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This job is responsible for providing a wide variety of professional nursing services which focus on the provision of quality patient care consistent with Franciscan Health System (FHS) standards/values, applicable regulatory requirements and scope of practice for the nursing profession.  Work also includes developing, implementing and assessing the patient plan of care during time of stay in collaboration with physicians, interdisciplinary teams, and the patient/family.  An incumbent is engaged in direct patient care, including assessing, planning, coordinating, 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.  Requires the use of judgment and critical thinking skills in making decisions regarding patient care (within the scope of practice), including knowledge and integration of evidence-based practices (EBP) through standards, resources and data, and in the efficient utilization of staff/resources.  Work involves continuous contact with physicians, 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, seek resources at the unit/department level, and delegate appropriate tasks.
Job ID
2020-132119
Department
Diagnostic Imaging Center
Facility
ST JOSEPH MEDICAL CENTER
Shift
Day
Employment Type
Full Time
Location
WA-TACOMA
This job is responsible for providing a wide variety of professional nursing services which focus on the provision of quality patient care consistent with Franciscan Health System (FHS) standards/values, applicable regulatory requirements and scope of practice for the nursing profession.  Work also includes developing, implementing and assessing the patient plan of care during time of stay in collaboration with physicians, interdisciplinary teams, and the patient/family.  An incumbent is engaged in direct patient care, including assessing, planning, coordinating, 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.  Requires the use of judgment and critical thinking skills in making decisions regarding patient care (within the scope of practice), including knowledge and integration of evidence-based practices (EBP) through standards, resources and data, and in the efficient utilization of staff/resources.  Work involves continuous contact with physicians, 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, seek resources at the unit/department level, and delegate appropriate tasks.    
Job ID
2020-132078
Department
Diagnostic Imaging Center
Facility
ST CLARE HOSPITAL
Shift
Day
Employment Type
Full Time
Location
WA-LAKEWOOD
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 Level III Neonatal Intensive Care support, in partnership with Seattle Children’s Hospital. We offer 24/7 Neonatal Nurse Practitioner coverage for high risk deliveries, and 24/7 in-department OB Hospitalist coverage. Our Family Birth Center has 12 Labor and Delivery beds and 23 Post-Partum beds.  We performed 4050 deliveries at SJMC last year and we are very proud to be the busiest birth center in the South Sound. Our Family Birth Center Leadership Team is comprised of a Director, three RN Clinical Managers and an RN Educator.  Combined, these leaders have over 95 years of nursing and leadership experience and they truly enjoy mentoring and developing staff members.    What We Have To Offer To You: • Our nurses enjoy being able to provide a wide variety of birthing options to their patients, based on patient choice and the latest research-based information.  • Faith-based culture with commitment to our Core Values of Reverence, Integrity, Compassion and Excellence where we value positive team players • 12-hour shifts to support work/life balance • 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 ID
2020-112994
Department
Family Birth Center
Facility
ST JOSEPH MEDICAL CENTER
Shift
Varied
Employment Type
Per Diem
Location
WA-TACOMA
CHI Good Samaritan in Kearney, NE is seeking a strong leader to join our surgical services team. Our hospital is a Level II trauma center and has 11 operating rooms, 2 endo suites, C-Section suite, a cytoscopy and procedure room. Surgical Services operates 24/7 and on average completes approximately 6,300 procedures a year along with 9,100 patients seen in the pre-op clinic. You would be responsible for planning, organizing, implementing, and maintaining strategies and initiatives for the Periop Department (inpatient and outpatient). Areas supported include but not limited to the following:   Operating Room, Pre-Operative Care unit, Post-Operative Care unit, Anesthesia Services, GI unit, campus-specific services such as infusions, blood transfusions and injections performed in the Perioperative unit and Sterile Processing (in partnership with Sterile Processing leader).   