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WI-RN-Family Medicine and Forensics 9349

University Of Wisconsin  |  posted about 2 years ago

Contract | Madison, WI


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On Call Rate:No Call Overtime Rate:All Inclusive Rate + $10 Call Back Minimum: Holiday Rate:All Inclusive Rate + $10 shift:8/12, DN, EN, DE Minimum Years Experience Required:2 Certification Requirements: General:BLS Nursing:No Certifications Needed Dialysis:No Certifications Needed Family Medicine is a fast paced acute medical service seeing patients admitted by the Family Medicine Service as well as patients from other services when space allows. The 18-bed unit provides care to patients with diagnoses such as rule out MI, pneumonia and other infections, asthma exacerbation, GI problems and other acute medical illnesses. The Forensics Unit is a 10-bed secure nursing unit and provides care for adult male patients who are inmates in the Department of Corrections for the State of Wisconsin. Employees from the Department of Corrections provide security coverage for the nursing and medical staff while they care for these patients. All services admit to the Forensics Unit, so it is truly a medical/surgical patient population. The unit has telemetry monitoring capability for all beds. 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. 6. 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: 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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