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WI-RN-PICU (9340)

University Of Wisconsin    posted over 2 years ago

Contract | Madison, WI


On Call Rate:No Call Overtime Rate:All Inclusive Rate + $10 Call Back Minimum: Holiday Rate:All Inclusive Rate + $10 shift:Day/Night Rotation Minimum Years Experience Required:1 Certification Requirements: General:PALS Nursing:No Certifications Needed Dialysis:No Certifications Needed Pediatric Intensive Care (Positions needed for 1/23/17) The Pediatric ICU offers challenging and rewarding critical care nursing opportunities. Patient ages range from newborn through adult. PICU nurses provide comprehensive care for patients admitted with a wide variety of both medical and surgical issues including; acute head injuries, critical neurological disorders, pulmonary diseases, cardiac anomalies, organ transplantation, multi system organ failure, and ECMO. Primary nurses, with a highly skilled and committed multidisciplinary team, provide family-centered care to critically ill or injured children and their families in this state-of-the art 21-bed unit.Minimum Requirements:1. Traveler must have permanent address outside 75 mile radius of Madison2. Traveler must have WI nursing license or compact license from their permanent address state 3. Traveler must have completed two years of acute care experience within last 3 years.4. Traveler must have one successful assignment as travel RN (13 weeks)5. Traveler must have experience in an Academic Level 1 - Trauma center. Previous Level III or level IV NICU6. Traveler must have Basic Arrhythmia experience. Will be required to pass Telemetry test upon arrival at UWHC.7. Needs 2 references from recent work environment/assignments (supervisor or manager only).Telemetry Competency: (Please note the Inpatient/Outpatient OR RNí¢ŒóŒ»s do not complete telemetry)All agency travelers must demonstrate competency in interpretation of cardiac rhythms before your orientation begins. Previous completion of PALS, ACLS, etc. is not acceptable as a demonstration of this competency. Instead, you will be expected to satisfactorily complete a 20 question test which consists of multiple choice questions and write-in rhythm identification. You must pass with an overall score of 80% and correctly identify 100% of the 4 life-threatening rhythms for your patient population (adult or peds). If there are any questions, please refer to earlier communication from UWHC to your agency.
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