NURSE PRACTITIONER OR PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT Req #: 170599 Department: HARBORVIEW - INPATIENT GENERAL SURGERY Job Location: Harborview Medical Center Posting Date: 01/17/2020 Closing Info: Open Until Filled Salary: $7984/mo - $12,494/mo DOE Union Position: Yes Shift: First Shift Notes: Please note that this position would be for full time day shifts to start; and then to include eventual night coverage.
For detailed information on Benefits for this position click here. Harborview Medical Center (HMC) seeks a talented professional to join the general surgery inpatient hospitalist service as an Advanced Practice Provider (APP) (ARNP, Nurse Practitioner; or PA-C, Physician Assistant).
The APP will be responsible for providing efficient, safe and high quality care to our vulnerable poly-trauma patients. Primary responsibilities include but are not limited to: daily rounds and perioperative care, progress notes, discharge/interim summaries, preoperative assessments where appropriate, and collaborating with hospital medicine colleagues on complex patients. Under general administrative supervision of the Director of Advanced Practice Providers, the APP provides clinical expertise to patients and their families, is a resource person for health care providers, and participates in research and teaching programs. Work is performed in the inpatient units with decision-making responsibility under the guidance of attending physicians in Hospital Medicine and General Surgery and/or the Associate Medical Director.
As the region's only Level I Trauma center, Harborview Medical Center is well known for innovations and excellence in trauma care and its centers of emphasis: Trauma, Burn, Neurosciences, AIDS/STD, Center for Advanced Reconstruction and Rehabilitation (CARER), and mentally-and medically- vulnerable populations. In addition to the centers of emphasis, HMC serves a mission population for King County. Harborview employees are committed to the vital role the institution plays in the immediate community, as well as the entire Northwest region. HMC is owned by King County and managed by the University of Washington (UW) and serves as a training site for UWs School of Medicine. The UW is proud to be one of the nations 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 REQUIREMENTS: Requirements:
Experienced APP in surgery or hospital medicine preferred; but new graduate will be considered based on training and other qualifications.
Masters or Doctorate Degree in nursing from an accredited school of nursing;
and Washington State Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner License with prescriptive privileges;
National certification as an acute care Nurse Practitioner;
and BLS certification.
Licensure as a Physicians Assistant in the State of Washington with national certification from a national certifying body (NCCPA);
and BLS certification.
Applicant must be eligible to receive hospital staff appointments for adjunct staff membership by the Organized Medial Staff of the hospital under Medical Staff By-Laws for hospital-based positions.
Committed to attracting and retaining a diverse staff, the University of Washington will honor your experiences, perspectives and unique identity. Together, our community strives to create and maintain working and learning environments that are inclusive, equitable and welcoming.
The University of Washington is a leader in environmental stewardship & sustainability , and committed to becoming climate neutral.
The University of Washington is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact the Disability Services Office at 206-543-6450 / 206-543-6452 (tty) or