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As the region's only Level I Trauma center, Harborview Medical Center is well known for innovations and excellence in trauma care and its centers of emphasis: Trauma, Burn, Neurosciences, AIDS/STD, Center for Advanced Reconstruction and Rehabilitation (CARER), and mentally-and medically- vulnerable populations. Harborview employees are committed to the vital role the institution plays in the immediate community, as well as the entire Northwest region.
Challenge. Collaboration. Compassion. Become part of our team, and join our mission to make life healthier for everyone in our community.
Join Harborview Medical Center's STD Clinic as a 100% FTE (40hrs per week), Day shift, ARNP, Nurse Practitioner; or PA-C, Physician Assistant.
The STD clinic is a busy walk in clinic; examine, diagnose, and treat patients with sexually transmitted diseases, including HIV. Duties include: Taking and recording detailed sexual histories. Performing physical examinations. Ordering appropriate diagnostic tests. Performing on site laboratory tests. Providing patient counseling, risk reduction education, and referral for partner management services. Dispensing and or/prescribing medications. Participating in clinical research studies. Training medical and public health professionals in the provision of STD clinical services. Assuring confidentiality of services per HIPAA and state laws.
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: Master’s Degree in nursing from an accredited school of nursing AND Washington State Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner License with prescriptive privileges AND National certification as a Nurse Practitioner AND ACLS certification OR Physician Assistant: Licensure as a Physician’s Assistant in the State of Washington with national certification from a national certifying body (NCCPA). Applicant must be eligible to receive hospital staff appointments for adjunct staff membership by the Organized Medial Staff of the hospital under Medical Staff By-Laws for hospital-based positions. AND ACLS certification
DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS: A passion for working with underserved and disenfranchise populations. Experience with harm reduction and trauma informed care.
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.