UW Medicine - Northwest Hospital & Medical Center

  • Nurse Manager Procedural ($5,000 Sign on Bonus for Experience Manager)

    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(11/23/2018 12:30 PM)
    Full Time
    7415 Cath Lab
    1st, Days
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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, 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 of Procedural Areas (NMPA) supports and collaborates with the Director of Surgical Services in the oversight of patient care delivery systems in the procedural and peri-operative areas. This individual must demonstrate outstanding communication and leadership skills to exemplify the Nursing Mission, Vision and Values and work in collaboration with our medical staff. The NMPA works with the unit leaders and support services to innovate, implement, and sustain programs/ services to assure the delivery of cost effective, quality focused care delivery according to hospital and system standards.


    The NMPA, under the supervision of the Director of Surgical Services, provides leadership, makes decisions, and sets goals to assure that the units meet or exceed the standards of care defined for any procedural based patient population areas. The NMPA assumes 24-hour responsibility and accountability for all patient care activities and unit operations consistent with the institution’s mission, vision, goals, and objectives. Organizes workflow and day to day operations which include managing personnel, supplies and equipment to ensure efficiency, quality and cost effective standards are maintained for the Procedural Areas (interventional radiology, cardiac procedure unit, cardiac catheterization lab, electrophysiology lab, endoscopy, STAT nurses and pre-anesthesia testing nurses. Fosters collaborative relationships and teamwork within Procedural and Peri-operative Services and among all disciplines. The NMPA functions within the general framework for professional nursing practice.


    The NMPA develops and monitors the implementation of standards and techniques exercising clinical nursing leadership over practice and staff development. Develops new and revises existing procedural based policies and procedures. Anticipates, investigates and responds to patient/ family issues and concerns. This leader is an active participant in nursing and hospital activities as appropriate. The NMPA will assess and develop ongoing competencies within all procedural based areas. The NMPA will work with the medical staff to ensure quality patient care is delivered within the procedural based areas.                                      *CA         AH123


    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 areas or nursing leadership preferred.

    Special Training/Skills

    • Nursing management and leaership skills required.
    • Able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to oversee quality nursing practice.

    Work Experience

    • Minimum of 5 years clinical experience in procedural service areas required.
    • At least 5 years of management/administrative 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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