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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 an experienced Labor and Delivery Registered Nurse. We have about 150 deliveries a month and as a quaternary care hospital, we see a high percentage (70%) of high risk OB moms and neonates with medically complex co-morbidities. Labor and Delivery is part of our inpatient perinatal services, which includes antepartum, intrapartum, and postpartum services. We are a certified WHO-Baby Friendly Hospital, sustained by a team of experienced bedside nurses and Lactation Consultants. Our Maternal-Infant patient population is ethnically and medically diverse. We have 24/7 in-house: Residents, Attending Generalist OB’s and Maternal Fetal Medicine Specialists, OB Anesthesia. We staff according to AWHONN standards. Our Clinical Nurse Specialist initiates and supports evidence-based nursing practice and nursing practice excellence through process improvements, in cooperation with our Local practice Council of RNs from L&D, Mother/Baby and antepartum. We provide care for up to 14 antepartum patients, 9 L & D patients, 18 postpartum mother/baby pairs, and provide outpatient services when the high-risk Maternal Infant Care Clinic is closed.
SCHEDULE 90% or 97.5% nights, 12 hour shifts.
REQUIREMENTS At least one year of current/recent labor and delivery nursing experience.
LEGAL REQUIREMENTS Washington State RN license required by start date.
DESIRED BSN preferred.
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