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University of Washington
Seattle, WA 98104
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Req #: 182239
Job Location: UW Medical Center - Northwest
Job Location Detail: UW Medical Center- NORTHWEST CAMPUS OPERATING ROOM 
Posting Date: 09/29/2020 
Closing Info: To ensure consideration, Apply By  11/30/2020
Salary: $32.44 - $60.79 Per Hour 
Union Position: Yes
Shift: First Shift 

UW Medicine includes Harborview Medical Center, UW Medical Center - Montlake, UW Medical Center - Northwest, Valley Medical Center, UW Neighborhood Clinics, UW Physicians, UW School of Medicine and Airlift Northwest. UW Medicine - Northwest is a full-service, non-profit community hospital, offering comprehensive medical, surgical and therapeutic services.  With 281 beds, more than 1900 employees and a world-class medical staff, we provide innovative, technologically advanced care on a patient-friendly, easy-access campus just north of Seattle. We're proud of the acclaim we've received for our excellence in patient care and safety. Among the local, regional and national recognition we've received are: The Distinguished Hospital for Clinical Excellence Award; The Emergency Medicine Excellence Award; The Stroke Care Excellence Award; Winner of the HealthGrades Distinguished Hospital Award for Patient Safety for the last three years in a row, were also one of the safest places to get care among the top 5% in the country.

W Medical Center - Northwest has an outstanding opportunity for a FIRST SHIFT, FULL-TIME,  SPECIALTY TRAINING/REGISTERED NURSE (FEBRUARY 2021). Registered nurses work collaboratively as part of a professional and medical team that includes doctors, social workers, care managers, and therapists. They work to restore the patients health by following evidence-based nursing practices, exercising independent judgement and managing complex health issues. Nurses provide physical and psychological support to patients and also delegate tasks to ancillary team members. Typical staff nurse duties include identification of care needs and individualized care planning, assessing/monitoring physical parameters, inserting intravenous catheters, monitoring and administering medications/ intravenous infusions all to help optimize the patients recovery to health, ensure high quality care and provide a safe hospital environment.

UW Medical Center - Northwest has an outstanding opportunity for a FULL-TIME, DAYS, REGISTERED NURSE SPECIALTY TRAINING.

The Registered Nurse is a licensed practitioner who uses the nursing process to provide patient care.  This includes exercising independent nursing judgment in managing the care of patients with complex health problem(s) and collaborating with patient, family and other healthcare providers/disciplines to optimize the patients return to health and promote independence in self-care.  Supervises and coordinates the work of ancillary healthcare personnel.


1.Nursing ProcessPlanning, Providing, and Documenting Care, includes but is not limited to:
Develops a written plan of care including measurable expected outcomes.
Monitors and evaluates the patients responses, documents interventions, evaluates progress, and revises the plan of care as necessary.
Provides safe, therapeutic, cost-effective patient care.
Provides direct patient care to an assigned group of patients.
Demonstrates effective judgment, critical thinking, time management and work prioritization skills when providing care.
Administers medications, starts IVs, performs bedside tests, procedures, and treatments.
Collects, records, and analyzes assessment data such as patient health data, diagnoses, responses and problems, vital signs, imaging and lab results, etc.
Electronic documentation and current technology communication.

2.Patient Safety, includes but is not limited to:
Demonstrates knowledge and appropriate use of infection/exposure control plans, medication safety, safe lifting techniques, and personal protective equipment.
Minimizes patients safety risks by following defined protocols, policies and procedures (e.g., falls, pressure ulcers, restraints, medication errors, etc.)
Participates in achieving established Patient Safety Goals.
Participates in emergency management (e.g., rapid response team, code 199, critical values, etc.)
Manages and maintains equipment in the patient care environment.

3.Collaboration and Communication, includes but is not limited to:
Consults, coordinates, and collaborates effectively with patient, family members, and other members of the health care team.
Provides constructive feedback and supports team-based care.
Effectively communicates with other staff members and management to assure continuous service to patients and timely resolution of issues.
Supports patient satisfaction and customer service initiatives.

4.Professional Growth & Development, includes but is not limited to:
Seeks to continually increase skills and knowledge in nursing practice.
Attends meetings and educational activities and shares knowledge with others.
Works on committees; participates in continuing education programs.
Maintains compliance with all mandatory requirements (for example, timely completion of CBT, TB, license renewal, required training, etc.).

5.Coordination of Care (for Registered Nurses), includes but is not limited to:
Coordinates patient flow for assigned patients.
Delegates appropriately, including monitoring and follow through.
Supervises and coordinates activities of ancillary healthcare personnel (e.g., LPN, CNA, etc.).
Orients new employees; mentors and assists other team members with skill development.

6.Administrative and Leading (for Charge Nurses), includes but is not limited to:
In addition to #5, the Charge Nurse acts as a clinical resource, oversees patient flow at unit level, manages resources, and assists with problem resolution and decision making.
Graduate of an accredited school of nursing
A current Registered Nurse License for the State of Washington is required
Minimum of three months of prior RN experience is required

BSN preferred

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.


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Posted: 2020-09-03 Expires: 2020-10-31

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