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Registered Nurse - Observation Unit

Company: Virginia Mason Medical Center
Location: Seattle
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

*Overview**$10,000 sign-on bonus available!* Virginia Mason Franciscan Health brings together two award-winning health systems in Washington state CHI Franciscan and Virginia Mason. As one integrated health system with the most patient access points in western Washington, our team includes 18,000 staff and nearly 5,000 employed physicians and affiliated providers. At Virginia Mason Franciscan Health, you will find the safest and highest quality of care provided by our expert, compassionate medical care team at 11 hospitals and nearly 300 sites throughout the greater Puget Sound region. While you're busy impacting the healthcare industry, we'll take care of you with benefits that include health/dental/vision, FSA, matching retirement plans, paid vacation, adoption assistance, annual bonus eligibility, and more!*Responsibilities*Virginia Mason Medical Center, was recognized among the Best Hospitals in Washington state by U.S. News & World Report. Our registered nurses provide high quality, skilled nursing services to assist patients to achieve optimum health and functional health status following an illness requiring hospitalization. Through collaboration with physicians and other health care professionals, the nurse prepares the patient and family for discharge to home or another setting for continued care. Our Observation Unit provides an area where patients who have been examined in the Emergency Department can be monitored, go through additional testing and receive ongoing treatment. The goal of the unit is to provide immediate treatment for patients so they can go home to their families faster and begin the process of healing. We treat a very diverse patient population and the unit is a sister unit to the Emergency Department and occasionally care for ED hold patients. Here you will find:* A highly collaborative and supportive team.* Great working environment* A supportive environment where you can make a difference in patient's lives.* Medical/Surgical short-term and long-term patients with varying complex care needs* Post procedure, including ERCP, EGD, Cardiac cath, etc. * Acute mental health care needs for ITA (Involuntary Treatment Act) patients* Observation, discharge within 24-48 hours CHI Franciscan and Virginia Mason are now united to build the future of patient-centered care across the Pacific Northwest. That means a seamlessly connected system offering quality care close to home. From basic health needs to the most complex, highly specialized care, our patients can count on us to meet their needs with convenient access to the region's most prestigious experts and innovative treatments and technologies. "We deliver inspired people to do meaningful work."*Qualifications*We require:* Current WA State RN license is required.* 1 or more years recent RN experience with acute care patients.* CPR certification is required every two years or as specified by the work.* Other certifications may be required for specialty areas.* Graduation from an accredited school of nursing approved by the Washington State Board of Nursing. Preferred Qualifications:* ACLS preferred. 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. #MISSIONCRITICAL

Keywords: Virginia Mason Medical Center, Seattle , Registered Nurse - Observation Unit, Healthcare , Seattle, Washington

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