A higher degree of healthcare. 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 Stroke Care Excellence Award; Winner of the HealthGrades Distinguished Hospital Award for Patient Safety for the last three years in a row. We’re one of the safest places to get care – among the top 5% in the country. Additionally, with an ambulatory network that includes over 30 outpatient clinics, 200 employees, and a world-class staff of healthcare professionals, we are proud to provide a wide spectrum of primary and specialty care across the Greater Seattle Area.
UW Medical Center - Northwest has an outstanding opportunity for a full time (100% FTE, 40 hours per week), day shift ASSISTANT NURSE MANAGER (Registered Nurse 3) to join our Meridian Women’s Health Team. Our Meridian Women's Health Team consists of 4 outpatient clinics, located in Ballard, Mill Creek, and 2 locations in North Seattle. Each clinic provides a full range of obstetrics and gynecology care, including wellness exams, pregnancy care, and the latest in minimally invasive surgery. Our services also include family planning, nutritional counseling, management of menopausal issues, and screenings for early detection and treatment of many gynecologic problems. The Assistant Nurse Manager will play a critical role in our day-to-day clinic operations across all 4 sites. The Assistant Nurse Manager will provide direct nursing care, train, manage staff, spearhead quality improvement initiatives, and ensure safe patient care practices.
SCHEDULE: The Assistant Nurse Manager will work 40 hours per week, Monday - Friday. The Assistant Nurse Manager will split their team evenly between our Ballard Clinic, our Mill Creek Clinic, our outpatient clinic in North Seattle, and our outpatient clinic at the UW Medical Center-Northwest campus.
Establishes and maintains credibility as a leader of day-to-day clinic operations
Provides leadership for clinical and administrative functions
Develops, coordinates, and maintains various work processes that ensure successful daily clinical function
Monitors schedules to streamline clinic services
Promotes effective communication among staff and patients to assure optimal patient outcomes
Identifies staff and resource problems and takes necessary steps toward problem resolutions
Leads the hiring processes for medical assistants and RNs
Implements and manages orientation and educational programs for staff
Provides expert nursing assessments, assists with phone triage, and educates patients and their families
Current license and 2 years of professional nursing experience in women's health care, preferably in both obstetrics and gynecology; or equivalent education/experience.
Current license to practice as a registered nurse in the State of Washington
Previous charge, lead, or supervisory nursing experience
Demonstrated leadership experience in a women’s health care setting
Knowledge of Epic and clinic workflows
Previous process improvement experience and policy and procedure development
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.
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