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UW Medicine’s mission is to improve the health of the public by advancing medical knowledge, providing outstanding primary and specialty care to the people of the region, and preparing tomorrow’s physicians, scientists and other health professionals.
UW Medicine has an exciting opportunity for an experienced full time, day shift REGISTERED NURSE to join their Multiple Sclerosis Center, located at the UW Medical Center - Northwest campus. The UW Medicine Multiple Sclerosis Center is one of the largest, most comprehensive multiple sclerosis programs in the United States and serves as a model for other multiple sclerosis facilities. Since its founding in 1977, thousands of patients in the Pacific Northwest have received diagnostic and therapeutic services here.
SCHEDULE: The Registered Nurse will work 40 hours per week at a Monday-Friday clinic. This is a no weekends, no holidays position.
RESPONSIBILITIES: The Registered Nurse will play a key role providing care to patients with traumatic brain injuries and demyelinating disease. The Registered Nurse will be responsible for monitoring patient flow, coordinating patient triage (in person and via telehealth), administering medications, and documenting patient conditions. The Registered Nurse will assess and document the coordination of care within the clinic and among external community resources. The Registered Nurse will also engage and educate patients on ongoing care plans.
An active Registered Nurse license in the State of Washington
2 years of current or recent medical-surgical nursing experience
Previous experience providing care management or care coordination
Previous experience supporting patients with multiple sclerosis, demyelinating disease, or traumatic brain injuries
Previous experience with PVR tests, urinary catheterizations, lumbar punctures, phlebotomy, and patient mental exams (MOCA, BICA, etc.)
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.
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.