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.
Franciscan Medical Group is currently seeking a full time
RN-Coordinator - Perinatal for our Franciscan Maternal Fetal
Medicine Clinic in Tacoma/Federal Way. Come join our expanding MFM
team with multiple locations. This position will be responsible for
supporting our rotating provider assignment caring for our diverse
patient clientele and high risk obstetrics.
Provides, delegates and coordinates care of patients for the
Perinatal Clinic. Accountable to lead, supervise, manage and carry
out patient care decisions and care. Accountable for the planning
and delivery of patient focused care, in partnership with
physician, interdisciplinary team, and patient/family.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
Provides education, counseling and care to high risk and
diabetic patients and their families. Ensure that the patient or
family understands follow-up and referral information. Provide
general health education within own level of expertise and as
directed by practitioner and nurse supervisor.
Ensure patient privacy and comfort during the exam; instruct
patients in the collection of samples and other tests. Provide
patient mobility assistance, as necessary. Obtain and record vital
signs and other appropriate information, to include OB intake,
patient history and maternal-fetal assessments. Document all
procedures and interactions in patient's medical record.
Performs nursing physical assessments or nursing diagnosis, may
include cervical exams. Administers patient medications via PO,
Subq, IV and IM. Assists with amniocentesis and ultrasound
procedures. Assist with diagnostic tests and clinical procedures to
appropriate level of training and established procedures.
Facilitates admission of patients to the Labor and Delivery unit
and patient flow to ensure enough time for patient and family
education. Assess pregnant patients for labor, either pre-term or
active labor at term. Assess post partum status i.e. Activities of
Daily Living, Physical Assessment, Bonding with Infants, Birth
Control Needs and Lactation Process. Refers to providers for
appropriate follow up.
Responds to patient telephone calls using approved protocols;
ensuring documentation of the phone calls meets standards. Inform
patients of lab results, call in prescriptions to pharmacies and
return practitioners' phone messages.
Under supervision of practitioner, administer medications. Start
intravenous lines and administer intravenous fluids with
Clean and sterilize instruments and maintain equipment; keep
patient exam rooms clean and orderly; dispose of contaminated items
according to FMG Exposure Control Plan.. Anticipate Practitioner's
needs for medications, supplies and equipment and plan
Actively participate in continuing education and meetings.
Attend required meetings and participates in committees as
requested. Participates in professional development activities and
maintains professional affiliations.
Other: Performs related duties as required.
Education/ Work Experience:
High School Diploma or GED required.
Graduate of accredited school of Registered Nursing approved by
the WA State Board of Nursing required.
Must have experience with Diabetic Education.
Within the last two- (2) years, one- (1) year of nursing
experience in a clinic setting or two- (2) years of acute hospital
nursing experience preferred.
Current WA State license as RN required
Must have a current CPR certification or must be certified
within 30 days of hire date.
CommonSpirit Health is an Equal Opportunity employer committed
to a diverse and inclusive workforce. All qualified applicants will
be considered for employment without regard to race, color,
religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national
origin, age, disability, marital status, parental status, ancestry,
veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic
protected by law.
External hires must pass a post offer, pre-employment background
check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with an arrest and/or
conviction will be considered for employment in a manner consistent
with federal and state laws, as well as applicable local
ordinances, ban the box laws, including but not limited to the San
Francisco and Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinances.
If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the
employment process, please contact us by telephone at (415)
438-5575 and let us know the nature of your request. We will only
respond to messages left that involve a request for a reasonable
accommodation in the application process. We will accommodate the
needs of any qualified candidate who requests a reasonable
accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).
CommonSpirit Health participates in E-verify.