Essential Key Job Responsibilities - Has the authority to interview, hire, orient, terminate, promote, train and conduct performance evaluations. - Assigns day-to-day work activities; directs the functional and technical job performance of team members. - Allocates and directs staffing needs to meet patient, unit and departmental needs, and collaborates with others to ensure overall staffing needs are met. - Manages performance including: goal-setting, clarifying job expectations, monitoring performance progress, providing feedback, recognize, developing skills and addressing performance issues related to work and our Commitments using corrective action. - Leads strategy, growth and quality initiatives for both departments, utilizing regulatory knowledge for both areas as separate functions. - Develops, coordinates and manages operating systems, operational standardization, service standards and communication methods in line with system policies and processes. - Ensures optimal utilization of department resources through capital and operational budget planning, implementation of systems and practices that achieve defined objectives, and reviewing benchmark data. - Assures appropriate level of understanding, awareness and compliance with all applicable Joint Commission, federal, state and agency laws, regulations, guidelines and professional standards. - Provides high quality surgical services at reasonable costs by directing the programs, policies and procedures for all areas of responsibility. Develops, monitors and ensure implementation of evidence-based clinical standards of nursing practice. - Works closely with surgeons and anesthesia leadership to coordinate delivery of high quality perioperative care.   surgery, operating room, or, perioperative services, perioperative, surgical services, periop, rn, nurse, staff nurse, registered nurse, charge nurse, supervisor, lead, circulating, scrubbing, operating theater, aorn, cnor, director, manager, leader #hellosurgicalservicesleader SSLeaderNebraska
Job ID
2020-112448
Department
Surgery
Facility
GOOD SAMARITAN HOSPITAL
Shift
Day
Employment Type
Full Time
Location
NE-KEARNEY
Provides twenty-four (24) hour accountability for the delivery of quality patient care that promotes the safety and well-being of all patients on assigned units. Responsible for planning, prioritizing, organizing, directing and meeting the daily needs and demands of patients and staff on assigned nursing units.  Uses sound knowledge of nursing practices to assign patient care responsibilities to staff based on the patient’s acuity and skill needs. Operationalizes knowledge of human resource management to effectively manage and communicate with staff on assigned unit to promote open communication, teamwork and enhanced work performance. Responsible for effective utilization to ensure appropriate and efficient use of financial, supply and staff resources. Accountable for unit-level implementation of hospital policies and procedures. The nurse manager is accountable for budget preparation and for fiscal operations of the department. Achieves high productivity while attaining exceptional patient, physician and associate satisfaction. This position requires a sound knowledge of nursing practice and exceptional leadership abilities to manage complex, stressful and critically important environments. Promotes the St. Vincent Health System/CHI mission, vision and purpose
Job ID
2020-141006
Department
Orthopedics
Facility
ST. VINCENT INFIRMARY MED CTR
Shift
Day
Employment Type
Full Time
Location
AR-LITTLE ROCK
$10,000 Sign On Bonus and Relocation Assistance Eligible Position!   Expectations: - Collaborate with the Unit Director and Service Excellence Coordinator to develop, implement and evaluate a comprehensive customer service plan with key performance goals/benchmarks for all staff and the department. - Be driven to improve processes for the Emergency Department. - Daily rounding giving the staff an opportunity to discuss concerns, issues and ideas.  We offer the following benefits to support you and your family: - Health/Dental/Vision Insurance - Free Premium Membership to Care.com with preloaded credits for children and/or dependent adults - Care for Caregivers: Resilience Through Adversity is a series of sessions designed to help caregivers build their resilience and advance their mental well-being during these difficult times - Flexible spending accounts - Voluntary Protection: Group Accident, Critical Illness, and Identity Theft - Discounts on Local Childcare Services  - Employee Assistance Program (EAP) for you and your family - Paid Time Off (PTO) - Tuition Assistance for career growth and development - Matching Retirement Programs thon - Wellness Programs Additional benefits we offer to support our caregivers (in effect until June 30, 2021): - PTO/Vacation maximum accrual waived for employees who are providing direct patient care and may not be able to take time off because of the COVID-19 crisis. - Coverage of health care benefit premiums for eligible employees whose income drops below 90% of their pay (based on their FTE) and PTO/Vacation bank drops below 60 hours. - Paid administrative leave support for employees who experience a work-related exposure to COVID-19. - Access to EIB/Sick bank(s) and/or employer-paid short-term disability benefits due to non-work-related COVID-19 exposure. - Rapid assistance with unemployment compensation administrative support where needed.  
