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University of Washington
Seattle, WA Full-time
Posted on September 20, 2019
Req #: 167767
Job Location: Harborview Medical Center
Posting Date: 10/08/2019 
Closing Info: Open Until Filled 
Salary: $7,984/mo - $12,494/per month DOE 
Union Position: Yes
Shift: First Shift 

Join Harborview Medical Center's Psychiatric Emergency Services as a Health Care Specialist (HCS) (ARNP, Nurse Practitioner; or PA-C, Physician Assistant Certified), 75% FTE (30 hours per week), Days Shift position.

The Psychiatry Emergency Services Health Care Specialist (HCS) performs psychiatric evaluations and physical exams under the clinical supervision of an attending psychiatrist.  The HCS works in collaboration with the team psychiatrists, social workers, RNs, MAs and support personnel.  Responsibilities include psychiatric evaluations, recording health histories, performing physical exams, initiating diagnostic procedures and, depending on licensure, managing health problems including alcohol and drug withdrawal.

As the region's only Level I Trauma center, Harborview Medical Center (HMC) 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. In addition to the centers of emphasis, HMC serves a mission population for King County. Harborview employees are committed to the vital role the institution plays in the immediate community, as well as the entire Northwest region. HMC is owned by King County and managed by the University of Washington (UW) and serves as a training site for UW’s School of Medicine. The UW is proud to be one of the nation’s premier educational and research institutions. Our people are the most important asset in our pursuit of achieving excellence in education, research, and community service. Our staff not only enjoys outstanding benefits and professional growth opportunities, but also an environment noted for diversity, community involvement, intellectual excitement, artistic pursuits, and natural beauty.

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