Registered Nurse (RN) - Stepdown Progressive Surgical

Brookfield, Wisconsin
May 01, 2021
Jun 01, 2021
Med / Surg, Step Down
Contract Type
Full Time
We Are Hiring: Title:  Registered Nurse

City, State:  Brookfield, WI

Location:  Ascension Elmbrook Hospital

Department: Stepdown Intermediate Care Progressive Surgical


Additional Job Details:  .9 FTE / Nights,

7am-7pm, every third weekend and rotating holidays.

Three 1900-0730 shifts per week. Every third weekend, every third holiday.

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.
The 6th Floor is a 36 bed Stepdown Intermediate Care Progressive Surgical Department. 


The staff start each shift with a Shift Huddle, then Bedside Report. Followed by Hourly Rounds. These best practices help to ensure high patient satisfaction. The Nursing staff work with multidisciplinary team which includes: Hospitalists, Case Managers, Social Workers, Pharmacists, Cardiac Rehab Nurses, OT, PT, Speech Therapy, and Chaplains. Our team works together to meet the patient’s needs through Multidisciplinary Rounds each week day.  


Our unit is dedicated to our surgical patients and families. We believe in a strong shared leadership structure led by our Supervisors and RN Leads. We appreciate staff involvement by participating in projects, committees and unit decision making. Additionally, we have a strong work family environment that values relationships.


We welcome different levels of experience to join our diverse team of staff. This group is known to have great team work and knowledge sharing. This unit is led by two-unit Patient Care Supervisors that staff the unit and work in the office to manage the day to day operations. 


We are a Regional Center of Excellence for Bariatrics, Joint commission Total Hip and Knee Joint Replacement Certified and AHA Stroke Certified.

What You Will Need: Education:

  • BLS Provider credentialed from the American Heart Association (AHA) obtained within 2 Months (60 days) of hire date or job transfer date required.
  • 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.
  • BSN preferred.
Additional Preferences: No additional preferences.

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.

Ascension is a faith-based healthcare organization dedicated to transformation through innovation across the continuum of care. As one of the leading non-profit and Catholic health systems in the U.S., Ascension is committed to delivering compassionate, personalized care to all. In FY2020, Ascension provided $2.4 billion in care of persons living in poverty and other community benefit programs. Ascension includes more than 160,000 associates and 40,000 aligned providers across a national network of ministries. We offer rewarding careers across more than 2,600 sites of care – including 146 hospitals and more than 50 senior living facilities – in 19 states and the District of Columbia.

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.

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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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