This is an Ambulatory RN position combined for General Surgery clinic and Urology clinic working one day/week in General Surgery and 3 days/wk in Urology. In addition to Seattle main campus, work locations may include Bellevue and Everett, and rarely Federal Way, Olympia and Tri-Cities. Flexibility is required for work hours which include occasional Saturdays. Flexibility required to work up to help cover vacations, etc.
Skills and abilities for both clinics 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 care coordination. Care coordination and work in clinic regularly involves multispecialty clinics. An Ambulatory RN is expected to have perception and collaborative ability to work with those from many different departments and specialties.
Urology is a surgical specialty serving 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 urodynamics, biofeedback, patient/family education for urinary catheterization programs at home, and patient/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.
General Surgery is involved in the following multispecialty teams: Reconstructive Pelvic Medicine and Surgery/Pulmonary Long term follow up.
- 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), or Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) will be accepted in lieu of BLS for Healthcare Providers.
-Bachelor's degree in Nursing.
-Ambulatory Nursing experience.
-Experience in any of the following: pediatric surgical nursing, pediatric hematology-oncology nursing, pediatric ambulatory nursing, urodynamics.
-Willingness to learn and perform all aspects of pediatric urologic nursing and general surgery nursing care
-Ability to work excellently w/multidisciplinary teams including, but not limited to, other RNs, MDs, APPs Techs, and Medical Assistants
-Certified Pediatric Nurse, or other certification in nursing specialty
-Experience w/electronic medical record
-Willingness to learn and cross-cover in limited other clinic specialties.