Posted on Aug 12, 2019 by CHI-Franciscan St. Joseph Medical Center
Scheduled Hours per 2 week Pay Period: 72
Primary Location: WA > TACOMA > ST JOSEPH MEDICAL CENTER
As the flagship hospital of CHI Franciscan Health, St. Joseph Medical Center continues to be the regional leader in the use of advanced medical technologies and therapies. The 361-bed regional medical center is a level II trauma center with a Level III NICU and partnership with nationally-recognized Seattle Children's Neonatology team.
Our NICU/Special Care Nursery has 23 beds and 1:1 acute care staffing. The unit is covered by a Neonatal Nurse Practitioner (NNP) 247, and a Neonatologist 7 days a week with grand-rounds starting at 0930. We host an annual "Preemie Party" to celebrate our NICU graduates. We are most proud of our excellent quality care and family connections.
Our NICU Leadership team is comprised of a Director, RN Clinical Manager, RN Clinical Nurse Specialist, and Respiratory Therapy Supervisor. They truly enjoy mentoring and developing staff members.
What We Have To Offer To You:
Exciting opportunity to help grow our developing unit in partnership with Seattle Children's Hospital
Highly collegial team
Opportunity to work with highly skilled team
Faith-based culture with commitment to our Core Values of Reverence, Integrity, Compassion and Excellence where we value positive team players
Every other weekend or every third weekend options
12 hour shifts
Financial support for specialty certifications
Tuition assistance for advanced degrees
Opportunities for career growth within the growing and highly successful CHI Franciscan Health system
Competitive wages, incentives and a generous employee benefits program
You will provide care to critically ill newborns and preemies as young as 27 weeks gestation. Implementing and assessing the patient plan of care in collaboration with physicians, interdisciplinary teams and the patient and family.
As a Registered Nurse, you will be responsible for delivering the highest quality patient care according to the specific orders of each patient's individual physician. This will involve, utilizing your knowledge and skills to educate patients and their families on prevention and healthy habits.
Additional responsibilities for this health care role include:
- Monitoring patients' conditions and assessing their needs
- Collaborating with physicians and nurses to devise individualized care plans for patients
- Administering patients' medications and providing treatments according to physicians' orders
- Fostering a supportive and compassionate environment to care for patients and their families
Graduate of an accredited school of nursing. Bachelor of Science in Nursing is preferred
One year of related work experience is preferred
Current State Licensure as a Registered Nurse is required
Basic Life Support and Advanced Cardiac Life Support certification
National Certification Corporation (NCC) certification high or low risk NICU preferred
Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) certification completion within 6 months of date of hire.
- Requisition ID: 2019-R
- Schedule: Full-time
- Shift: Night Job
- Market: CHI-Franciscan St. Joseph Medical Center