Join Harborview Medical Center's team of outstanding nurses! (Registered Nurse 2; RN2). Harborview Medical Center is a level one adult and pediatric trauma center as well as regional burn center for a four state region; a teaching and research hospital for the University of Washington; and a public/safety-net hospital for our diverse community. Learn more about Harborview and our specialties on our website. *************************************************************************** Current staff nurse (RN2) positions may include full time, part time, and per diem opportunities on various shifts in the following areas:
**ICUs** Critical care, ICU (intensive care units) opportunities.
*Neurosciences ICU (30 bed unit) - 90% FTE nights position currently open.
*Burns ICU and Pediatric ICU (18 bed unit, includes both adults and peds) - 90% FTE nights positions currently open.
*Trauma Surgery ICU (24 bed unit) - per diem positions open.
*Critical Care Float Pool - 90% FTE nights positions currently open. (floats among all ICUs as well as to ED and to PACU; may also include floating to acute care boarder areas).
Harborview ICUs are recipients of the prestigious Beacon Award for Critical Care Excellence.
**Acute Care, Med-Surg, Tele, Neuro, Ortho, Trauma**
*3EH - Med/Tele - 90% night position open; and per diem variable shift position open (per diem- minimum five 12 hour shifts per month with at least two weekend shifts).
*4EH - Med/Tele/Oncology - 90% FTE night position open.
*4WH - Trauma Rehabilitation - 90% night position & 90% evening shift open; and per diem position open.
*5EH - Med/Surg/Tele - 90% FTE night open; and per diem position open.
*6EH - Ortho Trauma - per diem position available (per diem - minimum availability 6 -8 shifts per month, day/evening shift, at least two weekend shifts per month).
*6MB - Planned Surgery (also includes med/surg/ortho/neuro/trauma; 90% night position open; and per diem position open.
*7EH - Trauma/General Surgery - 100% FTE night position open; and per diem position open.
*8EH - Burns/Plastics/Peds - 90% FTE night position open
*Acute Care Float Pool - 90% night position open; and per diem variable shift position open.
*3WH - Neuro/Tele- 90% night position open; and per diem variable position open (per diem position with a minimum availability of 6 -8 shifts per month).
***The award winning 45 bed acute care 3WH Neuroscience (Neuro/Tele) floor specializes in the management of acute trauma and acute vascular disease, patients with aneurysms, as well as other neurosurgical problems such as brain tumors and spinal disorders. We also provide expert management of stroke and epilepsy patients.
Harborview's Neurosciences acute care (neuro/tele) unit is a Comprehensive Stroke Center and proud to be the recipient of the Top Box and Patient Satisfaction Award for five quarters. We can thank the wonderful Achievements and Great work to the amazing leaders and staff members who make up the 3 West family!
**Continuity of Care Program (CCN)** 100% FTE (40 hours per week), Day Shift *and, per diem also available.
Continuity of Care Nurse (CCN) coordinates all aspects of care leading to a timely transition to the next level of care for patients on acute care units. The CCN serves as a liaison between patients, families, medical teams, nursing staff, social services, interdisciplinary team members, consulting and referring physicians and agencies involved in the care of patients from admission through the discharge process. Minimum Requirement: 1. Current license to practice as a Registered Nurse in the State of Washington. 2. Minimum of two years professional nursing experience in Trauma/General Surgery, Critical and/or Acute Care, Emergency Care, or equivalent education and experience. 3. Able to carry equipment (15-20lbs) from supply to the patient room Desired Qualifications: 4. Effective interpersonal skills, leadership skills, and clinical expertise in the care of acute care patients. 5. Graduate of an accredited school of nursing, BSN required. 6. Some Case Management or discharge planning experience and understanding of care coordination and Transition of care 7. Have computer skill to facilitate and document timely interdisciplinary huddle report. 8. Very well developed Communication skill is critical for the workflow
**PACU/Ambulatory Surgery; and Pre-Anesthesia**
Current Openings: *80% FTE Days currently open, PACU/ASU. Per diem, variable shifts, currently open, PACU/ASU. Min. two years current/recent ICU experience required. And, PACU experience is desirable.
