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University of Washington
Seattle, WA 98104
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Req #: 206946
Job Location: Harborview Medical Center
Posting Date: 08/01/2022 
Closing Info: Open Until Filled 
Salary: $8477/mo - $13,261/mo DOE 
Union Position: Yes
Shift: First Shift 
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Harborview Medical Center - Acute Pain Service

Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant ("APP")

This opening is for full time, day shift, with weekends and the potential for night shift in the future.

The APP will have general independence and decision-making responsibility for patient care, under the guidance of the attending physicians, and in consultation with Fellows and residents. The APP works in collaboration with the care coordinators, and social workers to discharge patients safely and efficiently. General administrative supervision is under the direction of the Assistant Director of ARNPs and PAs (APPs), and clinical supervision is under the direction of the medical director. The APP is responsible for coordination of direct patient care, documentation of care delivered, adherence to hospital and nursing policies, procedures, and practice standards. Provide clinical expertise and education to patients and staff. The APPs participate in research and teaching programs.

As the region's only Level I Trauma center, Harborview Medical Center (HMC) is well known for innovations and excellence in trauma care and its centers of emphasis:  Trauma, Burn, Neurosciences, AIDS/STD, Center for Advanced Reconstruction and Rehabilitation (CARER), and mentally-and medically- vulnerable populations. In addition to the centers of emphasis, HMC serves a mission population for King County. Harborview employees are committed to the vital role the institution plays in the immediate community, as well as the entire Northwest region. HMC is owned by King County and managed by the University of Washington (UW) and serves as a training site for UWs School of Medicine. The UW is proud to be one of the nations premier educational and research institutions. Our people are the most important asset in our pursuit of achieving excellence in education, research, and community service. Our staff not only enjoys outstanding benefits and professional growth opportunities, but also an environment noted for diversity, community involvement, intellectual excitement, artistic pursuits, and natural beauty.

APP Duties include:

Medical history review and interpret patient data to formulate treatment plans based on diagnosis and when necessary consulting with Attending physician, fellow, or residents

Work collaboratively with nursing leadership to ensure timely communications with the nursing staff.

Round with teams and collaborate with residents on daily tasks needed such as ordering labs, suture removal, wound care, drain removal, x-ray ordering and follow up

Provide education and updates to patients and family members regarding care plan

Recognize and evaluate situations which call for immediate attention and when necessary, institute emergency procedures.

Prescribes medical equipment, devices, physical and occupational therapy, and home health services.

Prescribes in-patient and discharge medications including controlled substances with DEA authorization.

Works collaboratively with the attending physician, consulting physician(s), and other disciplines to identify, develop, and implement an appropriate plan of care that maximizes individual patient/family preference and enhances quality, access, and cost-effective outcomes.

Facilitates the continuity of care across the continuum of services, e.g. home care, other facilities, appointments with MDs etc.

Review and update protocols in collaboration with physician.

Serves as a clinical expert and resource for the education of peers and other health professionals.


Nurse Practitioner:

- Must be an Acute Care Nurse Practitioner (ACNP).

- Masters or Doctorate Degree in nursing from an accredited school of nursing

- AND Washington State Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner License with prescriptive privileges

- AND National certification as an Acute Care Nurse Practitioner

Physician Assistant:

- Licensure as a Physicians Assistant in the State of Washington

- AND national certification from a national certifying body (NCCPA)

BLS/ACLS certification required

Applicant must be eligible to receive hospital staff appointments for adjunct staff membership by the Organized Medial Staff of the hospital under Medical Staff By-Laws for hospital-based positions.

Applicants considered for this position will be required to disclose if they are the subject of any substantiated findings or current investigations related to sexual misconduct at their current employment and past employment. Disclosure is required under Washington state law.

Committed to attracting and retaining a diverse staff, the University of Washington will honor your experiences, perspectives and unique identity. Together, our community strives to create and maintain working and learning environments that are inclusive, equitable and welcoming.

The University of Washington is a leader in environmental stewardship & sustainability, and committed to becoming climate neutral.

The University of Washington is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.

To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact the Disability Services Office at 206-543-6450 or dso@uw.edu.


Governor Inslee's Proclamation 21-14.2 requires employees of higher education and healthcare institutions to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 unless a medical or religious exemption is approved. Being fully vaccinated means that an individual is at least two weeks past their final dose of an authorized COVID-19 vaccine regimen. As a condition of employment, newly hired employees will be required to provide proof of their COVID-19 vaccination. View the Final candidate guide to COVID-19 vaccination requirement webpage for information about the medical or religious exemption process for final candidates.


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Posted: 2022-05-24 Expires: 2022-09-01

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