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RN ICU

Virginia Mason Medical Center Seattle, Washington
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Requisition ID 220057 Employment Type Part Time Department Critical Care Hours/Pay Period 72 Shift Night Weekly Schedule 7p-7:30a Category Nursing - ICU / Critical Care
Overview

Virginia Mason Franciscan Health brings together two award winning health systems in Washington state – CHI Franciscan and Virginia Mason. As one integrated health system with the most patient access points in western Washington our team includes 18,000 staff and nearly 5,000 employed physicians and affiliated providers. At Virginia Mason Franciscan Health you will find the safest and highest quality of care provided by our expert, compassionate medical care team at 11 hospitals and nearly 300 sites throughout the greater Puget Sound region.


Responsibilities

As our ICU Nurse at Virginia Mason Franciscan Health, you’ll monitor patients who are critically ill and unstable following extensive injury, surgery, or life-threatening disease.

           Responsibilites

  • Assesses, plans, and implements nursing care while ensuring patient comfort
  • Anticipates, identifies, and responds to informational and emotional needs of patients and families
  • Guides and directs healthcare personnel (i.e. Patient Care Technicians) in caring for patients
  • Maintains knowledge of equipment setup, maintenance, and use (i.e. IV pumps, monitoring equipment, and drainage devices) Utilizes safeguards such as IV pump drug library and monitor alarms with necessary
  • Initiates emergency support measures (i.e. cardiopulmonary resuscitation, protecting patient from injury)
  •   Assists with patient care duties/tasks (i.e., emptying drainage devices, ambulating, and hygiene

You’ll begin each shift by taking report from a nursing teammate before making your rounds. You’ll provide continued care and perform procedures as detailed in the care plan. This could mean assisting a physician with a chest tube or central line, providing wound care, ensuring patients MRI or CT, or administering medications.

To thrive in this role, you’ll heavily depend on your ability to multitask and react. You’ll clinically care for your patients- remaining focused and attentive as you continuously monitor your patients throughout your shift. You also serve as their advocate- supporting their best interests when they cannot. However, it’s your sound judgment during an emergency and rapid response are impressive which puts you on the radar for advancement. 

About Us:

Virginia Mason Franciscan Health is a 336-bed non-profit facility providing quality health care to patients and communities in and around Seattle Washington. We are part of CommonSpirit Health which operates 137 hospitals and more than 1,000 care sites across 21 states making our services accessible to nearly 1 in 4 U.S. residents.

If you are committed to social justice, health equity, and prepared to deliver care in new, innovative ways, you belong with us.


Qualifications

We are offering a sign on relocation bonus to new hires 

  • Nursing Degree from an accredited program college, or university
  • 1 or more years of experience in critical care preferred
  • Active Registered Nurse license in good standing with the WA. Board of Nursing
  • Basic Life Support (BLS)
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS), Certified Critical Care Nurse (CCRN) preferred.

While you’re busy impacting the healthcare industry, we’ll take care of you with benefits that include health/dental/vision, FSA, matching retirement plans, paid vacation, adoption assistance, and more!



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