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RN Surgical

Posted on Apr 8, 2019 by CHI Franciscan Health

Gig Harbor, WA 98335
Health Care
Immediate Start
Annual Salary
Facility: St. Anthony Hospital
Department: Med-Surg
Location: Gig Harbor, WA
Job Status: Full Time
Shift: 7P-730A

CHI Franciscan Health has exciting and rewarding careers with competitive salaries and benefits. We are a family of hospitals, health care services, and medical providers delivering compassionate care to people throughout the South Puget Sound. We are part of Catholic Health Initiatives, one of the largest not-for-profit health care systems in the country.

Our mission is to deliver high quality care that meets our patients' medical needs while providing emotional and spiritual support to patients and their families. We believe this three-part approach - physical, emotional, and spiritual - is essential to healing the whole person. Come join our team!

St Anthony is a designated Pathway hospital. St. Anthony Hospital Medical Surgical departments have 32 beds per floor. Our 5th floor has 16 beds for Orthopedic/Surgical patients to care for them post-surgery. We opened this brand new unit on January 15, 2018! The most common surgical patients are joint replacements, general surgery, Divinci Robotic gynecological procedures and urology. An additional 16 beds on this floor support our general Medical/Surgical patients. All rooms are private with their own restrooms, supply cabinets as well as couches and privacy curtains for the comfort of family who wish to stay close. Computers are also located in each patient room as well as outside of every 2 patient rooms to facilitate bedside documentation and medication verification. We utilize Epic as our electronic health record.

We support a culture of collaboration and team work to help each other grow. We collaborate with the surgeons to determine care plans for patients and our Nurses work with our Hospitalists to understand and support goals of care. Our Nurses foster a culture of team work where everyone pitches in to help out. They take pride in quality improvements and performing at the top of their licensure/profession. We have a strong unit based council made up of front line staff that works together to identify areas of improvement and implement change.

St. Anthony Hospital enjoys the benefits of being part of the CHI Franciscan family of hospitals and other health care services providing care to our communities throughout the beautiful South Puget Sound Region of Western Washington. Recreational opportunities abound here - we offer water sports, skiing, hiking, shopping, fine dining, theater and an overall excellent quality of life. CHI Franciscan Health has exciting and rewarding careers with competitive salaries and benefits.

The management structure of the unit consists of an experienced Clinical Manager and a Clinical Coordinator who work together to oversee the unit. The Charge Nurses provide additional clinical support for the staff and help to maintain the flow of the unit. The staff is comprised of RNs and nursing assistants with support services provided by Respiratory Care, 24 hour Pharmacists, PT/OT, IV Therapy RNs, Dieticians and RN Care Managers. RN assignments are determined by patient census and acuity and our standard RN to patient ratios are 1:5 with CNA support.

Job Requirements:
Graduation from an accredited school of nursing; BSN preferred
Previous Medical/Surgical experience is preferred. New graduates are also considered for residency positions.
Current RN license from the Washington State Board of Nursing
Current Healthcare BLS Certification
Additional Information
  • Requisition ID: 2019-R
  • Schedule: Full-time
  • Shift: Night Job
  • Market: CHI-Franciscan St. Anthony Hospital

Reference: 689958848