Registered Nurse (RN) - Psychiatry
Company: Virginia Mason Memorial
Posted on: November 2, 2018
We are looking for an RN to join the growing Psychiatry team at Virginia Mason Memorial Our 12-bed Psychiatry Unit has a planned expansion to 18 beds in November 2018. Our unit is a combined med/psych unit for patients with a psychiatric illness and co-morbid medical issues that require hospital care. Nurses in the psychiatric unit have the unique opportunity to develop their psychiatric skillset while maintaining their acute medical nursing skills. Medical complications that we accommodate include, but are not limited to, diabetes, dialysis, remote telemetry, IV access, complex wounds, catheter care, and fetal monitoring. RNs in our Psychiatry Unit enjoy the full support of providers, management staff, nursing assistants, and social workers located directly onsite. RNs at Virginia Mason Memorial also enjoy support from a 24-hour Lift Team, 24-hour Respiratory Team, Pharmacy (24-hour med mixing), IV Therapists, Occupational Therapists, Physical Therapists, Dietitians, and Chaplains. ROLE SUMMARY The RN completes individualized, age appropriate patient assessment, development of care plan based on assessment/history findings, delivers care, evaluates patient's response to care and revises as needed for patients from diverse cultural backgrounds. The RN is accountable for delivery of care as well as supervision of other personnel (clinical & non-clinical) in delivering/supporting the delivery of care during their assigned work period. QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS Education: Associate's degree in Nursing required; BSN preferred. Experience: Previous acute care nursing experience preferred. Licenses/Certificates/Registration: Washington State (DOH) Registered Nurse licensure required. American Heart Association BLS required. About Us: Virginia Mason Memorial, part of the Virginia Mason Health System, is made up of a 226-bed hospital as well as 20 primary care and specialty care practices/services. We are a nonprofit community hospital that has served Central Washington's Yakima Valley for more than 60 years. We are seeking remarkable employees with a passion for patients and customer service to add to our growing team We offer a three-tier benefit plan including medical, dental, vision coverage, plus a generous 401K plan (with matching), life insurance options, competitive compensation, an employee wellness clinic and leadership development and education. Why do we do what we do? As the region's leading health care provider and Yakima's largest employer, we believe that by improving health, we can transform Yakima Our vision is to "create healthy communities one person at a time." This means that each member of our award-winning team works to provide our patients, and their families, with the best medical and individual care possible. We work together to demonstrate our values of Respect, Accountability, Teamwork, Stewardship, and Innovation for everyone who walks through our doors, patients and coworkers alike. We would love to hear from you "Virginia Mason Memorial provides reasonable accommodations to assist qualified individuals in order to perform the essential duties/requirements their job requires. The description is intended to provide only basic guidelines for meeting job requirements and serves as merely a summary rather than a complete listing of duties. Responsibilities, knowledge, skills, abilities, and working conditions may change as needs evolve. This job description does not constitute a contract as employment is at will."
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