Registered Nurse (RN) - Telemetry/ICU
Company: Virginia Mason Memorial
Posted on: December 2, 2018
Virginia Mason Memorial's Critical Care Unit includes 20 beds in Telemetry and 11 Beds in ICU. It's a combined unit: RNs begin in Telemetry, train to ICU and work in both units once fully trained. The Critical Care Unit (CCU) is committed to training with both a Telemetry and ICU Residency (customized to the needs of each RN) and EKG courses. CCU staff are trained to treat the majority of critical care diagnoses including, cardiovascular illness, respiratory failure requiring mechanical ventilation, infectious disease states, postoperative care, shock and neurological problems. RNs on CCU enjoy the full support of Shift Coordinators, Assistant Nurse Managers, and NACs -- both day and night. 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, Social Workers and Chaplains. ROLE SUMMARY The RN completes individualized patient assessments; develops a care plan based on assessment/history findings; delivers patient-centered care that is culturally appropriate; evaluates a patient's response to care and revises as needed. The RN is accountable to deliver care as well as to oversee and delegate to other personnel (clinical & non-clinical) in delivering/supporting the delivery of care. 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 until ACLS is obtained. ACLS required within 6 months of hire. 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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