Milwaukee, WI 
Posted Today
Job Description

Come join our award-winning team! See What Is Possible in the Emergency Department.

Our highly skilled nurses in the Emergency Department at Froedtert Hospital a 604-bed academic medical center care for all patients with all types of urgent and emergency healthcare needs in the Milwaukee area. As a Level 1 Trauma Center we do see a significant number of trauma patients. Froedtert ED rarely cares for pediatric patients as we are located next to Children's Hospital of Wisconsin.


  • Only adult Level I Trauma Center in eastern Wisconsin
  • 4 bed Trauma Bay 45 general ED beds and a busy triage area
  • Approximately 200 - 250 patients per day
  • Nursing to patient ratios vary based on the assigned care area for the nurse
  • In the Trauma Bay 3 nurses care for 1 patient during the initial resuscitation process
  • The general ED is split into 2 care areas which divides patients into two main categories based off the acuity of their illness
  • Nurses caring for the more critically ill patients care for 3 patients while nurses caring for the less acutely ill patients care for 4 patients

We invite you to review the job posting below. If you meet the requirements and qualifications for this opportunity you are encouraged to apply.

Thank you for considering a career with Froedtert Health!


FTE: 0.900000

*1.0 FTEis Full-Time any position less than 1.0 FTE is Part-Time and .001 FTEis Optional Part-Time*

*Positions with an "FTE" (full time equivalency) of .8 - 1.0 are eligible for full-timemedical dental and vision benefits. Positions with an "FTE" of .5 - .799 are eligible for part-time pro-rated medical dental and vision benefits*

Shift 4

Three 12-hour rotating shifts with every third weekend.

The Registered Nurse is a practitioner who is responsible for assessing planning implementing and evaluating nursing care for an identified group of patients in an inpatient environment. This individual demonstrates competency in delivery of care to a primarily adult population. The Staff RN-Inpatient job description has incorporated essential functions which are adapted from the ANA Nursing: Scope and Standards of Practice 2nd Edition (2010).


  • Clinical competence and experience in the care and management of target patient populations specific to area of employment.
  • One year of hospital nursing experience strongly preferred.
  • Professional knowledge of nursing theory and practice at a level normally acquired through completion of education at an accredited School of Nursing in order to be eligible for licensure as a Registered Nurse is required.
  • Upon hire any non-BSN nurse with less than one year of licensed registered nurse experience will be required to enroll in a BSN (or higher nursing degree) program. Acceptance into a program is expected within 15 months of hire and the degree program must be completed within 5 years of enrollment or 6 years if program is MSN DNP or PhD in Nursing.
  • Bachelor's Degree in Nursing is preferred.
  • Requires current state of Wisconsin Registered Nurse License or a Multi-state Nursing License from a participating state in the NLC (Nurse Licensure Compact).
  • American Heart Association (AHA) Basic Life Support for the Healthcare Provider (BLS) or an AHA approved equivalent is required within 90 days of hire.
  • American Heart Association (AHA) Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) is required within 6 months of hire.
  • Trauma Nurse course certification (TNCC) is required within one year of hire.

The Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin regional health network is a partnership between Froedtert Health and the Medical College of Wisconsin supporting a shared mission of patient care innovation medical research and education. Our health network operates eastern Wisconsin's only academic medical center and adult Level I Trauma Center at Froedtert Hospital Milwaukee an internationally recognized training and research center engaged in thousands of clinical trials and studies. The Froedtert & MCW health network which includes five hospitals more than 1700 physicians and nearly 40 health centers and clinics draws patients from throughout the Midwest and the nation.

Froedtert Health has been widely recognized for our dedication to our staff providing a work environment full of encouragement innovation collaboration and respect.

Our best-in-class wellness program has earned us recognition in theMilwaukee Business Journalas a Healthiest Employer and a Gold Well Workplace award from the Wellness Council of America.

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer who values and maintains an environment that attracts recruits engages and retains a diverse workforce. As a federal contractor/subcontractor we take affirmative action in employment based on race sex disability and status as a protected veteran. We welcome protected veterans to share their priority consideration status with us at 262-439-1961. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing. During your application and interview process if you have a need that requires an accommodation please contact us at 262-439-1961. We will attempt to fulfill all reasonable accommodation requests.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full or Part Time
Required Education
Required Experience
1+ years
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