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University of Washington REGISTERED NURSE - ADULT PSYCHIATRIC UNIT (90% FTE, MID SHIFT) in Seattle, Washington

Req #: 212514

Department: UW MEDICAL CENTER - NW - ADULT PSYCHIATRIC UNIT

Posting Date: 09/14/2022

Closing Info: Open Until Filled

Salary: $36.73 - $68.73 per hour

Shift: Evening Shift

This recruitment offers a $10,000 Signing Bonus to eligible new employees joining UW Medicine#UWMRecruitmentIncentive UW Medical Center - Northwest has an outstanding opportunity for a 90% FTE (36 hours per week), mid shift REGISTERED NURSE to join our inpatient Adult Psychiatric Unit. Our Adult Psychiatric Unit focuses on adults aged 18 and up, providing behavioral health care for individuals with depression, anxiety, dementia, psychosis, and psychiatric comorbidities. Our unit specializes in treatment plans, medication management, and counseling services such as occupational and recreational therapy, cognitive and dialectical behavioral therapy, and guidance on relaxation and sleep techniques. We treat voluntary and involuntary patients alike and have 27 beds available for intake. This is an excellent opportunity to join a team that aims to increase positive coping skills for a diverse patient population. Why work for us?

  • A supportive work environment. Friendliness, professionalism, and cooperation are vital parts of our culture.

  • Professional development. We offer career development and continuing education opportunities, including paid credits at the UW.

  • Great location. We're located in a residential North Seattle neighborhood with easy access off I-5.

  • Unsurpassed benefits. Registered Nurses are eligible for 11 healthcare plans, a state pension, a 403(b), a student loan forgiveness program, child and dependent care assistance, and state discounts on local gyms and wellness services. SCHEDULE 3x12 shift schedule, mid shift only (11:00am - 11:00pm). BENEFITS PLAN For detailed information on the benefits for this position, click here (https://hr.uw.edu/benefits/wp-content/uploads/sites/3/2018/02/benefits-summary-classified-staff-greater-than-half-time-20220908_a11y.pdf) . RESPONSIBILITIES As an RN, you will:

  • Work alongside doctors, social workers, care managers and therapists

  • Restore patients’ health by following evidence-based nursing practices

  • Manage complex health issues

  • Ensure patient safety and infection control protocols are followed

  • Monitor and administer medications

  • Provide personalized care with compassion, dignity, and respect MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

  • BLS

  • 1 year of current or recent nursing experience, preferably in behavioral health

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

  • BSN

  • Certified in mental health or psychiatric nursing 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. 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. UW Medicine includes Harborview Medical Center, UW Medical Center - Montlake, UW Medical Center - Northwest, Valley Medical Center, UW Primary Care, 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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