Catholic Health Initiatives RN Residency Perianesthesia in United States

RN Residency Perianesthesia


St. Clare Hospital, part of CHI Franciscan Health family, is a 106-bed community hospital that offers leading-edge care and the latest medical technology provided by expert, compassionate staff. For example, the orthopedic surgeons that practice at St. Clare Hospital are among the best in the nation. Our Joint Camp program offers comprehensive, planned course of joint replacement treatment to restore patients to a higher quality of living with new prosthetic replacement joints. St. Clare was recently recognized for orthopedic and joint camp excellence with patients by a third party healthcare monitor.

The surgical nursing team at St. Clare Hospital was recently named as the national winner of The Competence & Credentialing Institute’s (CCI) 2015 TrueNorth Award. This prestigious award recognizes organizations whose “true north” guides their nursing staff in becoming lifelong learners, modeling competent practices, and being continuous advocates for excellence by achieving an additional certification called CNOR. 100% of our perioperative, nurses, including the leadership team, are CNOR certified.

We perform over 4,000 cases per year at St. Clare. In addition to Orthopedics, we also offer Robotics, General, Urology, Podiatry and Gynecological surgical services. Our leadership team includes a Director, an OR Clinical Managers, a Perianesthesia Clinical Manager and an RN Educator. They truly enjoy mentoring and developing staff members.

Orientation for new OR and PACU RNs may include a formal six-month long OR residency, depending upon prior experience. We typically offer two residencies per year.

What We Have To Offer:

Faith-based culture with commitment to our Core Values of Reverence, Integrity, Compassion and Excellence where we value positive team players Collaborative scheduling

Limited call

Financial support for CNOR certification and tuition assistance for advanced degrees

Opportunities for career growth within a growing & highly successful system

Competitive wages, incentives and a generous employee benefits program

Your Role as a Nurse:

As a nurse, you will provide pre-, intra- and post-operative nursing care to patients undergoing surgical procedures. This work includes developing, implementing and assessing the patient plan of care in collaboration with physicians, interdisciplinary teams and the patient and family. Essential job functions include:

Staying informed about professional trends and adhering to policies and procedures, including safety, risk management and regulatory standards.

Administering, overseeing and documenting the administration of medications.

Gathering data and performing professional nursing assessments for patient care. Implementing appropriate patient interventions and evaluating outcomes. Providing holistic, comprehensive, and professional nursing care.

Demonstrating your commitment to competent professional practice and engaging in opportunities for your own professional growth.

Documenting care delivered and your patient's status.

Identifying opportunities for, and participating in, performance and quality improvement activities to improve clinical outcomes, healthcare delivery systems and address patient safety and satisfaction.

Providing health care education and guidance to your patients and families.

Exhibiting and adhering to CHI Franciscan's Core Values of Reverence, Integrity, Compassion and Excellence.



Graduation from an accredited school of nursing.

One year of related work experience in an acute care setting is preferred.

Possession of a BSN degree is preferred.


Current licensure as a Registered Nurse issued by the Washington State Board of Nursing.

Current Healthcare BLS Certification.

ACLS/PALS is required for the Surgery Admit & Discharge Unit (SADU) and Post-Anesthesia Care Unit (PACU)

CPAN or CAPA specialty certification is strongly preferred.

Job RN

Primary Location UNITED STATES

Daily Schedule Days

Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period 60

Weekends Required Occasional

Req ID: 1800000661

We’re an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.