Registered Nurse - Medical Telemetry Unit (, 60 % Fte, Nights)

University of Washington

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A higher degree of healthcare.

All across UW Medicine, our employees collaborate to perform the highest quality work with integrity and compassion and to create a respectful, welcoming environment where every patient, family, student and colleague is valued and honored.

At UW Medical Center – Northwest (formerly Northwest Hospital & Medical Center), 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 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 is a full-service medical center based in North Seattle. We are a non-profit community hospital offering comprehensive medical, surgical and therapeutic services. With 281 beds, more than 2,000 employees and a world-class medical staff, we provide innovative, technologically advanced care on a patient-friendly, easy-access campus, just north of Seattle.

Teamwork. Community. Opportunity. Become part of our team, and join our mission to make life healthier for everyone in our community.

UW Medical Center - Northwest has an outstanding opportunity for a part time (60% FTE, 24 hours per week), night shift REGISTERED NURSE to join our Medical Telemetry Unit. We are a 36-bed general medical unit with a full cardiac telemetry and rehabilitation program. Our unit is close knit and fast paced, and we are proud to offer a breadth of development and training opportunities for our staff, including stroke training and advanced EKG training. Our unit cares for a variety of patients, including patients transferring from our ICU and Emergency Department and patients transferring from our Cardiac Unit. This is a great opportunity to build a strong general medical foundation on a team that values camaraderie, professionalism, and cooperation. We are currently accepting experienced RNs and RNs who are new to telemetry to join our floor.

SCHEDULE

The Registered Nurse will work 12 hour night shifts, 24 hours per week.

RESPONSIBILITIES

As a Registered Nurse, you will work collaboratively on medical team of board-certified physicians, intensivists, and cardiac care professionals. You will restore the patients’ health by following evidence-based nursing practices and managing complex health issues. The Registered Nurse will identify care needs, monitor and administer medications, and provide personalized, quality telemetry with compassion, dignity and respect.

REQUIREMENTS

BLS

LEGAL REQUIREMENTS

An active Registered Nurse license in the State of Washington

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

2 years of inpatient medical-surgical or medical-telemetry nursing experience

BSN

An interest in telemetry or general medical nursing

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.

Applicants considered for this position will be required to disclose if they are the subject of any substantiated findings or current investigations related to sexual misconduct at their current employment and past employment. Disclosure is required under Washington state law.

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 affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.

To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact the Disability Services Office at 206-543-6450 or dso@uw.edu.

COVID-19 VACCINATION REQUIREMENT

Governor Inslee's Proclamation 21-14.2 requires employees of higher education and healthcare institutions to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 unless a medical or religious exemption is approved. Being fully vaccinated means that an individual is at least two weeks past their final dose of an authorized COVID-19 vaccine regimen. As a condition of employment, newly hired employees will be required to provide proof of their COVID-19 vaccination. View the Final candidate guide to COVID-19 vaccination requirement webpage for information about the medical or religious exemption process for final candidates.

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