UW Medicine - Northwest Hospital & Medical Center - Main Campus

Clinical Instructor - ACLS

2 weeks ago
8750 Education Services
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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.


Responsible for planning, organizing, teaching and evaluating staff education program and/or mentoring others to plan and deliver educational content. The curriculum is developed by national professional organizations to meet the needs of clinical staff for resuscitation of adults (Advanced Cardiac Life Support by the American Heart Association) Schedules and registration for courses are developed collaboratively with Education Department Leaders.  Target audiences for programs are often multidisciplinary and will focus on direct patient care staff.   In addition to teaching didactic national standards, the Instructor is evaluating clinical practice skills in a simulated environment, providing real time feedback, facilitating the group activities, ensuring record keeping and alerting Education leadership to any course, equipment or program concerns.


Education Background

  • Bachelors in Healthcare or Education Related Field required. Master’s degree in a nursing or related field preferred. 

Licensure, Registration, Certification

  • Registered Nurse (RN) currently licensed in State of Washington.
  • Maintains a valid Washington Driver’s License and a clean driving record.

Special Training/Skills

  • This job requires knowledge of adult teaching and learning principles and skills in program development, coordination, presentation in a variety of modalities, and evaluation and assessment. 
  • Current Advanced Cardiac Life Support Instructor-Trainer required. 

Work Experience

  • Minimum of three years direct patient care clinical (RN) experience in a hospital setting and 5 years in Critical Care or Emergency Care
  • Two years’ experience in education/teaching required, including experience either in an educational setting or in a hospital strongly preferred.

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:  Moderate                        

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

  • Lift / Carry 20 pounds occasionally and 10 pounds frequently

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.

Moves clinical training equipment and performs manual compression/resuscitation activities for a substantial period of time each training session


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