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RN Registered Nurse - Cardiac Stepdown (Union)

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Registered Nurse I (Union) - Stepdown Intermediate Care 001 - Full-Time, Rotating - St. Francis - Milwaukee, WI

Work Schedule: Days with infrequent rotation to nights (only when necessary).  7a-7p, every other holiday and weekend.

Ascension St. Francis Hospital is hiring a full-time RN to join our Cardiac Stepdown Intermediate Care Unit.   This is a great opportunity to join an experienced team and a fantastic stepping stone for those interested in a career in the ICU. Join our friendly community today! Generous sign-on bonus for qualified candidates.


Why Join Ascension?

Ascension Wisconsin operates 24 hospital campuses and more than 100 related healthcare facilities from Racine to Eagle River. Ascension Wisconsin employs more than 1,300 primary and specialty care clinicians. Ascension Wisconsin is a faith-based healthcare organization that has been serving the state since 1848. In FY2018, Ascension Wisconsin provided more than $292 million in community benefit, including care of persons living in poverty.

Ascension St. Francis is a full-service hospital on Milwaukee's south side that has been serving the local community since 1956. With a large medical staff of more than 700 doctors, our hospital can provide the scope of services of a large medical center without losing that small community hospital atmosphere that our patient’s notice the minute they walk in our doors.

What You Will Do

As a Cardiac Stepdown Registered Nurse with Ascension St. Francis Hospital, you will have the opportunity to provide direct patient care to age ranges from young adults to geriatrics. These are post-cardiac and vascular surgery patients. Additional patients may include other heart-related conditions requiring high-frequency monitoring and interventions as well as general medical/surgical patients with comorbidities.

You will have many opportunities for assessments, lab value analysis, patient/family teaching, wound care, IVs, and medication administration/management. This position will have the opportunity to learn drips.

What You Will Need


  • Required Credential(s):
    • BLS Provider credentialed from the American Heart Association (AHA) obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date. 
    • Licensed Registered Nurse credentialed from the Wisconsin Board of Nursing or current home state license for multi-state license recognition "Compact State" obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date. 
    • ACLS after 60 days of employment.


  • Diploma 
    • Graduate of a board-approved Registered Nurse Program required Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) preferred

Work Experience:

  • RN with approximately 18 months or less of experience. Ability to manage complex workload required.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Ascension Wisconsin is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate against employees or prospective employees on basis of age, race, creed, color, religion, marital status, sex, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, sexual orientation, disability, arrest and/or conviction record, military status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic or status protected by law.

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Job ID: 399368
Category: Nursing
Ministry: Ascension Wisconsin, WI
Location: Milwaukee, WI

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