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Nurse Med Surg Post Op

Company: Catholic Health Initiative
Location: Silverdale
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

Overview

Sign on bonus for experienced external RN's new to CHI Franciscan. For more information please contact Aulaura Lawrence - aulauralawrence@chifranciscan.org

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.

St. Michael Medical Center is looking for an RN 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!

St. Michael Medical Center is one of only four hospitals in our state to achieve Pathway to Excellence designation, which recognizes health care organizations for their commitment to ensuring excellence in the nursing profession.

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!

Responsibilities

JOB SUMMARY:

The surgical unit is located on the eighth floor of St. Michael Medical Center. This unit has 32 private rooms and is a telemetry capable surgical unit. The nurses on the floor are experts in post-surgical care and work closely with other care givers who assist in the recovery process. Our unit consists of general surgical and overflow medical with multi-system involvement and patients requiring "non-acute" cardiac telemetry monitoring. We serve Adolescents (16+ years old), adults, and geriatric patients. The patient to nurse ratio is set to match staff requirement to meet the care needs of patients. The Charge RN makes shift by shift assignments based on patient census, patient complexity, nurse experience level, and staff skill mix. All nurses are licensed in the State of Washington and some are certified in their area of practice. All nursing staff maintain competency through continuing education, department in-services, and annual updates of unit specific competencies.

The most common surgical patients are joint replacements, general surgery, gynecological procedures and urology. Surgical volumes drive our unit census. We work in close collaboration with our Peri-Op team for patient placement and bed planning. General medical patients round out our unit census as overflow from other hospital units.

Qualifications

Job Requirements:

Graduation from an accredited school of nursing, BSN degree is preferred.

Minimum 6 months previous RN experience required.

One year of related work experience in an acute care setting is preferred.

Current licensure as a Registered Nurse issued by the Washington State Board of Nursing.

Current American Heart Association Healthcare Provider BLS certification.

Specialty certification, as appropriate to the assigned work unit, is strongly preferred.

Keywords: Catholic Health Initiative, Seattle , Nurse Med Surg Post Op, Other , Silverdale, Washington

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