Facility: Harrison Medical Center
Department: Emergency Department
Location: Bremerton, WA
Job Status: Part-Time
CHI Franciscan Health has exciting and rewarding careers with competitive salaries and benefits. We are a family of hospitals, health care services, and medical providers delivering compassionate care to people throughout the South Puget Sound. We are part of Catholic Health Initiatives, one of the largest not-for-profit health care systems in the country.
Our mission is to deliver high quality care that meets our patients' medical needs while providing emotional and spiritual support to patients and their families. We believe this three-part approach physical, emotional, and spiritual is essential to healing the whole person. Come join our team!
This position is responsible for providing care for the emergency patients presenting with a wide variety of medical conditions across all populations.
Assess and manage patients with varying acuity and conditions, from minor to urgent, across all populations and age groups.
Provide stabilization and emergency care for patients to include special procedures such as: triage; orthopedic splinting; cardiac pacing, cardioversion, and defibrillation; eyes, ears, nose and throat procedures (i.e., Morgen lens insertion, irrigation, nasal packing); wound repair; complex medication administration (to include complex drips); cardio-respiratory resuscitation; gynecological and obstetrical procedures (i.e., precipitous delivery and sexual assault management); multi-system trauma care (i.e., c-spine immobilization, use of auto-transfuser, Level 1 warmer); management of psychiatric emergencies; management of pediatric emergencies; decontamination procedure for biological, chemical, or nuclear exposures.
Adheres to the department s and hospital s policies and procedures, including safety, risk management and regulatory standards.
Administers, oversees and documents the administration of medications (e.g., topically, orally, intramuscularly, subcutaneously and intravenously) as ordered by the healthcare practitioner and in accordance with hospital policy.
Prepares patient for discharge and assists with coordinating post discharge needs.
Cultural Sensitivity and Competence: Demonstrates proper use of available communication tools for effective communication and understands how the culture(s) of patient populations can affect communication, collaboration and the provision of care, treatment and services. Patient Populations Served: Demonstrates knowledge and proper skills associated with the department s defined specific populations served.
Demonstrates competent professional practice and engages in opportunities for professional growth. Demonstrates self-accountability to meet stated deadlines for all mandatory requirements.
Provides health care education and guidance to patient and their families. Educates regarding results, findings and diagnoses to patient and the patient s family within scope of practice.
Graduation from an accredited school of nursing, BSN Preferred
Minimum 6 months previous RN experience required.
Previous E.D. experience current within the last 2 years preferred, or
Critical care experience, current within the last 2 years preferred
Current licensure as a Registered Nurse issued by the Washington State Board of Nursing.
Current American Heart Association Healthcare Provider Basic Life Support (BLS)
Current Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) (1-month grace period allowed for ACLS if expired).
Completionof a NRP (Neonatal Resuscitation Provider) class is required at sitesthat do not provide labor and delivery services within twelve months ofdate of hire and must be maintained as current thereafter.
TraumaNurse Core Curriculum (TNCC) within twelve months of date of hire.Certification must be maintained as current thereafter.
NationalInstitutes of Health Strokes Scale (NIHSS) certification within sixmonths of date of hire, and maintained as current thereafter.
EmergencyNurse Pediatric Certification (ENPC) OR Pediatric Advanced Life Support(PALS) within twelve months of date of hire. Certification(s) must bemaintained as current thereafter.
Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) and/or Certified Emergency Nurse (CEN) certification is preferred.
Associated topics: asn, domiciliary, intensive, intensive care, intensive care unit, psychatric, registed, staff nurse, surgical, unit