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. UW Medicine - Northwest 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. 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; 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 Campus has an outstanding opportunity for a STAT Registered Nurse STAT Team. Night shift, Part time, 36 hours per week,12 hours per shift.
The STAT Nurse is a highly skilled licensed practitioner trained to respond and support bedside nurses and practitioners when urgent and emergent situations arise. The STAT nurse is a resource who exercises independent nursing judgment in managing the care of patients with complex health problem(s)as well as staff nurses throughout the organization in managing urgent and emergent situations. The STAT nurse makes independent judgments/decisions and takes action regarding a wide range of complex patient care issues that requires high-level critical thinking, analysis, and actions within the scope of nursing practice. This role is differentiated from other nursing related roles in that the STAT nurse does not assume a full patient assignment but rather serves in a roving role addressing multiple needs and situations as they arise throughout the shift.
The STAT nurse provides expert skill and knowledge to meet urgent patient care needs across all departments. Workflows are flexible and based on urgent patient care needs. The STAT nurse may also provide consultative resources to any discipline in the hospital. Additional support functions include care of critically ill patient during transport from the Emergency Department to the ICU and to the Diagnostic Imaging area (CT/MRI). This nurse will utilize advanced practice skills to provide support for all Code Blue and Rapid Response events in the Medical Center.
This STAT nurse will perform specific leadership functions related to clinical practice and education as delegated by the manager. This nurse provides leadership for functions related to the delivery of quality critical care nursing care, effective problem solving, communication and continued professional development for self and others.
This position provides opportunities to work in a fast-paced, challenging, diverse and rewarding environment. As an employee you will enjoy generous benefits and work/life programs. For detailed information on Benefits for this position, click here.
•Graduate of an accredited school of nursing. BSN preferred.
Licensure, Registration, Certification
•A current Registered Nurse License for the State of Washington is required.
•ACLS and BLS required.
•CCRN or CEN certification required.
•Advanced patient assessment
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Posting ID: 552776437Posted: 2020-05-21