The University of Washington Medical Center's OPERATING ROOM nurses scrub and circulate for patients undergoing a variety of complex surgical procedures including organ transplantation, cardiac surgery, all varieties of endoscopic procedures, bone and joint allografting, neurosurgery, complex spinal procedures and various oncological procedures.
As team members in a major Academic Medical Center, nurses have an opportunity to participate in innovative perioperative technology, and the advancement of patient care through ongoing research, education and quality improvement activities.
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. 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!
Legal Requirement: Current license to practice as a registered nurse in the State of Washington. Two years current general OR circulating nursing experience in a variety of clinical settings. Scrubbing is not mandatory. BSN strongly 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 undergra...duate 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.