• Registered Nurse - Genetics Clinic

    Job ID 2019-31609
    Area of Interest
    Nursing - Contract
    Location Name
    Hospital Main Campus
    FTE/Hours per pay period
    0.8 FTE (64 hours per bi-weekly pay periods)
    Work Status
    Regular
    Department
    Genetics Clinic
    Shift
    Day/Evening Shift
    Primary Location : City
    Seattle
    Primary Location : State/Province
    WA
  • Overview

    Hope. Care. Cure. These three simple words capture what we do at Seattle Children’s – to help every child live the healthiest and most fulfilling life possible. Are you ready to engage with a mission-driven organization that is life-changing to many, and touches the hearts of all? #HOPECARECURE

     

    REGISTERED NURSE - GENETICS CLINIC

     

    Seattle Children's has one of the largest programs in the United States devoted to genetics research and care for children with genetic conditions. We are home to the oldest and most well-known referral center for genetic disorders in the Pacific Northwest. Because conditions related to genetics are so wide-ranging, our doctors come from many backgrounds and medical specialties, including human and medical genetics, neurology, developmental and behavioral pediatrics, developmental biology and biochemistry. At Seattle Children's Genetics clinic, an interdisciplinary team  made up of experts in their fields, including surgeons, nurses, therapists, and social workers, work closely together to understand and treat genetic conditions. Hundreds of medical conditions are at least partly genetic. We offer complex care coordination for patient with genetic disorders and syndromes such as: Chromosomal conditions, Deafness and hearing loss, Developmental delays, Dysmorphic or unusual features, Family history of genetic conditions, Growth disorders, Kabuki syndrome, Congenital differences, Multiple congenital anomalies (MCA), Neurofibromatosis and others conditions.

     

    We are hiring a genetics nurse to join our team, this is a benefits eligible position working 0.8FTE, 64 hours per bi-weekly pay period. 

    As an integral member of the Health Care Team, the RN functions within the Scope of Practice as defined by the State, the ANA Scope and Standards for Pediatric Nursing Practice, and adheres to Seattle Children’s policies/procedures and guidelines of care. Responsible for providing safe, family centered patient care. Using the Nursing Care Process, the RN is responsible for assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating patient care in a collaborative method with the patient and patient’s family, significant others, and members of the health care team. May be required to provide supervision and delegation of tasks to Nurse Technicians, Licensed Practical Nurses, Certified Medical Assistants, and others as defined by the State Administrative Code. Assists in meeting Seattle Children’s strategic goals by incorporating the initiatives to support the strategic plans into the daily work, i.e. Continuous Performance Improvement (CPI), ART, etc.

     

    Our founding promise to the community is as valid today as it was over a century ago: we will care for all children in our region, regardless of the families’ ability to pay. Together, we deliver superior patient care, advance new discoveries and treatments through pediatric research, and serve as the pediatric and adolescent, academic medical center for Washington, Alaska, Montana and Idaho – the largest region of any children’s hospital in the country.

     

    In 2018, U.S. News & World Report once again ranked Seattle Children’s among the nation's best children's hospitals – for the 26th year in a row. We received national rankings in all 10 specialty areas evaluated by U.S. News & World Report, and are honored to be the only pediatric medical center in Washington to be ranked.

     

    As a Magnet designated institution, we recognize the importance of hiring and developing great talent to provide best-in-class care to the patients and families we serve. Our organizational DNA takes form in our core values:  Compassion, Excellence, Integrity, Collaboration, Equity and Innovation. Whether it’s delivering frontline care to our patients in a kind and caring way, practicing the highest standards of quality and safety or being relentlessly curious as we work towards eradicating childhood diseases, these values are the fabric of our culture and community.

    Requirements

    Required Education/Experience:
    - Graduate of an accredited school of nursing; BSN preferred.
    - Prior experience in a pediatric related health care setting, or a specific area of nursing, may be required for specific departments.
    - Per the driver's license requirement noted below, must have a driving record acceptable to Risk Management.

    Required Credentials:
    - Current Washington State RN License, or other current state license that the RN is required to work in.

    - 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. ACLS will not be accepted as a substitute to the requirements listed above. Employees are responsible for any costs (including time away from work) associated with obtaining PALS or PEARS certification if it is not a requirement of the position.

    - Any position that requires use of a motor vehicle will require a current Washington State Driver's license.

    Preferred:
    - Bachelor’s degree in Nursing.
    - Pediatric health care nursing experience.

     

    Our community welcomes diverse experiences, backgrounds, and thoughts as this is what drives our spirit of inquiry and allows us to better connect with our increasingly diverse patients and families. Our organization recruits, employs, trains, compensates, and promotes without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.

     

    The people who work at Seattle Children’s are members of a community that seeks to respect and celebrate all the qualities that make each of us unique. Each of us is empowered to be ourselves within this community, which cultivates and promotes equity, diversity, and inclusion at all levels.

     

    Seattle Children’s is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Workplace and Affirmative Action Employer.

     

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