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Company: University of Washington
Location: Seattle
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

This recruitment offers a $10,000 Signing Bonus to eligible new employees joining UW MedicineUW Medical Center - Northwest has an outstanding opportunity for a 90% FTE (36 hours per week), night shift REGISTERED NURSE to join our inpatient Adult Psychiatric Unit. Our Adult Psychiatric Unit focuses on adults aged 18 and up, providing behavioral health care for individuals with depression, anxiety, dementia, psychosis, and psychiatric comorbidities. Our unit specializes in treatment plans, medication management, and counseling services such as occupational and recreational therapy, cognitive and dialectical behavioral therapy, and guidance on relaxation and sleep techniques. We treat voluntary and involuntary patients alike and have 27 beds available for intake. This is an excellent opportunity to join a team that aims to increase positive coping skills for a diverse patient population.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 residential 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.SCHEDULE3x12 shift schedule, night shift only (7:00pm - 7:30am).BENEFITS PLANFor detailed information on the benefits for this position, click here.RESPONSIBILITIESAs an RN, you will:Work alongside doctors, social workers, care managers and therapistsRestore patients health by following evidence-based nursing practicesManage complex health issuesEnsure patient safety and infection control protocols are followedMonitor and administer medicationsProvide personalized care with compassion, dignity, and respectMINIMUM REQUIREMENTSBLS1 year of current or recent nursing experience, preferably in behavioral healthAn active Registered Nurse license in the State of WashingtonDESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:BSNCertified in mental health or psychiatric nursingUW 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 Primary Care, 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 or .COVID-19 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 , REGISTERED NURSE - ADULT PSYCHIATRIC UNIT - $10,000 SIGNING BONUS (90% FTE, NIGHTS), Healthcare , Seattle, Washington

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