North Central Health Care (NCHC) is a human services organization serving the counties of Langlade, Lincoln and Marathon. North Central Health Care, with its main campus in Wausau, has additional offices located in Antigo, Merrill and Tomahawk. NCHC offers outpatient, community support and inpatient services for mental/emotional problems; vocational, life skills training, early intervention, and housing services for the developmentally disabled; and assessment, individual and outpatient group counseling, intensive programming, day treatment, hospital, referral for residential and inpatient treatment, and education for alcohol and other drug problems. Services for detoxification and for persons suffering from problems with gambling addiction are offered as well.
Our nursing home, Mount View Care Center, offers skilled nursing services at the main campus, with a licensed capacity of 265. Persons requiring either short term or long term skilled nursing care because of complex physical needs, psychiatric and neurological diseases, dementia or behavior problems are served.
North Central Health Care employees enjoy competitive wages, flexible schedules for many positions, and a range of excellent full/part-time benefits, including:
- Health insurance
- Dental insurance
- Vision insurance
- Wisconsin Retirement plan
- Optional life insurance with spouse & dependent coverage
- Flexible spending accounts
- Employer-funded HRA account
- Short-term disability plan
- Long-term disability coverage
- Optional 457b Deferred Compensation plans
- Scholarship program
- Generous Paid Leave Time program with select holidays
- Employee recognition programs and an enjoyable work environment
Professional nursing work involving the delivery and supervision of resident care on an assigned nursing unit(s) in a skilled nursing home facility under the direction of the Director of Nursing and Unit Team Manager. The employee performs the full scope of professional nursing functions within the parameters of professional licensure and standards of practice. Emphasis is on daily supervision and leadership provided to subordinate nursing service and ancillary personnel to assure an optimal quality within the framework of available nursing resources. Work is reviewed by the unit Team Manager on the basis of quality of patient care, absence or presence of complaints, interaction between the Nurse and persons supervised, residents, families and on the basis of patient care plans, patient records, and relative absence of medication errors.
Positions available from occasional hours to 32 hours per week, various shifts are open with an every other weekend requirement. The openings are on our Nursing Units of Mount View Care Center.
- Graduation from an accredited school of nursing and registration as a RN as required by the Wisconsin State Board of Nursing.
- Specialized training or acquiring specialized training, or have had experience in areas such as nursing service administration, restorative nursing, psychiatric nursing, or geriatric nursing.
- Certified in CPR.
- No prior record of felony conviction for crimes relating to harm/abuse to another person, theft, or issue or misappropriation of a legal or illegal drug.
- Must pass criminal background check.
- Must be physically able to perform work duties.
- Must be able to follow written and oral direction in English.
- Must provide proof of employment eligibility.
- Assesses, evaluates, reports, and documents on resident status and plans appropriate nursing care. Implements care utilizing the team resources available including other nurses, resident, guardian/family, interdisciplinary team, etc.
- Delegates tasks to and supervises ancillary nursing personnel. Conducts report, assigns/reassigns work to team members during the course of a shift according to resident needs. Flexes break and meal times as needed.
- Assists ancillary personnel with direct patient care, provides direct patient care within time management limits, including but not limited to: passing medications, treatments, assessments, documentation and physician orders in accordance with resident’s care plan to assure residents’ needs are met, answering call lights.
- Supervises and directs employees in the nursing department during the course of assigned shift. Provides feedback to those individuals supervised. Monitors and directs or redirects daily performance of employees. Participates in annual evaluations of personnel supervised. Identifies training needs of employees.
- Ensures adherence to facility policies/procedures. Implements disciplinary action up to and including suspension for failure to follow established department or facility policies or procedures or for any work-related performance issue.
- Promotes positive customer and team relations through effective communication, maintenance of confidentiality, and prompt response to patient, family, and staff concerns. Respectful of co-workers. Utilizes chain of command. Keeps Team Manager informed of unit issues, etc. Maintains a positive attitude and a willingness to accept change.
- Demonstrates effective management skills as a team member within the collaborative Mount View Care Center. Demonstrates competence in meeting established unit and state standards of nursing practice. Engages in professional self-improvement opportunities within and outside the facility.
- Participates in cross training for other units to maximize flexibility and efficient utilization of resources.
- Exhibits good time management skills.
Competitive hourly wage based on Market Average and experience.
Selection of the successful candidate may be made by assessment of experience and education, criminal record check, oral interview; review of references, written background inventory, and other appropriate job-related selection procedures. All applicants will be notified as to the status of their application.
North Central Health Care will make arrangements to furnish appropriate auxiliary aids and services where necessary and reasonable to afford an individual with a disability the opportunity to participate in the recruitment process. Please notify the Human Resources Department office or phone (715) 848-4420 to request special accommodations prior to the application deadline.
Wisconsin Statutes, Sections 19.36 (7), 64.09 (5), and 64.11 (7) require public employers to treat the following items as a public record: Each applicant’s application, records, recommendations and qualifications except as provided in Section 19.36 (7), Wis. Stats. that allows the identity of an applicant to remain confidential if the applicant requests in writing that North Central Health Care not provide access to this information.
If you choose not to have this information become a public record, you must make such a request in writing to the Human Resources Department. If you become a finalist for the position, your identity may be disclosed as required by law.