Registered Nurse – On-Call

Application Deadline: 2022-06-27
Job Type: County
Job Description:

This position provides professional nursing care for residents to assure the highest degree of quality resident care is maintained at all times within a safe environment; maintains medical records, administers medications, and develops patient care plans in conjunction with other medical professionals; offers emotional and social support, and attends residents overall physical comfort

The following duties are normal for this position These are not to be construed as exclusive or all-inclusive To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each duty satisfactorily Other duties may be required and assigned
• Provides for resident safety, comfort and well-being
• Reviews and administers medications
• Assesses the condition of residents; monitors for changes in condition and responds with appropriate action
• Communicates resident needs or condition changes to physician, family and other staff
• Performs various treatments including dressing changes, catheter care and/or insertion, etc
• Documents tasks regarding medications passed, assessments, communications with physician and family, etc
• Review resident care plans; completes documentation
• Compiles information requested for physician reviews
• Assigns, directs, reviews and trains staff work
• Cleans, organizes and provides supplies for medical carts and rooms
• Responds to resident requests by assisting to bathroom, walking, medication requests, etc
• Provides direct patient care including repositioning, hygiene, assessing skin needs, etc
• Receives information from prior shift; reports information to following shift
• Verifies narcotics counts at shift beginning and ending
• Requests medications from pharmacy; enters new medication orders; transcribes orders; faxes orders to pharmacy; pulls medication to return
• Reports to oncoming shifts
• Other duties as assigned

• Associates Degree in Nursing
• Previous experience working with the elderly or disabled • population groups preferred
• Registered Nurse License
• Must successfully pass criminal and caregiver background check

Posting Pay Range: $30.04-$40.43
Posting Expected Pay Range: $30.04-$33.65
Department: HHS – Health Care Campus
FTE: On-Call

Deadline Note:

WCA Pres. & CEO Mark O'Connell spoke as a member of the @WiHealthNews Panel Series discussion on “Tackling the Opioid Crisis” today, with Dr. Rhitu Bhatnagar of WI Society of Addiction Medicine; Paul Krupski, of @DHSWI & @RepJesseJames @NACoTweets

Stay Connected