NURSE PRACTITIONER or PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT

University of Washington   Seattle, WA   Full-time     Health Care Provider
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Posted on June 19, 2020
Req #: 169608
Department: HARBORVIEW - EMERGENCY SERVICES
Job Location: Harborview Medical Center
Posting Date: 04/24/2020 
Closing Info: Open Until Filled 
Salary: $45.16/hr - $70.67/hr DOE plus shift diffs 
Shift: Alternate Work Shift 
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Join Harborview Medical Center's Emergency Dept. as per diem ("hourly") ARNP - Nurse Practitioner; or PA-C - Physician Assistant ("Healthcare Specialist"). 

RESPONSIBLE TO:  Medical Director or Attending Physician for medical issues.  Director of HCSs, Patient Care Services for administrative issues.

SUMMARY: Under general administrative supervision of the Director of ARNPs & PA-Cs (Healthcare Specialists), the ARNP or PA-C (Health Care Specialist) provides clinical expertise to patients and their families, is a resource person for health care providers, and participates in research and teaching programs. Work is performed in the Emergency Department 24 Hour/7 days a week with general independence and decision-making responsibility under the general guidance of the attending physicians, chief resident and department Nurse Manager. Guidelines include general policy procedures and practice guidelines established by the department and Harborview Medical Center, as well as appropriate professional and technical manuals.

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. REQUIREMENTS: Two years+ experience as ARNP or PA-C in ED setting highly desired.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
Nurse Practitioner:
Masters Degree in nursing from an accredited school of nursing
AND
Washington State Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner License with prescriptive privileges
AND
National certification as a Nurse Practitioner.
OR
Physician Assistant:
Licensure as a Physician’s Assistant in the State of Washington with national certification from a national certifying body (NCCPA).
Applicant must be eligible to receive hospital staff appointments for adjunct staff membership by the Organized Medial Staff of the hospital under Medical Staff By-Laws for hospital-based positions.

AND
ACLS certification

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.