Catholic Health Initiatives RN - Medical/Surgical 3rd floor - Full Time nights in GIG HARBOR, Washington

RN - Medical/Surgical 3rd floor - Full Time nights

Description

About Us

Our Medical/Surgical Units at St. Anthony Hospital have 32 beds per floor. Our 3rd floor has 16 beds for Orthopedic/Surgical patients to care for them post-surgery. The most common surgical patients are joint replacements, general surgery, Divinci Robotic gynecological procedures and urology. An additional 16 beds on this floor support our general Medical/Surgical patients. All rooms are private with their own restrooms, supply cabinets as well as couches and privacy curtains for the comfort of family who wish to stay close. We have four rooms fully plumed to handle dialysis patients and 2 negative air pressure rooms. Computers are also located in each patient room to facilitate bedside documentation and medication verification. We utilize Epic as our electronic health record.

We support a culture of collaboration and team work to help each other grow. We collaborate with the surgeons to determine care plans for patients and our Nurses work with our Hospitalists to understand and support goals of care. Our Nurses foster a culture of team work where everyone pitches in to help out. They take pride in quality improvements and performing at the top of their licensure/profession. We have a strong unit based council made up of front line staff that works together to identify areas of improvement and implement change.

St. Anthony Hospital enjoys the benefits of being part of the CHI Franciscan family of hospitals and other health care services providing care to our communities throughout the beautiful South Puget Sound Region of Western Washington. Recreational opportunities abound here - we offer water sports, skiing, hiking, shopping, fine dining, theater and an overall excellent quality of life. CHI Franciscan Health has exciting and rewarding careers with competitive salaries and benefits. We are a family of hospitals, health care services, and medical providers delivering compassionate care to people throughout the South Puget Sound. We are part of Catholic Health Initiatives, one of the largest not-for-profit health care systems in the country.

Staffing

The management structure of the unit consists of an experienced Clinical Manager and a Clinical Coordinator who work together to oversee the unit. The Charge Nurses provide additional clinical support for the staff and help to maintain the flow of the unit. The staff is comprised of RNs and Care Assistants with support services provided by Respiratory Care, 24 hour Pharmacists, PT/OT, IV Therapy RNs, Dieticians and RN Care Managers. RN assignments are determined by patient census and acuity and our standard RN to patient ratios are 1:5 with CNA support.

Orientation

All RN's complete a centralized hospital and nursing orientation in addition to a unit-based orientation which is structured to fit the needs of the RN's individual level of experience. In additional to a clinical, preceptor-based bedside orientation, RNs attend didactic classes that are specific to their unit.

Job Summary

This job is responsible for providing a wide variety of professional nursing services which focus on the provision of quality patient care consistent with CHI-Franciscan standards/values, applicable regulatory requirements and scope of practice for the nursing profession. Work also includes developing, implementing and assessing the patient plan of care during time of stay in collaboration with physicians, interdisciplinary teams, and the patient/family.

Qualifications

Minimum Requirements

  • Graduation from an accredited school of nursing; BSN preferred

  • Previous Medical/Surgical experience is preferred. New graduates are also considered for residency positions.

  • Current RN license from the Washington State Board of Nursing

  • Current Healthcare BLS Certification

Our mission is to deliver high quality care that meets our patients' medical needs while providing emotional and spiritual support to patients and their families. We believe this three-part approach — physical, emotional, and spiritual — is essential to healing the whole person. Come join our team!

Job Nursing - RN

Primary Location WASHINGTON-GIG HARBOR-ST. ANTHONY HOSPITAL

Daily Schedule 7 pm - 730 am

Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period 72

Weekends Required Every Other

Req ID: 2017-R0116698