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RN - Emergency Training Position (Fellowship)

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Job ID: 8315
Location: Longview, WA
Work Type: Full Time
Shift: Night
Shift Length: 12 Hours
FTE: 0.90
Benefit Eligibility: Full-time benefits

Job Description

Description

PeaceHealth has opportunities available for an RN Emergency Fellowship position at St. John Medical Center.

This is a .9 FTE Night shift position working three 12-hour shifts each week.

To be eligible: must be a RN new to Emergency, with at least 1-year RN work experience.

In addition to your resume, to be considered, please attach an essay or cover letter in the ‘attachments’ section of the application, answering the following questions:

1. Why you want to be an emergency nurse.

2. What skills and/or attributes you will bring to the team.

3. How you have demonstrated characteristics of a highly functioning team member in the past.

4. How you have demonstrated the need to act quickly in a high stress situation in the past.


**Nurses selected for this fellowship program will be obligated to work in the PHSJ Emergency Department for a minimum of 24 months holding 0.6 FTE or higher, from the end date of successful completion of the training program. Failure to fulfill the months and FTE requirement will require that the RN reimburse PHSJ for up to $5,000 of education expenses.**

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.

EDUCATION:

  • Graduate of an accredited school/college of nursing
  • BSN or current enrollment in BSN program highly preferred

 EXPERIENCE/TRAINING:

At least two years recent Emergency experience required. Other experience may be considered. Must demonstrate independent management of cardiac, complex med/surg, pediatric, and trauma patients. Some postings may be for a training program and the following criteria will apply to those postings: Experienced RN new to specialty requires 1-year RN work experience and will be required to participate in the Nurse Fellowship ED programRN with less than 1-year experience will be required to participate in the Nurse Residency Program.

LICENSE/CERTIFICATION:

  • Active Washington Registered Nurse licensure required by date of hire.
  • Current BLS (Basic Life Support) certification required at date of hire.
  • ACLS within 6 months of hire.
  • PALS or ENPC within one year of hire.
  • TNCC within one year of hire.

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

St. John Medical Center

•ED – May assist with Trauma case review in conjunction with the Trauma Registrar and/or Trauma Coordinator

LONGVIEW WSNA 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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