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Catholic Health Initiatives Charge Nurse Med Surg Post Op in Gig Harbor, Washington

Charge Nurse Med Surg Post Op

CHI Franciscan St. AnthonyGig Harbor, Washington

Requisition ID 2021-200443 Employment Type Full Time Department Medical / Surgical Acute Hours/Pay Period 72 Shift Night Standard Hours 1900-0730 Remote No

Overview

Current Incentives for qualifying external Nurses with a 2 year commitment

  • Up to a $10,000 Sign on Bonus (prorated by FTE- min 0.6 FTE required); Lump sum payment within 30 days of start)

  • Up to $25,000 in Education Loan Forgiveness for qualifying loans

  • Up to a $10,000 RN Residency Completion Bonus for qualifying RN Residents

  • Relocation Assistance for experienced RNs

CHI Franciscan and Virginia Mason are now united to build the future of patient-centered care across the Pacific Northwest. That means a seamlessly connected system offering quality care close to home. From basic health needs to the most complex, highly specialized care, our patients can count on us to meet their needs with convenient access to the region’s most prestigious experts and innovative treatments and technologies.

As a part of our organization, we currently offer the following additional benefits:

  • Competitive starting wages (DOE) and training to grow within the company

  • Paid Time Off (PTO)

  • Health/Dental/Vision Insurance

  • Flexible health spending accounts (FSA)

  • Matching 401(k) and 457(b) Retirement Programs

  • Tuition Assistance for career growth and development

  • Care@Work premium account for additional support with children, pets, dependent adults, and household needs

  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP) for you and your family

  • Voluntary Protection: Group Accident, Critical Illness, and Identify Theft

  • Adoption Assistance

  • Wellness Program

Responsibilities

Job Summary:

Charge Nurse serves as a leader and clinical resource to staff under the direction of nursing leadership. Collaborates with the primary RN or team leader to ensure the planning and delivery of quality patient care in partnership with physician, interdisciplinary team and patient/family. Acts as a role model, demonstrating technical/clinical competence consistent with the needs of staff and the patient population served. Assists staff with problem solving and decision making.

Essential Duties:

Oversees clinical operations to include: coordination of assignments, delegation of tasks, provision of clinical care, patient placement, unit and patient flow.

Aligns staffing with productivity-based Staffing Matrix to include requesting resources based on patient need and flexing staff based on census and workload fluctuations.

Prepares assignments considering patient acuity and staff skill mix/competency; ensures timely posting of Staffing Plan; assigns and/or ensures staff are provided with rest and meal breaks.

Monitors and oversees Sitter usage in assigned area.

Serves as the first point of contact in the department chain of command during the shift for staff’s clinical needs, investigation of complaints, service recovery and completion of incident reports; ensures management is apprised of concerns and incidents.

Coordinates care, collaborating and communicating effectively with the inter-disciplinary team.

Maintains and applies knowledge of quality and SafetyFirst-related initiatives and requirements.

Serves as mentor to develop and coach orientees and experienced staff; demonstrates skill in conflict management.

Contributes to the development and evaluation of staff competency; provides objective feedback to assist with staff performance throughout the review cycle.

Assists with monitoring of regulatory and auditing requirements.

Qualifications

Job Requirements:

Two years of experience in the clinical specialty within the last three years preferred.

Prefer previous charge nurse experience.

Current licensure as a Registered Nurse issued by the Washington State Board of Nursing.

Current American Heart Association Healthcare BLS Certification.

Specialty certification preferred.

Equal Opportunity

CommonSpirit Health™ is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer committed to

a diverse and inclusive workforce. All qualified applicants will be considered for

employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender

identity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, parental status,

ancestry, veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected

by law. For more information about your EEO rights as an applicant,

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CommonSpirit Health™ will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c).

External hires must pass a post-offer, pre-employment background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with an arrest and/or conviction will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with federal and state laws, as well as applicable local ordinances, ban the box laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco and Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinances.

If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us by telephone at (415) 438-5575 and let us know the nature of your request. We will only respond to messages left that involve a request for a reasonable accommodation in the application process. We will accommodate the needs of any qualified candidate who requests a reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).

CommonSpirit Health™ participates in E-Verify.

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