Progressive Care Unit Registered Nurse

Progressive Care Unit RN

Department: Progressive Care Unit
Schedule: Full Time


Job Summary: Our 4 bed Progressive Care Unit provides care for people whose medical condition requires close observation and monitoring. We are a combined Progressive Care Unit providing service to medical and surgical adults.

Progressive Care Unit nurse is able to competently assess and respond to subtle and acute changes in a patient’s condition. He/she is able to work independently, as well as, in collaboration with other nursing staff, NP’s and physicians. They have an attention to detail.

Progressive Care Unit nurse has additional training and/or experience beyond basic nursing skills. They are able to recognize, assess, and follow management plans for people with:

  • Cardiac disorders and abnormal heart rhythms
  • Respiratory diseases and respiratory failure
  • Stroke, stable head injuries, and other neurological problems
  • DKA, hyper-and hypoglycemia


  • The RN must be a graduate of an accredited School of Nursing with a current license to practice nursing in the State of Wisconsin.
  • Minimum 1 year Progressive Care Unit experience
  • Must have current BLS and ACLS certification.
  • Experience in acute care is preferred, will train for specialty.

Schedule: Full time. PMs/Nights and every other weekend.

We offer competitive Wage, Exceptional Benefits (including Wisconsin Retirement), Flexible Benefits Plan, Health, Prescription Drug, Dental, Short-term Disability Insurance, Vacations, Holidays, and Personal Days. 

Apply for This Position

You may email your resume to, complete an online application, or request a paper application in our Human Resources Department, or send your resume and references to:

Human Resources
Rusk County Memorial Hospital
900 College Ave W
Ladysmith, WI 54848
P: (715) 532-5561 ext. 1311
F: (715) 532-3025