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RN- Emergency Room (36hrs/wk, Nights)

Company: Evergreen Healthcare
Location: Kirkland
Posted on: June 6, 2021

Job Description:

EvergreenHealth is seeking an experienced Emergency Department RN to join the well- established and dynamic Emergency Department team.

Job Summary: Responsible for the total direct nursing care of all patients within established standards of care, hospital and unit policies, procedures, and guidelines.

Primary Duties:

  1. 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


License, Certification, Education or Experience:

REQUIRED for the position:

  • Bachelor's in Nursing (BSN) required within 5 years of employment if applicable
  • Licensed as a Registered Nurse in the State of Washington
  • Current Emergency Nursing patient care experience
  • Current Healthcare Provider BLS certification by date of hire
  • Current ACLS Provider certification by date of hire
  • PALS or ENPC within 6 months of hire
  • TNCC within a year of hire

DESIRED for the position:

  • Master's degree in Nursing
  • Two years' experience in Emergency/trauma care and certification in emergency nursing is preferred.

This position is covered by a collective bargaining agreement between EvergreenHealth and the Washington State Nurses Association (WSNA). Union membership is optional

EvergreenHealth is committed to providing the highest quality of care to our patients. The literature shows that having a Bachelor's 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 Registered Nurses hired before April 1, 2014.

Keywords: Evergreen Healthcare, Kirkland , RN- Emergency Room (36hrs/wk, Nights), Other , Kirkland, Washington

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