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RN - Inpatient - Cardiac Telemetry Job

Virginia Mason Medical Center Type Full time Posted 2/5/2014
Salary - n/a - Starts 8/1/2014
WA - Washington (All) - Seattle Referral - n/a -    
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RN - Inpatient - Cardiac Telemetry - (140421)

Department: Cardiac Telemetry
Shift: Nights
FTE: 36 hours per week
Location: WA-Seattle

Description

With numerous awards and distinctions, including our recognition as Top Hospital of the Decade by The Leapfrog Group, Virginia Mason has transformed health care through our innovations in patient safety and our ability to provide patients in our community with easier access to our high-quality care.

 

Consisting of a 336-bed hospital in Seattle, WA, and an extensive network of primary and specialty care clinics throughout the Puget Sound region, joining Virginia Mason is an exceptional opportunity to partner with nationally recognized physicians and peers, and an organization recognized as the benchmark for health care.

 

As amember of our team, you will contribute to the strength of our Team Medicine approach to collaborative medicine. You will also help to further our commitment to continuous improvement through our Virginia Mason Production System and our philosophy of empowering you to facilitate real change in the delivery of care. Join us, and find out how many ways Virginia Mason offers you the chance to focus on what really matters - your patients.

 

The Cardiac Telemetry Unit is an inpatient surgical unit with a cardiac specialty. The unit serves young adult, mature adult, older adult, and occasionally adolescent patient. The patient population includes: post cardiac surgery, post vascular surgery & post thoracotomy surgery. All beds have cardiac telemetry capability. Patient care is delivered in collaboration with patients, families, and all professional disciplines.

 

The registered nurse provides high quality, skilled nursing services to assist patients to achieve optimum health and functional health status following an illness requiring hospitalization. Through collaboration with physicians and other health care professionals, the nurse prepares the patient and family for discharge to home or another setting for continued care.


Qualifications

Required Qualifications:

  • Current WA State RN license.
  • 1 or more years recent experience with inpatient telemetry.
  • EKG monitor validation.
  • Interventional cardiology experience. 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • ACLS.
  • Experience with post open heart patients.
  • Certification in a cardiac specialty area. 
  • BSN strongly preferred.

Virginia Mason offers much more than competitive compensation and benefits. With continuing education opportunities and the added potential of relocation assistance, you will find our commitment to your well-being is both rewarding and refreshing. 

 

There is also the lifestyle benefit that comes with finding yourself in the heart of the Pacific Northwest. Surrounded by the vibrancy and sophistication of one of the most livable cities, finding the perfect urban or outdoor pursuit will instinctively and pleasurably become second nature.  

 

We are an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.


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