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.
CHI Franciscan Health has exciting and rewarding careers with
competitive salaries and benefits. We are a family of hospitals,
health care services, and medical providers delivering
compassionate care to people throughout the South Puget Sound. We
are part of Catholic Health Initiatives, one of the largest
not-for-profit health care systems in the country.
Our mission is to deliver high quality care that meets our
patients' medical needs while providing emotional and spiritual
support to patients and their families. We believe this three-part
approach - physical, emotional, and spiritual - is essential to
healing the whole person. Come join our team!
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.
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
Education & Work Experience:
Graduation from an accredited school of nursing.
One year of related work experience in an acute care setting is
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
Specialty certification, as appropriate to the assigned work unit,
is strongly preferred.
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