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RN Residency PCU

Company: Common Spirit
Location: Tacoma
Posted on: May 15, 2022

Job Description:


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.


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.



* 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


* 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: Common Spirit, Tacoma , RN Residency PCU, Other , Tacoma, Washington

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