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Break Nurse Oncology

Company: CHI Franciscan St Joseph Medical Center
Location: Tacoma
Posted on: September 15, 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

 

This position is responsible for providing care to the patient who is hemodynamically compromised and requires monitoring of multiple systems and/or nursing interventions every two to four hours.

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.

 


Qualifications

Education/Experience

  • Graduation 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.
  • Previous PCU/ICU experience preferred, or 
  • 1-2 years med/surg experience, or 
  • New graduate with completion of senior practicum in a specialty area i.e.: Critical Care, ED, PACU or
  • For those with no previous PCU/ICU experience, must successfully complete the PCU residency or the critical care residency program

License/Certification

  • Current licensure as a Registered Nurse issued by the Washington State Board of Nursing.
  • Current American Heart Association Healthcare BLS Certification.
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) or attainment within 6 months of hire.
  • CCRN/Certified Neuroscience Registered Nurse (CNRN) preferred. 

Keywords: CHI Franciscan St Joseph Medical Center, Tacoma , Break Nurse Oncology, Other , Tacoma, Washington

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