RN Fellow - Medical Orthopedics
Company: Pacific Medical Centers
Posted on: May 3, 2021
Swedish Medical Center is looking for a Registered Nurse (RN)
Fellow (0.9 FTE, Variable Shift) to work in Medical Orthopedics at
Swedish Edmonds in Edmonds, WA.
The Registered Nurse (RN) provides professional, comprehensive
nursing care for patients in an acute care environment. Working
with a preceptor and assuming increasing responsibility during the
fellowship, the RN Fellow is 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
coordinate 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.
At the completion of the fellowship, demonstrate competencies in
populations served and performs essential competencies as required
by specific unit of hire.
- Effectively advocate 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;
facilitate formal and informal learning for patient/families,
nursing, other members of the healthcare team, and community.
- Accountable for safety, identify and correct problems, and
integrate evidence, and best practice into nursing care; use data
and evidence to improve patient outcomes. Align patient safety,
self-safety and environmental safety as equally important for best
- 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, integrate and disseminate research and evidence
- Leads and coordinates teams, appropriately delegates,
coordinates care and collaborates with others as equal members of
the inter-professional care team to integrate nursing knowledge.
Models professional behaviors as a representative of the nursing
Required qualifications for this position include:
Nursing degree/diploma required upon hire
- Bachelor's degree in Nursing or higher within 6 years of hire
or equivalent educ/experience
A RN with 20 years of RN experience will not be required to
obtain a BSN
Exceptions will be considered on a case-by-case basis at each
facility by the most senior administrative nursing leader in
consultation with the Human Resources leader
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 required at
time of hire from American Heart Association (AHA) or Military
Training Network (MTN)
- One (1) year Nursing experience but new to specialty of
Preferred qualifications for this position include:
About the Edmonds Campus:
Swedish Edmonds has been providing sound and thoughtful care for
patients in the Greater Seattle area for more than 45 years. 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
The Swedish/Edmonds campus includes:
- 217 licensed beds.
- 450 of the most qualified physicians and specialists on medical
- 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
Keywords: Pacific Medical Centers, Edmonds , RN Fellow - Medical Orthopedics, Other , Edmonds, Washington
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