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Req #: 183651
Job Location: Harborview Medical Center
Posting Date: 10/14/2020 
Closing Info: Open Until Filled 
Salary: $6,053/mo - $11,105/mo DOE plus premiums 
Union Position: Yes
Shift: First Shift 

Harborview Medical Center has an outstanding opportunity for an Assistant Nurse Manager (RN3) position, 100% FTE (40 hours per week), Day shift (Monday thru Friday) with the 5NJB- Spine Clinic

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, Center for Advanced Reconstruction and Rehabilitation (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 UWs School of Medicine. The UW is proud to be one of the nations 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.

1.  Patient Care
     Serves as liaison for patients, staff and other departments regarding patient care issues or complaints.
     Assists the clinic manager in the development and implementation of programs to insure quality patient care and efficient patient flow through the clinic.
     Actively participates in nursing care of patients and completes RN2 clinical competencies.

2.  Patient Access 
     Coordinates with the Patient Access Center, outpatient clinic, inpatient nursing, emergency department, and physicians to assure referred patients receive timely and appropriate care.
     Works closely with the Business Operations Supervisor, Referral Coordinators, and nursing staff to ensure referrals are medically reviewed on a daily basis and appointed in a timely manner.

3.    Supervision/Leadership 
     Responsible for the day to day supervision of clinic staff, and overall clinic through-put.
     Responsible for posting and adjusting daily staffing to meet clinic and patient needs.
     Approves staff leave requests  and submits weekly staffing analysis.
     Responsible for annual performance appraisals and participates in corrective action or informal coaching when necessary.
     Responsible for reviewing for accuracy, signing and submitting weekly time sheets.
     Promotes staff communication by facilitating staff meetings and using available communication such as E-mail, Communication book and memos.
     Evaluates the learning progress of new staff and orients new staff.
     Participates and leads staff in the development of the staff/physician work team relationship.
     Works to develop a positive environment by addressing conflicts and promoting teamwork.
     Works to assist staff in understanding and carrying out administrative and management directives.
     Participates in clinic and hospital quality improvement projects or work groups as assigned.
     Assists clinic manager in the development of clinic guidelines and policy and procedures.
4.   Clinic Operations 
     Coordinates with other departments re:  clinic, safety and maintenance issues.
     Maintain clinic equipment and supplies.  Submits supply orders to managers.  Reports deficiencies and concerns to manager, and take into consideration cost-effectiveness of supply and equipment requests.

1.     Pre-employment qualifications and participation in continuing education.
2      Demonstrates commitment to promoting quality of care and service.
3.     Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
4.     Willingness to work as an effective member of the HMC Management team within and across departmental lines.
5.     Ability to organize, direct, prioritize and delegate workload effectively.
6.     Demonstrates competency in providing care for the typical age ranges of patients seen in clinic.
7.     Promotes and maintains an environment that is receptive, and supportive of diversity in the workplace, and instills an attitude of helpfulness.
8.     Provides daily leadership by actively participating in patient care and monitoring through-put. 

BSN or higher degree
Current license AND two years of professional nursing experience OR
equivalent education/experience.

Applicants considered for this position will be required to disclose if they are the subject of any substantiated findings or current investigations related to sexual misconduct at their current employment and past employment. Disclosure is required under Washington state law.

Committed to attracting and retaining a diverse staff, the University of Washington will honor your experiences, perspectives and unique identity. Together, our community strives to create and maintain working and learning environments that are inclusive, equitable and welcoming.

The University of Washington is a leader in environmental stewardship & sustainability, and committed to becoming climate neutral.

The University of Washington is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.

To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact the Disability Services Office at 206-543-6450 or

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