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At UW Medical Center – Northwest (formerly Northwest Hospital & Medical Center), 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 Stroke Care Excellence Award; Winner of the HealthGrades Distinguished Hospital Award for Patient Safety for the last three years in a row. We’re also one of the safest places to get care – among the top 5% in the country.
With an ambulatory network that includes over 30 outpatient clinics, 200 employees, and a world-class staff of healthcare professionals, UW Medical Center – Northwest is proud to provide a wide spectrum of primary and specialty care across the Greater Seattle Area.
UW Medical Center – Northwest has an outstanding opportunity for a full-time (100% FTE, 40 hours per week), day shift REGISTERED NURSE join our Vascular Procedure Department in North Seattle. Our Vascular Procedure Department is a fast-paced, multifaceted clinic providing a broad mix of inpatient and outpatient procedures. Our vascular surgeons treat conditions ranging from aortic aneurysms to artery stenting to varicose veins, and both our clinic and our service offerings are growing.
SCHEDULE: The Registered Nurse will work a 4x10 schedule, Monday-Thursday, 6:00am - 4:30pm. This is a no weekends, no holidays position.
RESPONSIBILITIES: The Registered Nurse will play a critical role helping patients navigate their care in a clinic environment that provides advanced surgical services and minimally invasive treatments. The Registered Nurse will work in close partnership with a team of surgeons and nurse practitioners to provide medical care, as well as care across the pre- and post-surgical continuum. The Registered Nurse will regularly perform wound care, complex dressing changes, drain pulls, suture removals, and skin graft bolster takedowns. The Registered Nurse will assist our providers with minor procedures, including excisions and wound debridement. The Registered Nurse will also be responsible for answering patient calls and eCare messages, following up on medical records and test results, managing prescriptions, and providing nursing advice in person, via phone and via telehealth.
2 years of current or recent procedural/surgical nursing experience
Current ACLS Certification
Current license to practice as a registered nurse in the State of Washington.
BSN or MSN Graduate
Previous work experience in an outpatient surgery environment
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.
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