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RN Critical Access - Emergency Department Job

PeaceHealth Island Medical Center
PeaceHealth
Type Full time Posted 3/18/2014
Salary - n/a - Starts 8/19/2014
WA - Washington (All) - Friday Harbor Referral - n/a -    

RN Critical Access - Emergency Department Job

Date:Aug 7, 2014

Location:Friday Harbor, WA, US

Company:Peacehealth

Req ID:34901

About PeaceHealth

PeaceHealth, based in Vancouver, Wash., is a not-for-profit Catholic health system offering care to communities in Washington, Oregon, and Alaska. PeaceHealth has approximately 16,000 caregivers, a multi-specialty medical group practice with more than 800 physicians and providers, a comprehensive laboratory system, and nine medical centers serving both urban and rural communities throughout the Northwest. In 1890, Sisters of St. Joseph of Peace founded what has become PeaceHealth. Today, PeaceHealth is the legacy of its founding Sisters and continues to serve communities when invited to do so with a spirit of collaboration and stewardship. This is The Spirit of Healing—The Spirit of PeaceHealth.

Department:Emergency PIMC (3200)

JOB SUMMARY

The RN Critical Access is a team member who provides professional nursing direct patient care in compliance with professional practice and unit standards.  Promotes a collaborative, interdisciplinary approach towards patients, families and all members of the care delivery team.  This position will cover Emergency as well as inpatient unit.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

1. Assess, plan, implement and evaluate patient care needs.

2. May coordinate admissions, discharges and transfers; communicates and prioritizes, and provides for patient privacy, exercises discretion and assures confidentiality at all times.

3. Works collaboratively and professionally with the physicians and Director in the delivery of patient care and problem solving within the department.

4. Assures continuous patient care including, but not limited to, overseeing the stocking of supplies, medications, and patient care items; staff breaks and lunches; timeliness of patient flow throughout the department and ancillary departments.

5. Participates in quality and process improvement initiatives through gathering of data, staff education and monitoring utilizing the tools recommend by the organization.

6. Ensure professional effectiveness through education and professional development.

7. Will be required to perform patient transport functions.

8. Performs other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS

Education:

Graduate of an accredited State Board of Nursing approved program required.
BSN preferred. 
Specialty certification preferred.

EXPERIENCE/TRAINING

Minimum of 5 years of recent experience in Urgent Care or Emergency Department setting. Including leadership responsibilities required.
 

LICENSE/CERTIFICATION

Current Registered Nurse licensure in the state of Washington.
Current BLS (Basic Life Support) certification required at date of hire.

OTHER SKILLS

Demonstrated knowledge of and ability to apply age specific principles of growth and development and life stages to meet each patient’s needs
Demonstrated ability to promote positive interpersonal relationships and patient/family centered work environment
Able to support and interpret clinic’s philosophy, policies and procedures.
Ability to balance information regarding patient needs, staff needs, and medical center needs in decision making
Excellent communication and problem solving skills.
Strong organizational skills.
Proficient computer skills including MS Office applications.

Peace Island Medical Center

Will perform environmental services, security assistance and emergency response duties as needed. 
May perform limited x-ray examinations, EKG and bone densitometry procedures as determined, applies appropriate infection control and radiation safety measures.
Requires BART training (de-escalation training) within 30 days of hire.
Requires a Food Handler’s Permit
ACLS, TNCC and PALS certifications are required.

** Must live on Friday Harbor**

Location:  Friday Harbor, WA 
Job Category:  Nursing - RN Patient Care
Shift:  Variable
Shift Length:Variable
FTE:0.9  
Work Type:  Part Time
Salary range starts at:$30.77
Required Certifications/Licensure:Basic Life Support; Food Handlers Card - Washington; Registered Nurse - Washington 

The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed within this job class. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of caregivers assigned to this job.

Posting Notes: Friday Harbor, WA || Nursing - RN Patient Care || Part Time || EMERGENCY SVCS 


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