In 2020, united in a fierce commitment to deliver the highest
quality care and
exceptional patient experience, Virginia Mason and CHI Franciscan
came together as natural partners to build a new health system
around the patient: Virginia Mason Franciscan Health. Our
combined system builds upon the scale and expertise of our nearly
of care, including 11 hospitals and nearly 5,000 physicians and
Together, we are empowered to make an even greater impact on the
and well-being of our communities.
CHI Franciscan and Virginia Mason are now united to build the
patient-centered care across the Pacific Northwest. That means a
connected system offering quality care close to home. From basic
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
experts and innovative treatments and technologies.
What We Have To Offer To You:
Highly collegial team
Opportunity to work with highly skilled team
Faith-based culture with commitment to our Core Values of
Reverence, Integrity, Compassion and Excellence where we value
positive team players
Every other weekend or every third weekend options
12 hour shifts
Financial support for specialty certifications
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
The Residency RN observes and takes part in the clinical and
didactic portion of the Residency training program and successfully
completes all assignments and requirements of the program. Clinical
training assignments are under the direction and supervision of the
registered nurse preceptor.
This 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.
Attends/Participates/Studies and successfully completes all
requirements/assignments of the clinical and didactic portion of
the residency training program and successfully applies the
knowledge to day to day clinical practice.
Participates in staff meetings, departmental projects, attends
in-services and unit continuing education programs.
Exhibits dedication to the organization through attendance, use of
work time and safe work practices, i.e. work habits.
Adheres to the department's and hospital's policies and procedures,
including safety, risk management and regulatory standards. Keeps
abreast of trends, developments and regulatory requirements
impacting matters within designated scope of responsibility.
Administers, oversees and documents the administration of
medications (e.g., topically, orally, intramuscularly,
subcutaneously and intravenously) as ordered by the healthcare
practitioner and in accordance with hospital policy.
Assesses patient to include physical, psychosocial, cultural,
behavioral/emotional, developmental and spiritual needs. Gathers
data relevant for patient care. Implements appropriate patient
interventions and evaluates outcomes. Plans care appropriately
based on needs identified during initial and on-going assessments.
Provides holistic, comprehensive, and professional nursing care to
patient within the scope of practice. Implements appropriate
patient interventions and evaluates outcomes. Prepares patient for
discharge and assists with coordinating post discharge needs.
Cultural Sensitivity and Competence: Demonstrates proper use of
available communication tools/materials for effective communication
and understands how the culture(s) of patient populations can
affect communication, collaboration and the provision of care,
treatment and services. Patient Populations Served: Demonstrates
knowledge and proper skills associated with the department's
defined specific populations served.
Demonstrates competent professional practice and engages in
opportunities for professional growth. Demonstrates self
accountability to meet stated deadlines for all mandatory
Documents care delivered and patient status utilizing the nursing
process in accordance with FHS standards of care, for example,
changes in patient condition, patient responses to intervention and
reassessments of pertinent findings. Receives and assures
appropriateness, accuracy, timeliness and execution of physician
Identifies opportunities for, and participates in,
performance/quality improvement activities to improve clinical
outcomes, healthcare delivery systems and address patient
safety/satisfaction and cost containment.
Incorporates critical thinking into daily practice as demonstrated
by quality of care provided, transfer of knowledge, follow through
and patient outcomes. Leads, coordinates, and communicates the
ongoing delivery of patient care services provided by members of
assigned patient care teams(s); considers patient acuity and the
competencies of care team members in delegating and assigning work
and in adjusting assignments as necessary; assesses and monitors
team performance to ensure the quality of care provided is
consistent with the FHS standards and regulatory requirements.
Coordinates nursing care and advocates for patient needs so that
all appropriate disciplines are informed of and participating in
the plan of care.
Prepares patient for examination/procedure. Routinely explains
delays. Assesses, monitors, and intervenes as indicated during and
post examination or procedure.
Provides health care education and guidance to patient and/or
families. Educates regarding results, findings and diagnoses to
patient and/or patient's family within scope of practice.
Adheres to and exhibits our Core Values of Reverence, Integrity,
Compassion and Excellence.
Education & Experience:
Graduation from an accredited school of nursing.
License & Certification:
Current licensure as a Registered Nurse issued by the Washington
State Board of Nursing.
Current Healthcare BLS Certification.
Specialty certification, as appropriate to the assigned work unit,
is strongly preferred.
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