Company: CHI Franciscan Medical Group
Posted on: February 21, 2021
Overview: CommonSpirit Health was formed by the alignment of
Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) and Dignity Health. With more
than 700 care sites across the U. S. & from clinics and hospitals
to home-based care and virtual care services CommonSpirit is
accessible to nearly one out of every four U. S. residents. Our
world needs compassion like never before. Our communities need
caring and our families need protection. With our combined
resources CommonSpirit is committed to building healthy communities
advocating for those who are poor and vulnerable and innovating how
and where healing can happen both inside our hospitals and out in
*** $5,000 SIGN-ON BONUS for full-time Clinic Registered Nurse
positions *** (sign on bonus applies to external hires only and
must meet company guidelines for bonus payout)
Franciscan Medical Group is currently seeking a full time Clinic RN
for the Franciscan Foot and Ankle Associates Cilnic in Burien. This
is an opportunity to become a key member of a busy team based
clinic. Flexible scheduling with 4 or 5 day work week. No weekends
or organizationally recognized holidays required.
This job is responsible for providing professional nursing services
which focus on the provision of quality patient care in a clinic
setting consistent with CHI Franciscan Health (CHI-FH)
standards/values, applicable regulatory requirements and Franciscan
Medical Group (FMG) Scope of Practice policy. An incumbent is
engaged in direct care of clinic patients, including assessing,
coordinating, triaging, 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.
Work is performed under standards of safety and care that provide
instruction/guidance for taking care of issues and patient needs in
the absence of a physician/provider. Work requires the application
of judgment and critical thinking skills in making decisions
regarding patient care (within the scope of practice), including
knowledge and integration of available standards, resources and
data, and in the efficient utilization of staff/resources. Work
involves continuous contact with physicians/providers, patients,
patient families, community agencies, patient care staff and
management. An incumbent is accountable for the quality of care
provided to patients, and has the authority to direct care, provide
education, and delegate appropriate tasks.
If assigned to the centralized FMG Float Pool, an incumbent
provides patient care services to the assigned clinic/work unit as
needed to meeting staffing needs.
- Screens, communicates and responds to patient needs
appropriately; managing patient flow to ensure enough time for
patient care and family education. Delegates tasks to other
caregivers as license permits.
- Greet and prepare patients for practitioner. Provide patient
mobility assistance, as necessary. Obtain and record vital signs
and other appropriate information, such as height, weight, drug
allergies, current medications and presenting problem. Anticipates
the needs of the patient and the practitioner during the exam.
- Administer ordered medications via oral, subcutaneous,
intramuscular, intradermal, or sublingual routes. Start IV's,
maintain and administer IV fluids/meds as ordered by provider.
- Under supervision of the practitioner, inform patients of lab
results, call in prescriptions to pharmacies and return
practitioners' phone messages. Ensure that the patient or family
understands follow-up and referral information. Provide general
health education within own level of expertise and as directed by
practitioner and nurse supervisor;
- Prepare, clean and sterilize instruments and maintain
equipment; keep patient exam rooms clean and orderly; dispose of
contaminated items according to Franciscan Medical Group Exposure
Control Plan; anticipate Practitioner's needs for medications,
supplies and equipment and plan accordingly.
- Assist with diagnostic tests and procedures to appropriate
level of training and established procedures. Ensure patient
privacy and comfort during the exam; instruct patients in the
collection of samples and other tests.
- Actively participate in continuing education and meetings;
participates in committees as requested; and participants in
professional development activities and maintains professional
- Triages and responds to patient telephone call using approved
protocols; ensuring documentation of the phone call meets
- Exhibits and adheres to CHI Franciscan Health's Core Values of
Reverence, Integrity, Compassion and Excellence.
Education/ Work Experience:
- High School Diploma or GED required.
- Graduate of accredited school of Registered Nursing approved by
the WA State Board of Nursing required; BSN preferred.
- One year clinic RN experience or 2 years of acute care
- Current licensure as a Registered Nurse by the Washington State
Board of Nursing.
- Current Healthcare Provider BLS Certification.
CommonSpirit Health participates in E-verify.
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Keywords: CHI Franciscan Medical Group, Seattle , Clinic RN, Healthcare , Seattle, Washington
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