Northwest Hospital & Medical Center Registered Nurse - NWH Outpatient Surgery Center in Seattle, Washington
Join our award-winning team at UW Medicine - 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 Emergency Medicine Excellence Award
This is the second consecutive year Northwest Hospital has achieved both the Spine Surgery Excellence Award and a ranking among the top 10 percent in the nation for spine surgery.
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 Medicine includes Harborview Medical Center, UW Medical Center, Northwest Hospital & Medical Center, Valley Medical Center, UW Neighborhood Clinics, UW Physicians, UW School of Medicine and Airlift Northwest.
Northwest Hospital & Medical Center is a full-service, non-profit community hospital, offering comprehensive medical, surgical and therapeutic services. With 281 beds, more than 1900 employees and a world-class medical staff, we provide innovative, technologically advanced care on a patient-friendly, easy-access campus just north of Seattle.
Our staff not only enjoys outstanding benefits and professional growth opportunities, but also an environment noted for diversity, community involvement, intellectual excitement, artistic pursuits, and natural beauty.
As a UW Medicine - Northwest Hospital & Medical Center employee, you will enjoy generous benefits and work/life programs.
We’re interested in learning more about you and appreciate your taking the time to apply online. UW Medicine - Northwest Hospital & Medical Center is committed to employing a diverse workforce. EOE
UW Medicine – Northwest Hospital and Medical Center is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We welcome job applications from qualified individuals without regard to race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, marital status, physical or mental disability, or any other protected characteristic. Minorities, women, disabled persons, and veterans are encouraged to apply.
Registered nurses work collaboratively as part of a professional and medical team that includes doctors, social workers, care managers and therapists. They work to restore the patients’ health by following evidence-based nursing practices, exercising independent judgement and managing complex health issues. Nurses provide physical and psychological support to patients and also delegate tasks to ancillary team members. Typical RN duties include identification of care needs and individualized care planning, assessing/monitoring physical parameters, inserting intravenous catheters, monitoring and administering medications/ intravenous infusions all to help optimize the patient’s recovery to health, ensure high quality care and provide a safe hospital environment.
This position will perform in our Northwest Hospital Outpatient Surgery Center as an admit and recovery nurse. Must be willing to float to Pre-Surgical Admitting on the main hospital campus.
Current licensure as a Registered Nurse in the State of Washington
Current perioperative experience
At least one year of perioperative experience in a hospital or ASC setting
Graduate from an accredited school of nursing
Solid organizational and multi-tasking capabilities
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Exceptional customer service skills.
Must be able to safely maneuver patients and supplies.
Must be able to handle a fluctuating workload.
This job requires ability to communicate clearly in English (verbal and written)
with all stakeholders (providers, caregivers, patients, family members) for the
effective treatment of patients.
Department: 7234 NWH Outpatient Surgery Center
Shift: 1st, Days
External Company URL: http://nwhsea.org/
Street: 10330 Meridian Ave N