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RN - Heart And Vascular Surgery

Company: Providence St. Joseph's Health
Location: Gig Harbor
Posted on: January 17, 2022

Job Description:


$20,000 Sign-On Bonus (Externals Only) and Relocation Available

Swedish Medical Center is looking for a Staff Registered Nurse (0.9 FTE, Evening Shift) to work in the Heart and Vascular Surgery at Swedish Cherry Hill in Seattle, WA.

The Staff Registered Nurse is responsible for providing nursing care adapted to individual patient needs based on the nursing process, which includes assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation. He or she is also responsible for delegation and supervision of personnel, as states above, that participate in the provision of care to ensure that patient needs and expected outcomes are met.

In this position you will:

  • Assesses, identifies appropriate nursing diagnoses, plans, implements and evaluates patients' care.

  • Effectively advocates for ethical and holistic care by partnering in care planning to promote the autonomy, dignity, rights, values and beliefs of those we serve.

  • Fosters a learning environment for patient/families, nursing, and other members of the healthcare team including students; facilitates formal and informal learning for patient/families, nursing, other members of the healthcare team, and community.

  • Accountable for safety, identifies and corrects problems, and integrates evidence, and best practice into nursing care; uses data and evidence to improve patient outcomes.

  • Engages in ongoing professional development; practices to the top of license within the legal parameters of the Nurse Practice Act, the Nursing Social Policy Statement, the ANA Code of Ethics for Nurses, and specialty standards.

  • Leads and coordinates teams, appropriately delegates, coordinates care and collaborates with others as equal members of the inter-professional care team to integrate nursing knowledge. Models professional behaviors as a representative of the nursing profession.

    Case mix includes:

    • Cardiovascular, Vascular, Neuro and Spine Surgery


      • 4 Cardiac Suites, 1 Hybrid OR Suite, Neuro 11 Suites

        Staffing includes:

        • RN's Surgical Tech's, Anesthesia Tech, Hospital Unit Coordinators and Patient Care Assistants


          • Week-day Hours of Operation: 6:30AM - 9:00PM

          • Weekend and Holidays: On call team only, 24 hours coverage

          • Work Shifts: 8 hours, 10 hours, 12 hours

          • Full time, Part time, and Per Diem available

          • Scrubs and PPE provided


            Required qualifications for this position include:

            • Nursing degree/diploma required upon hire

            • Bachelor's degree in Nursing or higher within 6 years of hire or equivalent educ/experience

            • Unencumbered RN license in state(s) of hire, and wherever care is delivered. If RN holds a multi-state license through the Nurse Licensure Compact (NLC), the RN must adhere to the requirements of licensure in the new state(s) of hire

            • Basic Life Support (BLS) for Health Care Providers required at time of hire from American Heart Association (AHA) or Military Training Network (MTN)

            • One (1) year acute care experience working with the patient population similar to department of hire or completion of the specialty residency located at that facility.

              Preferred qualifications for this position include:

              • Bachelor's degree in nursing upon hire

              • National Certification in area of specialty

                About the Cherry Hill Campus

                What is now known as the James Tower at Swedish/Cherry Hill Campus was home to the first hospital in Seattle, established in 1877 by the Sisters of Providence, a Catholic charity. On July 1, 2000, the 385-bed tertiary-care center previously known as Providence Seattle Medical Center became part of the Swedish health-care system.

                We offer comprehensive, best-in-class benefits to our caregivers. For more information, visit


                Our Mission

                Our Mission is to improve the health and well-being of each person we serve.

                Our Vision is Health for a Better World.

                About Us

                Swedish is the largest not-for-profit health care system in the greater Seattle area. It is comprised of five hospital campuses (First Hill, Cherry Hill, Ballard, Edmonds and Issaquah); emergency rooms and specialty center in Redmond (East King County) and the Mill Creek area in Everett; and Swedish Medical Group, a network of more than 128 primary care and specialty care locations throughout the greater Puget Sound area. Swedish employs nearly 13,000 caregivers (all employees), including nearly 1,400 providers. Whether through physician clinics, education, research and innovation or other outreach, we're committed to caring for the people in our region and beyond. Swedish is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer Swedish does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, protected veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

                Schedule: Full-time

                Shift: Evening

                Job Category: Surgical Services (Intraop)

                Location: Washington-Seattle

                Work Locations: Cherry Hill Main Bldg (WA150) 500 17th Ave James Tower Seattle, 98122

                Req ID: 319189

Keywords: Providence St. Joseph's Health, Seattle , RN - Heart And Vascular Surgery, Healthcare , Gig Harbor, Washington

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