Clinic Nurse - Sport Medicine Clinic

UW Medicine - Northwest Hospital & Medical Center

Posted 5 months ago

Listing Type: Nursing
Employment Type: Nursing
Shift: Days
Education Level: BSN Preferred
Certificates: BLS
Experience Level: All|Experienced|New Grad
Compensation: NA

Clinic Nurse - Sport Medicine Clinic

Posted Date 3 weeks ago(2/20/2019 4:44 PM)

ID 2018-8909 Type Full Time Department 7601 Sports Medicine Clinic (Non-Therapy) FTE 1.00 Shift 1st, Days Job Location US-WA-Seattle | US-WA-Seattle New Grads? Yes

Overview

The Sports Medicine Clinic, founded in 1963, was one of the first multidisciplinary sports medicine clinics in the country. Since its inception, The Sports Medicine Clinic has strived to provide the absolutely best comprehensive medical care under one roof.

The Sports Medicine Clinic brings a variety of medical specialties together to provide the best in conservative and surgical treatment for muscle and joint problems, including sports-related or workplace injuries. Our team consists of primary care physicians, sports medicine physicians, orthopaedic and podiatric surgeons with a full complement of physical therapists. We can successfully treat a long list of surgical and non-surgical problems, including tennis elbow, rotator cuff injuries, heel injuries, lower back problems, knee pain and knee injuries, stress fractures and muscle injuries.

Join our award-winning team at UW Medicine - Northwest Hospital & Medical Center.  We're proud of the acclaim we've received for our excellence in patient care and safety. Among the local, regional and national recognition we've received are:

The Distinguished Hospital for Clinical Excellence Award
The Emergency Medicine Excellence Award
This is the second consecutive year Northwest Hospital has achieved both the Spine Surgery Excellence Award and a ranking among the top 10 percent in the nation for spine surgery.
The Stroke Care Excellence Award
Winner of the Health Grades Distinguished Hospital Award for Patient Safety for the last three years in a row, we’re also one of the safest places to get care – among the top 5% in the country.

UW Medicine includes Harborview Medical Center, UW Medical Center, Northwest Hospital & Medical Center, Valley Medical Center, UW Neighborhood Clinics, UW Physicians, UW School of Medicine and Airlift Northwest. 

Northwest Hospital & Medical Center is a full-service, non-profit community hospital, offering comprehensive medical, surgical and therapeutic services.  With 281 beds, more than 1900 employees and a world-class medical staff, we provide innovative, technologically advanced care on a patient-friendly, easy-access campus just north of Seattle. 

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. 

As a UW Medicine - Northwest Hospital & Medical Center employee, you will enjoy generous benefits and work/life programs.

We’re interested in learning more about you and appreciate your taking the time to apply online. UW Medicine - Northwest Hospital & Medical Center is committed to employing a diverse workforce. EOE

UW Medicine – Northwest Hospital and Medical Center is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We welcome job applications from qualified individuals without regard to race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, marital status, physical or mental disability, or any other protected characteristic. Minorities, women, disabled persons, and veterans are encouraged to apply

Responsibilities

The Clinic Nurse for the Sports Medicine Clinic promotes efficient patient flow throughout the clinic and assists the clinic physician with patient care, procedures, tests and record keeping.

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Qualifications

Education Background

Graduate of accredited school of nursing.   

BSN preferred.

Licensure, Registration, Certification

A current Registered Nurse License for the State of Washington is required.

BLS required.

Work Experience

2-3 years of Nursing experience in a health care setting preferred.

Special Training/Skills

Orthopedic surgery experience and/or joint knowledge preferred.

Able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patients served

Physical Abilities

Must be able to sit and/or stand for extended periods of time.

Must be able to move freely throughout the clinic and hospital.

Physical Demand Level:  Medium

In an 8-hour workday, must be able to-

Lift / Carry

20 to 50 pounds occasionally

10 to 25 pounds frequently

up to 10 pounds constantly

As required, must be able to-

Sit, Stand, Walk, Bend, Squat, Kneel, Crawl, Climb and Reach above shoulders

Push and Pull

Perform fine motor functions

Must possess functional vision, hearing, and speech in order to communicate effectively with clients, client advocates, and staff.

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