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RN - Inpatient - Pediatric General Medical-Surgical

UW Health

  • Location: Madison, WI
  • Post Date: 10/13/2021

Join the #1 hospital in Wisconsin!

We are seeking a Registered Nurse to join the team on the Pediatric General Care unit.

  • Nurses on this 24-bed high acuity unit care for children from infancy through adolescence.
  • Nurses care for patients who have a wide variety of complex medical and surgical problems.
  • You will get experience with organ transplantation, congenital anomalies, cardiovascular defects, trauma, urology surgical repairs, orthopedic traumas/surgeries, and general medical patients.


Minimum - Graduate of a baccalaureate, associate or diploma nursing school.

Preferred - Baccalaureate degree in nursing.

Work Experience:

Minimum - One (1) year relevant nursing experience.

Preferred - Recent acute inpatient experiences, pediatric experience.

Licenses and Certifications:

Minimum - Registration as a professional nurse in the State of Wisconsin, CPR certification.

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.
  • Demonstrates ability to use pediatric critical thinking skills.
  • Demonstrates ability to provide developmentally appropriate 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.

Work Schedule:

This is a part-time, 90% FTE position scheduled to work 8/12 hour shifts, Evening/Night. Hours may vary based on the needs of the department.

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 six 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.

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