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RN - Inpatient - Pulmonary Medicine & Thoracic Surgery Job

Virginia Mason Medical Center Type Full time Posted 5/16/2014
Salary - n/a - Starts 8/1/2014
WA - Washington (All) - Seattle Referral - n/a -    
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RN - Inpatient - Pulmonary Medicine & Thoracic Surgery - (141417)

Department: Pulm Med & Thoracic Surg
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.

 

This is a twenty-seven bed inpatient medical/surgical unit with a pulmonary specialty and care of urology patients. Primary Nursing is the patient care philosophy in collaboration with patients, families, and all professional disciplines. Nursing staff are experts in respiratory assessment and management of patients experiencing thoracic surgery. Care is provided for patients ranging in age from young adult through older adult. The patient population includes those with: COPD, TB, thoracic surgery, ENT surgery, Cystic Fibrosis, and Asthma.


Qualifications

  • Current WA State RN license is required.
  • At least one year Inpatient, Acute Care or Medical Surgical experience. 

Preferred: Post-op Thoracotomy & Respiratory/Pulmonary care experience.

 

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 in the country, 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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