*** ICU RESIDENCY Starting May 20, 2019 ***This RESIDENCY IS FOR NURSES WITHOUT PREVIOUS ICU EXPERIENCE and will take both new graduate RNs and RNs with experience from a different specialty. The training program is a blended learning program that consists of experiential and immersive on-line learning modules using a program called Essential of Critical Care Orientation (ECCO), developed by AACN, in-person skills/education days, and a preceptorship in the ICU. Ideal candidates for this ICU orientation option should be highly motivated self-starters that are comfortable learning with both ONLINE and in-person modalities. Our ICU Departments are looking for excellent nurses to join their team. The ICU units include: Surgical ICU. This is a 14 bed unit. Patient population includes direct recovery for ICU surgical cases and liver transplants. Full time nights available. Cardiothoracic ICU ~ This is a 24 bed unit. Patient population includes cardiac and thoracic surgery patients, vascular, heart and lung transplant, MCS, VV, ECLS, and TAVR. CCU ~ This is a 17 bed unit. Patient population includes all cardiology patients and Mitraclip patients, heart failure and post MI cardiology patients. Medical/Oncology ICU. This is a 24 bed unit. Patient population on this unit includes medical ICU cases and Bone Marrow Transplant. Full time day/night rotation available. Oncology experience highly preferred. As a teaching hospital and research center, we're deeply committed to the enhancement of care for our patients-as well as the professional growth of our staff. As a testament to this commitment, we're proud to be recognized with Magnet Hospital status by the American Nurses Credentialing Center. In fact, we were the first hospital to receive this designation. We're also consistently named one of the nation's best hospitals, as reported by U.S. News and World Report. Such national recognition attests to our commitment to high-quality care, and to the outstanding professionalism and skill that exists at UWMC. As a registered nurse (RN), you can be a part of this highly skilled team, working within a culture that is both innovative and collaborative. Here, you will work in tandem with physicians and other health care practitioners to provide superior, award-winning nursing care. In short, you will not only follow best practice, you will create it! Part of the application process for this position includes completing an on-line assessment to obtain additional information that will be used in the evaluation process. The assessment will appear on your screen for you to complete as soon as you select "Apply to this Job" on this job announcement. You have the option to begin the assessment or postpone it BUT once you begin the assessment, it must be completed at that time. If you postpone the assessment, it will appear on your "My Jobs" page to take when you are ready. Please note that your application will not be reviewed, and you will not be considered for this position until the assessment is complete. If you have already completed this assessment for another position, you will not be asked to complete it again. Legal Requirement: Must have Active Status license to practice as a registered nurse in the State of Washington. BSN strongly preferred. ACLS required. May accept ACLS class registration date. Two years recent acute telemetry nursing experience preferred but not required.
Founded in 1861, the University of Washington is one of the oldest public institutions in the west coast and one of the preeminent research universities in the world. The University of Washington is a multi-campus university comprised of three different campuses: Seattle, Tacoma, and Bothell. The Seattle campus is made up of sixteen schools and colleges that serve students ranging from an undergraduate level to a doctoral level. The university is home to world-class libraries, arts, music, drama, and sports, as well as the highest quality medical care in Washington State and a world-class academic medical center. The teaching and research of the University’s many professional schools provide undergraduate and graduate students the education necessary toward achieving an excellence that will serve the state, the region, and the nation. As part of a large and diverse community, the University of Washington serves more students than any other institution in the Northwest.