Observation Unit-CDU Registered Nurse - RN
Company: Common Spirit
Posted on: May 17, 2022
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.
$10K SIGN-ON BONUS AVAILABLE!
* 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
* 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
* 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.
* Graduation from an accredited school of nursing; BSN
* 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.
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