PeaceHealth is seeking anRN Critical Access- Emergency Departmentfor a Full Time, 0.90 FTE, Day position.
PeaceHealth Peace Island is a critical access hospital and medical clinic, providing high-quality health care services for those who live or work in, or visit, the San Juan Islands. The latest technology and highly qualified physicians and caregivers deliver safe, compassionate care.
-We offer comprehensive benefits and compensation package, as well as relocation assistance-
The RN Critical Access is a team member who 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.
Details of the Position:
- Assess, plan, implement and evaluate patient care needs.
- May coordinate admissions, discharges and transfers; communicates and prioritizes, and provides for patient privacy, exercises discretion and assures confidentiality at all times.
- Works collaboratively and professionally with the physicians and leadership in the delivery of patient care and problem solving within the department.
- Assures continuous patient care including, but not limited to, overseeing the stocking of supplies, medications, and patient care items; staff breaks and lunches; timeliness of patient flow throughout the department and ancillary departments.
- May perform limited x-ray examinations, point of care testing and other procedures as determined and will apply, appropriate infection control and radiation safety.
- Participates in quality and process improvement initiatives through gathering of data, staff education and monitoring utilizing the tools recommend by the organization.
- Ensure professional effectiveness through education and professional development.
- Will be required to perform patient transport functions.
- Will perform environmental services, security assistance and emergency response duties as needed.
- Performs other duties as assigned.
What you Bring:
- Graduate of an accredited State Board of Nursing approved program required.
- BSN preferred.
- Specialty certification preferred.
- Minimum of two years recent experience as a registered nurse preferred.
- Minimum of two years recent experience in an Emergency Department or Urgent Care Setting preferred.
- Demonstrated competency to perform procedures as required.
- Current Registered Nurse licensure in the state in which nurse will be practicing.
- Current BLS (Basic Life Support) certification required at date of hire.
- Current ACLS certification required at date of hire.
- ENPC & TNCC must be obtained within 12 months of hire.
- Current WA Food Handler’s Card required at date of hire.
- Successfully completes the nonviolent crisis intervention course in orientation and renews training as outlined in policy.
- Demonstrated knowledge of and ability to apply age specific principles of growth and development and life stages to meet each patient’s needs
- Demonstrated ability to promote positive interpersonal relationships and patient/family centered work environment
- Able to support and interpret clinic’s philosophy, policies and procedures.
- Ability to balance information regarding patient needs, staff needs, and medical center needs in decision making
- Excellent communication and problem solving skills.
- Strong organizational skills.
- Proficient computer skills including MS Office applications.
Some postings may be for a training/residency position and the following criteria will apply to those postings: RN’s currently attached to a training or residency position within the department are eligible to apply.
This position is represented by a collective bargaining agreement. There may be more than one opening on this posting.
For a full description of the position or for questions, contact Melissa, [email protected].
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