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Nurse Observation

Silverdale, Washington

St Michael Medical Center

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  • Employment Type: Full Time
  • Department: Observation
  • Hours/Pay Period: 72
Requisition ID 2022-250108 Employment Type Full Time Hours/Pay Period 72 Shift Night Weekly Schedule 1930-0700 Remote No Category Staff Nurse
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Overview

Current Incentives for qualifying external Nurses with a 2 year commitment

  • Up to a $10,000Sign on Bonus  (prorated by FTE- min 0.6 FTE required); Lump sum payment within 30 days of start)
  • Up to $25,000 inEducation Loan Forgiveness for qualifying loans
  • Up to a $10,000 RN Residency Completion Bonus for qualifying RN Residents
  • Relocation Assistance for experienced RNs

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 company
  • Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Health/Dental/Vision Insurance
  • Flexible health spending accounts (FSA)
  • Matching 401(k) and 457(b) Retirement Programs
  • Tuition Assistance for career growth and development
  • Care@Work premium account for additional support with children, pets, dependent adults, and household needs
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP) for you and your family
  • Voluntary Protection: Group Accident, Critical Illness, and Identify Theft
  • Adoption Assistance
  • Wellness Program
  • Commute Trip Reduction Program - Earn cash back for participation!


Responsibilities

This new Medical Surgical Observation unit at St. Michael Medical Center is a 24/7 unit. We are a specialized, fast-paced, observation unit be comprised of 13 adult observation bays dedicated to responding to the needs of the patient who requires ongoing diagnostic testing or observation prior to discharge or admission. Our staff provide compassionate, high quality care that is respectful, patient and family-centered, safe and cost-efficient. Be a part of this newly formed inaugural team and be an owner in a new service provided at St. Michael!

Our nurses are adept at working with fast paced changes and coordinating care since stays are typically less than 24-48 hours in this unit.  Despite the rapid patient turnover, nurses in this unit demonstrate their caring by quickly establishing a rapport with the patient and involving them in their own care.  The staff experience the professional satisfaction that comes with making a difference every day for their patients.  The patient population includes those experiencing chest pain, stroke, congestive heart failure exacerbation, uncontrolled hypertension, dehydration, and post-procedural recovery for cardiac catheterization and short stay surgery.

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.  


Qualifications

Job Requirements: 

Graduation from an accredited school of nursing, BSN degree is preferred.

Minimum 6 months previous RN experience required.

One year of related work experience in an acute care setting is preferred.  

Current licensure as a Registered Nurse issued by the Washington State Board of Nursing.

Current American Heart Association Healthcare Provider BLS certification.

ACLS Required within 6 months of employment

Specialty certification, as appropriate to the assigned work unit, is strongly preferred.

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Are you a career fit with our CommonSpirit Health culture? To understand how we are structured, we believe in some core philoosophies with the following:

We will be stronger together, achieving excellence in all we do, collaborating across the fields and growing our collective knowledge.

We will let humankindness guide us as we treat every person with hollistic, persaonalized care for the bod, mind and spirit.

We will advance the science and art of nursing as innovative leaders who demonstrate the power of evidence-based, compassionate care. If you believe in working together with humankindness for all to advance the science and art of nursing - thne you have found your career fit with us!

“Our hope is that you will always feel inspired, knowing you truly are the heart and soul of CommonSpirit.”

– Kathleen D. Sanford, EVP, Chief Nursing Officer

Your Possible Career Path

This is a snapshot of your potential career path highlights the series of job positions that help you progress towards your goals and objectives. Ultimately, your career path depends on your career values and personal goals.

 Career path shows a list of jobs that someone could get by getting promotions at this company: 1. Student Nurse  2. New Grad Nurse  3. Staff Nurse 4. Educator 5. Charge Nurses/ Supervisors  6. Nurse Practitioner  7. Managers/Directors  8. CNE

Success Profile

What makes a successful Nurse Observation at St Michael Medical Center

  • Compassionate
  • Trustworthy
  • Proactive
  • Collaborative
  • Communicator
  • Balanced

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