University of Washington   Seattle, WA   Full-time     Nursing
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Posted on June 16, 2020
Req #: 175072
Job Location: UW Medical Center - Northwest
Posting Date: 07/02/2020 
Closing Info: Open Until Filled 
Salary: $32.44 - $60.79 Per Hour 
Union Position: Yes
Shift: First Shift 

UW Medicine includes Harborview Medical Center, UW Medical Center - Montlake, UW Medical Center - Northwest, Valley Medical Center, UW Neighborhood Clinics, UW Physicians, UW School of Medicine and Airlift Northwest. UW Medicine - Northwest is a full-service, non-profit community hospital, offering comprehensive medical, surgical and therapeutic services.  With 281 beds, more than 1900 employees and a world-class medical staff, we provide innovative, technologically advanced care on a patient-friendly, easy-access campus just north of Seattle. We're proud of the acclaim we've received for our excellence in patient care and safety. Among the local, regional and national recognition we've received are: The Distinguished Hospital for Clinical Excellence Award; The Emergency Medicine Excellence Award; The Stroke Care Excellence Award; Winner of the HealthGrades Distinguished Hospital Award for Patient Safety for the last three years in a row, we’re also one of the safest places to get care – among the top 5% in the country.

UW Medical Center - Northwest has an outstanding opportunity for a FIRST SHIFT, PART TIME, REGISTERED NURSE for the Pre-Anesthesia Clinic. Registered nurses work collaboratively as part of a professional and medical team that includes doctors, social workers, care managers, and therapists. They work to restore the patients’ health by following evidence-based nursing practices, exercising independent judgement and managing complex health issues. Nurses provide physical and psychological support to patients and also delegate tasks to ancillary team members. Typical registered nurse duties include identification of care needs and individualized care planning, assessing/monitoring physical parameters, inserting intravenous catheters, monitoring and administering medications/ intravenous infusions all to help optimize the patient’s recovery to health, ensure high quality care and provide a safe hospital environment.

  • 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
  • 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
  • Demonstrates knowledge and appropriate use of infection/exposure control plans, medication safety, safe lifting techniques, and personal protective equipment
  • Manages and maintains equipment in the patient care environment
  • Consults, coordinates, and collaborates effectively with patient, family members, and other members of the health care team
  • Seeks to continually increase skills and knowledge in nursing practice 
  • Maintains compliance with all mandatory requirements
  • Coordinates patient flow for assigned patients, delegates appropriately, including monitoring and follow through
  • Supervises and coordinates activities of ancillary healthcare personnel

  • Requirements
  • Current unrestricted WA license
  • Completion of an accredited school of nursing program
  • Minimum of three months of prior RN experience

  • BSN preferred

    As an employee you will enjoy generous benefits and work/life programs.  For detailed information on Benefits for this position, click here.
  • 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