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RN - Nurse Manager - Diagnostic/Therapy Center - 100% FTE, Day

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Raise the bar in your nursing career and join our REMARKABLE team of health care professionals who strive to provide exceptional care to Wisconsin residents and beyond. Your nursing expertise will contribute to our mission.


The Nurse Manager (NM), for The Diagnostic and Therapy Center at American Family Children’s Hospital, is a registered nurse with demonstrated expertise in pediatric nursing, leadership and management skills. The NM, demonstrating a high degree of professionalism, directs the planning, implementation and evaluation of patient care programs for the populations assigned to his (her) patient care unit and works collaboratively with associated patient care units and clinics to optimize clinical and operational outcomes for the pediatric population. The incumbent works within Nursing Administration and in collaboration with Medical and SON Faculty to assure the delivery of quality patient outcomes and to promote education and research.


Minimum – Master's in Nursing, or MS in relevant area

Preferred – MSN

Work Experience:

Minimum – At least five years relevant clinical experience

Preferred – Experience within a Children’s Hospital and other management or critical care experience

Licenses and Certifications:

Minimum – Registered Nurse, Licensed in State of Wisconsin.


Required Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities:

·      Managerial skills necessary to plan, organize, direct, and the operational activities.

·      Demonstrated interpersonal skills necessary to interact with all levels.

·      Must be comfortable with an interdisciplinary culture of collaboration.

·      Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Physical Requirements:

Light: Ability to lift up to 10 pounds maximum and occasionally lifting and/or carrying such articles as dockets, ledgers and small tools.  Although a sedentary job is defined as one, which involves sitting, a certain amount of walking and standing is often necessary in carrying out job duties.  Jobs are sedentary if walking and standing are required only occasionally and other sedentary criteria are met.


Work Schedule:

Monday through Friday from 7:00 am – 5:00 pm. Additional hours could be requested to assist with department operational needs.


American Family Children’s Hospital in Madison, Wisconsin—also a Magnet®-designated facility—provides specialized care in a healing environment designed especially for pediatric patients and their families. American Family Children’s Hospital is a comprehensive pediatric medical and surgical center ranked among the top 50 children’s hospitals in six medical and surgical specialties, with nationally recognized pediatric specialists in a wide range of fields. It is also home to our Level One Pediatric Trauma Center and Level IV NICU, which cares for the tiniest patients throughout Wisconsin and beyond. 


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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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