Registered Nurse-Sign-On Bonuses Available!

Application Deadline: 2024-02-20
Job Type: County
Job Description:

Job Summary
Part-time and Full-time openings!

Brown County is looking to hire RNs to assist clients and residents with activities of daily living, provide nursing care, active treatment and be part of maintaining a therapeutic environment.

Why choose Brown County?
The Community Treatment Center is a newer built facility with 3 separate units. Bayshore Village is a 63-bed nursing home, all with private rooms and bathrooms/showers. Bay Haven is a 15 bed CBRF, also all with single rooms. Nicolet is a 16-bed, inpatient psychiatric hospital that provides care to those in a situational or mental crisis. We are also proud to have an overall 5-star facility rating which also includes a 5-star staffing and a 5-star quality rating!

Sign-on Bonus available up to $4000 total for eligible positions (paid after completing 6-months and 1-year of employment)

This position offers a competitive minimum starting wage of $34.69. We also offer a $2.00 and $3.00 shift differential for PM and Night shifts. For eligible positions, we offer a generous benefits package that includes 8 paid holidays per year, up to 4 weeks of paid time off after 6 months of employment, great insurance coverage on the first of the month following 30 days of employment as well as a participant in the Wisconsin Retirement System.

Brown County Community Treatment Center offers exciting challenges, personal growth opportunities and a chance to make a difference, all while preserving a strong work-life balance. As an employee, you will have the opportunity to serve individuals and families within your own community. Come and see all that Brown County has to offer and apply today!

Essential Duties
Completes admissions/discharges according to facility policies.

Initiates, implements and updates Integrated Care Plans to provide holistic health care to clients.

Assigns and supervises nursing care of clients by Nursing Assistants, Licensed Practical Nurses.

Observes, assesses, implements and documents nursing action in response to change in client behavior and/or condition.

Plans, implements and evaluates procedures that maintain safe client care.

Obtains and transcribes or countersigns all physician orders.

Administers or directs the administration of medications and treatments.

Initiates and/or assists with emergency and crisis intervention measures.

Provides and/or directs client education.

Initiates and contributes to client discharge planning.

Complies with departmental Quality Assurance Standards and participates in Quality Assurance monitoring.

Assists Unit Manager in the completion of position appraisals of Nursing Assistants and Licensed Practical Nurses.

Participates in the orientation of new personnel.

Makes unit rounds and attends staffings with physicians, recording physician observations and orders.

Inputs MDS (Minimum Data Set) data in the nursing facility.

Performs related functions as assigned.
Minimum Qualifications Required
Education and Experience: Graduation from an accredited school of nursing. One (1) year experience as staff RN, one (1) year of experience in mental health/AODA fields preferred but, not required. Any equivalent combination of education, training and, experience which provides the necessary knowledge, skills and abilities will be considered.

Licenses and Certifications: Current RN license from Wisconsin or, one of Wisconsin’s compact states. Must possess a temporary license license at the time of hire, if not licensed as a Registered Nurse or ability to obtain valid registration within 90 days of employment. CPR certification.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
Knowledge and understanding of the terminology, theory, techniques and practices of professional

Knowledge of a variety of medications along with their side effects, side actions and

Knowledge of basic abnormal behaviors and major mental illnesses.

Knowledge of alcohol and other drug abuse dynamics, programs and treatment methods.

Knowledge of adult medical problems and treatment approaches.

Ability to initiate, maintain and implement an Integrated Care Plan.

Ability to analyze symptoms and conditions and apply sound nursing principles in making decisions.

Ability to maintain appropriate client caseload.

Ability to deal with stress associated with threatening and/or unpredictable client behavior.

Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.

Ability to establish and maintain effective interpersonal relationships with staff and the public.

Ability to accept and adapt to change.

Ability to understand and carry out polices and procedures governing patient care.

Ability to demonstrate leadership skills to direct and coordinate health team members.

Ability to lead, direct and supervise the work of fellow

Ability to work the required hours of the position.

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