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RN - PACU - 100% FTE, Day/Evening

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Registered Nurse
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Find a rewarding career working in the University Hospital Adult PACU.

 

We’re seeking a Registered Nurse to:

  • Join a team of Remarkable, dedicated and compassionate nurses in our Adult PACU.

  • Work in our renovated state of the art Post Anesthesia Care Unit.  26 Individual PACU bays enhance patient, family and staff experiences. 

  • Become an integral part of the team working closely with surgical, anesthesia and pain service colleagues to identify the most appropriate plan of care for the patient.

  • Provide leadership and act as a clinical resource of other unit staff

 


Education:

Minimum – Graduate of an accredited school of nursing.

Preferred – BSN

 

Work Experience:

Minimum –  One (1) year of current independent PACU, Emergency Department or Surgical Critical Care, Surgical ICU or Surgical IMC experience or one (1) year of current independent UW Health Surgical General Care experience with adult populations or one (1) year of current independent UW Health Medical General Care experience with previous PACU experience.

Preferred – Two (2) or more years of current independent PACU, Emergency Department or Surgical Critical Care, Surgical ICU or Surgical IMC experience.

 

License and Certifications:

Minimum— Registration as a professional nurse in the State of Wisconsin, CPR certification, ACLS certification for Registered Nurses.

 

Required Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities:

  • Knowledge regarding quality improvement and standards of care within practice area.

  • Excellent communication skills. Ability to effectively delegate and supervise the work of other nursing team members.

  • Good customer relation skills.

  • Ability to function as a team member.

  • On-call required. Call response time of 60 minutes (60 minutes from phone call, dressed in scrubs and reporting to charge nurse.

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:

  • 100% FTE, 40 hours per week.

  • Day/Evening

  • Monday through Friday with rotating weekends and holiday 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 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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