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RN - Inpatient - Acute Medical and Progressive Care at UW Health

RN - Inpatient - Acute Medical and Progressive Care

UW Health Madison, WI (Onsite) Full-Time
Job Description

Join the #1 hospital in Wisconsin!

We are seeking a Registered Nurse
  • Nurses on this 29-bed unit are skilled in providing comprehensive and specialized nursing care to the acutely ill adult patient who may present with multiple comorbidities, a variety of medical diagnoses, and hemodynamic instability.
  • Specialty populations cared for on the unit include patients with a diagnosis of Cystic Fibrosis (CF), pulmonary hypertension (PH), and post lung transplant.
  • Nurses are highly competent, adaptable, and trained to meet the needs of both general care and intermediate care (IMC) patients, with 15 beds dedicated to general care and 14 to IMC.
  • Nurses on D6/5 excel at communicating and collaborating with care teams to promote smooth transitions amongst levels of care, including those patients who transition from critical care units to the acute progressive care unit.
  • Critical thinking, problem solving, and a desire to provide high quality care in a learning environment is important, and there are many opportunities throughout the year on D6/5 to attain new knowledge and grow your nursing practice.
  • Nurses on D6/5 are certified in Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) and encouraged to pursue specialty certification in Medical-Surgical and/or Progressive Care Nursing.
Preferred - Baccalaureate degree in nursing.

Work Experience:
Minimum - One (1) year relevant clinical experience.

Preferred - Critical care or IMC training.

Licenses and Certifications:
Minimum - Registration as a professional nurse in the State of Wisconsin. CPR certification. ACLS within 6 months of hire.

Required Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities:
  • Knowledge regarding quality improvement and standards of care within practice area.
  • Experience in teaching patients and families.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Ability to effectively delegate and supervise the work of other nursing team members.

  • Physical Requirements:
    Medium: Ability to lift up to 50 pounds maximum with frequent lifting and/or carrying objects weighing up to 25 pounds.

    Our Commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
    UW Health is committed to being a diverse, equitable, inclusive and anti-racist workplace and is an Equal Employment Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Our integrity shines through in patient care interactions and our daily work practices as we work to embrace the knowledge, unique perspectives and qualities each employee and faculty member brings to work each day. Applications from Black, Indigenous and People of Color (BIPOC) individuals, LGBTQ+ and non-binary identities, women, persons with disabilities, military service members and veterans are strongly encouraged. EOE, including disability/veterans.

    Work Schedule:
    90% FTE, 36 hours per week. Variable 8/12-hour shifts scheduled between the hours of 3:00 PM - 11:00 PM, 7:00 PM - 7:00 AM, or 11:00 PM - 7:00 AM. Every other weekend and holidays required, no on-call. Hours may vary based on the operational needs of the department.

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