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RN - Critical Care Pediatric/Neonatal Air and Ground Transport - 75% FTE, Day/Evening/Night (Revised Minimum Qualifications)

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If you're looking to start or advance your career in a dynamic academic health care environment, your search should start and end at UW Health. 


We are seeking a Registered Nurse to join the Pediatric Critical Care Transport Team:

  • When a seriously ill baby or child requires transportation to more specialized care, our critical care transport team and Children's Hospital Emergency Transport Ambulance (CHETA) are ready to go.

  • The registered nurses, clinical nurse specialists and respiratory therapists who staff CHETA are specially trained in emergency medical care. With their skills and CHETA's life-sustaining equipment, we can transport children ranging from neonates to teenagers.

  • Every CHETA transport is supervised by a UW Health attending physician who is an expert in transport medicine and pediatric critical care.

  • CHETA's hands-free communication system interfaces with the medical equipment on board to transfer critical patient information in real time to specialists preparing for the patient's arrival.


Minimum – Graduate of a baccalaureate, associate or diploma nursing school

Preferred – Baccalaureate degree in nursing


Work Experience:

Minimum – Three (3) years of neonatal intensive care, pediatric intensive care, and/or emergency department experience. 

Preferred – Pediatric Critical Care Transport experience including neonates.


Licenses and Certifications:

Minimum – 

Registered Nurse licensed in the State of Wisconsin. Must attain one of the following within 18 months of hire: CEN, CCRN, RNC, CFRN or CTRN

CPR and PALS certification.

Must attain NRP within 6 months of hiring date.

Preferred – STABLE


Required Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities:

Demonstrates knowledge of UW Health care delivery system as multidisciplinary and multifaceted with a variety of entry and access points along the care continuum.
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
Based on unit needs, additional knowledge, skills and abilities may be required.
Demonstrated ability to assess physical and psychosocial needs of patients and families.
Ability to analyze patient data and use to provide appropriate nursing care.
Demonstrates accountability

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:

  • 75% FTE, 30 hours per week.
  • Day/Evening/Night with the hours of 6:00 am - 6:00 pm, 6:00 pm - 6:00 am, 9:00 am - 9:00 pm or 9:00 pm - 9:00 am
  • Hours may vary based on the operational needs of the department. 

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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