Job ID
2020-140758
Department
Emergency Services
Facility
MERCY MEDICAL CENTER INC
Shift
Varied
Employment Type
Full Time
Location
OR-ROSEBURG
This position is responsible and accountable for total unit/s operations on a 24-hour basis to include fiscal management, staff development, and resource management with the ultimate goal of achieving quality and safe patient care.   ESSENTIAL KEY JOB RESPONSIBILITIES - Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patients served. - Supervises assigned professional, technical, and clerical staff of the department to ensure the quality of work. - Manages the workflow of the unit to ensure the delivery of quality patient care. - Implements and supports patterns and ensures availability of sufficient qualified staff to meet patient care needs. - Develops staffing patterns and ensures availability of sufficient qualified staff to meet patient care needs. - Works to develop and retain highly skilled and well-rounded staff including hiring, orienting, training, directing work, evaluating performance and assuring clinical competency. - Contributes to the effective management of the department including supplies, equipment, space, technology, policies and procedures. - Contributes to the financial viability of the organization including managing productivity and budgeting process. - Maintains effective working relationships, communication and collaborative decision making with medical staff, other departments, leaders, staff and others. - Assists the organization in maintaining and achieving its goals related to licensure, regulatory, and accreditation standards. - Demonstrates commitment to professional growth and competence. - Responsible for accurate and timely delivery of various reports including staff schedules, payroll, labor productivity, IRIS and others as assigned. - Participates in community activities on behalf of the organization.
Job ID
2020-145495
Department
Surgery
Shift
Day
Employment Type
Full Time
Location
KY-LONDON
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
Job ID
2020-139020
Department
Medical / Surgical Acute
Facility
CHI MEMORIAL HOSPITAL GEORGIA
Shift
12 Hour Day
Employment Type
Per Diem
Location
GA-Fort Oglethorpe
- Ability to multitask in a fast paced environment while delivering quality patient care - Collect, read, and interpret assigned patient’s health history - Create and implement care plans in collaboration with other care team members - Administer medications to patients and educate caregivers when necessary - Assess and treat medical and post-surgical wounds RNMS RN
Job ID
2020-125191
Department
Medical / Surgical Overflow
Facility
MEMORIAL HEALTH CARE SYSTEM IN
Shift
12 Hour Day
Employment Type
Full Time
Location
TN-CHATTANOOGA
Job ID
2021-149580
Department
Medical / Surgical 3rd Floor
Facility
Harrison Medical Center
Shift
Day
Employment Type
Full Time
Location
WA-SILVERDALE
  Medical-Surgical unit providing care to a variety of patients: Renal disease, Liver disease, Respiratory failure, Tele, Minor Cardiac, Sepsis, Wound Care and Minor Surgeries. Part of 3rd floor is designated to camera rooms. This allows the unit to take close observation patients with the ability to provide extra care and supervision needed to keep the patients safe. 3rd floor takes great pride in their care for the patients with a focus on quality, safety and the patient experience. The unit works close as a team along with other departments to give excellent care. There are many Nurses who are Medical-Surgical Certified in this specialty area. We are excited to have you be a part of our team. This job is responsible for providing a wide variety of professional nursing services which focus on the provision of quality patient care consistent with Franciscan Health System (FHS) standards/values, applicable regulatory requirements and scope of practice for the nursing profession. Work also includes developing, implementing and assessing the patient plan of care during time of stay in collaboration with physicians, interdisciplinary teams, and the patient/family. An incumbent is engaged in direct patient care, including assessing, planning, coordinating, 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. Requires the use 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, 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, seek resources at the unit/department level, and delegate appropriate tasks.  
