University of Washington Medical Center Labor and Delivery/Antepartum Service has an outstanding opportunity for an Assistant Nurse Manager (RN3) who will share leadership and charge responsibilities and serve as clinical resource on shift. The Assistant Nurse Manager will provide leadership support for policies and procedures, Local Practice Council, and lead clinical task forces for departmental and organizational initiatives.University of Washington Medical Center is a certified WHO-Baby Friendly Hospital, sustained by a team of experienced bedside nurses and Lactation Consultants. Our maternal-infant patient population is ethnically and medically diverse. As a quaternary care hospital, we see a high percentage of high risk moms and neonates with medically complex co-morbidities.We have 24/7 in-house: Generalist OB and Family Medicine Attendings/Residents as well as Maternal Fetal Medicine, OB Anesthesia. UWMC has a 50+ bed Neonatal ICU with pediatric and NICU Attendings/Residents/Neonatal Nurse Practitioners onsite 24/7. We staff according to AWHONN standards.Our hospitalAs 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.YouWe have a commitment to high-quality care, and outstanding professionalism. As a registered nurse, you will be a part of this highly skilled team, working within a culture that is both innovative and collaborative. 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!As an Assistant Nurse Manager, you will come with current experience caring for mothers with complex obstetrical, medical and social problems, in a perinatal setting. We are looking for a leader who can inspire staff to be creative, proactive and participatory in unit culture, policy and practice. The top candidate is an expert communicator with a proven track record building cohesive teams. The Assistant Nurse Manager will be able to manage competing priorities including patient and staff rounding and staff performance evaluation/development. Our ideal candidate has an understanding of evidence-based practice, is an innovative problem solver who can run with a project, and will maintain situational awareness of the Maternal Infant Care department by regular patient flow meetings, leading clinical huddles and actively collaborating. Position is full time, variable shifts, and requires Washington State RN license prior to start date. BSN, RN minimum of two years of professional nursing experience, tertiary care perinatal skills, excellent communication, problem-solving and teamwork skills required. Leadership and charge nurse experience required. Masters degree desirable.
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.