Registered Nurse Clinic - Pediatrics Clinic

Gundersen Health System • Onalaska, WI 54650

Posted 2 weeks ago

Job Description

Registered Nurse (RN) Clinic - Pediatrics Clinic, Onalaska
ContactTorud, Karen R.
-Days, Evenings, Weekends
-0.6 FTE
-Benefit Eligible
-Temporary Position
-Part-time RN position in the Pediatrics Clinic in Onalaska


48 hours per two weeks; 0.6 FTE


Clinic hours are Monday through Friday between 8 am and 8 pm. This clinic is also open on Saturday and Sunday mornings and staff are either assigned to be on-call for weekend shifts or are asked to work weekend shifts to assist with staffing needs. The shifts for this position may be 8 or 12 hours depending on the day.


Previous pediatric nursing experience is preferred.

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.
-Job Responsibilities
-Assessment: Systematically and holistically assesses the patients physiological, emotional, sociocultural, spiritual, and financial status while considering lifestyle preferences and learning needs.
-Planning: Collaborates with patients, families, and health care professionals to develop a patient-centered plan of care to promote health and optimize wellness.
-Intervention: Provides competent and innovative patient care and education based on patient complexity, acuity, and nursing judgment within a culture of caring and safety.
-Documentation: Documents nursing assessment, planning, interventions, implementation, and patient/family response.
-Evaluation: Determines patient's progress toward achieving goal(s), and revises plan of care in collaboration with patient/family as needed.
-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
-population served
-policies and procedures

-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
-Professional and Organizational Responsibilities: Accepts accountability, elicits feedback, clarifies issues

and concerns and works toward resolving problems or conflicts. The RN practices in accordance with:
-The Gundersen Health System (GHS) mission, values and strategic plan
-The values, components and foundation of the GHS Nursing Professional Framework
-Values: Nursing Skills & Knowledge; Patient & Family Centered Care; Culture of Caring & Safety; Healing Environment
-Components: Nursing Structure; Practice ; Professional Enhancement; Innovation; Reflective Practice
-Foundation: Caritas (Human Caring Theory)
-He/she demonstrates effective organizational skills with an ability to prioritize responsibilities efficiently in a rapidly changing work environment
-Participates and supports education of nursing colleagues and students
-Age Specific Population Served
-Adult (18 - 64 years)
Geriatric (65 years & older)
Pediatric (1 - 12 years)
Infant (less than 1 year)
Unit/Department Specific
Adolescent (13 - 17 years)
-OSHA Category
-Category I - All Employees in this job title have a reasonably anticipated risk of occupational exposure to blood and/or other potentially infectious materials.
-Associate degree in Nursing from an accredited college of nursing, as recognized by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN) or Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE). Registered nurses without a baccalaureate degree will be required to get a Bachelor's degree in Nursing from an accredited nursing program (ACEN or CCNE) within six years of hire date. Graduates from nursing programs which are not accredited by ACEN or CCNE, must have at least one year of recent RN experience from an applicable care setting.
-Bachelor's degree in Nursing from an accredited college of nursing, as recognized by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing or Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education.
-No experience required.
-6 months or greater previous experience in nursing
-Ability to...
-Computer Systems/Software/Applications
-operate computer
-Computer Systems/Software/Applications
-patient record systems
-communicate with ease on a professional level
-answer telephone inquiries timely and effectively
-excellent oral and written communication skills
-General - All Positions
-use listening skills to identify important information in oral communication
-General - All Positions
-perceive and respond sensitively to the needs of others
-General - All Positions
-have professional attitude in regard to motivation, cooperation, flexibility, confidentiality, ethics and personal development
-General - All Positions
-work cooperatively with a wide variety of people
-plan, organize, execute assignments to meet deadlines
-problem solve - evaluate, analyze, negotiate and recommend alternatives
-work independently: self-disciplined
-legal and regulatory standards
-establish priorities in accordance with organizational strategic plans and management objectives while meeting deadlines
-use effective time management
-Reasoning/Decision Making
-appreciate people whose values, goals, and cultures are different from your own
-Reasoning/Decision Making
-participate in and support professional organizations
-Reasoning/Decision Making
-be decisive
-Reasoning/Decision Making
-Reasoning/Decision Making
-be professional, honest and have personal integrity
-Reasoning/Decision Making
-be flexible
-Reasoning/Decision Making
-develop new skills and keep abreast of new knowledge
-Ability to...
-Registered Nurse (RN) licensed to practice in the state of employment, some positions may require multiple licenses and
Current American Heart Association (AHA) Healthcare Provider CPR certification; Heart Saver, Rescue and Military training network CPR; or the American Red Cross CPR certification (CPR) except Citizen and Animal classes
-Static Standing
-Kneeling/Half Kneel
-Climbing Stair
-Climbing Ladder
-Reaching - Shoulder Level
-Reaching - Below Shoulder
-Reaching - Above Shoulder
-Repetitive Actions - Pinch Forces
-Occasionally (6-33% or 3 hours)
-Pounds of force: 0-25
-Repetitive Actions - Grip Forces
-Rarely (1-5% or .5 hours)
-Pounds of force: 0-25
-Repetitive Actions - Fine Manipulation
-Balance - Right Leg
-Balance - Left Leg
-Lifting - Floo


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