Nurse Thoracic Vascular
Company: St Joseph Hospital
Posted on: February 21, 2021
Overview: As the flagship hospital of CHI Franciscan Health, St.
Joseph Medical Center continues to be the regional leader in the
use of advanced medical technologies and therapies.
The 361-bed regional medical center is a level II trauma center
with a robust cardiac surgery program that has recently received
Three Star Awards for our thoracic and cardiac programs. Our main
OR suite includes 11 operating rooms (two are cardiac) and an
additional 9 operating rooms at the adjacent Walters Day Surgery
Center. We also have two operating rooms at an ambulatory surgery
center in nearby Gig Harbor. Combined, we perform over 16,500 cases
per year, including trauma, cardiothoracic, vascular, general,
neurosurgery, orthopedics, urology, spine, ENT, gynecology. We
provide 24/7 staffing in the main OR. Our Surgical Services
Leadership team includes a Director, 3 Perioperative Clinical
Managers, 2 Perianesthesia Clinical managers, a Sterile Processing
Manager and an RN Educator. Combined, these leaders have over 100
years of nursing and leadership experience and they truly enjoy
mentoring and developing staff members.
What We Have To Offer:
* Work for a cardiac surgery team that is nationally recognized for
outcome excellence, one of fewer than 20 hospitals nationwide with
STS 3-star ratings in aortic valve surgery, mitral valve surgery,
and CABG surgery.
* Join a high-volume program that will allow rapid knowledge gains
including minimal access mitral surgery, aortic arch and hybrid
procedures, and TAVR.
* Over 600 open heart/TAVR procedures performed annually.
* Join a stable team with three experienced cardiac surgeons,
dedicated Cardiac Anesthesia, and a patient-centered team approach
that puts the patient first and respects the contributions of all
* Join a team that enjoys the support and stability of one of the
largest healthcare organizations in the country, Common Spirit
Health, which helps provide resources and economies of scale during
these uncertain times.
* Faith-based culture with commitment to our Core Values of
Reverence, Integrity, Compassion and Excellence where we value
positive team players
* Shared governance model with a very engaged Unit Based
* Collaborative scheduling
* 8 and 10 hour shift options
* Financial support for CNOR certification
* Tuition assistance for advanced degrees
* Opportunities for career growth within the growing and highly
successful CHI Franciscan Health system
* Competitive wages, incentives and a generous employee benefits
* On-site fitness center available 24/7 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.
Responsibilities Job Summary: Our surgical services nurses provide
intra operative nursing care to all patient populations 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.
Qualifications Job Requirements:Graduate of an accredited school of
nursing. Bachelor of Science in Nursing is preferred.
One year of OR experience
Current State Licensure as a Registered Nurse is required.
Certified Nurse of the Operating Room (CNOR) is preferred.
American Heart Association Basic Life Support certification
CommonSpirit Health participates in E-verify.
Associated topics: ambulatory, care, coronary, intensive, nurse rn,
psychiatric, recovery, registered nurse, transitional, unit
Keywords: St Joseph Hospital, Tacoma , Nurse Thoracic Vascular, Healthcare , Tacoma, Washington
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