We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced nurse in our Neonatal Intensive Care unit at University of Washington Medical Center, Seattle. Our NICU cares for premature and critically ill newborn infants, born here at the UWMC or transported in from outlying hospitals. Bring your experience and great compassion in caring for multiple births and micro preemies--babies born before 26 weeks gestation or weighing less than 2.2 pounds. As part of UW Medicine, the NICU has access to the most advanced neonatal research. Our team has been instrumental in setting the standard for reducing risk of brain damage and lung problems in premature babies across the nation. Come work with an interdisciplinary team of neonatologists, nurses, neonatal physical therapists, respiratory care practitioners, pharmacists, nutritionists, other health professionals and parents as members of a baby's health-care team. As a teaching hospital and research center, we're deeply committed to the enhancement of care for our patients-as well as the professional growth of our staff. As a testament to this commitment, we're proud to be recognized with Magnet Hospital status by the American Nurses Credentialing Center. In fact, we were the first hospital to receive this designation. We're also consistently named one of the nation's best hospitals, as reported by U.S. News and World Report.Such national recognition attests to our commitment to high-quality care, and to the outstanding professionalism and skill that exists at UWMC. As a registered nurse (RN), you can be a part of this highly skilled team, working within a culture that is both innovative and collaborative. Here, you will work in tandem with physicians and other health care practitioners to provide superior, award-winning nursing care. In short, you will not only follow best practice, you will create it!Position is 90%, 12 hour night shifts. Requires Washington State RN license, and at least 2 years experience in Level 3 NICU, preferably in an academic medical center, including resuscitation at delivery and working with residents and nurse practitioners.
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