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Company: University of Washington
Location: Seattle
Posted on: May 14, 2022

Job Description:

UW Medical Center - Northwest has an outstanding opportunity for a full time (100% FTE, 40 hours per week), day shift ASSISTANT NURSE MANAGER (Registered Nurse 3) to join our Endoscopy Unit. We are a high-volume procedural unit with inpatient and outpatient referrals. The Assistant Nurse Manager will play a key role leading a growing team that values exceptional patient care and collaboration.

Why work for us?

  • A supportive work environment. Friendliness, professionalism, and cooperation are vital parts of our culture.
  • Professional development. We offer career development and continuing education opportunities, including paid credits at the UW.
  • Great location. We're located in a great North Seattle neighborhood with easy access off I-5.
  • Unsurpassed benefits. Registered Nurses are eligible for 10 healthcare plans, a state pension, a 403(b), a student loan forgiveness program, child and dependent care assistance, and state discounts on local gyms and wellness services.

    4x10s. This position will primarily work day shifts, Monday - Friday, with on call responsibilities as needed to cover sick and vacation call. On call responsibilities include one weekend per month.

    For detailed information on the benefits for this position, click here.

    The Assistant Nurse Manager is a supervisory position, responsible for clinical functions, staffing assignments, and care coordination. The Assistant Nurse Manager will oversee patient placement and throughput and will act as the main onsite leadership when administration is not present.
  • Acts as a lead point of contact for Registered Nurses, Medical Assistants, and Instrument Technicians
  • Establishes effective workflows for routine tasks and projects
  • Provides procedural nursing support. Assists providers during endoscopic procedures. Provides patient care before, during, and after conscious sedation. Educates patients, administers medication, uses and maintains endoscopic equipment, and helps manage emergencies and complications.
  • Facilitates staff meetings in conjunction with the Nurse Manager
  • Reviews unit staffing schedule and plans for coverage due to vacations, LOAs, and vacant positions
  • Monitors unit acuity and patient flow, and supports care coordination for complex patients
  • Participates in unit and organizational committees, taskforces, and work groups
  • Provides feedback to the Nurse Manager for annual performance evaluations
  • Plans, implements, and evaluates unit orientation for staff
  • Models service excellence in daily practice
  • Demonstrates ability to provide "just in time" feedback to staff regarding clinical performance, interpersonal team interactions, and patient/family communication
  • Promotes practices and decisions that reduce human error and promote staff/patient safety

  • Current license and 2 years of medical-surgical or endoscopic nursing experience; or equivalent education/experience
  • BLS

  • An active Registered Nurse license in the State of Washington

  • Previous ICU, PACU, procedure, or conscious sedation experience
  • BSN or MSN
  • 1 year of lead, supervisory, or management experience

    At UW Medical Center - Northwest, 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.

    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.

    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 VACCINATION REQUIREMENTGovernor 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.

Keywords: University of Washington, Seattle , ASSISTANT NURSE MANAGER (RN3) - ENDOSCOPY (FULL TIME, DAYS), Executive , Seattle, Washington

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