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UW Medicine has multiple opportunities for TEMPORARY REGISTERED NURSES to join our COVID vaccination clinics. The Registered Nurses will play a critical role in our COVID response strategy, supporting vaccination efforts for our employees, our patients, and our local community at large.
SCHEDULE This is a temporary position, anticipated to run for at least 6 months. The Registered Nurse will work 8 hour, 10 hour shifts, or 12 hour shifts, 20 – 40 hours per week, depending on vaccine volume and patient need. Clinic hours will vary by site, but will include day shift and evening shift opportunities.
The Registered Nurse will be assigned to a vaccination clinic at one of our medical center campuses.
RESPONSIBILITIES The Registered Nurse will play a critical role helping UW Medicine administer up to 500 COVID-19 vaccinations per day to employees and patients. On a daily basis, the Registered Nurse will be responsible for administering injections, working with dilutors, and documenting patient care outcomes. The Registered Nurse will oversee medical students, nursing students, and pharmacy students completing clinical hours at our vaccination sites. The Registered Nurse will also be responsible for maintaining infection control standards, including hand hygiene, site hygiene, and proper use of PPE.
LEGAL REQUIREMENTS Current license to practice as a registered nurse in the State of Washington
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