Clinic I RN
Company: Franciscan Medical Group
Posted on: June 24, 2022
Up to a $5,000 Sign on Bonus for qualifying new external Clinic
RNsLump sum payment within 30 days of start date1 year
commitmentBonus amount prorated by FTE (min 0.6 FTE required) -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 additional
benefits:Competitive starting wages (DOE) and training to grow
within the companyPaid Time Off (PTO)Health/Dental/Vision
InsuranceFlexible health spending accounts (FSA)Matching 401(k) and
457(b) Retirement ProgramsTuition Assistance for career growth and
developmentCare@Work premium account for additional support with
children, pets, dependent adults, and household needsEmployee
Assistance Program (EAP) for you and your familyVoluntary
Protection: Group Accident, Critical Illness, and Identify
TheftAdoption AssistanceCommute Trip Reduction Program - Earn cash
back for participation!Wellness Program - -
Franciscan Medical Group, a part of Virginia Mason Franciscan
Health, is currently seeking a full time Clinic Registered Nurse
for our Franciscan - Gynecological Oncology Associates in Tacoma,
WA! We are a great learning environment with a positive team
culture with amazing growth opportunites. No nights, weekends or
organizationally recognized holidays required! -Job Summary:This
job is responsible for providing professional nursing services
which focus on the provision of quality patient care in a clinic
setting consistent with Virginia Mason Franciscan Health
standards/values, applicable regulatory requirements an Franciscan
Medical Group (FMG) Scope of Practice policy. An incumbent is
engaged in direct care of clinic patients, including assessing,
coordinating, triaging, evaluating and delegating work to members
of the patient care team, and for providing education and
consultation with patients, families, physicians and other staff
members in implementing appropriate nursing interventions for
optimal patient care.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/provider.
Work requires the application 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/providers, 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, and delegate
appropriate tasks.If assigned to the centralized FMG Float Pool, an
incumbent provides patient care services within scope of practice
to the assigned clinic/work unit as needed to meeting staffing
needs.*RN-Clinic Specialty title applies only to employees assigned
to the VM OB Clinic. -Essential Duties:
- Delivers professional nursing care to clinic patients; performs
diagnostic testing and related clinical procedures to appropriate
level of training/scope of licensure and established procedures;
independently triages nursing situations in accordance with
standing orders/protocols; addresses more complex, urgent or
emergent situations escalated from other clinic staff.
- Administers patient medications per written provider order;
tracks and logs medication usage per established policies;
inventories counts of controlled substances.
- Assists with point of care testing (CLIA-Waived Tests only)/lab
tests following established protocols/instructions.
- Documents procedures and interactions in patient's electronic
medical record in accordance with established procedures; enters,
pends and signs orders as appropriate.
- Prepares patients for practitioner visit; rooms patients,
obtains and records vital signs and other appropriate information,
such as height, weight, drug allergies, current medications and
presenting problem; chaperones and documents the patient exam,
ensuring patient privacy and comfort.
- Organizes exam rooms, including general cleaning, upkeep and
re-stocking of supplies; prepares, cleans and sterilizes
instruments and maintains related equipment.
- Cultural Sensitivity and Competence: Demonstrates proper use of
communication tools/materials for/effective communication and
understands how the culture(s) of patient populations can
affectcommunication, collaboration and the provision of care,
treatment and services. Patient Population Served:Demonstrates
knowledge and proper skills associated with the department's
defined specific populations served.Performs related duties as
required.#MISSIONCRITICAL - -
Education/ Work Experience:
- Graduation from an accredited school of nursing approved by the
Washington State Board of Nursing.
- One year RN work experience in a clinic setting OR two years of
acute care RN work experience preferred. -Licensure/Certification
- Current licensure as a Registered Nurse by the Washington State
Board of Nursing.
- Current Healthcare Provider BLS Certification.
- If assigned to the Float Pool, current driver's license and
ability to drive to assigned location(s).#MISSIONCRITICAL
Keywords: Franciscan Medical Group, Tacoma , Clinic I RN, Other , Tacoma, Washington
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