Virginia Mason and CHI Franciscan have combined our
organizations to create Virginia Mason Franciscan Health. CHI
Franciscan's mission to serve and care for all people, especially
those who are vulnerable, and Virginia Mason's mission to "improve
the health and wellbeing of the patients we serve" will not change.
Virginia Mason Franciscan Health is fully committed to providing
access to care to all patients who need it. Together we can
accelerate our ability to advance quality care in our community,
reimagine care delivery in the Puget Sound and shape healthcare
nationally as part of CommonSpirit Health.
Job SummaryThis 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 available 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.
Education/ExperienceGraduation from an accredited school of
nursing. One year of related work experience in an acute care
setting is preferred. Possession of a BSN degree is preferred.
License/CertificationCurrent 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.