Jun 07, 2024


  • UW Medicine
  • Seattle, WA, USA
General Nursing

Job Description

Join Harborview Medical Center's team of outstanding nurses! (Registered Nurse 2; RN2).  Harborview Medical Center is a level one adult and pediatric trauma center as well as regional burn center for a four state region; a teaching and research hospital for the University of Washington; and a public/safety-net hospital for our diverse community. Learn more about Harborview and our specialties on our website.
Current staff nurse (RN2) positions may include full time, part time, and per diem opportunities on various shifts in the following areas:

Critical care, ICU (intensive care units) opportunities.

*Neurosciences ICU (30 bed unit) - 90% FTE nights positions currently open.

*Burns ICU and Pediatric ICU (18 bed unit, includes both adults and peds) 90% FTE nights positions currently open.

*Trauma Surgery ICU (24 bed unit) - 90% FTE nights positions currently open.

*Medical Cardiac ICU (17 beds unit) - 90% FTE nights positions currently open.

*Critical Care Float Pool - 90% FTE nights positions currently open; and 90% FTE days positions currently open; and per diem positions open.
(floats among all ICUs as well as to ED and to PACU; may also include floating to acute care boarder areas).

Harborview ICUs are recipients of the prestigious Beacon Award for Critical Care Excellence.

**Acute Care, Med-Surg, Tele, Neuro, Ortho, Trauma**
    *3EH - Med/Tele - 90% FTE night position currently open; and per diem position open).

• 3EH, 3 East Hospital- Medicine/Telemetry - is a 32 bed acute care unit that works with a multidisciplinary care team to care for patients with a wide range of complex medical/surgical problems that often encompasses chronic underlying conditions, cardiac issues, substance abuse, and socioeconomic difficulties.

    *4EH - Med/Tele/Oncology - 90% FTE, Night shift, 90% FTE Day shift position open,.

• 4EH, 4 East Hospital- Medicine/Telemetry/Oncology -Provides safe, quality care for acutely ill adult patients experiencing a wide range of complex medical and surgical problems, including the COVID19 patient population.

    4WH - Trauma Rehabilitation - 100%, Day shift (two week schedule - four-12hr shifts & four 8 hour shifts), 90%, Day shift, 90% FTE, Evening shift (8hr shifts- 3pm-11:30pm; and per diem Night shift, Day shift & Variable shift positions

• 4WH --4W Inpatient Trauma Rehabilitation provides care 24 hours a day to our rehabilitation inpatients with therapy provided 3-6 hours per day, 6 days per week. Inpatient rehabilitation is provided for stroke, traumatic brain injury, spinal cord injury, and disease, multiple trauma, and burns. In addition to our rehabilitation patients, we have 4 medical-surgical beds for acute care patients who are potential rehabilitation candidates but not yet ready for rehabilitation and for the post-operative stay of our sacral flap patients.

    *5EH - Med/Surg/Tele - 90% FTE Day shift, 90% FTE Night shift position open; and per diem position open.

• 5EH, 5 East Hospital- Medicine/Surgical/Telemetry- Provide quality care to a wide range of complex and acutely ill patients, primarily medicine, cardiology and surgical and vascular patients requiring telemetry monitoring.

    *6EH - Ortho Trauma - 90% FTE, Day shift & 90% FTE Night shift position open, per diem position available (per diem - minimum availability 6 -8 shifts per month, day/evening shift, at least two weekend shifts per month).

• 6EH, 6 East Hospital Trauma/Orthopedic-  is a 26-bed unit specializing in acute care level orthopedic injuries as well as medicine and other general surgery patients. Patients have typically sustained complex orthopedic injuries including fractures of the spine, pelvis, long bones, hands or feet.
6 East Hospital also specializes in the care of patients who have undergone replantation surgeries and flap procedures.
    *6MB - Planned Surgery (also includes med/surg/ortho/neuro/trauma; 90% FTE Night position & 90% FTE Day position open; and per diem position open.

• 6MB, 6 Maleng Bldg.- Planned Surgery- is a 30 bed unit includes med/surg/ortho/neuro/trauma- Common surgeries include complex foot and ankle surgeries including total ankle, complex spine surgery, neurosurgery. Caring for patients from all of the surgical specialties (except burns). Exposure to a broad range of  patient cases.

    *7EH - Trauma/General Surgery - 100% FTE Night Position open: per diem position open.

• 7EH, 7 East Hospital –Trauma/Surgery - staff members work as an interdisciplinary team to provide safe, quality care for adult, geriatric and adolescent trauma, general surgery, and vascular surgery patients. These patients have unique challenges often encompassing complex wound care, substance abuse and chronic underlying conditions. The unit staff consists of RNs with assistive nursing support staff.

