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RN - Nursing Critical Care Float Pool

Job ID: 4852
Location: Vancouver, WA
Work Type: Full Time
Shift: Day
Shift Length: 12 Hours
FTE: 0.90
Benefit Eligibility: Full-time benefits

Job Description

Description

PeaceHealth is seeking a RN Resource Team - Nursing Float Pool for a Full Time, Day position.  Hourly compensation starts at $40.15, more depending on experience.

This position is represented by a collective bargaining agreement. There may be more than one opening on this posting.

JOB SUMMARY 

  • Provides professional nursing direct patient care in compliance with professional practice and unit standards. 
  • Promotes a collaborative, interdisciplinary approach towards patients, families and all members of the care delivery team. 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS 

  • Assess, plan, implement and evaluate patient care needs. 
  • Documents patient care in the healthcare record according to established standards. 
  • Directs and delegates care to other team members in accordance with their education, credentials, and demonstrated competence. 
  • Ensures own professional effectiveness through education and professional development. 
  • Participates in the development of and maintains established hospital policies, procedures and objectives, quality improvement, safety, environmental and infection prevention program. 
  • Performs other duties as assigned. 

QUALIFICATIONS EDUCATION: 

  • Graduate of an accredited school/college of nursing. 
  • BSN preferred. 
  • Specialty certification preferred. 
  • Acute care nursing experience preferred 

EXPERIENCE/TRAINING: 

  • Minimum 1 year or more of continuous recent (within the last 3 years) medical or surgical intensive care experience 
  • Critical Care Nursing experience preferred. 

LICENSE/CERTIFICATION: 

  • WA State RN Licensure with Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers. 
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) within 6 months of hire. 
  • National Institute of Health Stroke Scale (NIHSS) Certification within 6 months of hire. 
  • Trauma Nurse Core Curriculum (TNCC) within 12 months of hire. 
  • Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) within 12 months hire. 
  • Critical Care Registered Nurse (CCRN) certification preferred. 
  • Fundamentals of Critical Care Support (FCCS) preferred. 
  • See community specific document for each Unit/Department required credentials. 

OTHER SKILLS: 

  • Demonstrated ability to promote positive interpersonal relationships and patient/family centered work environment 
  • Able to support and interpret medical center philosophy, policy and procedures 
  • Basic computer skills 

REGION/LOCATION SPECIFIC NOTES: 

  • Neurology and Resource Pool – Nursing care of ischemic, TIAs, and non-traumatic hemorrhagic strokes. 
  • Performance of NIHSS, nursing bedside swallow screen. 
  • Perform stroke patient education utilizing health literacy education principles. 
  • Familiar with stroke guideline driven stroke discharge medications 

SOUTHWEST PHYSICAL/COGNITIVE REQUIREMENTS: 

  • Work requires active physical exertion up to 33% of the time. 
  • Ability to lift objects weighing 80 lbs. or less.
  • Work requires frequent exposure to minor cold, heat, poor ventilation or sharp instruments. 
  • Reasonably anticipated exposure to blood and body fluids once per month or more. 
  • Duties require the ability to concentrate and pay close attention to detail (more than 65% of work time).

This position is represented by a collective bargaining agreement. There may be more than one opening on this posting.

See how PeaceHealth is committed to Inclusivity, Respect for Diversity and Cultural Humility.  

For full consideration of your skills and abilities, please attach a current resume with your application.  EEO Affirmative Action Employer/Vets/Disabled in accordance with applicable local, state, or federal laws.

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