Job ID
2021-148423
Department
Medical / Surgical 3rd Floor
Facility
Harrison Medical Center
Shift
Evening
Employment Type
Full Time
Location
WA-SILVERDALE
Job Summary This job is responsible for providing a wide variety of professional nursing services which focus on the provision of quality patient care consistent with Franciscan Health System (FHS) standards/values, applicable regulatory requirements and scope of practice for the nursing profession.  Work also includes developing, implementing and assessing the patient plan of care during time of stay in collaboration with physicians, interdisciplinary teams, and the patient/family.  An incumbent is engaged in direct patient care, including assessing, planning, coordinating, 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.  Requires the use of judgment and critical thinking skills in making decisions regarding patient care (within the scope of practice), including knowledge and integration of evidence-based practices (EBP) through standards, resources and data, and in the efficient utilization of staff/resources.  Work involves continuous contact with physicians, 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, seek resources at the unit/department level, and delegate appropriate tasks.   Essential Job Duties Adheres to the department’s and hospital’s policies and procedures, including safety, risk management and regulatory standards.  Keeps abreast of trends, developments and regulatory requirements impacting matters within designated scope of responsibility. Administers, oversees and documents the administration of medications (e.g., topically, orally, intramuscularly, subcutaneously and intravenously) as ordered by the healthcare practitioner and in accordance with hospital policy. Assesses patient to include physical, psychosocial, cultural, behavioral/emotional, developmental and spiritual needs. Gathers data relevant for patient care. Implements appropriate patient interventions and evaluates outcomes. Plans care appropriately based on needs identified during initial and on-going assessments.  Provides holistic, comprehensive, and professional nursing care to patient within the scope of practice. Implements appropriate patient interventions and evaluates outcomes. Prepares patient for discharge and assists with coordinating post discharge needs. Cultural Sensitivity and Competence:  Demonstrates proper use of available communication tools/materials for effective communication and understands how the culture(s) of patient populations can affect communication, collaboration and the provision of care, treatment and services.  Patient Populations Served:  Demonstrates knowledge and proper skills associated with the department’s defined specific populations served. Demonstrates competent professional practice and engages in opportunities for professional growth. Demonstrates self accountability to meet stated deadlines for all mandatory requirements. Documents care delivered and patient status utilizing the nursing process in accordance with FHS standards of care, for example, changes in patient condition, patient responses to intervention and reassessments of pertinent findings. Receives and assures appropriateness, accuracy, timeliness and execution of physician orders. Identifies opportunities for, and participates in, performance/quality improvement activities to improve clinical outcomes, healthcare delivery systems and address patient safety/satisfaction and cost containment. Incorporates critical thinking into daily practice as demonstrated by quality of care provided, transfer of knowledge, follow through and patient outcomes.  Leads, coordinates, and communicates the ongoing delivery of patient care services provided by members of assigned patient care teams(s); assesses and monitors team performance to ensure the quality of care provided is consistent with the CHI-FH’s standards and regulatory requirements.  Coordinates nursing care and advocates for patient needs so that all appropriate disciplines are informed of and participating in the plan of care.Prepares patient for examination/procedure.  Routinely explains delays.  Assesses, monitors, and intervenes as indicated during and post examination or procedure. Provides health care education and guidance to patient and/or families.  Educates regarding results, findings and diagnoses to patient and/or patient’s family within scope of practice. Performs related duties as required.
Job ID
2021-148768
Department
Medical / Surgical / Telemetry
Facility
St Joseph Medical Center
Shift
Day
Employment Type
Part Time
Location
WA-TACOMA
Pay Scale: $36.79 - $56.28   Shift: Casual Part Time, Varied   Job Summary:   Under the direction of the Clinical Coordinator, the Registered Nurse performs duties by applying professional nursing theory and principles, and utilizes the nursing process to assess, plan, implement and evaluate care given to patients.  Works collaboratively with the interdisciplinary health care team in providing patient care. Demonstrates clinical, organizational and communication skills in dealing with patients, families and other health care workers.   Essential Duties: - Observes, collects, and records data related to patient’s biophysical, psychosocial, environmental, and self-care ability, as well as educational and discharge planning needs. - Analyzes assessment data to formulate a nursing diagnosis and to provide the basis for planning timely and effective nursing interviews. - Implements an age appropriate plan of care in conjunction with the physician, patient, patient’s family, and/or significant other, and other members of the interdisciplinary health care team. - Documents and utilizes patient data to measure progress toward attainment of patient outcomes and patient goals. - Identifies the learning needs of the patient and/or significant other and initiates measures to meet those needs within the patient’s assessed learning abilities. - Incorporates patient’s individual social, emotional, and cultural needs into the planning and teaching process. - Involves patient and significant others in education and decision making process related to patient’s care. - Administers medication according to hospital policies/procedures to ensure patient safety. - Provides for and follows precautions to ensure patient safety related to fall prevention. - Ensures that equipment is available, in proper place, and maintained in working condition. - Utilizes universal precautions in performing daily work. Utilizes safety equipment in accordance with hospital policies to ensure own and co-workers’ safety needs. - Coordinates care given by other disciplines to ensure that the patient’s care needs are met and progress toward goals is attained.
