Nurse Clinician- Emergency Services
University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics - Wisconsin

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Posting Summary

The Nurse Clinician is a full performance level registered nurse position. The Nurse Clinician systematically and continuously collects and assesses data in collaboration with the multidisciplinary team to provide therapeutic care for 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 Nurse Clinician is an active member of the multidisciplinary team and collaborates in the development, execution and evaluation of the multidisciplinary plan of care or critical pathway. The Nurse Clinician considers factors related to safety, effectiveness and cost in planning and delivering care. The Nurse Clinician┬┐s decisions and actions on behalf of patients are determined in an ethical manner.

The Nurse Clinician establishes goals and strategies for meeting the discharge or continuing care needs of the patient, family, and/or other care provider. The Nurse Clinician 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 Nurse Clinician utilizes research findings in his/her practice. He/she demonstrates knowledge of and participates in Improving Organizational Performance activities. The nurse clinician acquires and maintains knowledge in nursing practice and assumes responsibility for the professional development of self, other nursing staff and students.

Qualifications

Education:
1. Baccalaureate degree in nursing preferred.

Work Experience:
1. Two years of Medical/Surgical nursing experience or one year of recent Emergency Department experience, with adult and pediatric populations required.
2. Emergency Department experience with adult and pediatric populations preferred.

Licenses & Certifications:
1. Registration as a professional nurse in the State of Wisconsin required.
2. CPR and ACLS or PALS certification required.
3. TNCC, ENPC, ACLS and PALS certifications preferred.

Required Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities:
1. Knowledge regarding quality improvement and standards of care within practice area.
2. Experience in teaching patients and families.
3. 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.

Pay

This is a Represented position and falls into Pay Grade 6FR. The salary range begins at $29.43 per hour. Education, experience, tenure and internal equity may be taken into consideration when job offers are extended.

Work Schedule

90%, Night, 8/10/12 hour shifts. B weekend rotation. Hours may vary based on the operational needs of the department.

Benefits

This position is in the "1199" Benefits package. UWHC employees enjoy competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefit package.

- Vacation (13 days) // (pro-rated for part-time employees)
- Holidays (9 days) // (pro-rated for part-time employees)
- Half-day floating holiday at time of hire
- Sick Leave (13 days/year) // (pro-rated for part-time employees)
- Health Insurance
- Dental Insurance
- Life Insurance
- Disability Insurance
- Retirement (covered in the Wisconsin Retirement system on day 1)
- Tuition Reimbursement
- Worker's Compensation
- Tax-Sheltered Annuities (TSA)
- Employee Reimbursement Accounts (ERA)

While every attempt has been made to provide up-to-date, accurate information, the legal documents, policies, and contracts will prevail in the event of any discrepancy. The above information applies to regular (Permanent) employees.

For addition information, please look on the uwhealth.org website in the careers section.

Staffing Team

Contact Katina Kaufman for more information at KKaufman@uwhealth.org or at 608-263-0944.

Who We Are...

University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics is a 566 bed facility that ranks among the finest academic medical centers in the United States. Frequently cited in publications listing the nation's best health care providers, UW Hospital and Clinics is recognized as a national leader in fields such as cancer treatment, pediatrics, ophthalmology, surgical specialties and organ transplantation.

UW Hospital and Clinics offers:
-More than 900 active medical staff and more than 80 outpatient clinics.
-Six intensive care units (trauma and life support, pediatric, cardiac, cardiothoracic, burn, neurosurgery) with 83 total beds .
-Nine satellite locations .
-One of only two organizations in Wisconsin with designated level One Adult and Pediatric trauma centers.

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