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RN - Psychiatric Unit *Up to $5,000 Hiring Bonus*

Company: Providence Health & Services
Location: Olympia
Posted on: August 5, 2022

Job Description:

Description



Providence is calling a Registered Nurse (RN) (0.9 FTE, Night shift) to work in the Psychiatric Unit at Providence St. Peter Hospital in Olympia, WA



The Registered Nurse (RN) will provide 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, diagnose, plan, implement and evaluate 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

  • 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

  • Align 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, models professional behaviors as a representative of the nursing profession





    Required qualification in this position includes:





    • Nursing degree/diploma upon hire

    • All Registered Nurses without a minimum of a Bachelor's degree in Nursing must obtain a Bachelor's degree in Nursing -or- higher within three (3) years of hire

    • A RN with twenty (20) years of RN experience will not be required to obtain a Bachelor's of Science in Nursing (BSN)

    • Active Washington Registered Nurse (RN) License

    • Current Basic Life Support (BLS) card must be from the following authorized governing bodies:

    • American Heart Association (AHA) - (BLS Provider),

    • American Red Cross (ARC) - (BLS for Health Care Provider), -or-

    • Military Training Network (MTN) - (Healthcare Provider) upon hire

    • One (1) year acute care experience working with the patient population similar to Psychiatric Unit -or- completion of the specialty residency located at Providence St. Peter Hospital





      Preferred qualification in this position includes:





      • Bachelor's Degree in Nursing

      • National Certification in Psychiatric Unit





        About the hospital you will serve.

        Providence St. Peter Hospital is a 390-bed, not-for-profit regional teaching hospital. Located in Olympia, WA, St. Peter offers comprehensive rehabilitation, medical, surgical and behavioral health services. We have been ranked as one of the top 100 hospitals and as one of 10 premier healthcare employers in the nation and have recently achieved the coveted Magnet" recognition from the American Nurses Credentialing Center. Our hospital rests on a 173-acre campus, much of which includes natural forest and preserved wetlands that maintain a healing environment for patients and staff.



        We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details - http://www.providenceiscalling.jobs/rewards-benefits



        About Providence

        At Providence, our strength lies in Our Promise of "Know me, care for me, ease my way." Working at our family of organizations means that regardless of your role, we'll walk alongside you in your career, supporting you so you can support others. We provide best-in-class benefits and we foster an inclusive workplace where diversity is valued, and everyone is essential, heard and respected. Together, our 120,000 caregivers (all employees) serve in over 50 hospitals, over 1,000 clinics and a full range of health and social services across Alaska, California, Montana, New Mexico, Oregon, Texas and Washington. As a comprehensive health care organization, we are serving more people, advancing best practices and continuing our more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable.

        Requsition ID: P363347
        Company: Providence Jobs
        Job Category: Nursing-Patient Facing
        Job Function: Nursing
        Schedule: Full time
        Shift: Night
        Career Track: Nursing
        Department: 3030 PSYCH ACUTE 1 SOUTH
        Address: WA Olympia 413 Lilly Rd NE

        Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Keywords: Providence Health & Services, Olympia , RN - Psychiatric Unit *Up to $5,000 Hiring Bonus*, Healthcare , Olympia, Washington

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