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Observation Unit-CDU Registered Nurse - RN

Company: Common Spirit
Location: Tacoma
Posted on: May 17, 2022

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.

Responsibilities

Job Summary:

$10K SIGN-ON BONUS AVAILABLE!

Job Summary

* We are a specialized, fast-paced, observation unit dedicated to responding to the needs of the patient who requires ongoing diagnostic testing or observation prior to discharge or admission. Our staff provide compassionate, high quality care that is respectful, patient and family-centered, safe and cost-efficient.
* Our nurses are adept at working with fast paced changes and coordinating care since stays are typically less than 24-48 hours in this unit. Despite the rapid patient turnover, nurses in this unit demonstrate their caring by quickly establishing a rapport with the patient and involving them in their own care. The staff experience the professional satisfaction that comes with making a difference every day for their patients. The patient population includes those experiencing chest pain, stroke, congestive heart failure exacerbation, uncontrolled hypertension, dehydration, and post-procedural recovery for cardiac catheterization and short stay surgery.
* Nurses working this unit will also care for inpatient med/tele patients in various care areas. Resident nurses are provided with an in-depth Med/Surg Residency.

Qualifications

Job Requirements

* Graduation from an accredited school of nursing; BSN preferred
* Previous Medical/Surgical experience preferred. New graduates may be considered for RN residency positions.
* Current RN license from the Washington State Board of Nursing
* Current Healthcare BLS Certification

Sign-On Bonus paid in lump sum within 30 days of hire. Eligible candidate must have a minimum of one year of RN experience in this specialty area, may not be a current employee of Virginia Mason Francican Health, nor previously FTE-employed with VMFH within the last 12 months. Minimum of 0.6 FTE required, and total amount paid is prorated to the FTE. Requires a 2-year commitment.

Keywords: Common Spirit, Tacoma , Observation Unit-CDU Registered Nurse - RN, Other , Tacoma, Washington

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