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Cardiovascular Operating Room Nurse at CHI Franciscan St Joseph Medical Center

Company: CHI
Location: Tacoma
Posted on: May 4, 2021

Job Description:

Overview:In 2020, united in a fierce commitment to deliver the highest quality care andexceptional patient experience, Virginia Mason and CHI Franciscan Healthcame together as natural partners to build a new health system centeredaround the patient: Virginia Mason Franciscan Health. Our expansivecombined system builds upon the scale and expertise of our nearly 300 sitesof care, including 11 hospitals and nearly 5,000 physicians and providers.Together, we are empowered to make an even greater impact on the healthand well-being of our communities.CHI Franciscan and Virginia Mason are now united to build the future ofpatient-centered care across the Pacific Northwest. That means a seamlesslyconnected system offering quality care close to home. From basic healthneeds to the most complex, highly specialized care, our patients can count onus to meet their needs with convenient access to the region's most prestigiousexperts and innovative treatments and technologies.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 team members.* 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 Council* 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 program* On-site fitness center available 24/7ResponsibilitiesSign-On Bonus:Up to $15,000 (less applicable taxes) for those external hires that have 2 years of RN experience in the OR, as outlined by Franciscan Policy.Job Summary:Our Cardiovascular Operating Room nurses provide pre-, intra- and post-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.QualificationsJob Requirements:Graduate of an accredited school of nursing. Bachelor of Science in Nursing is preferred.One year of related work experience is preferred.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 required.CommonSpirit Health participates in E-verify.Overview: In 2020, united in a fierce commitment to deliver the highest quality care andexceptional patient experience,...

Keywords: CHI, Tacoma , Cardiovascular Operating Room Nurse at CHI Franciscan St Joseph Medical Center, Healthcare , Tacoma, Washington

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