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Nurse Medical Surgical Cardiac

Company: CHI Franciscan St Joseph Medical Center
Location: TACOMA
Posted on: June 7, 2021

Job Description:

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 expansive
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.


CHI Franciscan and Virginia Mason are now united to build the future of
patient-centered care across the Pacific Northwest. That means a seamlessly
connected system offering quality care close to home. From basic health
needs to the most complex, highly specialized care, our patients can count on
us to meet their needs with convenient access to the region's most prestigious
experts and innovative treatments and technologies.


What We Have To Offer:
* Shared governance model with a very engaged Unit Based Council
* Collaborative scheduling
* 8, 10 and 12-hour shift options
* 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 24/7


Responsibilities

Job Summary
2 South 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.


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.


CommonSpirit Health participates in E-verify.

Keywords: CHI Franciscan St Joseph Medical Center, Tacoma , Nurse Medical Surgical Cardiac, Other , TACOMA, Washington

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