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RN - Float Pool

Company: Providence Health & Services
Location: Edmonds
Posted on: August 3, 2022

Job Description:

Swedish is calling a Registered Nurse (RN) (0.9 FTE, Night Shift) in the Float Pool at Swedish Edmonds in Edmonds, WA.

The Registered Nurse (RN) provides professional, comprehensive nursing care for patients in an acute care environment. Accountable for the delivery of coordinated, safe, compassionate, therapeutic, evidence-based quality care to patients and families, based on individual physical, emotional, and spiritual needs, and appropriate care strategies throughout the lifespan. Practices in accordance with the Nurse Practice Act in the state of employment, the American Nurses Association (ANA) Code of Ethics for Nurses, and the ANA scope and standards of practice. Key functions and specific skills for the job are found in the unit specific onboarding checklist and in standards that are applicable to the specialty.

In this position you will:

  • Assess, identify appropriate nursing diagnoses, plans, implements and evaluates patients' care
  • Develop, update and coordinates the patient's plan of care to achieve patient goals and to optimize outcomes and transitions across the care continuum
  • Monitor, record and communicate patient condition as appropriate
  • Perform and maintain currency of essential competencies as required by specific area of hire and populations served
  • Effectively advocates for ethical and holistic care by partnering in care planning to promote the autonomy, dignity, rights, values and beliefs of those we serve
  • Foster a learning environment for patient/families, nursing, and other members of the healthcare team including students; facilitates formal and informal learning for patient/families, nursing, other members of the healthcare team, and community
  • Be accountable for safety, identifies and corrects problems, and integrates evidence, and best practice into nursing care; uses data and evidence to improve patient outcomes. Aligns patient safety, self-safety and environmental safety as equally important for best outcomes
  • Engage in ongoing professional development; practices to the top of license within the legal parameters of the Nurse Practice Act, the Nursing Social Policy Statement, the ANA Code of Ethics for Nurses, and specialty standards
  • Promote a culture of inquiry that explores, integrates and disseminates research and evidence based practice
  • Lead and coordinate teams, appropriately delegates, coordinates care and collaborates with others as equal members of the inter-professional care team to integrate nursing knowledge
  • Model professional behaviors as a representative of the nursing profession
    Required qualifications for this position include:

    • Nursing degree/diploma upon hire
    • Bachelor's degree in Nursing or higher within six (6) years of hire
    • A RN with twenty (20) years of RN experience will not be required to obtain a BSN
    • Unencumbered RN license in state(s) of hire, and wherever care is delivered
    • If RN holds a multi-state license through the Nurse Licensure Compact (NLC), the RN must adhere to the requirements of licensure in the new state(s) of hire.
    • Basic Life Support (BLS) for Health Care Providers at time of hire from American Heart Association (AHA) -or- Military Training Network (MTN).
    • One (1) year of acute care experience working with the patient population similar to Float Pool -or- completion of the specialty residency located at Swedish Edmonds
    • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) upon hire
    • National Institutes of Health Stroke Scale (NIHSS) within thirty (30) days of hire
      Preferred qualifications for this position include:

      • Bachelor's degree in Nursing upon hire
      • National Certification in area of specialty
        About the Edmonds Campus.

        Swedish Edmonds has been providing sound and thoughtful care for patients in the Greater Seattle area since 1964. We pride ourselves in employing only the most qualified and caring professionals. We are not simply a hospital or a workplace. We are a family. We are a community. Our mission is to improve the health and well-being of the community through local, high-quality and compassionate health care services. Swedish Edmonds is an innovative, regional health-care delivery network that provides more local services, while giving residents greater access to the latest medical treatments and the comprehensive services of the Swedish system.

        The Swedish/Edmonds campus includes:

        • 217 licensed beds
        • 450+ of the most qualified physicians and specialists on medical staff
        • 1,400+ staff including clinical and non-clinical personnel
        • Full scope of medical and surgical services, including Level IV Trauma emergency medicine, diagnostic, treatment and support services
          We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details -

Keywords: Providence Health & Services, Edmonds , RN - Float Pool, Healthcare , Edmonds, Washington

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