UW Medicine’s mission is to improve the health of the public by advancing medical knowledge, providing outstanding primary and specialty care to the people of the region, and preparing tomorrow’s physicians, scientists and other health professionals. UW Medicine owns or operates Harborview Medical Center (HMC), Northwest Hospital & Medical Center (NWH), Valley Medical Center (VMC), UW Medical Center (UWMC), a network of UW Medicine Neighborhood Clinics (UWNC) that provide primary care, UW Physicians, UW School of Medicine, Airlift Northwest, and other owned, operated or affiliated entities as appropriate. In addition, UW Medicine shares in the ownership and governance of Children’s University Medical Group and Seattle Cancer Care Alliance a partnership among UW Medicine, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research, and Seattle Children’s.
UW Medicine Primary Care & Population Health have an outstanding opportunity for a Chief Nursing Officer, Director of Nursing & Care Management, UW Medicine Primary Care Clinics. This individual will serve as the Chief Nursing Officer for the UW Medicine Primary Care Clinics and the Director of Nursing & Care Management and will have primary accountability and responsibility for the practice of ambulatory services provided by nurses, social workers, and dietitians, as well as the evaluation and implementation of clinical programs and services.
DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
Development and management of clinical programs.
Assure the achievement of organizational goals related to patient engagement, provider and staff engagement, clinical outcomes and finance. Be accountable for their attainment.
Hire, supervise, and develop clinical staff in conjunction with the Chief and Manager of each clinic.
Oversee and supervise the employee health and infection control program at UW Neighborhood Clinics.
Foster effective clinical operations and environmental safety.
Use Quality Improvement (QI) strategies.
Participate in coordination of care within UW Medicine system.
Master's degree in Nursing
Active, valid Washington State RN license
At least six years of supervisory/management experience
Experience in ambulatory nursing
Experience developing and supervising nursing practice
Experience in producing positive outcomes from collaborative work with medical leadership
An equivalent combination of education and experience may substitute for stated requirements.
Founded in 1861, the University of Washington is one of the oldest public institutions in the west coast and one of the preeminent research universities in the world. The University of Washington is a multi-campus university comprised of three different campuses: Seattle, Tacoma, and Bothell. The Seattle campus is made up of sixteen schools and colleges that serve students ranging from an undergraduate level to a doctoral level. The university is home to world-class libraries, arts, music, drama, and sports, as well as the highest quality medical care in Washington State and a world-class academic medical center. The teaching and research of the University’s many professional schools provide undergraduate and graduate students the education necessary toward achieving an excellence that will serve the state, the region, and the nation. As part of a large and diverse community, the University of Washington serves more students than any other institution in the Northwest.