Virginia Mason Franciscan Health Clinic RN in Tacoma, Washington
Franciscan Medical Group
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Employment Type: Full Time
Department: Endocrinology Clinic
Hours/Pay Period: 80
Requisition ID 2022-252929 Employment Type Full Time Hours/Pay Period 80 Shift Day Weekly Schedule 0800-1630 Remote No Category Staff Nurse
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Up to a $5,000 Sign on Bonus for qualifying new external Clinic RNs
Lump sum payment within 30 days of start date
1 year commitment
Bonus amount prorated by FTE (min 0.6 FTE required)
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)
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
Commute Trip Reduction Program - Earn cash back for participation!
Franciscan Medical Group, a part of Virginia Mason Franciscan Health, is currently seeking a full time Clinic Registered Nurse for our Franciscan Endocrine Associates in Tacoma, WA. We are seeking a RN who will assist in supporting a busy Endocrinology practice with 5 Physicians and 1 ARNP. We are a team based environment within a busy Specialty Care Clinic. Position is Monday through Friday with no evenings, nights, weekends or organizationally recognized holidays required!
This job is responsible for providing professional nursing services which focus on the provision of quality patient care in a clinic setting consistent with Virginia Mason Franciscan Health standards/values, applicable regulatory requirements an Franciscan Medical Group (FMG) Scope of Practice policy. An incumbent is engaged in direct care of clinic patients, including assessing, coordinating, triaging, evaluating and delegating work to members of the patient care team, and for providing education and consultation with patients, families, physicians and other staff members in implementing appropriate nursing interventions for optimal patient care.
Work is performed under standards of safety and care that provide instruction/guidance for taking care of issues and patient needs in the absence of a physician/provider. Work requires the application of judgment and critical thinking skills in making decisions regarding patient care (within the scope of practice), including knowledge and integration of available standards, resources and data, and in the efficient utilization of staff/resources. Work involves continuous contact with physicians/providers, patients, patient families, community agencies, patient care staff and management. An incumbent is accountable for the quality of care provided to patients, and has the authority to direct care, provide education, and delegate appropriate tasks.
If assigned to the centralized FMG Float Pool, an incumbent provides patient care services within scope of practice to the assigned clinic/work unit as needed to meeting staffing needs.
*RN-Clinic Specialty title applies only to employees assigned to the VM OB Clinic.
Delivers professional nursing care to clinic patients; performs diagnostic testing and related clinical procedures to appropriate level of training/scope of licensure and established procedures; independently triages nursing situations in accordance with standing orders/protocols; addresses more complex, urgent or emergent situations escalated from other clinic staff.
Administers patient medications per written provider order; tracks and logs medication usage per established policies; inventories counts of controlled substances.
Assists with point of care testing (CLIA-Waived Tests only)/lab tests following established protocols/instructions.
Documents procedures and interactions in patient’s electronic medical record in accordance with established procedures; enters, pends and signs orders as appropriate.
Prepares patients for practitioner visit; rooms patients, obtains and records vital signs and other appropriate information, such as height, weight, drug allergies, current medications and presenting problem; chaperones and documents the patient exam, ensuring patient privacy and comfort.
Organizes exam rooms, including general cleaning, upkeep and re-stocking of supplies; prepares, cleans and sterilizes instruments and maintains related equipment.
Cultural Sensitivity and Competence: Demonstrates proper use of communication tools/materials for/effective communication and understands how the culture(s) of patient populations can affect
communication, collaboration and the provision of care, treatment and services. Patient Population Served:Demonstrates knowledge and proper skills associated with the department’s defined specific populations served.
Performs related duties as required.
Education/ Work Experience:
Graduation from an accredited school of nursing approved by the Washington State Board of Nursing.
One year RN work experience in a clinic setting OR two years of acute care RN work experience preferred.
Current licensure as a Registered Nurse by the Washington State Board of Nursing.
Current Healthcare Provider BLS Certification.
If assigned to the Float Pool, current driver’s license and ability to drive to assigned location(s).
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