Clinic RN Float - Regional Float Pool - Pierce County

Catholic Health Initiative Tacoma , WA 98402

Posted 1 week ago

Job Type: Full Time

Scheduled Hours per 2 Week Pay Period: 80

Daily Schedule: 7:30am-5:30pm

Weekends Required: Occasional

Location: WA > PIERCE COUNTY

Franciscan Medical Group is currently seeking a full-time Clinic RN Float for the Franciscan Float Pool in the Pierce County Region. This is an excellent opportunity for experienced RN's to learn clinical details across both primary and specialty CHI Franciscan clinics.

You will receive additional compensation for your flexibility to travel within the Puget Sound area as you expand your knowledge in ambulatory patient care. Please join our high performing clinical float pool team!

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!

Job Summary:

Provides care and support to patients under the direction of the physician and/or mid-level provider. Contributes to the planning and delivery of patient focused care.

If assigned to the centralized FMG Float Pool, an incumbent provides patient care services to the assigned clinic/work unit as needed to meeting staffing needs.

Essential Duties:

Screens, communicates and responds to patient needs appropriately; managing patient flow to ensure enough time for patient care and family education. Delegates tasks to other caregivers as license permits.

Greet and prepare patients for practitioner. Provide patient mobility assistance, as necessary.

Obtain and record vital signs and other appropriate information, such as height, weight, drug allergies, current medications and presenting problem. Anticipates the needs of the patient and the practitioner during the exam.

Administer ordered medications via oral, subcutaneous, intramuscular, intradermal, or sublingual routes. Start IV's, maintain and administer IV fluids/meds as ordered by provider.

Under supervision of the practitioner, inform patients of lab results, call in prescriptions to pharmacies and return practitioners' phone messages. Ensure that the patient or family understands follow-up and referral information. Provide general health education within own level of expertise and as directed by practitioner and nurse supervisor;

Prepare, clean and sterilize instruments and maintain equipment; keep patient exam rooms clean and orderly; dispose of contaminated items according to Franciscan Medical Group Exposure Control Plan; anticipate Practitioner's needs for medications, supplies and equipment and plan accordingly.

Assist with diagnostic tests and procedures to appropriate level of training and established procedures. Ensure patient privacy and comfort during the exam; instruct patients in the collection of samples and other tests.

Actively participate in continuing education and meetings; participates in committees as requested; and participants in professional development activities and maintains professional affiliations.

Triages and responds to patient telephone call using approved protocols; ensuring documentation of the phone call meets standards.

Exhibits and adheres to CHI Franciscan Health's Core Values of Reverence, Integrity, Compassion and Excellence.

Education/ Work Experience:

Graduate of accredited school of Registered Nursing approved by the WA State Board of Nursing required; BSN preferred

One year clinic RN experience or 2 years of acute care experience preferred

Licensure/Certifications:

Current WA State license as RN required

Current Healthcare Provider BLS Certification

If assigned to the Float Pool, current driver's license and ability to drive to assigned location(s)

Additional Information

  • Requisition ID: 2019-R0270133

  • Schedule: Full-time

  • Shift: Day Job

  • Market: CHI-Franciscan Medical Group

About Us

We are excited to share that CHI was named as one of America's Best Employers 2019, by Forbes. Click here to learn more.

Chances are, you're here because you're looking for a career offering greater opportunity, challenge and fulfillment. We're confident you'll find all three at CHI.

As one of the nation's largest nonprofit health systems, we offer a wealth of careers across more than 101 hospitals in 18 states. Our faith-based health system welcomes you to share in our mission of building healthier communities, whether as a surgeon in the operating room or an administrator in a conference room. When you work in a supportive environment with like-minded professionals, wonderful things happen. Learn More

Equal Opportunity Employment

Consistent with our Core Values, Catholic Health Initiatives employers are EEO/AA/M/F/Vets/Disabled Employers. Qualified applications will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identification, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected characteristic

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