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RN-Surgery (20 hrs/wk,Day/Eve)

Company: EvergreenHealth
Location: Kirkland
Posted on: March 16, 2023

Job Description:

Wage Range: $40.76 - $75.17 per hour
Sign-On Bonus: Up to $15,000 for those new to EvergreenHealth with two or more years of current operating room nursing experience
Consideration of relocation assistanceon an individual basisJob Summary:Responsible for the total direct nursing care of all patients within established standards of care, hospital and unit policies, procedures, and guidelines. Responsible for the total direct nursing care of all perioperative patients in accordance with Association of Perioperative Registered Nurses (AORN), Joint Commission, and State of Washington standards of care, Nurse Practice Act, hospital and unit policies, procedures, and guidelines.Primary Duties:

  • Provides direct patient care and functions as a patient advocate.
    2. Assesses the comprehensive nursing needs of an assigned group of patients.
    3. Coordinates the patient and family/significant other education process.
    4. Continuously plans, implements, and evaluates patient care, incorporating patient and family/significant other into the process.
    5. Participates with physician partners and other interdisciplinary team members to develop and implement patient and family/significant other plan of care.
    6. Communicates effectively all relevant information (e.g., patient information, safety issues, problems with equipment, quality issues, etc.) to immediate supervisor, in timely way.
    7. Communicates and documents changes in patient condition, on a timely basis, to charge nurse/supervisor and physician.
    8. Performs other duties as assigned.Qualifications: License, Certification, Education or Experience:REQUIRED for the position:
  • Bachelors in Nursing (BSN) required within 5 years of employment if applicable
  • Licensed as a Registered Nurse in the State of Washington
  • Current American Heart Association Healthcare Provider BLS certification by date of hire
  • 1-year experience within the last 3 years of care delivery in a Main Operating Room or multispecialty Ambulatory Surgery OR setting.
  • Proficiency in aseptic technique and surgical site infection prevention practices.
  • Proficiency in the creation and implementation of Perioperative nursing care plans, including interventions to prevent unintended harm, such as wrong site surgery or retained surgical items.
  • Understanding and ability to apply radiation and laser safety principles.
  • Working knowledge and ability to apply the standards and recommended practices of the Association of PeriOperative Registered Nurses (AORN).
  • Proficiency in implementing safe sharps handling practices DESIRED for the position:
    • Masters degree in Nursing
    • CNOR Certification
    • Scrub experience in three or more surgical specialties (e.g. Ortho, General Surgery, Urology).Benefit Information:
      Choices that care for you and your familyAt EvergreenHealth, we appreciate our employees commitment and contribution to our success. We are proud to offer a suite of quality benefits and resources that are comprehensive, flexible, and competitive to help our staff and their loved ones maintain and improve health and financial well-being.
      • Medical, vision and dental insurance
      • On-demand virtual health care
      • Health Savings Account
      • Flexible Spending Account
      • Life and disability insurance
      • Retirement plans (457(b) and 401(a) with employer contribution)
      • Tuition assistance for undergraduate and graduate degrees
      • Federal Public Service Loan Forgiveness program
      • Paid Time Off/Vacation
      • Extended Illness Bank/Sick Leave
      • Paid holidays
      • Voluntary hospital indemnity insurance
      • Voluntary identity theft protection
      • Voluntary legal insurance
      • Pay in lieu of benefits premium program
      • Free parking
      • Commuter benefitsView a summary of our total rewards available to you as an EvergreenHealth team member by clicking on the link below.2023 Benefits GuideEvergreenHealth is committed to providing the highest quality of care to our patients. The literature shows that having a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) contributes significantly to the quality of care. Toward that end, this position requires a BSN or a commitment to begin a BSN program within three years and obtain a BSN within five years of employment. Please note this BSN requirement does not apply to those with an RN license for twenty or more years or current EvergreenHealth RNs hired prior to April 1, 2014.This position is covered by a collective bargaining agreement between EvergreenHealth and the Washington State Nurses Association (WSNA). Union membership is optional.

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Keywords: EvergreenHealth, Kirkland , RN-Surgery (20 hrs/wk,Day/Eve), Human Resources , Kirkland, Washington

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