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University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics: A Great Place to Work

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University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics is a 471-bed facility that ranks among the finest academic medical centers in the United States. Frequently cited in publications listing the nation's best health care providers, UW Hospital and Clinics is recognized as a national leader in fields such as cancer treatment, pediatrics, ophthalmology, surgical specialties and organ transplantation.

With more than 800 active medical staff and more than 80 outpatient clinics UW Hospital and Clinics offers, six intensive care units (trauma and life support, pediatric, cardiac, cardiothoracic, burn, neurosurgery) with 74 total beds and seven satellite locations. UW Hospital and Clinics is one of only two organizations in Wisconsin with designated Level One adult and pediatric trauma centers.

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Job is located in Madison, WI.

The Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS) provides leadership for the advancement of Oncology nursing practice.  Major responsibilities include the Oncology units including staff from the inpatient units and related specialty clinics.  She/he is responsible for assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of education and designated clinical programs to meet the needs of Oncology patients across the continuum of care of Oncology patients.  Responsibilities include collaboration with physician and nursing leaders as well as other care providers to ensure well-coordinated, multidisciplinary programs of care.  He/she provides an interface between the hospital and ambulatory settings to ensure continuity of care and programmatic efforts that optimize patient outcomes.  The CNS integrates research-based practices and practice guidelines as established by specialty or other health care agencies into educational and professional development activities.  Programmatic responsibilities include continued development and evaluation of programs of orientation, including the Oncology internships and fellowship programs inservice education, and continuing education as they relate to assigned specialty areas.  The incumbent provides support to clinical learning through mentorship, clinical rounds and practice evaluation.  He/she is responsible for the integration and coordination of specialty education programs into the Department of Nursing's education program. 


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1.  Master's degree in nursing required.
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1.  Three years relevant clinical nursing experience in oncology nursing required.
2.  Experience in clinical teaching within an education program or as a clinical preceptor/unit teacher required.
3.  Prior experience in an academic medical center preferred.



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