Employer: Advocate Health
Hiring Department: Stroke/ACE/MED/Surg
Job Title: Graduate Nurse
Additional Information: https://www.nursingnetwork.com/nursing-jobs/709970-graduate-nurse-nights-stroke-ace-med-surg
Come join our team on 5 South at West Allis Medical as a Graduate, Newly Licensed or Experienced Registered Nurse. Provide care for patients being treated for Stroke, ACE (Acute Care for the Elderly) and Acute Medical/Surgical diagnosis. Become NIHSS certified to assess the impact of stroke, trajectory of outcomes and impact to activity of daily living. Variety provides continuous learning opportunities on 5 South as these patients have a wide variety of diagnosis, treatment plans and comorbidities. This is a great opportunity to build your foundation in Nursing, become certified in the Specialty of Med/Surg and learn a variety of skills applicable to any area of Nursing. Come see what makes us different in providing excellent team based - patient centered care on 5 South!
- Newly Licensed RN’s: team support throughout orientation, Nurse Residency Program, and continued education to build a strong foundation in your professional practice.
- Experienced RN’s: Join our winning team! Bring your skill set and we will foster your professional development in the organization.
- Being part of a highly skilled, resilient, and versatile group of teammates committed to ensuring the delivery of quality and compassionate healthcare to diverse patient populations.
- Quickly adapting and integrating into new working relationships through consistent collaboration.
- Coordinating comprehensive patient care through the nursing process to deliver safe, therapeutic care in accordance with established standards, policies, and procedures.
- Leading the way through patient centered care and a team approach.
- This position is eligible for a SIGN-ON BONUS up to $15,000 for Nightshift, $10,000 for Dayshift, payable after hire
- Student Loan Forgiveness up to $20,000
- Tuition Assistance up to $7,200
- RN Referral $5,000 for Advocate Aurora Teammates
- Military/Veteran Friendly
- Nurse Residency for RN’s with less than 2-years experience
- Full Time 12-hour shifts with weekend/holiday rotation
- Uses the nursing process to assess the needs of the patient, plan and implement individualized interventions and evaluate the effectiveness of the plan of care. Includes the patient and family in planning and implementing care and develops and maintains a therapeutic relationship throughout the healthcare continuum.
- Anticipates and recognizes significant changes in the patient’s condition, status, and need for care. Provides ongoing assessment of the patient and takes appropriate actions when changes occur. Anticipates and alters the plan of care as needed, mobilizes appropriate resources, and collaborates with other health care team members to coordinate patient centered care.
- Implements strategies to reduce patient risk and increase patient safety. Assesses patient and family readiness to learn and individualizes the approach as necessary. Works collaboratively to develop strategies to meet the learning needs of the patient and family.
- Actively coordinates the discharge plan utilizing an interdisciplinary approach. Applies evidence-based practice to deliver patient care. Consistently incorporates nursing and regulatory standards of care into practice.
- Provides ongoing evaluation of patient, team, and unit outcomes and is empowered to take appropriate action when changes are needed. Supports shared governance activities and initiatives to improve processes and patient outcomes.
- Demonstrates effective communication, feedback, and conflict resolution skills. Promotes collaboration among healthcare team members. Assumes a leadership role in the care team and delegates appropriately to unlicensed personnel.
- Promotes a culture of safety through identifying threats to patient safety and intervening to prevent patient harm. Reports patient safety events and near misses in a timely manner. Seeks to identify potential safety issues and assists in the implementation of corrective actions.
- Applies ethical decision making, demonstrates respect and understanding for peers, and other clinical disciplines. Participates as an effective member of the patient care team to formulate an integrated, unbiased, individualized approach to care.
- Participates in quality/process improvement initiatives to improve the functions of the department and the patient care experience.
- Participates in professional activities which contribute to personal professional development and the development of others. Seeks opportunities to be taught, coached, and mentored. Attends required meetings/educational programs and completes annual competencies in a timely manner.
- Must be able to demonstrate knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patients served. Must demonstrate knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span and possess the ability to assess data reflective of the patient's status and interpret the appropriate information needed to identify each patient's requirements relative to his/her age-specific needs, and to provide the care needed as described in the department's policies and procedures. Age-specific information is developed further in the departmental job standards.
Licensure, Registration, and/or Certification Required:
- Registered Nurse license issued by the state in which the team member practices, and
- Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers certification issued by the American Heart Association (AHA).
- Completion of an accredited or approved program in Nursing.
- Graduate Nurses Welcome!!! Experienced Nurses encouraged to apply!