    *8EH - Burns/Plastics/Peds - 90% FTE Night position open.

• 8EH, 8 East Hospital- Acute Care Burns/ Plastics and Pediatric Trauma-  is a 24-bed unit that is a part of the Regional Burn Center and Level 1 Adult and Pediatric Trauma center for the WAMI Region. Our staff are specialized in caring for adult and pediatric patients with burns, complex wound care and pediatric trauma. We work closely with multidisciplinary teams and utilize their expertise in order to provide holistic and patient family-centered care to ensure the best possible outcome for our patients.

    *Acute Care Float Pool - 90% FTE Night position, 90% FTE Day position open; and per diem position open.

    *3WH - Neuro/Tele- 90% FTE Night position open; and per diem variable position open (per diem position with a minimum availability of 6 -8 shifts per month).

       ***The award winning 45 bed acute care 3WH Neuroscience (Neuro/Tele)
        floor specializes in the management of acute trauma and acute 
        vascular disease, patients with aneurysms, as well as other
        neurosurgical problems such as brain tumors and spinal disorders.
        We also provide expert management of stroke and epilepsy patients.

        Harborview's Neurosciences acute care (neuro/tele) unit is a
        Comprehensive Stroke Center and proud to be the recipient of the Top 
        Box and Patient Satisfaction Award for five quarters. We can thank the
        wonderful Achievements and Great work to the amazing leaders and staff
        members who make up the 3 West family!

**Continuity of Care Program (CCN)**
Harborview Medical Center’s Continuity of Care Team has an outstanding RN opportunity;
100% FTE (40 hours per week- Monday thru Friday), Day shift
Hourly/Per Diem, Day shift, position available

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.

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

Desired Qualifications:
4. Effective interpersonal skills, leadership skills, and clinical expertise in the care of acute care patients.
5. Graduate of an accredited school of nursing, BSN required.
6. Some Case Management or discharge planning experience and understanding of care coordination and Transition of care
7. Have computer skill to facilitate and document timely interdisciplinary huddle report.
8. Very well developed Communication skill  is critical for the workflow

**Clinical Procedures Areas**
Current openings:
*100% Days with Endoscopy/GI.
*Per Diem - Endoscopy/GI.
*Per Diem - APA (Ambulatory Procedures Area).
(*For the Endoscopy openings, requires 2 years RN work experience, to include ICU nursing experience and/or Endoscopy nursing experience; and ACLS).
(*For the APA (Ambulatory Procedures Area) opening, requires 2 years RN work experience, to include acute care and/or ambulatory procedures nursing experience; and ACLS).
Radiology (Diagnostic Nursing Services).
*100% FTE, variable days & eves shifts position open.
*50% FTE, variable days & eves shifts position open.
Radiology openings require 2 years critical care RN work experience.

**PACU/Ambulatory Surgery; and Pre-Anesthesia**

Current openings are:
*90% FTE days, PACU/ASU.
*75% FTE, as well as *90% FTE, evenings, PACU/ASU.
*90% FTE, nights, PACU/ASU.
*per diem, variable shifts, PACU/ASU.
*90 FTE, days, Pre-Anesthesia Clinic.
*100% FTE, days, Pain Clinic, Regional Anesthesia Service, Regional Block Team.

Min. two years current/recent ICU experience required.  And, PACU experience is desirable.


Operating Room (OR) opportunities.

**Main OR**
*100% FTE rotating/variable shifts staff RN positions currently open.
Per diem, variable shifts positions currently open.

Please note that main OR positions include an expectation of taking up to 8 standby shifts per year.

**Emergency Services (ED/ER)**

*Current ED staff RN2 openings are for 90% FTE to 100% FTE, Rotating/Variable Shifts, RN - Staff Nurse.

**Inpatient Psychiatry**

*5MB - Psych ICU: 90% FTE, variable shift, 60% FTE, variable shift available.

*5WA - Acute Psych: 60% FTE, Evening Shift position; and hourly/Per diem position available.

*5WB - Acute Psych: 90% Night position position available;
and  per diem position open (Minimum 4 shifts per month (shifts may be 4, 8 or 12 hour shifts).

*Psych Emergency Services (PES): 90% FTE, Night Shift, 90% FTE, Variable position available;

(Please note:  This is the appropriate requisition to apply to if you are an experienced nurse seeking employment in any nursing area (for staff nurse - RN2 positions) at Harborview Medical Center.

If you are interested in applying for management (i.e. Nurse Manager or RN3/ Assistant Nurse Manager); or Educator/CNS or ARNP/PA-C (Health Care Specialist), or CRNA, please apply separately to the specific job postings listed for these positions.)