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University of Washington REGISTERED NURSE - MEDICAL TELEMETRY UNIT (PER DIEM, NIGHTS) in Seattle, Washington

Req #: 197953

Department: UW MEDICAL CENTER - NORTHWEST - MEDICAL TELEMETRY

Posting Date: 10/13/2021

Closing Info: Open Until Filled

Salary: $34.30 - $64.17 per hour

Shift: Night Shift

Notes: This position is temporary and can be renewed each year. To view the UW definition of temporary, click here. (https://hr.uw.edu/policies/temporary-employment-program/)

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. (https://www.uwmedicine.org/about/career-opportunities/uw-medical-center-northwest) 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 per diem (0% FTE, variable 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, variable 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.

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

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