RN-Charge 4 South Ortho
Company: CHI Franciscan St. Joseph Medical Center
Posted on: October 16, 2020
Overview: CommonSpirit Health was formed by the alignment of
Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) and Dignity Health. With more
than 700 care sites across the U. S. , from clinics and hospitals
to home-based care and virtual care services, CommonSpirit is
accessible to nearly one out of every four U.S. residents. Our
world needs compassion like never before. Our communities need
caring and our families need protection. With our combined
resources, CommonSpirit is committed to building healthy
communities, advocating for those who are poor and vulnerable, and
innovating how and where healing can happen, both inside our
hospitals and out in the community. CHI Franciscan has exciting and
rewarding careers with competitive salaries and benefits. We are
part of 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
Job Summary:Serves as a leader and clinical resource to staff under
the direction of nursing leadership. Collaborates with the primary
RN or team leader to ensure the planning and delivery of quality
patient care in partnership with physician, interdisciplinary team
and patient/family. Acts as a role model, demonstrating
technical/clinical competence consistent with the needs of staff
and the patient population served. Assists staff with problem
solving and decision making.
Oversees clinical operations to include: coordination of
assignments, delegation of tasks, provision of clinical care,
patient placement, unit and patient flow.
Aligns staffing with productivity-based Staffing Matrix to include
requesting resources based on patient need and flexing staff based
on census and workload fluctuations.
Prepares assignments considering patient acuity and staff skill
mix/competency; ensures timely posting of Staffing Plan; assigns
and/or ensures staff are provided with rest and meal breaks.
Monitors and oversees Sitter usage in assigned area.
Serves as the first point of contact in the department chain of
command during the shift for staff's clinical needs, investigation
of complaints, service recovery and completion of incident reports;
ensures management is apprised of concerns and incidents.
Coordinates care, collaborating and communicating effectively with
the inter-disciplinary team.
Maintains and applies knowledge of quality and SafetyFirst-related
initiatives and requirements.
Serves as mentor to develop and coach orientees and experienced
staff; demonstrates skill in conflict management.
Contributes to the development and evaluation of staff competency;
provides objective feedback to assist with staff performance
throughout the review cycle.
Assists with monitoring of regulatory and auditing
Two years of experience in the clinical specialty within the last
three years preferred.
Prefer previous charge nurse experience.
Current licensure as a Registered Nurse issued by the Washington
State Board of Nursing.
Current Healthcare BLS Certification.
Specialty certification preferred.Equal Opportunity
CommonSpirit Health is an Equal Opportunity employer committed to a
diverse and inclusive workforce. All qualified applicants will be
considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion,
sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age,
disability, marital status, parental status, ancestry, veteran
status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected
External hires must pass a post offer, pre-employment background
check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with an arrest and/or
conviction will be considered for employment in a manner consistent
with federal and state laws, as well as applicable local
ordinances, ban the box laws, including but not limited to the San
Francisco and Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinances.
If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the
employment process, please contact us by telephone at and let us
know the nature of your request. We will only respond to messages
left that involve a request for a reasonable accommodation in the
application process. We will accommodate the needs of any qualified
candidate who requests a reasonable accommodation under the
Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).
CommonSpirit Health participates in E-verify.
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