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Join our award-winning team at UW Medical Center - Montlake. Among the top medical centers in the United States as rated by U.S. News & World Report 2019-2020 "America's Best Hospitals", UW Medical Center - Montlake prides itself on compassionate patient care as well as its pioneering medical advances. UW Medical Center - Montlake has again earned U.S. News & World Report’s No. 1 hospital ranking in Washington State and in the Seattle metropolitan area. It is the seventh consecutive year that UW Medical Center - Montlake has achieved both distinctions.
UW Medical Center - Montlake has an outstanding opportunity for a temporary (100% FTE, 40 hours per week), variable shift NURSE MANAGER to oversee our COVID Vaccination Clinic. UW Medicine has administered over 212,000 COVID-19 vaccinations since December of 2020 and UW Medicine has a goal of administering up to 600 vaccinations per day in 2021. The Temporary Nurse Manager will play a key leadership role in a public-facing clinical unit during a global pandemic. The Temporary Nurse Manager, under minimal direction of our Assistant Administrator, will be responsible for managing all day-to-day and operational functions of the COVID Vaccination Clinic, including the organization and planning of our vaccination clinic services.
SCHEDULE: This is a temporary, benefits-eligible position. The position is anticipated to run for 6-12 months, depending on vaccine supply and patient volumes. The Temporary Nurse Manager will work 40 hours per week, including some weekend work. The COVID Vaccination Clinic will be open Tuesday-Saturday, 7:00am to 7:00pm.
RESPONSIBILITIES: The Temporary Nurse Manager will select and supervise staff, plan and implement programs to meet targeted vaccination volumes, oversee quality assurance and safety standards, and will work to continually improve the quality of our services. The Temporary Nurse Manager will collaborate with internal and external stakeholders to ensure program priorities, performance and outcome measures, and regulatory requirements are met. The Temporary Nurse Manager will have some oversight in the planning and management of the COVID Vaccination Clinic budget.
In this role, the Temporary Nurse Manager will have direct management responsibility for up to 18 Registered Nurses and up to 10 Patient Services Specialists. The Temporary Nurse Manager will regularly interact with vaccination clinic staff to discuss employee performance and vaccination clinic initiatives. The Temporary Nurse Manager will also have oversight of clinical and non-clinical volunteers at the vaccination site, which will include UW Medicine staff, medical students, nursing students, and pharmacy students. The Temporary Nurse Manager position will require a high level of professionalism and attention to detail, as well as strong leadership, project management, and organizational skills.
Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing, Healthcare Administration, or a related field; OR equivalent experience
2-3 years of nursing management experience
Active RN licensure with the Washington State Department of Health
Previous work experience in public health, pandemic response, or a related healthcare area.
Previous leadership experience in a public academic medical center.
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