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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 Post Lung Transplant Registered Nurse to join our Transplant Services team. Our lung transplant nurses provide complex longitudinal lifetime care for approximately 500+ patients, including lab monitoring, implementation of immunosuppression dose changes per MD orders, as well as monitoring and implementing plans for transplant-related comorbidities, such as renal compromise, viral/bacterial/fungal infection, acute and chronic rejection treatment.
Patients are seen by the physician/RN team in the outpatient clinic 3 mornings per week. The role involves a high volume of phone triage and follow-up after clinic visits. The RN has an integral role in discharge planning/teaching on the inpatient units for post lung transplant patients.
There is the potential for possible involvement in donor call and transplant event coordination. This part of the role requires ICU experience.
SCHEDULE 100% day shift.
REQUIREMENTS Requires 2 years med/surg nursing experience.
LEGAL REQUIREMENTS Washington State RN license required by start date.
DESIRED BSN preferred.
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