Registered Nurse 2 (E S WSNA) The Regional Heart Center at the University of Washington Medical Center has an exceptional opportunity for a full time Registered Nurse. If you have the desire to help advocate for patients and families in this exciting subspecialty, are a compassionate nurse with a creative mind then this might be the role for you.
The RN will collaborate with our multi-disciplinary team consisting of cardiologists, surgeons, interventionalists, other RNs, advanced practice providers, and administrative staff to coordinate, support, and implement the medical care of this complex patient population.
This position requires a highly organized RN with exemplary communication and teaching skills, ability to multi-task and prioritizes in a fast-paced environment, and provides case management care to our large patient population; two years of pediatric or adult cardiology (inpatient or outpatient) strongly preferred.
In addition, this position will float between clinic and our Echo procedural area. The Echo RN will manage Debutamin stress studies, stress and stress echo studies and will also support TEE studies. This position supports the Echo studies by delivering contrast. Strong IV skills desired,
As a teaching hospital and research center, we're deeply committed to the enhancement of care for our patients-as well as the professional growth of our staff. As a testament to this commitment, we're proud to be recognized with Magnet Hospital status by the American Nurses Credentialing Center. In fact, we were the first hospital to receive this designation. We're also consistently named one of the nation's best hospitals, as reported by U.S. News and World Report.
Such national recognition attests to our commitment to high-quality care, and to the outstanding professionalism and skill that exists at UWMC. As a registered nurse (RN), you can be a part of this highly skilled team, working within a culture that is both innovative and collaborative. Here, you will work in tandem with physicians and other health care practitioners to provide superior, award-winning nursing care. In short, you will not only follow best practice, you will create it!
Legal Requirement: Current license to practice as a registered nurse in the State of Washington. Requires at least two years of nursing experience, cardiac clinic or CVICU experience preferred. BSN strongly preferred.
Founded in 1861, the University of Washington is one of the oldest public institutions in the west coast and one of the preeminent research universities in the world. The University of Washington is a multi-campus university comprised of three different campuses: Seattle, Tacoma, and Bothell. The Seattle campus is made up of sixteen schools and colleges that serve students ranging from an undergraduate level to a doctoral level. The university is home to world-class libraries, arts, music, drama, and sports, as well as the highest quality medical care in Washington State and a world-class academic medical center. The teaching and research of the University’s many professional schools provide undergraduate and graduate students the education necessary toward achieving an excellence that will serve the state, the region, and the nation. As part of a large and diverse community, the University of Washington serves more students than any other institution in the Northwest.