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
Minimum - Three (3) years of recent neonatal intensive care and/or pediatric critical care experience. A total of five years' experience in a pediatric specialty ED will also be considered.
Preferred - Pediatric Critical Care Transport experience including neonates.
Licenses and Certifications:
Minimum - Current Registration as a professional registered nurse in the State of Wisconsin. CPR and PALS certification. Must attain NRP within 6 months of hiring date. Must attain one of the following within 18 months of hire: CEN, CCRN, RNC, CFRN, or CTRN.
Preferred - STABLE
Required Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities:
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.
Heavy: Ability to lift up to 100 pounds maximum with frequent lifting and/or carrying objects weighing up to 50 pounds.
This position represents continuous openings. Day/Evening/Nights, 12 hour shifts, with every other weekend rotation.
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 seven 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.
We are an Equal Employment Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer that values diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, or, national origin, sex, gender entity or expression, sexual orientation, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.