WI-RN Float Pool (General Care/Critical Care) 9308
University Of Wisconsin posted over 2 years ago
Contract | Madison, WI
Description:On Call Rate:No Call Overtime Rate:All Inclusive Rate + $10 Call Back Minimum: Holiday Rate:All Inclusive Rate + $10 shift:8/12, DEN shifts Minimum Years Experience Required:2 Certification Requirements: General:ACLS, BLS Nursing:No Certifications Needed Dialysis:No Certifications Needed Nursing Operation Support Float Pool ( wehave both Critical Care Float and Med Surg Float)The UW Hospital Float Pool is comprised of critical care and medical/surgical nurses as well as nursing assistants and health unit coordinators. The Float Pool allows experienced nurses the ability to work with a wide variety and ever changing patient population. Current skills are expanded, and new/rewarding competencies are developed. The medical surgical general care nurses float to 16 different inpatient nursing units and the critical care ICU nurses float to 5 different ICUs and 2 IMC units.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: (Please note the Inpatient/Outpatient OR RNí¢ó»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.