Operating Room (OR) opportunities.
**Main OR** 100% FTE rotating/variable shifts staff RN positions currently open. and Per diem, evening shifts RN positions currently open.
Please note that main OR positions include an expectation of taking up to 8 standby shifts per year.
**UW Medicine Eye Institute O.R., at Harborview. 60% FTE Days position currently open.
**Emergency Services (ED/ER)**
*90% - 100% FTE nights/variable positions currently open.
*5MB - Psych ICU: 90%, night shift position; and per diem position available (Minimum 4 shifts per month (shifts may be 4, 8 or 12 hour shifts).
*5WA - Acute Psych: 90% night shift, 95%, day shift, 90%, day shift positions; and per diem position available.
*5WB - Acute Psych: 70% eve shift, 90% day shift; and per diem position open (Minimum 4 shifts per month (shifts may be 4, 8 or 12 hour shifts).
*Psych Emergency Services (PES): 100%, day shift, 90%, night shift position; and per diem position available(Minimum 4 shifts per month (shifts may be 4, 8 or 12 hour shifts).
**Respiratory Plus Clinic** 60% FTE (24 hours per week), Day shift position, (Monday thru Friday, could include occasional weekends- if needed occasionally to assist at testing sites on the weekend) The Respiratory PLUS RN will perform general clinic duties (such as primary care), including some COVID testing. May include Pediatric care as well as Adults. The RN will assume charge RN responsibilities, when assigned Minimum Requirements: If assigned to testing site: Ability to: • Comfortably work with potentially COVID positive patients • Perform nasal pharyngeal/other specified swabs on adults and children • Wear personal protective equipment (PPE) throughout the day • Work outside regardless of weather • Work weekends and/or early morning shifts (6AM start) • Float between testing sites to meet staffing demands
**3WC-Medical Specialties Clinic** 100% FTE/Full Time (40 hours per week), Day Shift The Med Specs Clinic consists of Dermatology, Rheumatology, Occupational Medicine, Memory and Brain Wellness, Senior Care (geriatrics primary care), and Falls Prevention Clinics. The multi-disciplinary team treats a wide variety of conditions, serving a medically complex patient population that is representative of Harborview’s mission population. Common duties include in-person and phone triage, performing thorough symptom assessment, evaluating level of acuity, developing clinical interventions and plans of care, and care management. Problems addressed during nurse visits include blood pressure management, edema management, foley management, wound care, IV starts, assisting with dermatology procedures and medication administration. The ideal candidate will have med-surge nursing experience. Minimum Qualifications: Three (3) years of Professional Nursing Experience
**Adult Medicine Clinic** 100% FTE (40 hours per week) SCHEDULE: Day shift- Mon, Wed, Thurs, Fri and Tuesday evening Clinic from 12pm-8pm RESPONSIBILITIES: As a Registered Nurse, you will follow evidence-based nursing practices, exercise independent judgement, and manage complex primary care health issues. You will collaborate with patients, their family, and other healthcare providers to develop and implement treatment plans. You will interact regularly with providers and support staff across the UW Medicine system, including pharmacies, hospital personnel, laboratories, and home care nurses. Additionally, you will provide assessments, planning, education and evaluation of the patient’s response to treatment, and will deliver services through scheduled in-person visits and via telehealth. Minimum Qualifications: Experience with one or more of the following: Outpatient clinic setting Care management Home health care Primary care/triage Desired Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in nursing (BSN) Ambulatory Nurse or Care Management Certification Wound care experience
**Medical Respite, Jefferson Terrace** 90% (72 hours every two weeks), variable shift, 80 hour work period, 12 hour shifts including at least one weekend every other week. & Per diem/hourly, variable shift position The Edward Thomas House Medical Respite at Jefferson Terrace, is a collaborative project among six area hospitals and Health Care for the Homeless Network. The program provides nursing care 16 hours per day and non-clinical care 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Nurses provide up to twice daily care for acute issues, as well as IV infusion and complicated wound care. Mental health clinicians complete a psychosocial screening to assess housing, mental health and funding needs. Minimum Qualification: Two years of RN nursing experience and familiar working with the patient population.
