WI-RN-American Center Inpatient Medical/Surgical Patients (93447)

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University Of Wisconsin | Contract | Madison, WI


On Call Rate:No Call Overtime Rate:All Inclusive Rate + $10 Call Back Minimum: Holiday Rate:All Inclusive Rate + $10 shift:Evening/Night Minimum Years Experience Required:2 Certification Requirements: General:BLS Nursing:No Certifications Needed Dialysis:No Certifications Needed UW Health at The American Center í¢ŒóŒñ Inpatient Overnight CareNurses working on Overnight Care at the American Center will have the opportunity to provide care to both medical and surgical patients. High volume elective surgical admissions will be orthopedic patients, including joint replacement, spine surgery, and both upper extremity and lower extremity procedures. A smaller volume of the elective surgical patients will come from Neurosurgery spine, Urology, General Surgery, and Bariatrics. In addition to the surgical population, nurses will care for a variety of medical patients including those with pneumonia, COPD, asthma exacerbations, and other acute and chronic medical conditions. Telemetry monitoring can be provided for all patients, and a limited number of IMC status patients will be cared for at the American Center. This unit offers motivated nursing staff the opportunity to not only work in a new physical environment but will give them the chance to expand their skills beyond that of a single specialty area of nursing practice. 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 one successful assignment as travel RN (13 weeks)4. Traveler must have Basic Arrhythmia experience. Will be required to pass Telemetry test upon arrival at UWHC. (Not for clinic positions)5.. 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. Parking is available and free of charge at this location.