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RN - Inpatient - General Surgery - 90%FTE, Evening/Night

Registered Nurse
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The Registered Nurse systematically and continuously collects and assesses data in collaboration with the multidisciplinary team to provide therapeutic care with the patient and/or family. He/she performs all required elements of a nursing assessment including but not limited to physical examination, assessment of readiness to learn, psychosocial assessment, functional assessment and utilization of patient/family specific assessment scales as required. The Registered Nurse is an active member of the multidisciplinary team and collaborates in the development, execution and evaluation of the multidisciplinary plan of care. The Registered Nurse considers factors related to safety, effectiveness and cost in planning and delivering care. The Registered Nurse’s decisions and actions with patients and families are determined in an ethical manner.

The Registered Nurse establishes goals and strategies for meeting the discharge or continuing care needs of the patient, family, and/or other care provider. The Registered Nurse provides care in collaboration with other nursing staff members; he/she delegates and supervises care in accordance with nurse practice acts and the professional nursing role.

The Registered Nurse utilizes research findings in his/her practice. He/she demonstrates knowledge of and participates in Improving Organizational Performance activities. The Registered Nurse acquires and maintains knowledge in nursing practice and assumes responsibility for the professional development of self, other nursing staff and students.


Preferred - BSN


Work Experience:

Minimum - One (1) year recent acute medical or surgical experience required.

Preferred - One (1) year surgical experience preferred.


Licenses and Certifications:

Minimum - Registration as a professional nurse in the State of Wisconsin.

CPR certification


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.


Work Schedule: Monday - Sunday, every other weekend. Shifts between the hours of 1500-2330, 1900-0730 and 2300-0730. Holidays required, no on-call. Hours may vary based on the operational needs of the department. 


University Hospital in Madison is a Magnet®-designated facility that’s ranked Wisconsin’s #1 hospital and considered one of the nation's leading hospitals, teaching institutions and referral centers.


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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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