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University of Washington ASSISTANT NURSE MANAGER - MEDICAL TELEMETRY UNIT (FULL TIME, NIGHTS) in Seattle, Washington

Req #: 193174

Department: UW MEDICINE - NORTHWEST - MEDICAL TELEMETRY

Posting Date: 07/30/2021

Closing Info: Open Until Filled

Salary: $37.04 - $68.62 per hour

Shift: Night Shift

Notes: As an employee you will enjoy generous benefits and work/life programs. For detailed information on Benefits for this position, click here. (https://hr.uw.edu/benefits/wp-content/uploads/sites/3/2018/02/benefits-classified-staff-20210208.pdf)

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. At UW Medical Center – Northwest (formerly Northwest Hospital & Medical Center), 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 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 is a full-service medical center based in North Seattle. We are a non-profit community hospital offering comprehensive medical, surgical and therapeutic services. With 281 beds, more than 2,000 employees and a world-class medical staff, we provide innovative, technologically advanced care on a patient-friendly, easy-access campus, just north of Seattle. Teamwork. Community. Opportunity. (https://www.uwmedicine.org/about/career-opportunities/uw-medical-center-northwest) Become part of our team, and join our mission to make life healthier for everyone in our community. UW Medical Center - Northwest has an outstanding opportunity for an experienced full time (100% FTE, 40 hours per week), night shift ASSISTANT NURSE MANAGER (Registered Nurse 3) to join our Medical Telemetry Unit. We are a 36-bed general medical unit with a full cardiac telemetry and rehabilitation program. Our unit is close knit and fast paced, and we are proud to offer a breadth of development and training opportunities for our staff, including stroke training and advanced EKG training. This is a great opportunity to lead a clinical team that values camaraderie, professionalism, and cooperation. SCHEDULE The Assistant Nurse Manager will work night shifts, 40 hours per week. RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Collaborates with Assistant Director and Nurse Manager in managing day to day operations and strategic planning

  • Plans, implements and evaluates unit orientation for staff

  • Evaluates new employees’ skills, attitude, and philosophy

  • Plans, implements, and evaluates educational offerings to enhance the delivery of quality care and safe practices (in-services, continuing education, vendor and equipment education)

  • Assists staff in identifying and meeting their ongoing educational goals

  • Fosters clinical excellence and incorporation of clinical standards into daily practice

  • Establishes effective work priorities, methods, and project flow

  • Maintains accessibility, response and follow through to Nurses, Technologists, Radiologists, and Management

  • Participates in unit and organizational committees, taskforces, and work groups

  • Models service excellence in daily practice

  • Performs and participates in annual evaluations

  • Demonstrates ability to provide “just in time” feedback to staff regarding clinical performance, interpersonal team interactions, and patient/family communication

  • Responds appropriately to emergency situations and drills

  • Intervenes to address illegal/unethical/unprofessional professional practice of any member of the health care team

  • Promotes practices and decisions that reduce human error and promote staff/patient safety REQUIREMENTS

  • 2 years of current or recent inpatient nursing experience

  • BLS LEGAL REQUIREMENTS

  • An active Registered Nurse license in the State of Washington DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • BSN or MSN

  • Charge or supervisory nursing experience

  • Critical care nursing experience 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.

University of Washington is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, among other things, race, religion, color, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, sex, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.

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