Join Harborview's outstanding Clinical Education Dept. (Nursing Excellence and Professional Development)as WOLPAS (Wounds/Ostomy/Limb Preservation/Amputee Services) Healthcare Specialist (ARNP, Nurse Practitioner; or PA-C, Physician Assistant).Under supervision of the program manager for Wound, Ostomy, Limb Preservation and Amputee Services (WOLPAS) and general administrative supervision of the Director of HCSs, the WOLPAS ARNP or PA-C (HealthCare Specialist) provides clinical expertise to patients and their families, is a resource person for health care providers, and participates in research and teaching programs. Work is performed with general independence and decision-making responsibility under the general guidance of the attending physicians, chief resident and department Nurse/Program Manager. Guidelines include general policy procedures and practice guidelines established by the department and Harborview Medical Center, as well as appropriate professional and technical manuals.Harborview Medical Center serves a complex and diverse patient population and provides care for all ages. The WOLP Service cares for patients with acute and chronic wounds, those who are considering or currently have ostomies, and those who are considering or are currently have amputations.Position currently open is for full time, 100% FTE, day shifts.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 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.
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.