Must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 including 2 doses of a 2-dose series or 1 dose of a 1-dose series plus 14 days beyond the final dose prior to start date.
PeaceHealth St. Josephs in Bellingham is seeking a RN Nurse Float Pool for a Full Time, 0.90 FTE, Day position. Hourly compensation starts at $37.70, more depending on experience.
Nurse who work in the Float Pool float to all the medical and surgical units and are skilled in telemetry. They also support ancillary nursing support roles in the hospital. There is lots of opportunity in this department for growth and educational opportunities for stroke training and cardiac monitoring. Our Float RNS are well versed in many different patient populations which make them valuable to every unit in the hospital
***Comprehensive benefit package and up to $10,000 sign on bonus available for qualified candidates.
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.
- 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.
- Graduate of an approved school of nursing required.
- BSN preferred.
- Specialty certification preferred.
- 12 months of nonacute care RN experience or 6 months of Acute Care RN experience required.
- Or recent RN graduate (within 12 months) with less than 6 months of acute care RN experience, must have been selected to participate in Nurse Residency Program and applied to residency job posting.
- Preferred recent float experience.
- Must meet and maintain all training requirements for specific department.
- Demonstrated knowledge of and ability to apply age specific principles of growth and development and life stages to meet each patient’s needs.
- Current Registered Nurse licensure in the state in which nurse will be practicing at date of hire.
- Current BLS (Basic Life Support) certification required at date of hire.
- ACLS certification may be required.
- See community specific document for each Unit/Department required credentials.
- 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
ST JOSEPH - PHYSICAL/COGNITIVE REQUIREMENTS:
- Work requires active physical exertion up to 66% of the time
- Ability to lift, push, pull objects weighing 75lbs or less.
- Work is performed under normal working conditions with adequate lighting and ventilation. Reasonably anticipated exposure to blood and body fluids once per month or more. Work may involve exposure to hazardous medication and/or chemicals and sharp instruments.
- Job duties require intense concentration and attention to detail up to 34-65% of work time.
This position is represented by a collective bargaining agreement. There may be more than one opening on this posting.
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