerns and works toward resolving problems or conflicts.The RN practices in accordance with:The Gundersen Health System (GHS) mission, values and strategic planThe values, components and foundation of the GHS Nursing Professional Framework: Values: Nursing Skills & Knowledge; Patient & Family Centered Care; Culture of Caring & Safety; Healing Environment Components: Nursing Structure; Practice ; Professional Enhancement; Innovation; Reflective Practice Foundation: Caritas (Human Caring Theory)He/she demonstrates effective organizational skills with an ability to prioritize responsibilities efficiently in a rapidly changing work environmentParticipates and supports education of nursing colleagues and studentsEducation and Learning:REQUIREDAssociate degree in Nursing. Registered nurses without a baccalaureate degree will be required to get a Bachelor's degree in Nursing within six years of hire date.DESIREDBachelor's degree in NursingWork Experience:REQUIREDNo experience required.DESIRED6 months or greater previous experience in nursing.License and Certifications:REQUIREDRegistered Nurse (RN) licensed minimally in the state of practice, some positions may require additional state RN licenses.Current American Heart Association (AHA) Healthcare Provider CPR certification; Heart Saver, Rescue and Military training network CPR; or the American Red Cross CPR certification (CPR) except Citizen and Animal classesAge Specific Population Served:Infant (less than 1 year)Pediatric (1 - 12 years)Adolescent (13 - 17 years)Adult (18 - 64 years)Geriatric (65 years & older)OSHA Category:Category I - All Employees in this job title have a reasonably anticipated risk of occupational exposure to blood and/or other potentially infectious materials.Environmental Conditions:Exposed to infectious diseases.Physical Requirements/Demands Of The Position:Sitting Occasionally (6-33% or 3 hours)Walking/Standing Frequently (34-66% or 5.5 hours)Stooping/Bending Occasionally (6-33% or 3 hours)Squatting Occasionally (6-33% or 3 hours)Kneeling/Half Kneel Occasionally (6-33% or 3 hours)Reaching - Shoulder Level Continually (67-100% or 8 hours)Reaching - Below Shoulder Occasionally (6-33% or 3 hours)Reaching - Above Shoulder Rarely (1-5% or .5 hours)Repetitive Actions - Pinch Forces Occasionally (6-33% or 3 hours) Pounds of force 0-25Repetitive Actions - Grip Forces Occasionally (6-33% or 3 hours) Pounds of force 0-25Repetitive Actions - Fine Manipulation Frequently (34-66% or 5.5 hours)Balance - Right Leg Occasionally (6-33% or 3 hours)Balance - Left Leg Occasionally (6-33% or 3 hours)Lifting - Other Occasionally (6-33% or 3 hours) Number of lbs 0-25Carrying - Short Carry Occasionally (6-33% or 3 hours) Number of lbs 0-25Push/Pull (Static Force) Occasionally (6-33% or 3 hours) Number of lbs 0-25If you need assistance with any portion of the application or have questions about the position, please contact or call Equal Opportunity Employer

Keywords: Gundersen Health System, La Crosse , RN, Registered Nurse Acute Hospital - Inpatient Rehabilitation (0.6 FTE, straight nights), Healthcare , La Crosse, Wisconsin

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