RN - Critical Access - Emergency Department (Per Diem)
January 6, 2018
Friday Harbor, Washington
PeaceHealth is seeking a RN - Critical Access - Emergency Department (Per Diem) for a per diem, Variable shift position.
Req ID: 130327
Join our highly-dedicated ED team at our state-of-the-art community medical center located in beautiful Friday Harbor, Washington.
PeaceHealth Peace Island Medical Center is a 10-bed critical access hospital which also houses an expanded primary and specialty care clinic to serve those who live, work and play in the San Juan Islands. Its award-winning design is the result of close collaboration with the island community and includes beautiful works of art alongside the latest in medical technology. Expert caregivers provide on-site care with additional services provided by regular visiting specialists and through a new telemedicine system.
Friday Harbor offers its own scenic Northwest landscape, abundant recreational opportunities, access to vibrant cultural amenities, strong schools, and a friendly place to call home. The San Juan Islands offers a diverse selection of things to do and see such as whale watching, shopping, bird watching, hiking, biking, kayaking, beach combing and more -- all of which offer experiences for you to enjoy the serene, natural beauty here.
This role is per diem and could work variable shifts.
We offer excellent compensation and a collaborative, Mission-driven work environment.
Relocation assistance is available!
Requires Washington RN license (or ability to obtain prior to hire), American Heart Association Healthcare Provider BLS and Food Handler's Permit are required.
Interested in living and working in an close knit island community? Please apply!
If you have any questions, please contact our nurse recruiter, Erica:
Will perform environmental services, security assistance and emergency response duties as needed.
Assess, plan, implement and evaluate patient care needs.
May coordinate admissions, discharges and transfers; communicates and prioritizes, and provides for patient privacy, exercises discretion and assures confidentiality at all times.
Works collaboratively and professionally with the physicians and leadership in the delivery of patient care and problem solving within the department.
Assures continuous patient care including, but not limited to, overseeing the stocking of supplies, medications, and patient care items; staff breaks and lunches; timeliness of patient flow throughout the department and ancillary departments.
May perform limited x-ray examinations, point of care testing and other procedures as determined and will apply, appropriate infection control and radiation safety.
Participates in quality and process improvement initiatives through gathering of data, staff education and monitoring utilizing the tools recommend by the organization.
Ensure professional effectiveness through education and professional development.
Will be required to perform patient transport functions.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Graduate of an accredited State Board of Nursing approved program required.
Specialty certification preferred.
Minimum of 2 years of recent experience in Urgent Care or Emergency Department setting. Including leadership responsibilities required.
Demonstrated competency to perform procedures as required.
Current WA Registered Nurse licensure required by date of hire.
Requires a Food Handler's Permit.
Current BLS (Basic Life Support) certification required at date of hire.
ACLS must be obtained within a standard grace period from hire or transfer, as specified in the PeaceHealth Policy Resuscitation Training Completion Requirements , or upon hire.
ENPC must be obtained within a standard grace period from hire or transfer, as specified in the PeaceHealth Policy Resuscitation Training Completion Requirements , or upon hire.
Demonstrated knowledge of and ability to apply age specific principles of growth and development and life stages to meet each patient's needs
Demonstrated ability to promote positive interpersonal relationships and patient/family centered work environment
Able to support and interpret clinic's philosophy, policies and procedures.
Ability to balance information regarding patient needs, staff needs, and medical center needs in decision making
Excellent communication and problem solving skills.
Strong organizational skills.
Proficient computer skills including MS Office applications.
There may be more than one opening on this posting.
Please apply online to be considered. For full consideration of your skills and abilities, please attach a current resume with your application.
PeaceHealth, based in Vancouver, Wash., is a not-for-profit Catholic health system offering care to communities in Washington, Oregon, and Alaska. PeaceHealth has approximately 16,000 caregivers, a multi-specialty medical group practice with more than 900 providers and 10 medical centers serving both urban and rural communities throughout the Northwest. In 1890, the Sisters of St. Joseph of Peace founded what has become PeaceHealth. Today, PeaceHealth is the legacy of its founding Sisters and continues with a spirit of respect, stewardship, collaboration and social justice in fulfilling its Mission.
We offer competitive compensation, a robust benefits package and a collaborative, Mission-driven work environment! To learn more about working at PeaceHealth and the Friday Harbor community please visit our homepage: www.peacehealth.org/careers .
Location: Friday Harbor , Peace Island Medical Center (221) Job Category: Nursing Shift: Variable Shift Length: 12 Hours FTE: 0.0 Work Type: Per Diem/Relief Hourly compensation starts at: $ 30.76 , more depending on experience Required Certifications/Licensure: Advanced Cardiac Life Support; Basic Life Support; ENPC; Food Handlers Card - Washington; Registered Nurse - Washington
PeaceHealth is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all qualified job applicants and employees without regard to the following statuses: protected veteran; qualified individual with a disability; race; ethnicity; religion; gender; pregnancy; gender identity; national origin; age; genetic information; sexual orientation; or any other protected status in accordance with local, state, or federal laws.
The above information is intended to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of caregivers assigned to this job.
PeaceHealth Physicians are as diverse as the communities they serve, but have the following in common:Dedication to carrying on the healing mission of Jesus Christ by promoting personal and community health, relieving pain and suffering and treating each person in a loving and caring way.A shared vision of every patient receiving exceptional, compassionate evidence-based care, every time, every touch.