Harborview Medical CenterInpatient Rapid OR Decision Evaluation & Optimization (RODEO) Team (Nurse Practitioner, ARNP or PA-C, Physician Assistant)Harborview Medical Center (HMC) is looking for innovative and responsible Advanced Practice Providers (APPs) (ARNP, Nurse Practitioners or PA-Cs, Physician Assistants) to join our inpatient preoperative evaluation and optimization team. The "RODEO Team" APP serves as the key provider on our professional team of clinical experts dedicated to improving patient care and surgical outcomes. The RODEO Team APP position requires hard work and a willingness to function on the cutting-edge of improved patient care as we work to create a new way of evaluating and optimizing patients scheduled for non-elective and emergent inpatient surgeries at Harborview Medial Center. In addition to seeing inpatients at Harborview as a part of the RODEO team, the RODEO APP will be a vital, participating member of the new team charged with creating innovative approaches to optimizing patients for surgery. This position will report to the Harborview Medical Director or designee.Shift: 5:30-7am to 3:30-5:00pm Mon-Thursday to start This position will include some night shifts as well; as well as some holiday and week-end coverage.Job Responsibilities and Duties*Evaluate patients requiring urgent or emergent surgeries and be responsible for workup and optimization of perioperative patients *Workup to include but not limited to: review of medical and surgical history, review of medications, order and interpret labs, diagnostic tests and imaging and determine patient's readiness for surgery *Consult other healthcare providers (i.e. PCP or cardiology) based on assessment and findings *Communicates findings and patients' readiness for surgery to primary team and anesthesia team/OR. *Work collaboratively with other members of the RODEO team, surgeons, anesthesiologists, resident physicians, operative nursing staff, and pharmacy. *Participate in continuing education, monthly QI meetings and ongoing quality improvement projects. *The APP will work under the supervision of the designated RODEO attending physician. Desired Qualities and Attributes *Proven performer looking for a new challenge *Ability to work both independently and as part of a team *Responsible, thorough, detail-oriented, focused on quality *Ability to work in a dynamic and fast paced environment with strong problem solving skills *Flexible, adaptable, comfortable with changing conditions *Great with interpersonal relationships working with a wide variety of providers*Personable, engaging, patient-focused *A life-long learner consistently working to expand your knowledge and skills *Strong desire to be part of a new team working to change the way we care for surgery patients 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.