Sep 17, 2020

Charge Registered Nurse - General Surgical

  • Providence St. Joseph Health
  • Issaquah, WA, USA

Job Description

Description:

Swedish Medical Center is looking for a Charge Registered Nurse (0.9 FTE, Night Shift) to work in General Surgical Department at Swedish Issaquah in Issaquah, WA.

The Charge Registered Nurse provide professional, comprehensive nursing care for patients in an acute care environment. Responsible for the workflow of the unit under the direction of the unit management team.

In this position you will:

  • Coordinate patient care activities on the nursing unit, provide immediate clinical oversight of staff members, and ensure that all daily departmental activities are completed, including on–going monitoring activities. Make and adjust patient care assignments based on patient care need.
  • 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.
  • Serve as role model for staff and assists staff in following established, best practice standards. 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.
  • Actively participate in performance improvement activities within the unit and with other departments. Investigate family and patient complaints and facilitates service recovery. Assure completion of required reporting involving patients and/or staff and is involved in follow-up as appropriate.

Qualifications:

Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Nursing Baccalaureate degree (BSN) from an accredited school of nursing or must actively pursue and attain a BSN within six years of hire
  • Current license to practice as a Registered Nurse in the State of Washington
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) for Health Care Providers required at time of hire from American Heart Association (AHA) or Military Training Network (MTN).
  • 1 year experience with like population of hiring unit and demonstrated leadership accomplishments.

Preferred Qualifications for this position include:

  • Previous charge nurse experience, to include leading teams
  • 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 specialists.

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: Medical/Surgical Nursing

Location: Washington-Issaquah

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

Req ID: 258809