This is a dynamic Ambulatory Services RN position for the Pediatric Urology Clinic. Anticipate working 3 days/week. Must have flexibility for work hours which includes occasional Saturdays, and ability to flex up to cover vacations, and leave needs. Flexibility required for some longer work days to cover the clinic day, balanced by shorter days to maintain FTE. Occasional evening clinics may be anticipated. In addition to Seattle main campus, work locations likely to include Bellevue and Everett, and on rare occasion South clinic (Federal Way), Olympia, and Tri-Cities.
Skills and abilities include but are not limited to triage and telephone nursing, pre-op and post-op teaching for simple to complex surgeries, meticulous documentation, excellent verbal and written communication skills, excellent ability to work within a multidisciplinary team and complex specialty care coordination. Care coordination and work in clinic regularly involves multispecialty clinics.
Urology is a surgical specialty which serves patients with simple to complex surgical evaluation and treatment needs. Urology also serves patients with medical needs for dysfunctional voiding.
In addition to description above, this RN role includes, but is not limited to essential functions of biofeedback therapy, urodynamics, patient and family education for urinary catheterization programs at home and pt/family education for bladder health.
Urology is integrally involved in the following multispecialty teams: Neurodevelopmental, Differences in Sex Development, Reconstructive Pelvic Medicine, Stones, Urology/Infectious Disease, and Dysfunctional Voiding.
- Graduate of an accredited school of nursing.
- Two (2) years of current RN experience OR one (1) year of current RN experience in an inpatient unit, Ambulatory clinic, Emergency Room, or Urgent Care.
- Current Washington State RN License
- Current Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers is required for all positions. Pediatric Emergency Assessment, Recognition and Stabilization (PEARS), and Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) will be accepted in lieu of BLS for Healthcare Providers.
- Bachelor's degree in Nursing.
- Current pediatric urology and/or urodynamics nursing experience.
- Experience in any of the following: pediatric surgical nursing, pediatric hematology/oncology nursing, pediatric ambulatory nursing, or urodynamics
- Willingness to learn and perform all aspects of pediatric urologic nursing care
- Ability to work excellently with multidisciplinary teams which may include but are not limited to other RNs, MDs, APPs techs, and medical assistants.
- Certified Pediatric Nurse, or certification in nursing specialty
- Experience with software application systems: EPIC and CERNER
- Willingness to learn and cross-over in limited other clinic specialties