**Oral Maxillofacial Surgery Clinic** 100% FTE (40 hours per week), Day shift. Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Clinic at Harborview provides comprehensive diagnosis and treatment of a wide variety of problems relating to the mouth, teeth and facial regions. These conditions include impacted teeth, oral pathology, facial trauma, head and neck infections, maxillofacial reconstruction/implants, dentofacial deformities, temporomandibular joint disorders, and teeth extractions. Prefer: Conscious sedation experience
**Eye Institute Clinic** 100% FTE (40 hours per week), Day shift, Monday-Friday 0800-1630, (& 0900-1730 when covering late clinics), all holidays off. The Eye Institute is a fast paced worksite seeing close to 200 patients a day. The staff nurse at the UW Medicine Eye Institute will provide dedicated nursing support to: *The ocular oncology service. *Organizing weekly medications with the pharmacy teams. *Discuss medical issues with patients who have a new diagnosis of eye cancer. *Provide patient education. *Responsible for providing support across the UW Medicine Eye Institute to include telephone triage, lab draws, IV placement for clinic tests and clinic workflow. *You must be self-directed, motivated, organized and be able to interpret information related to polices, procedure and programs.
**7MB-Specialty Clinics** 1. 7MB-Hematology/Oncology Clinic, Care Manager, 100% FTE (40 hours per week, M-F), Day shift position (no weekends or holidays). The Hematology/Oncology Clinic, RN2-Care Manager is the consistent and primary contact for patients and their families, provides guidance as patients transition from one therapy to another, provides effect management, coordinates clinic appointments, assists with referrals and ensuring compliance with physician orders and established policies and procedures and ensure it is done in a timely matter. As assigned by the AACS clinic practice manager and/or RN3--Participates in clinic and selected divisional activities to promote delivery problem solving and communication and continued professional development for self and others. Minimum qualifications: Licensed as a RN to work in the state of WA One year of RN experience Oncology work experience
**4MB- Podiatry Clinic** 90% FTE (36 hours per week), Day Shift (Mon-Fri, closing position) This position will work primarily with the 4MB Podiatry Clinic, the RN will also assist the other 4MB Clinics as needed. HMC’s 4MB Podiatry Clinic treats patients for multiple foot disorders including the high risk Diabetic foot patient population. 4MB offers follow-up care for UW Medicine patients discharged from a hospital setting. The Podiatry Nurse is responsible to review clinic for the week and provide MD support as needed. The RN’s roles and responsibilities include but not limited to Pre Operative teaching, wound care, telephone triage and patient education.. Minimum Qualifications: Experience with one or more of the following: Outpatient Care in an Ambulatory setting Urgent Care Inpatient Experience Desired: Orthopedics & Podiatry experience Experience in telephone triage
**Clinic Float Pool-COVID19 Testing RN** 100% FTE (40 hours per week), variable shift position Under general supervision, the Registered Nurse (RN) will perform infection prevention and control activities that include working at COVID testing sites (including community based mobile vans) or other health care locations. Work includes site set up and taking down site locations, infection prevention practices, patient education, and COVID testing procedure for all ages. The RN may place orders and document in the electronic medical record, and notify patients of results. The RN may also assist with vaccination for influenza, and other vaccines (such as COVID-19 vaccine, when available). The RN will assume charge RN responsibilities, when assigned Minimum Requirements: Ability to: • Comfortably work with potentially COVID positive patients • Perform nasal pharyngeal/other specified swabs on adults and children • Wear personal protective equipment (PPE) throughout the day • Work outside regardless of weather • Work weekends and/or early morning shifts (6AM start) • Float between testing sites to meet staffing demands
**Pioneer Square/Downtown Programs** Pioneer Square Downtown Programs are focused on serving Harborview Medical Center’s mission populations. Our primary care