Wheaton Franciscan Healthcare Clinic Nurse (Orthopedics) in Racine, Wisconsin

Job Title:

Clinic Nurse (Orthopedics)

Job Category:

Nursing

Hours per Shift:

Varies

Shift Start Time:

7:30a.m.

Shift End Time:

5:00 p.m.

FTE:

.9

Shift:

1st

Company:

Wheaton Franciscan Medical Group (South)

Department:

Orthopedics

State:

Wisconsin

City:

Racine

Location:

All Saints- Atrium Medical Offices 3811 Spring St.

Requirements:

Qualified candidates must possess:

  • A nursing degree from a state accredited nursing program, BSN preferred.

  • Current Registered Nurse License in State of Wisconsin.

  • Level III Basic Life Support required.

  • At least two years of nursing experience.

  • Competent in injections, immunizations and WIR. Telephone Triage experience preferred.

  • Strong interpersonal skills for positive and effective interaction with patients, visitors, physicians, and the health care team.

  • Good organization, delegation and communication skills to facilitate efficient patient care.

  • Strong demonstrated ability in assessment, analytical decision making, and critical thinking.

Description:

The Registered Nurse is responsible for planning, organizing, coordinating, and providing professional nursing care for patients in an Orthopedic clinic.

While following established standards and protocols, the Registered Nurse:

  • Delivers care that is sensitive to the unique needs of the ages served by the department.

  • Triages telephone calls for a majority of the time, but also performs face to face patient assessments demonstrating clinical judgment and intervention according to urgency and patient needs.

  • Provides educational support and follow-up to patients as well as scheduling procedures.

  • Supervises and or delegates select aspects of care to other appropriate healthcare providers based on the competency of the individual and the assessment and evaluation of patient needs.

  • Assists with tasks necessary for the general management and organization of a physician practice/clinic.

Staffing to meet patient and department needs and will include some evening hours as well as some rotating Saturday's.

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