RN- Inpatient Behavioral Health- Pool- Day/ PM Rotation

Location
Waukesha, WI
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Sep 21, 2018
Closes
Oct 01, 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
1SE is the inpatient mental health unit with 22 semi private beds, providing care to voluntary adult and geriatric psychiatric patients. Some involuntary patients may be admitted under court order for psychiatric evaluation and/or treatment. Typical patients have dementia – may come from skilled nursing facilities and cannot adapt. Many patients are medically complex in addition to their psychiatric disorder, and can be combative. 1SE has 25 staff members; 8 Nurses, 8 CNA’s, 5 UCC’s, as well as Psychiatrists, Therapists, and Social Workers.

 

​Hours: Pool position covering primarily day/pm, with ability to also cover nights. Ability to pick up more shifts above pool requirements.

Full Time / Part Time: Pool/As Needed - no Benefits

FTE: 0.01

The Clinical Nurse I (CN I) may be a new graduate of an RN program, a new employee on orientation, or new graduates or hires who are building a knowledge base through practice and are most comfortable in a task environment.  These nurses are obtaining knowledge and experience in clinical and technical skills.  While on orientation and under the guidance of a preceptor, the CN I collects objective data according to guidelines and rules obtained from nursing education and in orientation.  Once off orientation, the CN I’s practice is guided by policies, procedures and standards.  They describe a clinical situation from the viewpoint of what they need to do, rather than relating the context of the situation or how the patient responds.  The CN I practices from a theoretical knowledge base as they recognize and provide for routine patient needs and provide professional nursing care within clinical areas/ campuses as required by staffing matrices.

 

Qualifications:

  • Associate Degree in Nursing.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing preferred.
  • CPI certification preferred
  • Minimum Experience: None.
  • Wisconsin Registered Nurse License.
  • Valid American Heart Association (AHA) Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification.
  • Meets unit-based job standards and orientation competencies upon completion of orientation.
  • Should have experience working with psychiatric patients

 

ProHealth Care has been the health care leader in Waukesha County and surrounding areas for the past century, providing outstanding care across a full spectrum of services. The people of ProHealth Care strive to continuously improve the health and well-being of the community by combining skill, compassion and innovation. The ProHealth family includes Waukesha Memorial Hospital, Oconomowoc Memorial Hospital, the Rehabilitation Hospital of Wisconsin, ProHealth Medical Group clinics, AngelsGrace Hospice, ProHealth Home Care & Hospice, West Wood Health & Fitness Center and Regency Senior Communities. Learn more at ProHealthCare.org.

 

ProHealth Care, one of the largest employers in Waukesha County, offers work that is challenging and rewarding. The organization is dedicated to providing the highest quality service to our patients and their families and treats each individual with respect – the way they should be treated. ProHealth Care supports a Just Culture, one that encourages an open learning environment and maintaining safe systems. We have high expectations for those who join our team of nearly 5,000 employees. In return, we offer exceptional career opportunities in a dynamic, health care system where the contributions of every team member are valued.

 

ProHealth Care is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to an inclusive work environment and values the perspectives of our people. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.

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