Nov 29, 2021

REGISTERED NURSE – CONTINUITY OF CARE NURSE, DISCHARGE PLANNING (RN) –- HARBORVIEW – (SEATTLE - FIRST HILL) (20 HOURS, WEEKENDS, DAYS)

  • UW Medicine
  • Seattle, WA, USA
General Nursing

Job Description

Req #: 192620
Department: HARBORVIEW MEDICAL CENTER – CONTINUITY OF CARE
Job Location: Harborview Medical Center
Posting Date: 08/05/2021 
Closing Info: Open Until Filled 
Salary: $5,606.00 - $10, 284.00 per month/DOE plus premiums 
Union Position: Yes
Shift: First Shift 

 

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.

As the region's only Level I Trauma center, Harborview Medical Center is well known for innovations and excellence in trauma care and its centers of emphasis: Trauma, Burn, Neurosciences, AIDS/STD, Center for Advanced Reconstruction and Rehabilitation (CARER), and mentally-and medically- vulnerable populations. Harborview employees are committed to the vital role the institution plays in the immediate community, as well as the entire Northwest region. 

Challenge. Collaboration. Compassion. Become part of our team, and join our mission to make life healthier for everyone in our community.

Harborview Medical Center’s Continuity of Care Team has an outstanding RN opportunity;
100% FTE (40 hours per week- Monday thru Friday), Day shift


Continuity of Care Nurse (CCN) coordinates all aspects of care leading to a timely transition to the next level of care for patients on acute care units. The CCN serves as a liaison between patients, families, medical teams, nursing staff, social services, interdisciplinary team members, consulting and referring physicians and agencies involved in the care of patients from admission through the discharge process.

SCHEDULES:
Full-Time - 100% FTE (40 hours per week, Monday thru Friday), Day Shift


LOCATION:
Harborview Medical Center - Inpatient floors (First Hill Campus)

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:
Current license to practice as a Registered Nurse in the State of Washington.
Minimum of two years professional nursing experience in Trauma/General Surgery, Critical and/or Acute Care, Emergency Care, or equivalent education and experience.
Able to carry equipment (15-20lbs) from supply to the patient room

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
Effective interpersonal skills, leadership skills, and clinical expertise in the care of acute care patients.
Graduate of an accredited school of nursing, BSN required.
Case Management or discharge planning experience and understanding of care coordination and transitions of care.
Computer skills to facilitate and document timely interdisciplinary huddle report.
Effective communication and critical thinking skills are critical for the workflow

LEGAL REQUIREMENT:
An active Registered Nurse license in Washington State.

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.