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RN - Per Diem Nurse - Option 1B - Gastro/Endoscopy Procedures at University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics

Posted in Nurse 30+ days ago.

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Type: Part-Time
Location: Madison, Wisconsin

Job Description:

Raise the bar in your nursing career and join our REMARKABLE team of health care professionals who strive to provide exceptional care to Wisconsin residents and beyond. Your nursing expertise will contribute to our mission.

The Registered Nurse – Per Diem and Agency is responsible for providing direct and indirect patient and family care in inpatient and approved surgical and ambulatory care areas.  He/she is expected to competently perform the patient care responsibilities of the registered nurse within the assigned work setting.  Responsibilities include the systematic collection and assessment of data in collaboration with the multidisciplinary team to provide therapeutic care with 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. He/she considers factors related to safety, effectiveness and cost in planning and delivering care. The Registered Nurse’s decisions and actions with patients and families are determined in an ethical manner.  He/she establishes goals and a strategy for meeting the discharge or continuing care needs with the patient, family, and/or other care provider as required or carries out discharge plans as noted on the critical pathway or multidisciplinary plan of care. Care is provided in collaboration with other nursing staff members; he/she delegates and supervises care in accordance with nurse practice acts and the professional nursing role.


Per Diem or other work arrangements such as provided through contractual arrangements with outside agencies are temporary and do not provide for guaranteed work hours.  Given the unpredictability of the work schedule, the Per Diem or Agency Nurse is expected to closely follow the plan of care as outlined by the Care Team Leader or designated Registered nurse.   

Work Schedule:  This position is Per Diem (Option 1B), Monday - Friday with 8 hour shifts between 6:30am - 6:00pm.  Per Diems must commit to work a minimum of 32 hours per four-week scheduling period in direct patient care.  One shift must be an evening, night, weekend, or holiday shift as applicable to operations.  Hours vary based on operational need.  

UW Health offers a competitive compensation and benefits package.  Work experience that is relevant to the position will be taken into consideration when determining the starting base pay.


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, 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.





1. BSN

Work Experience


1. Two (2) years recent med/surg experience in an acute care setting


1. Two (2) years experience with moderate sedation in a setting in which this experience was frequently used (i.e. Critical Care, Emergency Department or GI)

Licenses & Certifications


1. Registration as a professional nurse in the State of Wisconsin.

2. CPR certification.

3. ACLS certification



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.

4. 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.

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