Overview: CHI 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 the South Puget Sound. We
are part of Catholic Health Initiatives, one of the largest
not-for-profit health care systems in the country.
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!
Under the direction of nursing leadership, serves as a leader
and clinical resource to staff for a designated time period in the
hospital. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to,
facilitating information flow within the Hospital, serving as
resource person for problem-solving and decision-making, assigning
break and lunch coverage, assigning patient care, coordinating
patient placement, fulfilling pharmacy requirements, authorizing
overtime and projecting staffing needs for the current/next shift.
Although an incumbent generally does not take routine patient
assignments, it is expected that clinical assistance will be
provided as needed.
Serves as a leader and clinical resource to staff under the
direction of nursing leadership; assists staff with problem-solving
and decision-making; acts as a role model, demonstrating
technical/clinical competence consistent with the needs of staff
and the patient population; collaborates with primary RN or team
leader to ensure the planning and delivery of quality patient care
in partnership with physician, interdisciplinary team and
Delegates, coordinates and oversees clinical operations and
patient placement/unit staffing for hospital according to defined
Responds appropriately and timely to disturbances,
interruptions, and subtle and emergent changes in the work
environment to minimize potential risks to hospital workflow.
Supports and promotes initiatives of service recovery and
assures communication for appropriate follow-up.
Contributes to the development and evaluation of staff
competency; provides objective feedback to assist with staff
performance throughout the review cycle.
Assists with monitoring of regulatory requirements as defined by
hospital; facilitates essential communication related to patient
care and operations; communicates closely with and supports
leadership team regarding daily hospital operations.
Graduation from an accredited school of nursing.
Two years of experience in the clinical specialty within the
last three years preferred.
Prefer previous charge nurse experience.
Possession of a BSN degree is preferred.
Current licensure as a Registered Nurse issued by the Washington
State Board of Nursing.
Current Healthcare BLS Certification.
Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) or attainment within six
months of hire
Specialty certification preferred.
CommonSpirit Health is an Equal Opportunity employer committed
to a diverse and inclusive workforce. All qualified applicants will
be considered for employment without regard to race, color,
religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national
origin, age, disability, marital status, parental status, ancestry,
veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic
protected by law.
External hires must pass a post offer, pre-employment background
check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with an arrest and/or
conviction will be considered for employment in a manner consistent
with federal and state laws, as well as applicable local
ordinances, ban the box laws, including but not limited to the San
Francisco and Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinances.
If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the
employment process, please contact us by telephone at (415)
438-5575 and let us know the nature of your request. We will only
respond to messages left that involve a request for a reasonable
accommodation in the application process. We will accommodate the
needs of any qualified candidate who requests a reasonable
accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).
CommonSpirit Health participates in E-verify.