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NURSE, RN3, ASSISTANT NURSE MGR.

University of Washington
Seattle, WA Full-time
Posted on November 22, 2019
Req #: 174341
Department: HARBORVIEW - O.R. (OPTHALMOLOGY/UROLOGY)
Job Location: Harborview Medical Center
Posting Date: 11/21/2019 
Closing Info: Open Until Filled 
Salary: $5934/mo - $10,887/mo DOE plus premiums 
Union Position: Yes
Shift: First Shift 
Notes: We offer an excellent benefits package.

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Join Harborview Medical Center's outstanding Operating Room teams as RN3/Assistant Nurse Manager - Opthalmology/Urology.

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.
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;

7. Discharge and transfer planning;

8. Admission, transfer and discharge processes;

Coordinate patients' care with other hospital departments and disciplines;

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: Requirement include:

Washington State RN license.
BSN degree.
Minimum two years Operating Room nursing experience.

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.