All across UW Medicine, our employees collaborate to perform the highest quality work with integrity and compassion and to create a respectful, welcoming environment where every patient, family, student and colleague is valued and honored.
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 Emergency Medicine 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.
UW Medical Center – Northwest includes a full-service, non-profit community hospital offering comprehensive medical, surgical, and therapeutic services.?With 281 beds, more than 1900 employees and a world-class medical staff, we provide innovative, technologically advanced care on a patient-friendly, easy-access campus, just north of Seattle.
The Care Coordination Department has an outstanding opportunity for a part time, 20 hours per week, day shift, NURSE CARE COORDINATOR. The Nurse Care Coordinator works in a manner which supports the mission and vision of UW Medicine. The NCC ensures that daily operations, procedures and standards of care are maintained in accordance with hospital and The Joint Commission guidelines.
SCHEDULE: This is a day shift position at 8 hours per shift, part time, 20 hours per week with variable days per week to cover for planned leaves, weekdays and weekends.
RESPONSIBILITIES: The Nurse Care Coordinator ensures safe and efficient care by assessing the patient’s clinical and psychosocial parameters, identifying potential discharge needs and proactively addressing barriers to discharge. Develops and implements a patient-centered care plan for the acute health episode that begins with the index hospitalization. Collaborates with the patient, patient representatives, and interdisciplinary team to facilitate progression of care and optimal outcomes as the patient transitions through the healthcare continuum.
5 years of current/recent inpatient acute care nursing experience
Washington State RN license required by start date
Case management or certification (CCM or ACM)
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.