Nurse Break Relief NICU

Requisition ID
2020-107733
Employment Type
Part Time
Department
Neonatal ICU
Hours / Pay Period
48
Shift
Night
Standard Hours
7:00pm - 3:30am
Facility / Process Level : Name
CHI Franciscan St Joseph Medical Center
Location
WA-TACOMA

Overview

CommonSpirit Health was formed by the alignment of Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) and Dignity Health. With more than 700 care sites across the U.S., from clinics and hospitals to home-based care and virtual care services, CommonSpirit is accessible to nearly one out of every four U.S. residents. Our world needs compassion like never before. Our communities need caring and our families need protection. With our combined resources, CommonSpirit is committed to building healthy communities, advocating for those who are poor and vulnerable, and innovating how and where healing can happen, both inside our hospitals and out in the community.

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Responsibilities

 
As the flagship hospital of CHI Franciscan Health, St. Joseph Medical Center continues to be the regional leader in the use of advanced medical technologies and therapies. The 361-bed regional medical center is a level II trauma center with a Level III NICU and partnership with nationally-recognized Seattle Children’s Neonatology team. 
Our NICU/Special Care Nursery has 23 beds and 1:1 acute care staffing. The unit is covered by a Neonatal Nurse Practitioner (NNP) 247, and a Neonatologist 7 days a week with grand-rounds starting at 0930. We host an annual “Preemie Party” to celebrate our NICU graduates. We are most proud of our excellent quality care and family connections.
Our NICU Leadership team is comprised of a Director, RN Clinical Manager, RN Clinical Nurse Specialist, and Respiratory Therapy Supervisor. They truly enjoy mentoring and developing staff members. 
 
What We Have To Offer To You:
Exciting opportunity to help grow our developing unit in partnership with Seattle Children’s Hospital
Highly collegial team
Opportunity to work with highly skilled team
Faith-based culture with commitment to our Core Values of Reverence, Integrity, Compassion and Excellence where we value positive team players
Every other weekend or every third weekend options
12 hour shifts
Financial support for specialty certifications
Tuition assistance for advanced degrees
Opportunities for career growth within the growing and highly successful CHI Franciscan Health system
Competitive wages, incentives and a generous employee benefits program
 
Job Summary: 
You will provide care to critically ill newborns and preemies as young as 27 weeks gestation.  Implementing and assessing the patient plan of care in collaboration with physicians, interdisciplinary teams and the patient and family.
 
Your time at work should be fulfilling. Rewarding. Inspiring. That’s what you’ll find when you join one of our non-profit CHI facilities across the nation. You’ll find challenging, rewarding work every day alongside people who have as much compassion as you. Join us and together we’ll create healthier, stronger communities. Imagine your career at Catholic Health Initiatives!
 
Job Responsibilities
As a Registered Nurse, you will be responsible for delivering the highest quality patient care according to the specific orders of each patient’s individual physician. This will involve, utilizing your knowledge and skills to educate patients and their families on prevention and healthy habits.
 
Additional responsibilities for this health care role include:
Monitoring patients’ conditions and assessing their needs
Collaborating with physicians and nurses to devise individualized care plans for patients
Administering patients’ medications and providing treatments according to physicians’ orders
Fostering a supportive and compassionate environment to care for patients and their families

Qualifications

Job Requirements

We are looking for a responsible and compassionate Registered Nurse with top-notch clinical skills, a caring attitude, and the ability to work independently with minimal supervision. It is also important to display excellent verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills as well as the ability to effectively educate patients and their families on the in-home healthcare process.

Additional requirements for this role include:

  • Current Registered Nurse (RN) license that allows you to practice in our state
  • Graduate of an accredited nursing program
  • Experience as a NICU Registered Nurse preferred
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) required
  • Specialty certification (ex: CCRN, CNOR, CEN) preferred 
  • Additional certification or licensure may be required for some specialty areas

 

Join us at Catholic Health Initiatives, and become a part of our faith-based health system.

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