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NURSE, ASSISTANT MANAGER (RN3)

University of Washington
Seattle, WA Full-time
Posted on February 2, 2020
Req #: 174674
Department: UW MEDICINE CARE LINE/TRANSFER CENTER
Job Location: Other Location
Job Location Detail: Boeing Field 
Posting Date: 01/17/2019 
Closing Info: Open Until Filled 
Salary: $5934/mo - $10,887/mo DOE plus premiums 
Union Position: Yes
Shift: Alternate Work Shift 
Notes: We offer an excellent benefits package.
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Join UW Medicine's Community Care Line/Transfer Center as RN3/Assistant Nurse Manager.

This position is located in an office at Boeing Field.

UW Medicine is a world-class academic health system. We accomplish our mission — improving the health of the public — by providing patient care, educating tomorrow’s health professionals and conducting leading-edge medical discovery. The UW Medicine Transfer Center, which links a four-state region to health-care expertise, is one of our programs.

Every day and around the clock, the UW Medicine Transfer Center works with physicians and transport staff to facilitate rapid and safe transfers of patients with emergent or urgent illness or injury from healthcare facilities in the WAMI region (Washington, Alaska, Montana and Idaho) to Harborview Medical Center and UW Medical Center in Seattle.

As RN3/Assistant Nurse Manager, responsibilities include:

Provide professional nursing care; provide leadership for specific program areas and unit functions such as developing education programs, acting as clinical resource for staff, and coordinating daily operations; assist the Nurse Manager to develop, maintain, and evaluate the on-going operations of a clinical area.

Under general supervision, perform specific leadership functions related to clinical practice, education and management such as developing unit goals, orientation programs, and standards of care;

Under general direction, provide patient care and coordination of services through assessment, diagnosis, planning, implementation, and evaluation of safe therapeutic care.

Provide a role model for staff by demonstrating and documenting for assigned patients completion of:

1. Assessment and nursing diagnosis of patients;

2. Care planning;

3. Implementation of safe nursing care;

4. Evaluation of patient responses to nursing care;

5. Patient teaching;

6. Patient advocacy;

Promote effective communication among staff and patients to assure optimal patient outcomes;

Assist with the planning and/or implementation of educational programs for staff and patients;

Act as a preceptor for new or experienced employees by assessing learning needs, developing, implementing, and monitoring learning plans and evaluating the learner's progress;

Participate in development, implementation and maintenance of the quality assurance program;

Participate in establishing, implementing and evaluating unit goals;

Identify patient care, staff, and resource problems and take necessary steps toward problem resolution;

Provide feedback and guidance to staff; observe, review, and evaluate staff performance;

Assist in the development, maintenance and evaluation of systems to support nursing care delivery such as patient care documentation and emergency response procedures;

Provide input into the development and implementation of the budget;

Serve as the unit charge nurse as assigned;

Participate in unit, departmental and hospital committees as requested;

May utilize clinical expertise to provide planned and spontaneous learning activities to patients, families and staff;

May develop staffing schedule for a specific time period;

May participate in the interview process and recommend selection of staff. REQUIREMENTS: Requirements:
WA RN License.
BSN degree.
Minimum three years professional RN work experience including
emergency; ICU; acute care; and/or outpatient nursing.
Additionally, triage experience is desirable.

Committed to attracting and retaining a diverse staff, the University of Washington will honor your experiences, perspectives and unique identity. Together, our community strives to create and maintain working and learning environments that are inclusive, equitable and welcoming.

The University of Washington is a leader in environmental stewardship & sustainability, and committed to becoming climate neutral.

The University of Washington is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact the Disability Services Office at 206-543-6450 / 206-543-6452 (tty) or dso@uw.edu.