RN - Critical Care Communicator - 90% FTE, Day - University Hospital at University of Wisconsin Hospitals and Clinics Authority

Posted in Nurse 14 days ago.

Type: Full-Time
Location: Madison, Wisconsin

Job Description:

Bring your nursing expertise to the #1 hospital in Wisconsin.

We are seeking a Registered Nurse to:

  • Work alongside experts in intensive care and palliative medicine as a champion for person-focused care.

  • Develop expert skills in communication, care coordination, and champion best practices in facilitating shared decision making and integration of palliative care in the ICU setting.

  • Join a driven, collaborative, and highly skilled team of professionals working to provide remarkable healthcare.

Preferred – Bachelor of Science – Nursing (BSN)

Work Experience:
Preferred – Two (2) years of relevant clinical experience in ICU nursing

Licenses and Certifications:
Minimum – RN License in the state of Wisconsin

Required Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities:

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

  • Ability to make knowledgeable clinical assessments and judgements

  • Ability to work independently

  • Ability to educate staff, patients, and families

  • Demonstrates effective and respectful communication with patients, families, and healthcare team

  • Ability to facilitate multidisciplinary resolution of issues

  • Demonstrates the ability to maintain patient and family privacy and confidentiality

  • Demonstrates competence with a continuum of professional development from beginner to expert practitioner

  • Knowledge of computer-assisted instruction, basic skills in the use of word processing, databases, and PC based presentation software

Physical Requirements:
Light: Ability to lift up to 20 pounds maximum with frequent lifting and/or carrying of objects weighing up to 10 pounds. 

Our Commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

UW Health is committed to being a diverse, equitable, inclusive and anti-racist workplace and is an Equal Employment Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Our integrity shines through in patient care interactions and our daily work practices as we work to embrace the knowledge, unique perspectives and qualities each employee and faculty member brings to work each day.​  Applications from Black, Indigenous and People of Color (BIPOC) individuals, women, and LGBTQ+ and non-binary identities are strongly encouraged. EOE, including disability/vets.

Work Schedule:
This is a part-time, 90% FTE position scheduled to work 36 hours per week. The scheduled shifts are 4, 9-hour day shifts per week with a start time between 0700-0830. Every other weekend rotation is required. Hours may vary based on the 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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