University of Wisconsin–Madison

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University of Wisconsin–Madison



Apply now Job no: 241150-TE
Work type: Onsite, Temporary
Location: Madison
Categories: Health Care, Medical, Social Services

Position Summary:

RN COVID-19 Testers assist with the collection of samples and oversee testing performed by others. Duties include overseeing health technician testers, explaining how to perform the test, observing employees and students who are self-administering the test, and coaching on proper testing techniques. This position requires wearing personal protective equipment and standing for long periods of time.

Position Duties:

List of Duties

Institutional Statement on Diversity:

Diversity is a source of strength, creativity, and innovation for UW-Madison. We value the contributions of each person and respect the profound ways their identity, culture, background, experience, status, abilities, and opinion enrich the university community. We commit ourselves to the pursuit of excellence in teaching, research, outreach, and diversity as inextricably linked goals.

The University of Wisconsin-Madison fulfills its public mission by creating a welcoming and inclusive community for people from every background - people who as students, faculty, and staff serve Wisconsin and the world.

For more information on diversity and inclusion on campus, please visit: Diversity and Inclusion

Degree and Area of Specialization:

Associate's Degree

Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:

Experience as a nurse (ambulatory, inpatient or operating/procedure area), including knowledge of infection control and disease transmission principles
Experience overseeing the work of others (nursing assistants, medical assistants, techs) or charge nurse experience
Competent in the use of a computer
Willingness and ability to wear personal protective equipment (PPE) for several hours

License or Certificate:

Active Wisconsin RN License

Additional Information:

Please note: Salary posted is the minimum. Experience will be considered.

Successful candidates must:
- Work October 4th through December 30th, ideally, Monday through Friday, between the hours of 8am to 5pm
- Reasonable requests of time off will be considered
- Part-time opportunities may be considered, but must be able to 8 hour days
- Preference will be given to candidates who can work full-time
- Wear personal protective equipment for long periods of time
- Be vaccinated against COVID-19

Successful applicants are responsible for ensuring their eligibility to work in the United States (i.e. a citizen or national of the United States, a lawful permanent resident, a foreign national authorized to work in the United States without need of employer sponsorship) on or before the effective date of appointment.

UHS is part of Student Affairs at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, led by the vice chancellor for student affairs. Our staff is dedicated to serving students and to helping them succeed in and out of the classroom in areas including health and well-being, identity and inclusion, leadership and engagement, and student advocacy. Student Affairs includes departments led by the dean of students; departments that provide identity-based spaces and leadership resources; the Wisconsin Union; University Health Services; and University Recreation and Wellbeing.



Work Schedule:

Testing hours will be Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 5:00pm, with a one hour lunch break. Most shifts will last 8 hours. There are both full and part-time positions available, but preference will be given to candidates who can work full time. Min 20 hr/week preferred

Appointment Type, Duration:

Terminal, 3 month appointment.
This position has the possibility to be extended or converted to an ongoing appointment based on need and/or funding


Minimum $32.00 HOURLY
Depending on Qualifications

Instructions to Applicants:

The deadline for assuring full consideration is September 28, 2021, however, positions will remain open and applications may be considered until the positions are filled.

Click on the Apply Now button at the top or bottom of the listing to begin the process. You will be required to login to an existing account or create an account. You will be required to upload a resume, cover letter and provide 3 professional references.


Lili Gagliano
Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1 (out-of-state: TTY: 800.947.3529, STS: 800.833.7637) and above Phone number (See RELAY_SERVICE for further information. )

Official Title:


Employment Class:

Temporary Employment

Job Number:


  The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply.

If you need to request an accommodation because of a disability, you can find information about how to make a request at the following website:

The University of Wisconsin-Madison is engaged in a Title and Total Compensation (TTC) Project to redesign job titles and compensation structures. As a result of the TTC project, official job titles on current job postings may change. Job duties and responsibilities will remain the same. For more information please visit:

Employment will require a criminal background check. It will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment.

The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. sec. 19.36(7).

The Annual Security and Fire Safety Report contains current campus safety and disciplinary policies, crime statistics for the previous 3 calendar years, and on-campus student housing fire safety policies and fire statistics for the previous 3 calendar years. UW-Madison will provide a paper copy upon request; please contact the University of Wisconsin Police Department.

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