Harborview Medical Center in beautiful Seattle, WA, has outstanding opportunities in Neurosciences Acute Care, (36 bed unit) as well as Neurosciences ICU, (30 bed unit).
These positions provide opportunities to work with outstanding teams in diverse and fast-paced environments.
The 36 acute care bed Neuroscience floor specializes in the management of acute trauma and acute vascular disease, patients with aneurysms, as well as other neurosurgical problems such as brain tumors and spinal disorders. We also provide expert management of stroke and epilepsy patients. This floor is proud to be the recipient of the Top Box and Patient Satisfaction Award for five quarters.
The 30 bed Neuroscience ICU provides specialized intensive nursing care to patients with complex neurological deficits and injuries due disease pathology or trauma that have caused subarachnoid hemorrhage, closed head injury, decreasing level of consciousness and/or suspected increased intracranial pressure requiring invasive monitoring, post craniotomy and spinal cord injuries. The Neuro ICU is also a part of the Comprehensive Stroke Center. Patients are cared for by the Neurocritical Care, Neurosurgery and Neurology services. Patients may be admitted from the emergency department, operating room, post anesthesia care unit, acute care units, or outpatient clinics.
As the region's only Level I Trauma center and located in Seattle, Washington, 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.
Active license to practice as a registered nurse in the State of Washington.
ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENT: Valid BLS/CPR Card
Internal Number: 165980
About Harborview Medical Center, UW Medicine
Harborview Medical Center is owned by King County, g?overned by a county-appointed board of trustees and managed by the University of Washington. UW Medicine physicians, staff and other healthcare professionals based at Harborview serve patients from all walks of life in world-class centers of emphasis and also serve a mission population for King County.
Harborview is the only designated Level I adult and pediatric trauma and burn center in the state of Washington and serves as the regional trauma and burn referral center for Alaska, Montana and Idaho. UW Medicine physicians and other health professional based at Harborview provide highly specialized services for emergency medicine, orthopedics, neurosciences, ophthalmology, vascular surgery, behavior health, HIV/AIDS, complex critical care and rehabilitation. Harborview also serves as the Disaster Medical Control Center for Seattle/King County.?
??U.S. News & World Report has ranked Harborview among the nation's top hospitals in rehabilitation medicine, neurology, neurosurgery, geriatrics,? and sports, spine and orthopedic care. In the magazine's 2013-2014 ranking of best regional hospitals, Harborview ranked number three in... the Seattle area and number four in the state.
Harborview is an entity of UW Medicine, which also includes Northwest Hospital & Medical Center, Valley Medical Center, UW Medical Center, UW Neighborhood Clinics, UW Physicians, UW School of Medicine and Airlift Northwest. All physicians who practice at Harborview are members of the UW Physicians practice group, and all staff working at Harborview are University of Washington employees.?