RN -Cardiac Stepdown - Full Time - Days (Union) St. Francis Hospital, Milwaukee WI

Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Jun 28, 2022
Jul 28, 2022
Contract Type
Full Time
We Are Hiring: RN- Cardiac Stepdown (UNION)

Full Time, 36hrs/wk

Day Shift

St. Francis Hospital, Milwaukee, WI




As a Cardiac Stepdown Registered Nurse with Ascension St. Francis Hospital, you will have the  opportunity to provide direct patient care to age ranges from young adults to geriatrics. These are post cardiac and vascular surgery patients. Additional patients may include other heart-related conditions  requiring high-frequency monitoring and interventions.  

You will have many opportunities for assessments, lab value analysis, patient/family teaching, wound  care, IVs, and medication administration/management. This position will have the opportunity to learn  drips. 

You will:  

    Implement and monitor patient care plans within the cardiac stepdown intermediate care unit.   Serve as a primary coordinator of all disciplines for well-coordinated patient care on the unit. Note and carry out physician and nursing orders on the cardiac stepdown intermediate care  unit.
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.
What You Will Need: Licensure/Certification/Registration:

  • BLS Provider credentialed from the American Heart Association (AHA) obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date required. 
  •  Licensed Registered Nurse credentialed from the Wisconsin Board of Nursing or current home state license for multi-state license recognition "Compact State" obtained prior to hire date or job
    transfer date required.

  • Graduate of a board-approved Registered Nurse Program required.
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) preferred.
Work Experience:

  • RN with approximately 18 months or less of experience.
  • Ability to manage complex workload required.
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.

When you join Ascension, you join a team of over 150,000 individuals across the country committed to a Mission of serving others and providing compassionate, personalized care to all. Our inclusive culture, continuing education programs, career coaches and benefit offerings are just a few of the resources and tools that team members can use to create a rewarding career path. In fact, Ascension spent nearly $46 million in tuition assistance alone to support associate growth and development. If you are looking for a career where you can grow and make a difference in your community, we invite you to join our team today.

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, citizenship, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic data, or other legally protected status.

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