clinic sites are designated to serve adults who are homeless, vulnerably housed and low income providing primary medical care by appointment or walk-in. All our programs are located within the community to reduce barriers to care and help establish a medical home that is easily accessible to our most vulnerable neighbors. Working within a model of team medicine, the RN is responsible for complex care coordination, walk-in triage and completing patient care tasks including complex wound care, medication management and patient education in this fast paced, high volume clinic
100% FTE ( 40 hours per week), Day shift Providing RN services at the DESC Main Shelter The RN will work collaborative with the shelter staff to identify residents that would benefit from medical services. The RN will also collaborate with the existing HMC staff at the main shelter to assure continuity of care. Presently the shelter is located at the Red Lion Hotel in Renton. They will be at this location until at least the end of the year. This position will be primarily sited in the DESC main shelter but may require some time working in one of the other sites in the Pioneer Square Downtown Programs.
100% FTE (40 hours per week), Day shift, Monday-Friday. Pioneer Square Clinic This position will be assigned primarily at the Pioneer Square (may be assigned to other Downtown programs, as needed). Our primary care clinic sites are designated to serve adults who are homeless, vulnerably housed and low income providing primary medical care by appointment or walk-in. Working within a model of team medicine, the RN is responsible for complex care coordination, walk-in triage and completing patient care tasks including complex wound care, medication management and patient education in this fast paced, high volume clinic.
80% FTE (32 hours per week), Split day/evening, 4 days a week. Monday-Thursday. Hours would be 12:30-9pm. We have a new grant to expand the staffing at the medical clinic in the DESC Main Shelter. This position would work into the evening to treat the residents of the shelter. The RN would work collaborative with the shelter staff to identify residents that would benefit from medical services. The position would also collaborate with the existing HMC staff at the main shelter to assure continuity of care. This position will be primarily sited in the DESC main shelter but may require some time working in one of the other sites in the Pioneer Square Downtown Programs.
**AACS Primary Care Clinics- Care Manager** Per-diem Ambulatory Care RN Care Manager position available Looking for an hourly/per-diem RN/Care Manager to work across Harborview's AACS Primary Care Clinics in providing outpatient care management, population health, transitional care outreach. The per diem hours would be Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:00AM to 4:30PM.
**HCSATS (Harborview Center for Sexual Assault and Traumatic Stress)** no positions currently in recruitment (recruitment could resume at any time). Per diem SANE position (Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner). On call position providing care to adult, adolescent and pediatric victims of sexual assault including physical exam and forensic evidence collection. Service currently is provided at Harborview Medical Center and Valley Medical Center at a minimum. Program may expand in the next year to cover additional facilities in the Seattle area. 40 hour didactic SANE training is provided along with extensive orientation. Minimum availability of 72 hours per month in 12 or 24 hour shifts. Must be able to respond to cases at all 5 hospitals we serve (Harborview, Swedish 1st Hill, Children’s, UW Medical Center and Valley) within a 45 min to 1 hour response time. Emergency department, Women’s health and/or Pediatric experience preferred.
***************************************************************************** (Please note: This is the appropriate requisition to apply to if you are an experienced nurse seeking employment in any nursing area (for staff nurse - RN2 positions) at Harborview Medical Center.
If you are interested in applying for management (i.e. Nurse Manager or RN3/ Assistant Nurse Manager); or Educator/CNS or ARNP/PA-C (Health Care Specialist), or CRNA, please apply separately to the specific job postings listed for these positions.)
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