Registered Nurse 3 (E S WSNA) Join our award-winning team at University of Washington Medical Center (UWMC). Ranked among the nation's top hospitals by US News and World Report, UWMC prides itself on compassionate patient care as well as its pioneering medical advances. UWMC is operated by the University of Washington (UW) and serves as a training site for UW's School of Medicine. The University of Washington is proud to be one of the nation's premier educational and research institutions. Our people are the most important asset in our pursuit of achieving excellence in education, research, and community service. Our staff not only enjoys outstanding benefits and professional growth opportunities, but also an environment noted for diversity, community involvement, intellectual excitement, artistic pursuits, and natural beauty.
Our Eastside Specialty Clinic has an outstanding opportunity for an Endoscopy Assistant Nurse Manager (Registered Nurse 3) to provide leadership, and support clinical excellence. The emphases of this role are staff education and professional practice, G.I. procedure, sedation and rescue skill building, orientation of new staff, competency verification, outcomes development and safe patient care processes Demonstrates Competency in the Following Areas: 1. Systematically applies the nursing process (assessment, diagnosis, planning implementation and evaluation). 2. Documents the nursing process, describes continuity of care, tells the patient story and meets departmental and organizational standards (e.g. pain reassessment, transfusion VS, skin and fall risk assessment). 3. Formulates, coordinates or revises a comprehensive individualized plan of care, which includes the patient and family. 4. Formulates, implements, and documents a teaching plan including the patient and family. 5. Manages patient care through appropriate delegation, supervision, and resource management, including efficient use of own time. 6. Prioritizes patient care based on the urgency of patient needs, patient acuity, preference, and available resources. 7. Maintains a safe environment for patients and staff. 8. Demonstrates effective communication with the charge nurse, Manager, co-workers, physicians and all members of the interdisciplinary team. 9. Identifies and reports actual or potential errors. 10. Demonstrates flexibility, organization and is able to function effectively in stressful situations. 11. Recognizes, responds to and manages emergency situations. 12. Demonstrates proficiency, using technology that promotes communication and delivery of care (ORCA, CIS, email, websites, Epic, IV pumps, glucometers). 13. Serves as a clinical role model and leader, which includes functioning in the Charge Nurse role. 14. Assists with planning or implementation of educational programs for staff and/or patients, including coordination of an orientation program for new staff and/or unit scheduling. 15. Identifies the individual capabilities of staff through on-going observation and the performance review process. Provides coaching, instruction and additional experiences as needed. Consults with the Manager if further action is indicated. 16. Assists the Manager in unit operations (monitors human resources and supplies) and identifies and helps to problem solve operational and clinical issues (e.g. PSN, implementing new programs, LPC participation) on an on-going basis. 17. Performs other duties as assigned. BSN, Current Washington RN license AND two years of professional Endoscopy nursing experience, including procedure, sedation and G.I. Must have experience providing supervision to clinical staff. Must have certification in gastroenterology nursing or must be willing to obtain. Experience with EpicCare preferred.
Must be able to work occasional evening and Saturday shifts.
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