Job ID
2020-140761
Department
Medical Acute
Facility
MERCY MEDICAL CENTER INC
Shift
Varied
Employment Type
Per Diem
Location
OR-ROSEBURG
Pay Scale: $36.79 - $56.28   Shift: Full Time, 10am - 10:30pm   Job Summary:   Provides support to the RNs, physicians and patients in the Medical Unit. Works collaboratively with the interdisciplinary health care team in providing timely, efficient patient care.   Essential Duties: - Provides support to nursing staff and physicians with special procedures including central line placement, chest tube placement, thoracentesis, paracentesis, bone marrow biopsies, lumbar punctures and other minor procedures performed in the patient’s room. - Provides IV therapy support by placing Powerglide lines and/or peripheral lines as needed. - Performs care of central lines including accessing/deaccessing mediports, dressing and tubing changes, troubleshooting and declotting of lines. - Aids the primary RN with patient admission, transfer or discharge process including medication reconciliation and patient/family education. - Completes initial wound assessments including photographs, measurements and treatment plan. - Assists with monthly skin audits for patients at high risk for skin breakdown. - Utilizes universal precautions in performing work. Utilizes safety equipment in accordance with hospital policies to ensure safety needs are met. - Completes COBRA transfer process in Meditech and coordinates with primary nurse, charge nurse and house supervisor to facilitate transfer of patients to other facilities as ordered by the physician. - Coordinates with Charge RN for lunch and break coverage for staff and other needs of the unit. - Responds to disturbances, interruptions, and subtle and emergent changes in the work environment to minimize potential risks to the unit workflow. - Supports and promotes initiatives of service recovery and assures communication with appropriate follow-up. - Assists Clinical Coordinator and Charge RN with patient experience improvement activities and monitoring.   - Takes patient assignment as needed. - Other duties as assigned by management.
Job ID
2020-143318
Department
Medical / Surgical / Trauma ICU
Facility
MERCY MEDICAL CENTER INC
Shift
Day
Employment Type
Full Time
Location
OR-ROSEBURG
Job Summary:  You will provide care to oncology/hematology patients. Implementing and assessing the patient plan of care in collaboration with physicians, interdisciplinary teams and the patient and family.
Job ID
2020-140842
Department
Oncology
Facility
ST JOSEPH MEDICAL CENTER
Shift
Day
Employment Type
Full Time
Location
WA-TACOMA
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
Job ID
2020-109244
Department
Medical / Surgical 3rd Floor
Facility
MEMORIAL NORTH PARK
Shift
Night
Employment Type
Per Diem
Location
TN-HIXSON
- Perform general nursing care to patients by following established standards and procedures. - Obtain patient consent for care and ensures patient confidentiality. - Obtain and document health history, information on chief complaint, vital signs, and health risk factors and assesses disease condition. - Provide patient care based on practice guidelines, standards of care, and federal/state laws and regulations. - Execute prescribed treatments and medical interventions, administers prescribed medications, and monitor and document treatment progress and patient response. Refer to/consult with physicians, other health providers, and community resources to prevent/resolve problems or concerns. - Educate patients and families about health status, health maintenance, and management of acute and chronic conditions. - Document patient assessment and intervention data using established medical record forms/automated systems and documentation practices. - Participate in multidisciplinary teams to improve patient care processes and outcomes. - Track quality assurance data and monitor for acute and chronic care management. - May act as team lead for other nursing staff. - Perform other duties as assigned  
Job ID
2020-141831
Department
Medical / Surgical Acute
Facility
ST ANTHONY HOSPITAL
Shift
Varied
Employment Type
Per Diem
Location
OR-PENDLETON
Job Summary:  You will provide care to oncology/hematology patients. Implementing and assessing the patient plan of care in collaboration with physicians, interdisciplinary teams and the patient and family.
