Company: CHI Franciscan St Joseph Medical Center
Posted on: February 22, 2021
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.
Responsibilities 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.
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!
This position is responsible for providing care to the patient who
is hemodynamically compromised and requires monitoring of multiple
systems and/or nursing interventions every two to four hours.
Work is performed under standards of safety and care that provide
instruction/guidance for taking care of issues and patient needs in
the absence of a physician. Requires the use of judgment and
critical thinking skills in making decisions regarding patient care
(within the scope of practice), including knowledge and integration
of available standards, resources and data, and in the efficient
utilization of staff/resources. Work involves continuous contact
with physicians, patients, patient families, community agencies,
patient care staff and management. An incumbent is accountable for
the quality of care provided to patients, and has the authority to
direct care, provide education, seek resources at the
unit/department level, and delegate appropriate tasks.
- Graduation from an accredited school of nursing.
- One year of related work experience in an acute care setting is
- Possession of a BSN degree is preferred.
- Previous PCU/ICU experience preferred, or
1-2 years med/surg experience, or
- New graduate with completion of senior practicum in a specialty
area i.e.: Critical Care, ED, PACU or
- For those with no previous PCU/ICU experience, must
successfully complete the PCU residency or the critical care
- Current licensure as a Registered Nurse issued by the
Washington State Board of Nursing.
- Current American Heart Association Healthcare BLS
- Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) or attainment within 6
months of hire.
- CCRN/Certified Neuroscience Registered Nurse (CNRN)
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Associated topics: ambulatory, care unit, domiciliary, intensive
care unit, nurse, nurse clinical, psychatric, surgery, surgical,
Keywords: CHI Franciscan St Joseph Medical Center, Tacoma , Nurse PCU, Healthcare , Tacoma, Washington
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