NURSE, RN2, OUTPATIENT CLINICS (EXPER. RNS)

University of Washington - Seattle, WA4.1

Full-time$5,400 a month
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Join Harborview Medical Center's teams of outstanding outpatient clinic nurses! (Registered Nurse 2; RN2). Harborview Medical Center is a level one adult and pediatric trauma center as well as regional burn center for a four state region; a teaching and research hospital for the University of Washington; and a public/safety-net hospital for our diverse community.

Current Harborview outpatient clinic openings:
2WC – Madison, Infectious Diseases, Allergy, and Hansen’s Disease Clinics
Per diem position available.
Requires minimum two years nursing experience.

Specialty Clinics (7MB - urology, chest, kidney, GI, liver)
Full time days position open (M-F, 8:30-5). This position includes working in urology, chest, kidney, GI, and liver clinics.
Requires two years RN work experience.

Pioneer Square/Downtown Program

There are two full time day shift position openings currently.

  • One position will be primarily at Pioneer Square Clinic, and may require some time working in one of the other primary care clinics in the Pioneer Square Downtown Programs, and will be working four days per week.
  • The other position will be working as part of the multidisciplinary team providing care to people in shelters. This is a five days per week position. Each site has a nursing office and provides hands on nursing, patient education and care coordination for the people accessing shelter services. The current opening is at Downtown Emergency Service Center which focuses on providing shelter for people with mental illness, substance abuse and complex medical diagnoses. The shelter serves 225 people with many referrals from local hospitals. This position works as part of the PSQ Downtown programs and will help provide cross coverage as need at other shelter or clinic locations.
These positions focus on Harborview's mission population to address health equity issues by increasing access to care in our unique primary care settings, homeless shelters, housing programs or community settings for people without housing or vulnerable housed. Must be skilled at taking care of people with comorbid conditions including substance use/abuse, mental illness and complex physical health conditions with the ability work collaboratively with an outside agency and transitions of care from ED or hospital discharge.
Provide triage and direct patient care including: wound care, blood draws, vitals, starting IV, catheters, immunizations, medication reconciliation and nursing assessments.
Record medical history, triage documentation, nursing visit and completion of orders.
Provide health education, transitions of care and support chronic disease management in conjunction with primary care provider and medical assistant team.
Support patients utilization of community and social resources.

Requirements include:
Minimum two years nursing experience.
Ability to work well with chemically dependent patients in a primary care setting.
Ability to collaborate with outside agencies to facilitate primary care.
Experience working with people who are homeless and economically disadvantaged
Experience working with diverse populations including limited English proficiency and immigrants.

Preferred experience:
Motivational interviewing, wound care, trauma informed care, harm reduction and bi-lingual.
Experience working in an fast paced outpatient clinic.

Medical Respite, Jefferson Terrace
Per diem position available. The Edward Thomas House Medical Respite at Jefferson Terrace, is a collaborative project among seven area hospitals and Health Care for the Homeless Network. The program provides nursing care 16 hours per day and non-clinical care 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Nurses provide up to twice daily care for acute issues, as well as IV infusion and complicated wound care. Mental health clinicians complete a psychosocial screening to assess housing, mental health and funding needs. One year of RN nursing experience and familiar working with patient population.

Eye Institute (Clinic)
Per diem position available. Experience in ophthalmology desired.

HCSATS (Harborview Center for Sexual Assault and Traumatic Stress)

Positions currently open:
Per diem SANE position (Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner).
On call position providing care to adult, adolescent and pediatric victims of sexual assault including physical exam and forensic evidence collection. Service currently is provided at Harborview Medical Center and Valley Medical Center at a minimum. Program may expand in the next year to cover additional facilities in the Seattle area. 40 hour didactic SANE training is provided along with extensive orientation. Minimum availability of 72 hours per month in 12 or 24 hour shifts. Must be able to respond to cases at all 5 hospitals we serve (Harborview, Swedish 1st Hill, Children’s, UW Medical Center and Valley) within a 45 min to 1 hour response time. Emergency department, women’s health and/or pediatric experience preferred.

REQUIREMENTS:
Current WA State RN License.
Committed to attracting and retaining a diverse staff, your experiences, perspectives and unique identities will be honored at the University of Washington. 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.