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RN PCU

Company: St. Clare Hospital
Location: Lakewood
Posted on: November 11, 2021

Job Description:

Overview

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.   


Responsibilities

Job Summary

  • This position is responsible for providing care to the patient who is hemodynamically compromised and requires monitoring of multiple systems and/or nursing interventions every two to four hours.
  • 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. Requires the use 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, 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, seek resources at the unit/department level, and delegate appropriate tasks.

Qualifications

Education/Experience

  • Graduation from an accredited school of nursing.
  • One year of related work experience in an acute care setting is preferred.
  • Possession of a BSN degree is preferred.
  • Previous PCU/ICU experience preferred, or
  • 1-2 years med/surg experience, or
    New graduate with completion of senior practicum in a specialty area i.e.: Critical Care, ED, PACU or
  • For those with no previous PCU/ICU experience, must successfully complete the PCU residency or the critical care residency program

License/Certification

  • Current licensure as a Registered Nurse issued by the Washington State Board of Nursing.
  • Current American Heart Association Healthcare BLS Certification.
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) or attainment within 6 months of hire.
  • CCRN/Certified Neuroscience Registered Nurse (CNRN) preferred.

Keywords: St. Clare Hospital, Lakewood , RN PCU, Other , Lakewood, Washington

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