UW Medicine - Northwest Hospital & Medical Center

  • Clinic Nurse - Sport Medicine Clinic

    Posted Date 1 day ago(6/14/2019 4:12 PM)
    Full Time
    7601 Sports Medicine Clinic (Non-Therapy)
    1st, Days
    Job Location
    US-WA-Seattle | US-WA-Seattle
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  • Overview

    About the Sports Medicine Clinic

    The Sports Medicine Clinic was founded in 1963, and was one of the first multidisciplinary sports medicine clinics in the country. Since its inception, The Sports Medicine Clinic has strived to provide the absolutely best comprehensive medical care under one roof.


    The Sports Medicine Clinic brings a variety of medical specialties together to provide the best in conservative and surgical treatment for muscle and joint problems, including sports-related or workplace injuries. Our team consists of primary care physicians, sports medicine physicians, orthopaedic and podiatric surgeons with a full complement of physical therapists. We can successfully treat a long list of surgical and non-surgical problems, including tennis elbow, rotator cuff injuries, heel injuries, lower back problems, knee pain and knee injuries, stress fractures and muscle injuries.


    About Northwest Hospital & UW Medicine

    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. Over the years, we have been able to partner and combine practices, expanding our network to 20+ ambulatory clinics in multiple geographic locations, covering a wide spectrum of disciplines across primary and specialty care. 


    Our hospital & clinic staff not only enjoy 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.


    Registered nurses in this dynamic clinic environment are part of a multi-disciplinary team, partnering with patients to help them live their best lives. With a patient-centered care approach, you will develop relationships with patients in all stages of injury, illness, recovery and wellness. In this role, the registered nurse provides patient education, triage and critical decision making, wound care, and an individualized care planning tailored towards the patient’s goals to pain retain and maintain function and enjoy the activities that mean to the most to them. This role provides an exciting opportunity to be a part of a mobile clinic which provides support to athletic events in the Seattle area throughout the year. 


    This is a Monday-Friday, one Saturday per month, no holidays position, in a clinic just one minute off 1-5 in the Northgate area of Seattle.  



    Education Background


    Graduate of accredited school of nursing.   


    BSN preferred.


    Licensure, Registration, Certification


    A current Registered Nurse License for the State of Washington is required.


    BLS required.


    Work Experience


    2-3 years of Nursing experience in a health care setting preferred.


    Special Training/Skills


    Orthopedic surgery experience and/or joint knowledge preferred.


    Able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patients served


    Physical Abilities


    Must be able to sit and/or stand for extended periods of time.


    Must be able to move freely throughout the clinic and hospital.


    Physical Demand Level:  Medium

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

    Lift / Carry


    20 to 50 pounds occasionally


    10 to 25 pounds frequently


    up to 10 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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