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GUNDERSEN LUTHERAN ADMINISTRATIVE RN Registered Nurse Medical Specialty in LA CROSSE, Wisconsin

JOB REQUIREMENTS: 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:28 Part-time RN position available in the Inpatient Medical Specialty Unit 56 hours per two week pay period; 0.7 FTE The Medical Specialty Unit is a 22-bed unit focused on the care of patients with co-morbid medical and acute behavioral health conditions. Patients include those who are experiencing complications from schizophrenia, major depression, psychosis, anxiety, alcohol or drug overuse. Other commonly treated diagnoses are cellulitis, pancreatitis, cirrhosis and acute kidney injury/disease. Some patients are unable to safely care for themselves at home, may be at risk for suicide or on a Chapter hold. Nurses provide full scope of care, partnering with hospitalists and behavioral health specialists. 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 procedures 7. 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 learning 8.Professional and Organizational Responsibilities: Accepts accountability, elicits feedback, clarifies issues and concerns and... For full info follow application link. EEO/AA/Veterans/Disabilities ***** APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS: Apply Online: