Virginia Mason and CHI Franciscan have combined our organizations to create Virginia Mason Franciscan Health. CHI Franciscan's mission to serve and care for all people, especially those who are vulnerable, and Virginia Mason's mission to "improve the health and wellbeing of the patients we serve" will not change. Virginia Mason Franciscan Health is fully committed to providing access to care to all patients who need it. Together we can accelerate our ability to advance quality care in our community, reimagine care delivery in the Puget Sound and shape healthcare nationally as part of CommonSpirit Health.
The CHI Franciscan Hospice team provides end of life care to 700 patients per day in a wide variety of settings including homes, Adult Family Homes, Nursing Homes, Hospice House and Assisted Livings. We provide patient centered care focusing on comfort and quality of life. Staff are organized into multiple small teams based on geography and whether patients live in facilities or homes. Franciscan Hospice reaches patients in the 4,000 square mile area including King, Pierce and Kitsap Counties. Staff need to be willing to travel within their assigned area.
What We Have To Offer To You:
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
Schedules all nursing and related clinical staff in designated patient care units in accordance with established procedures and staffing standards for CHI-FH. Enters and updates information in the enterprise-wide “One Staff” (or replacement) automated system to maintain accurate staffing schedules and related documentation. Work also includes maintaining the Master Staffing Plan which tracks staffing needs for a multiple-week timeline. Work includes adjusting schedules to meet changing conditions and employee availability.
Work involves maintaining constant awareness of changing conditions with potential to impact staffing needs for the work units. An incumbent maintains ongoing communication with work units to quickly identify and reassess ongoing staffing needs and to ensure that schedules are adjusted appropriately to meet demand in a timely, efficient and effective manner. Updated information is obtained in a variety of ways, including phone communication, e-mail, and physical rounds on the floors and/or reports.
Work is performed in accordance with established standards/guidelines that set forth the proportion of nursing staff to patients, with some judgment exercised matching employee competencies/skills to specific assignments. An incumbent is required to handle multiple interactions simultaneously, with the need to respond quickly to shifting staffing needs/priorities. Requires significant accuracy in maintaining and reconciling scheduling information.
This job exists in multiple locations, and while there may be minor differences in job content, they are not significant for classification purposes. Overall, the nature of the work and job requirements are consistent between locations.
Develops and maintains 24-hour daily and Master Staffing Plan, producing timely shift-specific schedules to sustain optimum and cost-effective staffing levels for nursing-related jobs based on established guidelines for the appropriate mix/number of staff for a specific work unit.
Validates and maintains documentation on staff and temporary staff in automated and hardcopy systems.
Researches specific time card discrepancies and reports to applicable unit manager for each applicable pay-period.
Creates and distributes periodic reports based on information extracted from the staffing database.
One year of related work experience, preferably in a healthcare setting.
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