Overview

?***PLEASE ONLY SUBMIT TRAVELERS WHO CAN WORK SHIFT IN POSTING****?***Travelers are the first to float. The Traveler may have shifts scheduled in multiple units, depending on the current staffing needs. During the traveler s assignment, if the primary unit no longer has a need, shifts will be re-assigned to another unit in order to complete contract._x000D_
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The Emergency Department offers comprehensive services with access to a full team of subspecialists for our local and regional patients and referring hospitals and organizations. Over 60,000 patients per year are treated on an urgent and emergent basis in our 58-bed department; which includes a 10-bed observation unit. Our staff coordinates care with ground ambulances and Med Flight for severely ill and injured patients. As the focal point for emergency care, the Emergency Department performs diagnostic interventions, offers immediate consultations for cardiac catheterization, Level I trauma care, acute stroke care, burn center, operative procedures, special diagnostic testing and definitive care for all patients pediatrics to adults._x000D_
**Minimum Requirements:** Two (2) years Emergency Department experience with adult and/or pediatric populations.Traveler must have permanent address outside 75mile radius of MadisonTraveler must have WI nursing license or compact license from their permanent address state.Traveler must have completed two years of acute care experience within last 3 years.Successfully completed a traveling assignment (13 weeks)Traveler must have experience in an Academic Level 1 – Trauma center.BLS and ACLS (American Heart Association).Telemetry Test Required:Traveler must have Basic Arrhythmia experience. Will be required to pass Telemetry test upon arrival at UWHC. (Not for clinic positions) Needs 2 references from recent work environment/assignments (supervisor or manager only). Telemetry Competency: (Please note the Inpatient/Outpatient OR RN s do not complete telemetry) All agency travelers must demonstrate competency in interpretation of cardiac rhythms before your orientation begins. Previous completion of PALS, ACLS, etc. is not acceptable as a demonstration of this competency. Instead, you will be expected to satisfactorily complete a 20 question test which consists of multiple choice questions and write-in rhythm identification. You must pass with an overall score of 80% and correctly identify 100% of the 4 life-threatening rhythms for your patient population (adult or peds). If there are any questions, please refer to earlier communication from UWHC to your agency.Parking: Permit required by UW Transpiration Position Urgency:Quick Start