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Resource Nurse 2 South Cardiac

Company: CHI Franciscan St Joseph Medical Center
Location: Tacoma
Posted on: September 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 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.  

 


As a part of our organization, we currently offer the following benefits:

 


Competitive starting wages (DOE) and training to grow within the company
Paid Time Off (PTO)
Health/Dental/Vision Insurance
Flexible health spending accounts (FSA)
Matching 401(k) and 457(b) Retirement Programs
Tuition Assistance for career growth and development
Care@Work premium account for additional support with children, pets, dependent adults, and household needs
Employee Assistance Program (EAP) for you and your family
Voluntary Protection: Group Accident, Critical Illness, and Identify Theft
Adoption Assistance
Wellness Program


Responsibilities

Job Summary:
Serves as a clinical resource for an assigned area. Works closely with charge nurse to facilitate timely and appropriate patient placement/through put. Communicates closely with and supports the management regarding daily operations of each specialty area.
If assigned to RN-Resource Code, is responsible for providing urgent and emergent response to patients throughout the St Joseph Medical Center (SJMC); also responsible for serving as a resource/mentor to clinical SJMC staff.

 

Essential Duties:
Acts as a role model, demonstrating technical/clinical competence consistent with the needs of staff and the patient population served Assists with admissions, discharges, and other patient care issues for defined area.
Assists with admissions, discharges, and other patient care issues for defined area.
Responds to disturbances, interruptions, and subtle and emergent changes in the work environment to minimize potential risks to the unit workflow.
Supports and promotes initiatives of service recovery and assures communication for appropriate follow up.
Promotes/supports the development of team building in the unit and other department/disciplines.
Serves as a resource to the more novice clinician.
Ensures appropriate clinical monitoring/resources are provided for patients who require off floor procedures/treatment in their defined area.
Responds to all emergent codes including Rapid Response and Code Blue/Code Neuro.
Replaces or adjuncts unit staff due to illness, staffing shortages, etc for defined division.
Assists with regulatory requirements as defined by unit needs.
Assists with any special procedures and/or difficult patient issues.


Qualifications

Job Requirements:
Graduation from an accredited school of nursing, BSN preferred
Minimum one year of experience in the clinical specialty.
Charge or resource nurse experience within the last three years preferred.
Current licensure as a Registered Nurse issued by the Washington State Board of Nursing.
Current American Heart Association Healthcare BLS Certification.
For Critical Care - Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certification is required.
PICC Line certification preferred.
Specialty certification preferred.

Keywords: CHI Franciscan St Joseph Medical Center, Tacoma , Resource Nurse 2 South Cardiac, Other , Tacoma, Washington

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