Catholic Charities of Madison
  • Madison, WI, USA
  • 50000
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Our full-time benefits package includes: Health and Dental Insurance, Health Reimbursement Account (HRA), Medical Expense Flex Spending Account, Employee Assistance Program (EAP), 403(b) Retirement Plan (with 6% company match after 1 year), Paid Vacation (3 weeks to start), Paid Sick Leave (8 days each year), and Paid Holidays (9.5 days per year).

Madison's largest Adult Day Center is hiring a Registered Nurse. In this role, you will be responsible for supervising, training, supporting, and providing leadership for our talented C.N.A. staff. This position is a dream come true - you will work day shift Monday through Friday - no weekends, no mandatory overtime! In this role, you will have the opportunity to provide guidance to Catholic Charities/Hope Haven Program Directors regarding policies, procedures, and other health related needs.


Primary Responsibilities: 

  • Hiring, Training, and supervising C.N.A.'s in compliance with all employment regulations and guidelines.
  • Assesses nursing services on an ongoing basis to evaluate and improve processes and procedures for the most effective and efficient program operations.
  • Provides personal cares and activities of daily living as outlined in the individualized ADC care plan.
  • Understands and practices a client centered approach by being mindful of each participant's abilities, preferences, and needs. 
  • Establishes a trusting relationship with clients and their supports.
  • Monitors service delivery and participates in meetings addressing clients' progress with individual care plans.
  • Maintains, updates, and ensures all health-related documentation complies with DHS, COA, Catholic Charities program standards, and other contracted service agreements. 
  • Conducts TB and health screens for new clients at Hope Haven. 
  • Performs other duties as assigned by the ADC Director. 




  • Graduate of an accredited RN program
  • Current Wisconsin RN license, in good standing with the state licensing board



  • Two or more years of current long-term care experience as a Registered Nurse working with older adults who have physical and/or cognitive disabilities, mental health diagnosis, or dementia/Alzheimer's.
  • Experience supervising and training others.
  • Knowledge of or ability to learn and apply applicable standards of practice to ADC setting.



  • Ability to provide effective leadership, organization, problem solving, and decision-making skills.
  • Effective interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work effectively in a fast pace and changing environment with multiple priorities and objectives.
  • Ability to lift 25 to 50 pounds and tolerate medium to high physical effort including walking, standing, stooping, squatting, bending, reaching, pushing, and /or pulling.
  • Effective and excellent critical thinking and observation skills
  • Ability to understand and follow individual participant care plans.
  • Ability to be flexible and meet the needs of participants and the programs.
  • Competent in providing all aspects of nursing cares.
  • Demonstrated ability to research and inform staff of new or changing protocols when those changes affect client care.
  • Maintaining a valid drivers license, appropriate proof of auto insurance, and a satisfactory driving record are required.

Changing Lives. Serving All. Employing All. The heart of our mission is compassionate, caring services for the poor and vulnerable. 

Catholic Charities was founded in 1946 and is a private, nonprofit organization serving people in an 11 county area in south-central Wisconsin. The agency helps people of all ages deal with mental health issues, face transitions in life, reach for their potential despite special challenges, heal from abuse or addiction and secure emergency services. In 2014, 30,000 people benefited from agency programs provided by 330 employees and 1,000+ volunteers.

We serve those in need regardless of religion, race, social or economic status. We serve and employ persons regardless of sexual orientation, religious, ethnic, racial or social background. We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. We encourage women and minorities to apply.

Employees enjoy a supportive work environment and competitive pay. Full-time employees are eligible for health and dental insurance, 403(b) retirement savings plan, health cafeteria plan, sick pay and generous paid vacation time. Retirement plan offered to part-time employees working 20+ hours per week, as well as pro-rated sick and vacation time.

Catholic Charities is committed to achieving a diverse workforce and to maintaining an atmosphere of diversity and inclusion. We want our staff and programming to reflect the rich culture and diversity of our state and actively encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply.

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