RN - Inpatient - Care Team Leader - 90%FTE, Day/Evening - Thoracic Surgery - University Hospital (3980)

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Healthcare - Nursing

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We are seeking a Registered Nurse to: - Motivate and lead nursing staff while working in collaboration with the interprofessional team.
- Mentor others to grow professionally and advance their knowledge and skills.
- Direct and lead nursing staff to ensure optimum patient care, efficient operations, quality service and sound financial management.
- Analyze and resolve problems that fall outside the domain of the nurse clinician and collaborate with other departments and care providers.  Education: Minimum - Baccalaureate degree in nursing or ADN and achievement of BS in nursing within 5 years of hire.
Preferred - Baccalaureate degree in nursing.
Work Experience: Minimum - Two (2) years’ experience in an acute care inpatient unit.
Preferred - Three (3) years’ experience in an acute care inpatient unit.
Licenses and Certifications: Minimum - Registration as a professional nurse in the State of Wisconsin.
CPR certification.
Preferred - National certification in relevant specialty.
Required Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities: - Demonstrates an understanding of regulatory requirements and professional practice guidelines.
- Possesses a working knowledge of organizational policies and procedures.
- Exhibits competence in the performance of department specific skills in order to be a resource and mentor for others in the department.
- Demonstrates recent involvement in leadership activities.
Demonstrates ability to: - Effectively teach patients, families and nursing staff.
- Facilitate quality improvement and standards of care.
- Provide constructive feedback and resolve conflicts.
- Prioritize workload when given multiple demands.
- Maintain professional communication and interactions in all situations.
- Develop members of the team for improved functioning and effectiveness - Deliver culturally congruent care.
- Apply the concepts of patient and family centered care.
Physical Requirements: Medium: Ability to lift up to 50 pounds maximum with frequent lifting and/or carrying objects weighing up to 25 pounds.
W ork Schedule: This is an Day/Evening position, with variable (8) eight and (12) hour shifts between the hours of: 0700-1930.  Weekend and holiday rotation required.
Hours may vary based on operational needs of 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.
Learn more about this opening 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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