The RN Clinical Nurse provides patient-centered, specialized, evidence-based nursing care across the continuum through an interprofessional approach to treatment, research, education, and advocacy. Contributes to the goals of the department by being accountable for the delivery of compassionate and safe care within the scope of practice as defined by the Wisconsin Board of Nursing and ThedaCare policy. Through collaborative practice with members of the care team, is responsible for patient outcomes that meet the high quality of care provided by ThedaCare. Furthers the professional practice of nursing at ThedaCare by promoting a culture of innovation and a commitment to growth and professional development.
Utilizes the nursing process, evidence-based practice, and specific competencies to assess the physical condition and nursing needs of patients, and develops a plan of care in a collaborative practice with the patient and interprofessional team.
Plans for the care needs of the patient in collaboration with the interprofessional team to provide the highest quality of care and clinical outcomes.
Demonstrates clinical expertise in the provision of care in the clinical specialty assigned, and performs all functions of the professional clinical nurse (RN), which are age appropriate, developmentally sensitive, and culturally specific.
Identifies ways to improve the patient’s experience of care, streamline care processes, and lower costs while promoting quality to improve patient, family, and team member satisfaction.
Contributes to a professional environment that encourages mentoring, engagement, and development to retain expert clinicians.
Provides consultation and maintains positive relationships with physicians and other interprofessional team members, collaborating to problem solve and improve patient care.
Demonstrates, anticipates, and proactively manages risk to prevent crises.
Performs skillfully in life threatening emergencies, matching demands and resources during crises situations.
The Inpatient Oncology Unit provides high quality, consistent and compassionate care to each of our patients and their loved ones. Together a collaborative care team and patients create a visionary oncology experience driven by patient’s choice. An environment has been created to provide the most comfortable experience for our patients and families. The Inpatient Oncology Unit is a fast paced 21 bed inpatient oncology/overflow unit with an additional 4 outpatient bays. This unit admits high level acuity oncology (medical and surgical) and hospice/end of life patients. We support team based nursing with an RN, LPN, and C.N.A. The RN ratio is 3-4 patients on days and 4-5 on NOCs.
Benefits Eligible: Yes
Holiday Rotation: 2-3 holidays/year
Hours per pay period: 60-72 hours
Call Frequency: Occasional call in place of regularly scheduled shift.
Shift Time: 5:30a-6:00p, 5:30p-6:00a
Shift Length: 12 hours
Expected Schedule: Days and Nights
Travel Requirement: N/A
Weekend Schedule: Every third weekend
ThedaCare Regional Medical Center- Appleton
1818 N. Meade St, Appleton WI 54911
Required: BSN required or commitment to obtain BSN within 5 years
Required: Current Wisconsin RN licensure, American Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS)
1. Effective verbal and written communication skills
2. Team player with ability to collaborate with interdisciplinary team members
3. Caring and compassion to support oncology patients/families
4. Strong work ethic
5. Organized and efficient
Additional Salary Information: Hourly wage plus shift differentials
Internal Number: 19-00899
ThedaCare™ is a community health system consisting of seven hospitals, numerous clinics and related services. We are the third largest health care employer in Wisconsin and the largest employer in the state's second largest economic market - Northeast Wisconsin - with approximately 6,800 employees.
Through our 100-year history, ThedaCare has woven itself into the very fabric of the communities we serve. For our employees, ThedaCare offers an environment that not only welcomes but also encourages innovative thinking and fresh approaches to today’s health care challenges.
We’ve improved the health of thousands of individuals. We know this because we track our quality and constantly seek to improve our care and services for the members of our communities.