Sep 17, 2020

Staff Registered Nurse - Medical Specialty Unit

  • Swedish
  • Issaquah, WA, USA

Job Description

Description:

Swedish Medical Center is looking for a Registered Nurse (0.9 FTE, Night Shift) to work in the Medical Specialty Unit at Swedish Issaquah in Issaquah, WA.

The Registered Nurse (RN) provides professional, comprehensive nursing care for patients in an acute care environment. Accountable for the delivery of coordinated, safe, compassionate, therapeutic, evidence-based quality care to patients and families, based on individual physical, emotional, and spiritual needs, and appropriate care strategies throughout the lifespan

In this position you will:

  • Assess, identify appropriate nursing diagnoses, plans, implements and evaluates patients’ care. Develop, update and coordinate the patient’s plan of care to achieve patient goals and to optimize outcomes and transitions across the care continuum
  • Effectively advocate for ethical and holistic care by partnering in care planning to promote the autonomy, dignity, rights, values and beliefs of those we serve.
  • Foster a learning environment for patient/families, nursing, and other members of the healthcare team including students; facilitate formal and informal learning for patient/families, nursing, other members of the healthcare team, and community
  • Accountable for safety, identify and correct problems, and integrate evidence, and best practice into nursing care; use data and evidence to improve patient outcomes. Align patient safety, self-safety and environmental safety as equally important for best outcomes

Qualifications:

Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Nursing degree/diploma required upon hire.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Nursing or higher within 6 years of hire.
  • A RN with 20 years of RN experience will not be required to obtain a BSN.
  • Exceptions will be considered on a case-by-case basis at each facility by the most senior administrative nursing leader in consultation with the Human Resources leader.
  • Unencumbered RN license in state(s) of hire, and wherever care is delivered. If RN holds a multi-state license through the Nurse Licensure Compact (NLC), the RN must adhere to the requirements of licensure in the new state(s) of hire.
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) for Health Care Providers required at time of hire from American Heart Association (AHA) or Military Training Network (MTN).
  • The National Institutes of Health Stroke Scale must be from AHA or the National Stroke Association during orientation.
  • 1 year acute care experience working with the patient population similar to department of hire or completion of the specialty residency located at that facility.

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Bachelor’s degree in nursing upon hire
  • National Certification in area of specialty

About the Issaquah Campus

With advances in technology, an environmentally friendly design and new hospital infrastructure, the campus is designed to be different. The new campus provides a broad range of inpatient and outpatient medical services including oncology, cardiac care, obstetrics, pediatric specialty care, emergency services, primary care and a host of other medical and surgical services and specialist.

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits — see our website for details

https://caregiver.ehr.com

Our Mission

Our nonprofit Mission is to improve the health and wellbeing of each person we serve. Our Vision is to demonstrate the highest-quality, best-value healthcare to all we serve.

About Us

Swedish is the largest nonprofit health care provider in the greater Seattle area. It is comprised of five hospital campuses (First Hill, Cherry Hill, Ballard, Edmonds and Issaquah); ambulatory care centers in Redmond and Mill Creek; and Swedish Medical Group a network of more than 118 primary care and specialty locations throughout the Puget Sound. Swedish employs more than 13,300 employees and 3,100 physicians and allied health professionals. Whether through physician clinics, education, research and innovation or other outreach, we’re committed to caring for the people in our region and beyond. Swedish is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Swedish does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, protected veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Night

Job Category: Special Procedures Nursing

Location: Washington-Issaquah

Work Locations: Issaquah Main Bldg (WA171) 751 Ne Blakely Dr Issaquah, 98029

Req ID: 258797