UW Medicine - Northwest Hospital & Medical Center

  • RN Manager- Medical/Telemetry

    Posted Date 4 months ago(11/19/2017 1:39 AM)
    Full Time
    6070 Medical
    1st, Days
    Job Location
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  • Overview

    Join our award-winning team at UW Medicine - 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 Emergency Medicine Excellence Award
    • This is the second consecutive year Northwest Hospital has achieved both the Spine Surgery Excellence Award and a ranking among the top 10 percent in the nation for spine surgery.
    • The Stroke Care Excellence Award
    • Winner of the Health Grades 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 Medicine includes Harborview Medical Center, UW Medical Center, Northwest Hospital & Medical Center, Valley Medical Center, UW Neighborhood Clinics, UW Physicians, UW School of Medicine and Airlift Northwest. 

    Northwest Hospital & Medical Center is a full-service, non-profit community hospital, offering comprehensive medical, surgical and therapeutic services.  With 281 beds, more than 1900 employees and a world-class medical staff, we provide innovative, technologically advanced care on a patient-friendly, easy-access campus just north of Seattle. 

    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. 

    As a UW Medicine - Northwest Hospital & Medical Center employee, you will enjoy generous benefits and work/life programs.


    We’re interested in learning more about you and appreciate your taking the time to apply online. UW Medicine - Northwest Hospital & Medical Center is committed to employing a diverse workforce. EOE


    UW Medicine – Northwest Hospital and Medical Center is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We welcome job applications from qualified individuals without regard to race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, marital status, physical or mental disability, or any other protected characteristic. Minorities, women, disabled persons, and veterans are encouraged to apply.


    The Nurse Manager, under the general direction of the Director of Clinical Services, provides leadership, makes decisions, motivates and sets goals to assure the department meets or exceeds the standards of care. The Manager assumes 24-hour responsibility and accountability for all patient care activities and unit operations consistent with the institution’s mission, vision, goals and objectives to deliver high quality, safe patient care. The Manager will lead a team of nurses and support staff to provide expert care and function as a high performing team. The Manager will implement high priority nursing initiatives, ensure unit accountability and provide support in care coordination activities. The Manager fosters collaborative relationships and teamwork within the unit, across the Patient Care Services department and among other disciplines as required.


    Education Background

    Graduate of an accredited school of nursing required:

    • BSN required. (Bachelor's in other health related field acceptable if Master’s degree is held in Nursing.)
    • Masters in Nursing or related field strongly preferred. Enrollment in accredited program required within 2 years of hire.

    Licensure, Registration, Certification

    • Current WA state licensure as RN.
    • Certification in specialty preferred or agrees to obtain after hire.

    Special Training/Skills

    • Prior management experience preferred.
    • Management development training preferred.

    Work Experience

    • 3 to 5 years' of clinical experience required.
    • Minimum 1 year previous management experience required.

    Physical Abilities

    • This job requires ability to communicate clearly in English (verbal and written) with all stakeholders (providers, caregivers, patients, family members) for the effective treatment of patients.

    Physical Demand Level:  Heavy

    In an 8-hour workday, must be able to-

    Lift / Carry

    50 to 100 pounds occasionally

    25 to 50 pounds frequently

    10 to 20 pounds constantly


    As required, must be able to-

    Sit, Stand, Walk, Bend, Squat, Kneel, Crawl, Climb and Reach above shoulders

    Push and Pull

    Perform fine motor functions

    Must possess functional vision, hearing, and speech in order to communicate effectively with clients, client advocates, and staff.           



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