How You'll Make a Difference:
Provides patient centered nursing care in outpatient clinics according to established scope of practice guidelines and standards of care. Develops, coordinates and implements the patient plan of care in collaboration with the health care team. Performs nursing leadership duties to effectively guide the quality of patient care, as well as coordinate and evaluate the activities of the nursing and clinical support staff. This position will help to support all of our clinics within Manitowoc County.
Oversees the day-to-day provision of patient care including staffing, work flow, equipment and supplies. Assists supervisor in evaluating and adjusting care and services provided by clinical and clinical support staff. Acts as an expert clinical and department resource. May provide work direction to other staff and/or assist with patient care flow and the provision of services.
Works to promote and implement care management and quality initiatives. Assists in establishing quality standards for department. Monitors and evaluates care delivery provided and takes action to correct problems appropriately.
Maintains current knowledge of applicable policies, procedures and regulatory, compliance and scope of practice guidelines; assists in ensuring staff compliance. Promotes and upholds safety and infection control standards for patients, visitors and staff.
Uses the nursing process to provide ongoing care (assess, plan, intervention, and evaluation). Recognizes and responds to changes in a patient's status and need for care. Determines priorities of patient care based on essential patient needs.
Provides triage and consultation to patient, family, and/or significant others according to protocol and organization guidelines.
Prepares and rooms the patient for exam by obtaining vital signs and documenting/updating pertinent health information (i.e. chief complaint, allergies, medications).
What it Will Take:
Licenses & Certifications
Registered Nurse license issued by the state in which the team member practices, and
Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers certification issued by the American Heart Association (AHA) needs to be obtained within 6 months unless department leader has determined it is not required.
Associate's Degree in Nursing. BSN preferred.
Required Functional Experience
Typically requires 5 years of experience in nursing that includes experiences in precepting, and acting as a nursing resource. Clinic experience preferred.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
Excellent communication (written and verbal) and interpersonal skills; ability to develop rapport and maintain positive, professional relationships with a variety of patients, staff and physicians. Demonstrated ability to effectively make critical, independent decisions. Excellent organization, prioritization and problem solving skills. Demonstrated leadership skills including delegation, organization, prioritization and building team rapport. Proficient computer skills including keyboarding, navigation within a windows operating system, use of electronic mail and electronic medical records systems.
M, T, Th, F 7:30-5:00; Wednesday 8:00am-12:00pm
Clinic Operations & Administration
2219 Garfield St
Two Rivers, WI
At Aurora Health Care:
At Aurora Health Care we pride ourselves on taking care of our people. And not just our patients—we mean you, too. We help each other live well. When you work at Aurora, you get the chance to work with a dedicated team that’s as passionate about the work as you are. Here, you’ll find limitless opportunities for ongoing learning, career advancement, competitive compensation and a stable work environment. But more than that, you have the opportunity to change lives—including your own.
Diversity and inclusion matters at Aurora. We celebrate our differences and nurture an environment where everyone feels included. We know that when we reflect the communities we serve, when we embrace differences and bring our whole selves to work every day, we are working as one to build a healthier tomorrow for everyone. Aurora supports a safe, healthy and drug-free work environment through criminal background checks and pre-employment drug testing. We maintain a smoke-free environment at all our locations. We are an equal opportunity employer.