Company: St Michael Medical Center
Posted on: May 14, 2022
Up to $25,000.00 Sign On Bonus for qualifying new, external
- Bonus amount prorated by FTE (min .6 FTE required)
- 1 year of experience required
- Lump sum payment within 30 days of start date
- 2 year commitment Up to $25,000.00 in Education Loan
Forgiveness for qualifying loans
Virginia Mason Franciscan Health has exciting and rewarding careers
with competitive salaries and benefits. We are a family of
hospitals, health care services, and medical providers delivering
compassionate care to people throughout South Puget Sound. We are
part of Catholic Health Initiatives, one of the largest
not-for-profit health care systems in the country.
St. Michael Medical Center is looking for compassionate
professionals to join our team in our NEW HOSPITAL in Silverdale!
This 500,000 Square-foot hospital will be the most energy-efficient
hospital in Washington and will provide an extraordinary healing
environment for our patients with beautiful views of the Olympic
Mountains and Dyes Inlet. In addition, the entire campus has been
developed with the well-being of our team in mind with dedicated
respite areas and generous break areas (see the views!) along with
the Clear Creek trail running through the hospital grounds,
encouraging walks and connection with the community. Be a part of
this groundbreaking addition to CHI Franciscan!
Visit our website at www.stmichaelopening.org for 360-degree photos
and virtual tour of the new hospital.
Our mission is to deliver high-quality care that meets our
patients' medical needs while providing emotional and spiritual
support to patients and their families. We believe this three-part
approach - physical, emotional, and spiritual - is essential to
healing the whole person. Come join our team!
As a part of our organization, we currently offer the following
- Competitive starting wages and training to grow within the
- Paid Time Off (PTO)
- Health/Dental/Vision Insurance
- Flexible health spending accounts (FSA)
- Matching 401(k) and 457(b) Retirement Programs
- Tuition Assistance for career growth and development
- Care@Work premium account for additional support with children,
pets, dependent adults, and household needs
- Employee Assistance Program (EAP) for you and your family
- Voluntary Protection: Group Accident, Critical Illness, and
- Adoption Assistance
- Wellness Program
- Commute Trip Reduction Program - Earn cash back for
Job Summary:This job is responsible for providing cath lab nursing
care of adult patient populations undergoing cardiac procedures in
the cath lab to include inpatient, outpatient and emergent.
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. Requires the use 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, 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, seek resources at the
unit/department level, and delegate appropriate tasks.
- Provides care for patients undergoing a cardiac procedure
including prep/admission, education of both patient and their
family and post procedure care.
- Administers and maintains sedation and analgesia by order of
the physician. Assesses, diagnoses, and intervenes in the event of
complications. Monitors and assesses the patient receiving the
sedation and analgesia throughout diagnostic and therapeutic
- Provides on-call coverage for cath lab at designated hospital
and responds within 30 minutes of call.
- Adheres to the department's and hospital's policies and
procedures, including safety, risk management and regulatory
standards. Keeps abreast of trends, developments and regulatory
requirements impacting matters within designated scope of
- Administers, oversees and documents the administration of
medications (e.g., topically, orally, intramuscularly,
subcutaneously and intravenously) as ordered by the healthcare
practitioner and in accordance with hospital policy.
- Assesses patient to include physical, psychosocial, cultural,
behavioral/emotional, developmental and spiritual needs. Gathers
data relevant for patient care. Implements appropriate patient
interventions and evaluates outcomes. Plans care appropriately
based on needs identified during initial and on-going assessments.
Provides holistic, comprehensive, and professional nursing care to
patient within the scope of practice. Implements appropriate
patient interventions and evaluates outcomes. Prepares patient for
discharge and assists with coordinating post discharge needs.
- Cultural Sensitivity and Competence: Demonstrates proper use of
available communication tools/materials for effective communication
and understands how the culture(s) of patient populations can
affect communication, collaboration and the provision of care,
treatment and services. Patient Populations Served: Demonstrates
knowledge and proper skills associated with the department's
defined specific populations served.
- Demonstrates competent professional practice and engages in
opportunities for professional growth. Demonstrates self
accountability to meet stated deadlines for all mandatory
- Documents care delivered and patient status utilizing the
nursing process in accordance with FHS standards of care, for
example, changes in patient condition, patient responses to
intervention and reassessments of pertinent findings. Receives and
assures appropriateness, accuracy, timeliness and execution of
- Identifies opportunities for, and participates in,
performance/quality improvement activities to improve clinical
outcomes, healthcare delivery systems and address patient
safety/satisfaction and cost containment.
- Incorporates critical thinking into daily practice as
demonstrated by quality of care provided, transfer of knowledge,
follow through and patient outcomes. Leads, coordinates, and
communicates the ongoing delivery of patient care services provided
by members of assigned patient care teams(s); considers patient
acuity and the competencies of care team members in delegating and
assigning work and in adjusting assignments as necessary; assesses
and monitors team performance to ensure the quality of care
provided is consistent with the FHS standards and regulatory
requirements. Coordinates nursing care and advocates for patient
needs so that all appropriate disciplines are informed of and
participating in the plan of care.
- Prepares patient for examination/procedure. Routinely explains
delays. Assesses, monitors, and intervenes as indicated during and
post examination or procedure.
- Provides health care education and guidance to patient and/or
families. Educates regarding results, findings and diagnoses to
patient and/or patient's family within scope of practice.
- Graduation from an accredited school of nursing, BSN
- One year of related work experience in an acute care setting is
- If assigned to the Procedure area - previous cardiac cath Lab
experience or a minimum of two years experience within the past
three years in an acute care setting, i.e., ICU, PCU, PACU ER.
- Intra-Aortic Balloon Pump experience preferred.
- Successful completion of department orientation.
- Current licensure as a Registered Nurse issued by the
Washington State Board of Nursing.
- Current American Heart Association Healthcare BLS
- Current Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certification or
within six months of hire
- CCRN (Certification in Adult Critical Care) RN preferred
- IV competency must be attained within four months, training is
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