We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced nurse to join our team at University of Washington Medical Center on our 16-bed Inpatient Rehabilitation unit. The Inpatient Rehab unit (8N) is rated as the #5 for Rehabilitation in the nation, by U.S. News and World Report, and continues to hold CARF (Commission of Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities) certification.
Nurses on 8N provide specialized nursing care to patients with the following: Spinal cord injury or disease (including tetraplegia with mechanical ventilation) Acquired brain injury Stroke Tumor Amputation Neuromuscular diseases Musculoskeletal diseases Solid organ, blood, and marrow transplants Mechanical circulatory support devices (VADs)
Rehabilitation is provided by an interdisciplinary team composed of the patient and family and individuals from many health care disciplines.
As a teaching hospital and research center, we're deeply committed to the enhancement of care for our patients-as well as the professional growth of our staff. As a testament to this commitment, we're proud to be recognized with Magnet Hospital status by the American Nurses Credentialing Center. In fact, we were the first hospital to receive this designation. We're also consistently named one of the nation's best hospitals, as reported by U.S. News and World Report.
Such national recognition attests to our commitment to high-quality care, and to the outstanding professionalism and skill that exists at UWMC. As a registered nurse (RN), you can be a part of this highly skilled team, working within a culture that is both innovative and collaborative. Here, you will work in tandem with physicians and other health care practitioners to provide superior, award-winning nursing care. In short, you will not only follow best practice, you will create it!
Position is 97.5%, 12 hour night shifts (13 shifts/4 week schedule), and requires Washington State RN license, 1 year of current/recent med-surg acute care experience; acute care inpatient rehab nursing and CRRN preferred.
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.