UW Medicine - Northwest Hospital & Medical Center - Main Campus

Clinical Coordinator - Geropsych

Posted Date 1 month ago(1/25/2018 11:41 AM)
Full Time
6140 Geropsych
1st, Days
Job Location
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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, pregnancy, marital status, physical or mental disability, or any other protected characteristic. Minorities, women, disabled persons, and veterans are encouraged to apply


The Clinical Coordinator collaborates with unit leadership to ensure excellence in patient care and effective teamwork in daily operations on the designated unit.  They provide front line leadership in care coordination and care delivery, assist with resource coordination, staff assignments, workload adjustments and provide direct patient care.   They assist the unit in meeting department goals and organizational goals and assure care is delivered according to NWHMC standards. The Clinical Coordinators serve as on unit expert, consulting with staff in clinical care, problem solving workflow, systems and process issues.  The Clinical Coordinator exemplifies the NWHMC Nursing Mission, Vision and Values as well as the Patients are First standards in their daily work. 


Education Background

  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing required.
  • BSN required. Masters in Nursing preferred. 
  • Bachelors in other health related field acceptable if Master’s degree is held Nursing.

Licensure, Registration, Certification

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

Special Training/Skills

  • Supervisory or Management experience preferred.
  • Able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the patients served on assigned unit/department

Work Experience

  • Minimum of three years clinical experience required.
  • One year of previous charge nurse experience preferred.

Physical Abilities

  • Must be able to handle a fluctuating workload
  • 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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