We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced nurse to join University of Washington Medical Center Bone and Joint Center, located at UW Roosevelt. This position works with three Surgeons and three Physician Assistants as part of the busy and dynamic Hand Service. Duties include patient education and triage, preoperative teaching, and general nursing care to patients with a wide variety of orthopaedic disorders ranging from simple fracture management to tumors of the bone and soft tissue, and inflammatory diseases. This will be an opportunity to develop your expertise in caring for patients with hand, wrist, elbow injuries.Join our award-winning team at University of Washington Medical Center (UWMC). Among the top dozen medical centers in the United States as rated by U.S. News & World Report's "America's Best Hospitals," UWMC prides itself on compassionate patient care as well as its pioneering medical advances. UWMC is operated by the University of Washington (UW) and serves as a training site for UW's School of Medicine. The University of Washington is proud to be one of the nation's premier educational and research institutions. Our people are the most important asset in our pursuit of achieving excellence in education, research, and community service. 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. Position is full time, 8 hour days, Monday - Friday and requires Washington State RN license, at least one year of current/recent med/surg nursing exp; BSN, outpatient nursing experience and experience with orthopaedic patients preferred but not required.
Founded in 1861, the University of Washington is one of the oldest public institutions in the west coast and one of the preeminent research universities in the world. The University of Washington is a multi-campus university comprised of three different campuses: Seattle, Tacoma, and Bothell. The Seattle campus is made up of sixteen schools and colleges that serve students ranging from an undergraduate level to a doctoral level. The university is home to world-class libraries, arts, music, drama, and sports, as well as the highest quality medical care in Washington State and a world-class academic medical center. The teaching and research of the University’s many professional schools provide undergraduate and graduate students the education necessary toward achieving an excellence that will serve the state, the region, and the nation. As part of a large and diverse community, the University of Washington serves more students than any other institution in the Northwest.