Job ID
2020-140841
Department
Oncology
Facility
ST JOSEPH MEDICAL CENTER
Shift
Day
Employment Type
Full Time
Location
WA-TACOMA
Job Summary:  You will provide care to oncology/hematology patients. Implementing and assessing the patient plan of care in collaboration with physicians, interdisciplinary teams and the patient and family.  
Job ID
2020-126358
Department
Oncology
Facility
ST JOSEPH MEDICAL CENTER
Shift
Night
Employment Type
Full Time
Location
WA-TACOMA
Job Summary: The Residency RN observes and takes part in the clinical and didactic portion of the Residency training program and successfully completes all assignments and requirements of the program. Clinical training assignments are under the direction and supervision of the registered nurse preceptor. This job is responsible for providing a wide variety of professional nursing services which focus on the provision of quality patient care consistent with Franciscan Health System (FHS) standards & values, applicable regulatory requirements and scope of practice for the nursing profession.  Work also includes developing, implementing and assessing the patient plan of care during time of stay in collaboration with physicians, interdisciplinary teams, and the patient/family.  An incumbent is engaged in direct patient care, including assessing, planning, coordinating, 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.    Essential Duties: Attends/Participates/Studies and successfully completes all requirements/assignments of the clinical and didactic portion of the residency training program and successfully applies the knowledge to day to day clinical practice. Participates in staff meetings, departmental projects, attends in-services and unit continuing education programs. Exhibits dedication to the organization through attendance, use of work time and safe work practices, i.e. work habits. Adheres to the department’s and hospital’s policies and procedures, including safety, risk management and regulatory standards.  Keeps abreast of trends, developments and regulatory requirements impacting matters within designated scope of responsibility. Administers, oversees and documents the administration of medications (e.g., topically, orally, intramuscularly, subcutaneously and intravenously) as ordered by the healthcare practitioner and in accordance with hospital policy. Assesses patient to include physical, psychosocial, cultural, behavioral/emotional, developmental and spiritual needs. Gathers data relevant for patient care. Implements appropriate patient interventions and evaluates outcomes. Plans care appropriately based on needs identified during initial and on-going assessments.  Provides holistic, comprehensive, and professional nursing care to patient within the scope of practice. Implements appropriate patient interventions and evaluates outcomes. Prepares patient for discharge and assists with coordinating post discharge needs. Cultural Sensitivity and Competence:  Demonstrates proper use of available communication tools/materials for effective communication and understands how the culture(s) of patient populations can affect communication, collaboration and the provision of care, treatment and services.  Patient Populations Served:  Demonstrates knowledge and proper skills associated with the department’s defined specific populations served. Demonstrates competent professional practice and engages in opportunities for professional growth. Demonstrates self accountability to meet stated deadlines for all mandatory requirements. Documents care delivered and patient status utilizing the nursing process in accordance with FHS standards of care, for example, changes in patient condition, patient responses to intervention and reassessments of pertinent findings. Receives and assures appropriateness, accuracy, timeliness and execution of physician orders. Identifies opportunities for, and participates in, performance/quality improvement activities to improve clinical outcomes, healthcare delivery systems and address patient safety/satisfaction and cost containment. Incorporates critical thinking into daily practice as demonstrated by quality of care provided, transfer of knowledge, follow through and patient outcomes.  Leads, coordinates, and communicates the ongoing delivery of patient care services provided by members of assigned patient care teams(s); considers patient acuity and the competencies of care team members in delegating and assigning work and in adjusting assignments as necessary; assesses and monitors team performance to ensure the quality of care provided is consistent with the FHS standards and regulatory requirements.  Coordinates nursing care and advocates for patient needs so that all appropriate disciplines are informed of and participating in the plan of care. Prepares patient for examination/procedure.  Routinely explains delays.  Assesses, monitors, and intervenes as indicated during and post examination or procedure. Provides health care education and guidance to patient and/or families.  Educates regarding results, findings and diagnoses to patient and/or patient’s family within scope of practice.
Job ID
2021-148765
Department
Medical / Surgical / Telemetry
Facility
St Joseph Medical Center
Shift
Night
Employment Type
Full Time
Location
WA-TACOMA
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