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RN (long term care)- Casual - Marshfield
Location:WC Annex NW MSFLD
FT/PT:Casual - up to 1,200 hrs/year
Deadline to apply:06/07/2022
Hiring Range:$30.18 - $34.49 / hr
  
Job Responsibilities:

In an effort to keep all staff and residents safe, and per CMS requirements and Wood County Policy, all newly hired employees of Norwood Health Center are required to have received the last dose of an FDA-approved COVID-19 vaccination before beginning employment within the facility.

WHO WE ARE:
Wood County Norwood Health Center has a great passion for helping the members of our community. As an employer, we strive to provide a work environment where diversity and differing opinions are valued, creativity is encouraged, continuous learning and improvement are fostered, teamwork and open/honest communication are encouraged, and meeting customer needs through quality services is a shared goal across all departments. If you have a background in mental health and a passion to help the members of our community, please consider joining our team! 

WHAT WE OFFER:
In addition to who we are, Wood County team members are offered competitive salaries, flexible schedules, and excellent benefits, including:
*Health Insurance - we offer low premiums and low deductibles, with excellent coverage!
*Dental Insurance
*Vision Insurance
*Wisconsin Retirement System (WRS) - This is one of the best-funded public pension plans in the U.S.!
*457 deferred compensation plan
*Vacation and Sick Time - Start accruing for both on your first day!
*10 Paid Holidays
*Flexible Spending Account to set aside pre-tax dollars for childcare and medical expenses
*Life Insurance
*Short and Long-Term Disability
*Wellness Incentive Plan
*Public Student Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) program
 
The purpose of positions in this classification is to evaluate resident physical and mental status, obtain and implement physician’s orders; supervise subordinate nursing staff and notify appropriate persons regarding resident change in condition.  The work is performed under the supervision of the Registered Nurse Supervisor.

Evaluates residents for response to treatments and medications.  Monitors resident vital signs. Reports change in status to physician.  Obtains and implements physician’s orders.

Supervises work performance of subordinate nursing staff for proper technique and use of equipment, materials and supplies.  Prepares written evaluations.  Conducts new employee orientation.

Maintains complete and accurate resident charts for treatments, medications, etc.

Administers medications orally, intramuscularly, subcutaneously, intradermally, rectally and intravenously.  Administers fluids intravenously.

Prepares and implements resident care plans.

Converses with residents to assure they are comfortable, explains therapies, treatments, medications and changes in same.  Answers resident’s request for assistance.

Answers questions and complaints from family members

Reassures and provides emotional support to residents.

Accompanies physicians during rounds.

Attends and participates staff meetings, in-service and continuing education.

Orders medications, supplies and materials.

Job Qualifications:
Associate degree in Nursing, one to two years nursing experience preferably in a long-term care facility, or any combination of education and experience that provides equivalent knowledge, skills and abilities. Wisconsin Registered Nurse license required.  Cardio-pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) certification required and must be maintained during employment with Wood County. Experience with Mental Health is preferred as Norwood (Wood County Annex) is a Mental health facility.