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As the region's only Level I Trauma center, Harborview Medical Center 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. Harborview employees are committed to the vital role the institution plays in the immediate community, as well as the entire Northwest region.
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Harborview Medical Center’s (HMC) Edward Thomas House Medical Respite at Jefferson Terrace has an outstanding opportunity for a 90% (72 hours every two weeks), Variable shift, (80 hour work period, 12 hour shifts including at least one weekend every other week) Registered Nurse (RN2).
Harborview’s Edward Thomas House Medical Respite at Jefferson Terrace, is a collaborative project among six area hospitals and Health Care for the Homeless Network. The program provides nursing care 16 hours per day and non-clinical care 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Nurses provide up to twice daily care for acute issues, as well as IV infusion and complicated wound care. Mental health clinicians complete a psychosocial screening to assess housing, mental health and funding needs. This is a 34 bed medical shelter with a harm reduction approach to care.
SCHEDULE: 90% FTE (72 hours every two weeks), Variable shift, (80 hour work period, 12 hour shifts including at least one weekend every other week)
LOCATION: Harborview Medical Center Campus - Seattle, First Hill
REQUIREMENTS: Two years of RN nursing experience and familiar working with people who are homeless. Commitment to ensuring equity, inclusion and diversity in healthcare delivery, team support and process improvement initiatives
DESIRED: Experience practicing with Harm Reduction, Trauma Informed Care, Motivational Interviewing and patient centered treatment planning.
LEGAL REQUIREMENTS: Washington State RN license required by start date.
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