This is a RE-POSTING. Candidates who recently applied do not need to re-apply and are still in consideration.
This is a TEMPORARY, PART-TIME position, scheduled during Days. Being that it is an On-Call type of position, the work hours may vary. It begins Upon Hire and is expected to run through June of 2017.
The University of Washington (UW) 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.
The UW Dental School has an outstanding opportunity for a Temporary REGISTERED NURSE 2.
Under direction, the temporary RN2 will provide care and coordination of services through assessment, diagnosis, planning and implementation and evaluation of safe, therapeutic care. Candidate needs strong PIV skills and excellent ability to multi-task.
Prepare medications for the procedure.
Assist with admitting patients to the operating suite
Administers conscious sedation i.e. Demerol, versed, fentanyl IV push. Will also monitor patients receiving propofol.
Pre and post procedural care for sedation patients including vital sign monitoring, assessing cognitive skills and alerting attending staff of complications.
Assumes responsibility for complete documentation of patient records to the administering of sedation.
Documents patient information in the EHR.
Provide post op instructions and follow up.
Assess side effects of treatment and identifies additional health problems that may require medical attention.
Counts and stores all conscious sedation medications. Accountable for all controlled substances used for conscious sedation.
Responsible for making sure the equipment is available as needed, ensuring safety and adequate supply. The equipment must be inspected fully at the beginning of each day of use.
Legal Requirement - Current license to practice as a registered nurse in the State of Washington.
Registered Nurse, licensed in the State of Washington. Current BLS and ACLS certification required. ICU experience or ED with significant exposure to IV sedation preferred. Excellent skills in IV placement required. Team player, problem solver and commitment to providing patient centered high quality care required
2 years experience working in an ICU, ED or Post Anesthesia recovery unit.
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:
Application Process: The application process for UW positions may include completion of a variety of online assessments to obtain additional information that will be used in the evaluation process. These assessments may include Work Authorization, Criminal Conviction History, Cover Letter and/or others. Any assessments that you need to complete will appear on your screen as soon as you select Apply to this position. Once you begin an assessment, it must be completed at that time; if you do not complete the assessment you will be prompted to do so the next time you access your My Jobs page. If you select to take it later, it will appear on your "My Jobs" page to take when you are ready. Please note that your application will not be reviewed, and you will not be considered for this position until all required assessments have been completed.
A satisfactory outcome from a criminal background verification will be required prior to hire.
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.