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Company: University of Washington
Location: Seattle
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

UW Medical Center - Northwest has an outstanding opportunity for a per diem (0% FTE, variable hours per week), day shift REGISTERED NURSE to join our ambulatory Freestanding Infusion Center, located at our Outpatient Medical Center (OPMC). Our Freestanding Infusion Center treats a broad range of conditions with chimeric monoclonal antibodies, anti-inflammatory tumor necrosis factor inhibiting agents, and other auto-immune biologics. The Registered Nurse will be responsible for administering outpatient infusion therapy.
Per diem schedule, variable hours per week, Monday - Friday only. Our clinic is closed on nights, weekends, and holidays.
As a Clinic RN, you will:

  • Screen patients for infusions of tumor necrosis factor (TNF) inhibitors and therapeutic treatments
  • Administer medication, steroids, chemotherapy, and blood products
  • Perform venipuncture and accesses implanted ports
  • Place IVs and observe patients during infusions
  • Disconnect IVs and monitor patients post-infusion
  • Consult with patients, family members, and other members of the health care team
  • Program portable infusion pumps for continuous drug delivery and provide pump usage instructions to the patient or caregiver
  • Clean pumps after each use and document proper pump usage
  • Facilitate dose modification by assessing patients and labs, consulting protocol or treatment plans
  • Calculate medication dosages for patients under the guidance and consultation of the patient's physician
  • Follow OSHA guidelines when handling cytotoxic agents and biohazardous waste
  • 2 years of current or recent infusion therapy nursing experience
  • An active Registered Nurse license in the State of Washington
  • Exceptional IV placement and phlebotomy skills
  • Advanced knowledge in IV therapy, IV administration, and peripheral IV or midline maintenance
  • Familiarity with Epic EMR software
    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 Primary Care, UW Physicians, UW School of Medicine, and Airlift Northwest.
    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 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
    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.
    Employees of the University of Washington are required 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 - FREESTANDING INFUSION CENTER (PER DIEM, DAYS), Healthcare , Seattle, Washington

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