Company: St. Joseph Medical Center
Posted on: May 17, 2022
Overview In 2020, united in a fierce commitment to deliver the
highest quality care and exceptional patient experience, Virginia
Mason and CHI Franciscan Health came together as natural partners
to build a new health system centered around the patient: Virginia
Mason Franciscan Health. Our combined system builds upon the scale
and expertise of our nearly 300 sites of care, including 11
hospitals and nearly 5,000 physicians and providers. Together, we
are empowered to make an even greater impact on the health and
well-being of our communities. Responsibilities Job Summary 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.
Qualifications Education/Experience 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.
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 residency program
License/Certification Current licensure as a Registered Nurse
issued by the Washington State Board of Nursing. Current American
Heart Association Healthcare BLS Certification. Advanced Cardiac
Life Support (ACLS) or attainment within 6 months of hire.
CCRN/Certified Neuroscience Registered Nurse (CNRN) preferred.
Keywords: St. Joseph Medical Center, Tacoma , RN PCU, Healthcare , Tacoma, Washington
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