The Registered Nurse-Hospital functions as a vital member of the healthcare team by demonstrating a customer/patient focus, effective communication, professionalism self-development, and teamwork. The individual utilizes the nursing process to assess, plan, implement and evaluate comprehensive care provided to selected patient populations and their families. The Registered Nurse-Hospital is expected to demonstrate excellent clinical, problem-solving, interpersonal and leadership skills and make decisions consistent with hospital policies, department protocols/guidelines, and the Wisconsin Nurse Practice Act.
To be considered for a Critical Care Nurse Residency position, candidates must submit an online application which includes a Resume (with detailed senior level of clinical experience) and attach or submit the following required documents, also as noted on this web site: https://marshfieldclinic.org/careers/critical-care-nurse-residency-program
- Professional Nursing Goals Statement (completed within online application process)
- Area of Interest Selection (completed within online application process)
- Academic Unofficial Transcripts (upload to online application if possible)
- 2 clinical letters of reference (upload to online application if possible)
- Copy of Basic Life Support Card (upload to online application if possible)
Please upload as many documents as possible to your online application. Email any remaining documents, not uploaded to online application, to: email@example.com … deadline to apply is October 31, 2021. Program start date will be February 14, 2022.
For positions requiring education beyond a high school diploma or equivalent, educational qualifications must be from an institution whose accreditation is recognized by the Council for Higher Education and Accreditation.
Minimum Required: Diploma or degree in nursing.
Preferred/Optional: Bachelor’s degree in nursing.
Minimum Required: None
Preferred/Optional: Two years hospital nursing experience
Those inpatient facilities participating in the Clinical Nurse Advancement Portfolio (CNAP) clinical ladder, refer to program documents for eligibility to advance/maintain CNAP level.
The following licensure(s), certification(s), registration(s), etc., are required for this position. Licenses with restrictions are subject to review to determine if restrictions are substantially related to the position.
- Current State of Wisconsin Registered Nurse License or Nurse Compact License.
- Basic Life Support (BLS) certification awarded by the American Heart Association (AHA) within three months of employment.
- Additional department-specific certifications, licenses, or memberships may be required (varies by department/location).
- Basic Life Support (BLS) certification awarded by the American Heart Association (AHA) at time of hire.
The Critical Care Nurse Residency Program is an intensive six-month paid multi-modality program offering classroom education, simulation lab, online and on-the-job clinical training in a tertiary care environment.
Experienced critical care nurses are the primary educators, dedicated to providing a comprehensive and innovative approach to learning. These program leaders work collaboratively with nurse managers, supervisors, unit-based educators and other nursing colleagues to foster and support your professional growth.
This phase of the program allows the nurse to achieve clinical skill development through assigned clinical hours to gain organization, time management, prioritization and care delivery of patients with various disease processes.
Advanced Knowledge Development
Assessment skills, monitoring skills, pharmacology, equipment use, medical/surgical pathology, technical skill building, admission and discharge preparations and critical laboratory interpretation. Participant also completes EKG training at this time.
Clinical Skill Development
Nurses are in the medical/surgical setting for up to 8 weeks to gain hands-on skill and knowledge in caring for patients with various disease processes. This is supervised by a preceptor and nurse educator.
Critical Care Phase
Care of the critical patient during this phase allows the nurse to develop critical care skills, knowledge of advanced critical care issues, and advanced skills. Other experiences offered through clinical and didactic training.
Critical Care Knowledge Development
Advanced medication knowledge, trauma care, in-depth pathophysiology of various illnesses/injuries, organ procurement, critical care pathology, family dynamics in the critical care setting, ACLS and PALS certification for appropriate units as well as other pertinent professional certification requirements such as TNCC and ENPC.
Critical Care Skill Development
Nurses are in the critical care setting for approximately 36 hours per week to gain hands-on skill and knowledge in caring for the critical patient under direction of a preceptor and nurse educator.
Surgical Intensive Care Unit (SICU)
18 bed, Adults: Open heart recovery, neurosurgery, trauma, general surgery and continuous renal replacement therapy.
Medical Intensive Care Unit (MICU)
16 bed, Adults: MI/thrombolytic patients, CHF, cardiogenic shock, respiratory failure, GI bleed, continuous renal replacement therapy, sepsis or any other acute medical conditions requiring intensive care.
Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU)
8 bed, Pediatrics (infants through 18 years): Including but not limited to: trauma, medical/surgical, cardiac, neuro, hematology/oncology, ortho, etc.
Post Anesthesia Care Unit (PACU)
Adult/Pediatric: Admission and post op care of all surgical and procedural patients. Recovery of surgical & procedural patients include general surgery, ortho, neuro, thoracic, pediatric and ENT.
Emergency Department (ED)
20 bed, Adult/Pediatric: Level II trauma center and a variety of patients. Annual census of 20,000 per year.
Adult critical care float pool (A-CCFP)
A position in our adult critical care float pool nurse brings the excitement of being part of a team of versatile and essential resources for our adult medical and surgical intensive care units. Candidates need to possess exceptional basic nursing skills, a strong desire for on-going learning and an ability to be flexible and adapt to rapid changes including unity assignments. As a float pool team member, the candidates will get experience in both adult critical care units. They will orient and staff both Surgical and Medical ICUs. In the future, to meet the float pool minimum three unit rule, they will choose an additional unit to orient to.
Children’s Hospital critical care float pool (C-CCFP)
Our CCNR program offers graduate nurses a unique opportunity within our Children’s Hospital to take their skills, knowledge and critical thinking to the next level. A float pool nurse position brings the excitement of being part of a team of versatile and essential resources for our Children’s Hospital pediatric, pediatric ICU and neonatal ICU units. Candidates need to possess exceptional basic nursing skills, a strong desire for on-going learning and ability to be flexible and adapt to rapid changes including unit assignments. The candidates will orient and staff birth center, pediatrics and PICU. In the future, they will orient and staff in the neonatal ICU.