Join the UW Medicine Eye Institute, at Harborview Medical Center, for an outstanding RN opportunity (80% FTE) with the Eye Institute Operating Room.
As the region's only Level I Trauma center, Harborview Medical Center (HMC) is well known for innovations and excellence in trauma care and its centers of emphasis: Trauma, Burn, Neurosciences, AIDS/STD 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 UW’s School of Medicine. The 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.
At the UW Medicine Eye Institute, our mission dovetails with our passion: to improve patients’ vision. We are exceptionally well-equipped for this mission, because our doctors are also our researchers — and research leads to great patient care. In addition, we have an on-site Operating room where eye procedures are done with the assistance of anesthesia.
UW Medicine Eye Institute focuses on several areas:
Comprehensive eye health Cornea and external disease Neuro-opthalmology Oculofacial (cosmetic and traumatic) surgery Oculofacial plastic and orbital surgery Oncology and ocular tumors Optometric services Pediatric Ophthalmology Refractive surgery Strabismus Uveitis
The Eye Institute OR RN supports surgical practices within the practices by providing care across the continuum including pre-anesthesia assessments, pre-procedure phone calls, patient intake, circulating cases pre and post-operative care and teaching.
Requirements: Current license to practice as a registered nurse in the State of Washington. Minimum two years nursing experience, such as O.R., PACU, Med-Surg. Experience with Moderate Sedation. Current ACLS. Current Moderate Sedation Training or willing to obtain training.
Desired: Experience with Surgical Specialties, with preferred experience in ophthalmology. Experience in an OR, preferably Surgery Center. Experience Circulating/Scrubbing. Experience with Moderate Sedation. Position will also be required to make post op phone calls if needed.
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.