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RN - Ambulatory - Pediatric After Care & Juvenile Detention Center - 60% FTE, Evening

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Make a difference in the life of a child as a pediatric specialty nurse at UW Health.
 
We are seeking a Registered Nurse to join our Pediatric After Hours clinic and juvenile detention center team:
  • Pediatric After Hours clinic serves our pediatric clinics’ patients in one central location for unexpected acute needs after normal business hours, weekends, and holidays.
  • Nurses provide telephone triage for chronic, acute, and general primary care pediatric topics ranging from feeding issues to fevers to sore throat to runny noses.
  • Utilize evidence to drive clinical decisions and practice related to individual and population health.
  • Establish goals and strategies for meeting care coordination needs across settings with the patient, family, and/or other care providers.

 

 
"The most rewarding part of my job is being able to empower and reassure worried parents and their children. It feels good to know my words are comforting and helpful to someone in need." -Lindsay, BSN, RN, CPN

Education:

Minimum - Graduate of school of nursing

Preferred - Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN)

 

Work Experience:

Minimum - One (1) year of RN experience

Preferred - Relevant RN experience

 

Licenses & Certifications:

Minimum - Registration as a registered nurse in the state where employed or licensure in a state in the licensure compact; CPR/BLS Certification

Preferred - Applicable clinical certification

 

Required Skills, Knowledge & Abilities:

  • Knowledge and experience documenting patient care in an electronic medical record.

  • Excellent verbal ,written, and presentation skills

  • Ability to make knowledgeable clinical assessments and judgments

  • Ability to educate staff

  • Ability to provide counseling and emotional support with compassion and respect for the individual

  • Ability to provide support to the members of the care team (teamwork)

  • Must possess initiative and ability to work independently

  • Ability to maintain confidentiality of medical records

Physical Requirements:

Heavy: Ability to lift up to 100 pounds maximum with frequent lifting and/or carrying objects weighing up to 50 pounds.

 

Work Schedule:

  • 60% FTE, 24 hours per week.
  • Evening
  • Weekend requirement
  • Hours may vary based on the operational needs of the department.

UW Health Clinics - our physicians and staff are dedicated to providing an exceptional patient and family experience by delivering the highest quality of care in a compassionate environment. With more than 80 primary and specialty care clinics located throughout Dane County and the surrounding areas, we are proud to have the opportunity to impact the communities we serve.

 

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UW Hospital and Clinics benefits

 

UW Health values and embraces diversity and is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.

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