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RN Medical Surgical Ortho

Company: St Joseph Medical Center
Location: Tacoma
Posted on: January 24, 2023

Job Description:

*Overview*
We're -proud to share that -St. Joseph Medical Center -was recognized among the -[Best Hospitals in Washington](https://engage.yourchi.org/OTM4LUhESC01NTIAAAGF5aeunntWzMKY7bZ8ec_h9MYx18FyGSvJ-1mzaPS0Jl93cdMgM2zN97f1TM2TwxqrF_nlEbg=) -State by -U.S. News & World Report.
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. -
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While you're busy impacting the healthcare industry, we'll take care of you with benefits that may include health/dental/vision, FSA, matching retirement plans, paid vacation, adoption assistance, -annual bonus eligibility, -and more!
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Visit our website at: - [https://www.vmfh.org/our-hospitals/st-joseph-medical-center](https://www.vmfh.org/our-hospitals/st-joseph-medical-center)

*Responsibilities*
*(Experienced RN's) Up to a $10,000 Sign on Bonus - - (prorated by FTE- min 0.6 FTE required); Lump sum payment*
Up to $25,000 in Education Loan Forgiveness for qualifying loans
Relocation Assistance
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*Role: - - - - - - - *
Medical Surgical Telemetry Nurse job is responsible for providing a wide variety of professional nursing services which focus on the provision of quality patient care consistent with Franciscan Health System (FHS) standards/values, applicable regulatory requirements and scope of practice for the nursing profession. - Work also includes developing, implementing and assessing the patient plan of care during time of stay in collaboration with physicians, interdisciplinary teams, and the patient/family. - An incumbent is engaged in direct patient care, including assessing, planning, coordinating, evaluating and delegating work to members of the patient care team, and for providing education and consultation with patients, families, physicians and other staff members in implementing appropriate nursing interventions for optimal patient care. - - -
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 evidence-based practices (EBP) through 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 & Work Experience*
Graduation from an accredited school of nursing. -
One year of related work experience in an acute care setting is preferred. New graduates may be considered for RN residency positions. - -
Possession of a BSN degree is preferred. - - - - -
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*Licensure & Certification*
Current licensure as a Registered Nurse issued by the Washington State Board of Nursing.
Current American Heart Association Healthcare Provider BLS certification.
Specialty certification, as appropriate to the assigned work unit, is strongly preferred.


Requirements:

CommonSpirit

Keywords: St Joseph Medical Center, Tacoma , RN Medical Surgical Ortho, Healthcare , Tacoma, Washington

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