University of Washington Seattle, WA Full-time Nursing
Posted on June 28, 2020
|Department:||UW MEDICAL CENTER - NORTHWEST -MAIN OPERATING ROOM|
|Job Location:||UW Medical Center - Northwest|
|Job Location Detail:||UWMC- NORTHWEST|
|Closing Info:||Open Until Filled|
|Salary:||$32.44 - $60.79 Per Hour|
UW Medical Center - Northwest has an outstanding opportunity for a FULL-TIME, DAYS, REGISTERED NURSE- SPECIALITY TRAINING.
The Registered Nurse is a licensed practitioner who uses the nursing process to provide patient care. This includes exercising independent nursing judgment in managing the care of patients with complex health problem(s) and collaborating with patient, family and other healthcare providers/disciplines to optimize the patient’s return to health and promote independence in self-care. Supervises and coordinates the work of ancillary healthcare personnel.
PRIMARY JOB RESPONSIBILITIES
1.Nursing Process—Planning, Providing, and Documenting Care, includes but is not limited to:
•Develops a written plan of care including measurable expected outcomes.
•Monitors and evaluates the patient’s responses, documents interventions, evaluates progress, and revises the plan of care as necessary.
•Provides safe, therapeutic, cost-effective patient care.
•Provides direct patient care to an assigned group of patients.
•Demonstrates effective judgment, critical thinking, time management and work prioritization skills when providing care.
•Administers medications, starts IVs, performs bedside tests, procedures, and treatments.
•Collects, records, and analyzes assessment data such as patient health data, diagnoses, responses and problems, vital signs, imaging and lab results, etc.
•Electronic documentation and current technology communication.
2.Patient Safety, includes but is not limited to:
•Demonstrates knowledge and appropriate use of infection/exposure control plans, medication safety, safe lifting techniques, and personal protective equipment.
•Minimizes patients’ safety risks by following defined protocols, policies and procedures (e.g., falls, pressure ulcers, restraints, medication errors, etc.)
•Participates in achieving established Patient Safety Goals.
•Participates in emergency management (e.g., rapid response team, code 199, critical values, etc.)
•Manages and maintains equipment in the patient care environment.
3.Collaboration and Communication, includes but is not limited to:
•Consults, coordinates, and collaborates effectively with patient, family members, and other members of the health care team.
•Provides constructive feedback and supports team-based care.
•Effectively communicates with other staff members and management to assure continuous service to patients and timely resolution of issues.
•Supports patient satisfaction and customer service initiatives.
4.Professional Growth & Development, includes but is not limited to:
•Seeks to continually increase skills and knowledge in nursing practice.
•Attends meetings and educational activities and shares knowledge with others.
•Works on committees; participates in continuing education programs.
•Maintains compliance with all mandatory requirements (for example, timely completion of CBT, TB, license renewal, required training, etc.).
5.Coordination of Care (for Registered Nurses), includes but is not limited to:
•Coordinates patient flow for assigned patients.
•Delegates appropriately, including monitoring and follow through.
•Supervises and coordinates activities of ancillary healthcare personnel (e.g., LPN, CNA, etc.).
•Orients new employees; mentors and assists other team members with skill development.
6.Administrative and Leading (for Charge Nurses), includes but is not limited to:
•In addition to #5, the Charge Nurse acts as a clinical resource, oversees patient flow at unit level, manages resources, and assists with problem resolution and decision making.
•A current Registered Nurse License for the State of Washington is required.
•Minimum of three months of prior RN experience is required.
As an employee you will enjoy generous benefits and work/life programs. For detailed information on Benefits for this position, click here.