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Harborview Medical Center’s (HMC) Pioneer Square/Downtown Programs –DESC Main Shelter has an outstanding opportunity for a 80% FTE (32 hours per week), Split Day/Evening shift, Registered Nurse (RN2).
Pioneer Square Downtown Programs are focused on serving Harborview Medical Center’s mission populations. Our primary care clinic sites are designated to serve adults who are homeless, vulnerably housed and low income providing primary medical care by appointment or walk-in. All our programs are located within the community to reduce barriers to care and help establish a medical home that is easily accessible to our most vulnerable neighbors. Working within a model of team medicine, the RN is responsible for complex care coordination, walk-in triage and completing patient care tasks including complex wound care, medication management and patient education in this fast paced, high volume clinic.
We have a new grant to expand the staffing at the medical clinic in the DESC Main Shelter. This RN position will work into the evening to treat the residents of the shelter. The RN will work collaborative with the shelter staff to identify residents that would benefit from medical services. The position would also collaborate with the existing HMC staff at the main shelter to assure continuity of care. Presently the shelter is located at the Red Lion Hotel in Renton. They will be at this location until at least the end of the June 2021. This position will be primarily sited in the DESC main shelter but may require some time working in one of the other sites in the Pioneer Square Downtown Programs.
SCHEDULE: 80% FTE ( 32 hours per week), Split day/evening, 4 days a week. Monday-Thursday. Hours would be 12:30-9pm.
LOCATION: Pioneer Square/Downtown Programs – Primarily located at the DESC Main Shelter – presently located at the Red Lion Hotel in Renton, may require some time working in one of the other sites in the Pioneer Square Downtown Programs
DESIRED: Experience working with vulnerably housed individuals Good working knowledge of Trauma Informed Care, Harm Reduction, and Motivational Interviewing Experience working with patients dealing with mental illness and substance use disorder
LEGAL REQUIREMENTS Washington State RN license required by start date.
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