Harborview is pleased to offer the Vizient/ AACN Nurse Residency Program (NRP). This is a national program focused on new graduate nurses as they enter practice. The evidence-based curriculum provides emphasis on leadership, patient safety outcomes, and professional development.
You will be well-supported as you transition from entry level to competent professional nurse. Orientation includes an extensive clinical preceptorship as well as classroom training. Monthly seminars are conducted during the first year of employment. The NRP prepares new graduates to successfully begin careers as confident nursing professionals. Launch your Registered Nurse career with Harborview Medical Center!
Harborview is an integral component within UW Medicine Health System. As the region's only adult and pediatric level one trauma center and regional burn center; a renowned teaching and research environment; and a public/safety-net hospital for our diverse community, Harborview offers a rich learning environment.
There are a number of planned Nurse Residency Cohorts each year, with multiple employment start date opportunities.
Residency opportunities at Harborview most typically include acute care areas such as Med/Surg/Telemetry; Neurosciences; Burns/Plastics/Pediatrics; Trauma Orthopedics; Trauma Surgery; Planned Surgery; Trauma Rehabilitation; and Psychiatry. Please note there is a minimum two year commitment timeframe for residency hires to these areas.
The Operating Room at Harborview is also an area with regular residency openings (for specific interest in an Operating Room career, please apply to our separate Peri-op 101/OR Residency job posting, # 168546). Certain additional details apply to the OR specific residency program, including minimum three years length of commitment timeframe; see separate posting for particulars.
(Harborview Emergency Services; and Harborview Intensive Care Units (ICUs) are areas that just very occasionally may have entry-level RN residency opportunities (typically requiring already working at Harborview and/or having senior practicum at Harborview. There are definitely future pathways to critical areas within Harborview, most typically with two+ years RN experience).
(Some Harborview outpatient clinics may also occasionally have entry-level RN residency opportunities).
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.