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Registered Nurse - Radiology, Seattle, WA


Organization: UW Medical Center - Montlake
Category: Nurse
Location: Seattle, WA
Date Job Posted: January 1, 2022
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REGISTERED NURSE – RADIOLOGY (FULL-TIME, DAYS)

Req #: 186523
Department: UW MEDICAL CENTER – MONTLAKE – RADIOLOGY
Job Location: UW Medical Center - Montlake
Posting Date: 12/28/2021
Closing Info: Open Until Filled
Salary: $5,945 - $11,013 per month plus differentials
Union Position: Yes
Shift: First Shift
Notes: As an employee you will enjoy generous benefits and work/life programs. For detailed information on Benefits for this position, click here.

This recruitment offers a $10,000.00 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 a Registered Nurse to join our Radiology team. Our Radiology/Imaging Services RNs provide radiology care for patients from all areas of UWMC, inpatient and outpatient. RN's who work in our department provide procedural care including IV starts, conscious sedation monitoring and nursing assessment.

For the Radiology Patient Care Coordinator position:

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Functioning as liaison between patients, physicians, PCC and other healthcare providers
  • Clinical coordination and scheduling of Radiology/Interventional Radiology clinic and procedure patients

TELEPHONE COMMUNICATIONS

Provides care for individual patients over the telephone using the nursing process by:

  • Consistently, following policies and procedures for providing telephone medical advice to patient who will or have had a procedure performed by Interventional Radiology
  • Consistently, documenting care provided via telephone per UWMC policy
  • Is responsible for triage of incoming phone calls from patients experiencing medical problems

CLIENT TEACHING

  • Integrates patient and family education into the delivery of care, ensuring educational activities are culturally appropriate and are tailored to the patient’s and family’s ability to comprehend post & pre-procedure instructions
  • Utilizes a variety of sources to determine the patient's clinical condition, identifies available resources, and participates in planning to meet patient needs

SCHEDULE

Full-time. Day shift.

REQUIREMENTS

2 years Med/Surg RN or ED experience required. ACLS/BLS required within six months of hire.

LEGAL REQUIREMENTS

Active Registered Nurse license in Washington State.

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.

Committed to attracting and retaining a diverse staff, the University of Washington will honor your experiences, perspectives and unique identity. Together, our community strives to create and maintain working and learning environments that are inclusive, equitable and welcoming.

The University of Washington is a leader in environmental stewardship & sustainability, and committed to becoming climate neutral.

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

To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact the Disability Services Office at 206-543-6450 or dso@uw.edu.

COVID-19 VACCINATION REQUIREMENT

Governor Inslee's Proclamation 21-14.2 requires employees of higher education and healthcare institutions to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 unless a medical or religious exemption is approved. Being fully vaccinated means that an individual is at least two weeks past their final dose of an authorized COVID-19 vaccine regimen. As a condition of employment, newly hired employees will be required to provide proof of their COVID-19 vaccination. View the Final candidate guide to COVID-19 vaccination requirement webpage for information about the medical or religious exemption process for final candidates.

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