University of Washington   Seattle, WA   Full-time     Nursing
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Posted on July 7, 2020
Req #: 180386
Job Location: UW Medical Center - Montlake
Posting Date: 07/27/2020 
Closing Info: Open Until Filled 
Salary: 97.5% of $5,606 - $10,385/month depending on experience 
Union Position: Yes
Shift: Night Shift 

We are seeking an experienced Mother/Baby nurse.  The  Mother/Baby Unit  cares for up to 18 postpartum mother/baby pairs with a family-centered focus. We are a certified WHO-Baby Friendly Hospital, sustained by a team of experienced bedside nurses and Lactation Consultants.  Our Maternal-Infant patient population is ethnically and medically diverse.  As a quaternary care hospital, we see a high percentage of high risk OB moms and neonates with  medically complex co-morbidities.

We have 24/7 in-house: Residents, Attending Generalist OB’s and Maternal Fetal Medicine  Specialists, OB Anesthesia.  UWMC has a  50+ bed Neonatal ICU. Pediatric and NICU Attendings and Residents are onsite 24/7.

We staff according to AWHONN standards.  Nurse patient ratios are assigned by acuity and can be 1 RN : 3,4,5, very occasionally 6 patients (mother = 1 patient, Baby = 1 patient).

Our Clinical Educator will support your onboarding and continued staff development to enhance your transition into this exciting and challenging department.  Our  Clinical Nurse Specialist initiates and supports evidence-based nursing practice and nursing practice excellence through process improvements, in cooperation with our Local practice Council of RNs from L&D, Mother Baby and Antepartum.

As a teaching hospital and research center, we're deeply committed to the enhancement of care for our patients-as well as the professional growth of our staff. As a testament to this commitment, we're proud to be recognized with Magnet Hospital status by the American Nurses Credentialing Center.  In fact, we were the first hospital to receive this designation.  We're also consistently named one of the nation's best hospitals, as reported by U.S. News and World Report.  

Such national recognition attests to our commitment to high-quality care, and to the outstanding professionalism and skill that exists at UWMC.  As a registered nurse (RN), you can be a part of this highly skilled team, working within a culture that is both innovative and collaborative.  Here, you will work in tandem with physicians and other health care practitioners to provide superior, award-winning nursing care.  In short, you will not only follow best practice, you will create it!

Position is 97.5% nights and requires at least 2 years current/recent Mother-Baby nursing experience, BSN preferred.

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