Jun 07, 2024


  • UW Medicine
  • Seattle, WA, USA
General Nursing

Job Description

This recruitment offers a $10,000 Recruitment Incentive to eligible new employees joining UW Medicine #UWMRecruitmentIncentive

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.

Join our award-winning team at UW Medical Center - Montlake. Among the top medical centers in the United States as rated by U.S. News & World Report 2019-2020 "America's Best Hospitals", UW Medical Center - Montlake prides itself on compassionate patient care as well as its pioneering medical advances. UW Medical Center - Montlake has again earned U.S. News & World Report’s No. 1 hospital ranking in Washington State and in the Seattle metropolitan area. It is the seventh consecutive year that UW Medical Center - Montlake has achieved both distinctions.

Excellence. Exploration. Education. Become part of our team, and join our mission to make life healthier for everyone in our community.

UW Medical Center - Montlake has an outstanding opportunity for an experienced Labor and Delivery Registered Nurse. We have about 150 deliveries a month and as a quaternary care hospital, we see a high percentage (70%) of high risk OB moms and neonates with medically complex co-morbidities.  Labor and Delivery is part of our inpatient perinatal services, which includes antepartum, intrapartum, and postpartum services.  We are a certified WHO-Baby Friendly Hospital, sustained by a team of experienced bedside nurses and Lactation Consultants. Our Maternal-Infant patient population is ethnically and medically diverse.  We have 24/7 in-house: Residents, Attending Generalist OB’s and Maternal Fetal Medicine Specialists, OB Anesthesia.  We staff according to AWHONN standards. Our Clinical Nurse Specialist initiates and supports evidence-based nursing practice and nursing practice excellence through process improvements, in cooperation with our Local practice Council of RNs from L&D, Mother/Baby and antepartum.  We provide care for up to 14 antepartum patients, 9 L & D patients, 18 postpartum mother/baby pairs, and provide outpatient services when the high-risk Maternal Infant Care Clinic is closed. 
90% nights, 12 hour night shifts.

At least two years of current/recent labor and delivery nursing experience.

Washington State RN license required by start date. 

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.

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.