• Registered Nurse: Medical Unit .8 8H E

    Job ID 2018-26915
    Area of Interest
    Nursing - Contract
    Location Name
    Hospital Main Campus
    FTE/Hours per pay period
    0.8 FTE (64 hours per bi-weekly pay periods)
    Work Status
    Regular
    Department
    Medical Unit
    Shift
    Evening Shift
  • Overview

    As an integral member of the Health Care Team, the RN functions within the Scope of Practice as defined by the State, the ANA Scope and Standards for Pediatric Nursing Practice, and adheres to Seattle Children’s policies/procedures and guidelines of care. Responsible for providing safe, family centered patient care. Using the Nursing Care Process, the RN is responsible for assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating patient care in a collaborative method with the patient and patient’s family, significant others, and members of the health care team. May be required to provide supervision and delegation of tasks to Nurse Technicians, Licensed Practical Nurses, Certified Medical Assistants, and others as defined by the State Administrative Code. Assists in meeting Seattle Children’s strategic goals by incorporating the initiatives to support the strategic plans into the daily work, i.e. Continuous Performance Improvement (CPI), ART, etc.

     

    You will love working at Seattle Children's Hospital!!!

    We're proud of the awards that recognize the quality of care we give our patients and families, and the supportive work environment we provide for our nurses and other health professionals.

    Magnet Designation: Seattle Children's is the only children's hospital in the Northwest to receive Magnet Recognition. This honor is bestowed by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), sponsor of the Magnet Recognition Program. In 2013 we received a four-year re-designation, following our original recognition in 2008 as a Magnet organization for excellence in nursing services. Magnet hospitals go through a rigorous re-designation process every four years.

    Beacon Award for Excellence:  Our Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) was granted the Beacon Award for Excellence in 2015 from the American Association of Critical Care Nurses. For nurses, the Beacon award signifies a positive and supportive work environment with greater collaboration between colleagues and leaders, higher morale and lower turnover. Applicants are judged in the areas of leadership, appropriate staffing, use of evidence-based practices, outcome measurement, effective communication and a focus on learning and development of nursing staff.

     Best Place to Work:  Our positive work environment has been recognized by third parties, including Becker's Hospital Review in its 2014 list of 150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare. The organizations on the list were chosen for their robust benefits packages, positive work environments, excellent employee recognition programs and opportunities for professional development and continuing education. 

    America's Best Employers:  Ranked #10, nationally, Seattle Children's hospital was the only health care institution in Washington State to make the Forbes' "America's Best Employers" list for 2016
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    Requirements

    **** able to start June 4th 2018

     

    Required Education/Experience:
    - Graduate of accredited school of nursing.
    - Prior experience in a pediatric related health care setting, or a specific area of nursing, may be required for specific departments.
    - Per the driver's license requirement noted below, must have a driving record acceptable to Risk Management.
    - 1 YEAR experience as a RN ( if less, please apply to our RN Residency)

    - Everyother weekend

    Required Credentials:
    - Current Washington State RN License, or other current state license that the RN is required to work in.

    - Current Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers is required for all positions. Pediatric Emergency Assessment, Recognition and Stabilization (PEARS), and Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) will be accepted in lieu of BLS for Healthcare Providers. ACLS will not be accepted as a substitute to the requirements listed above. Employees are responsible for any costs (including time away from work) associated with obtaining PALS or PEARS certification if it is not a requirement of the position.

    - Nurses working in the following areas are required to successfully obtain PEARS within 6 months of employment, and subsequently maintain at all times:
    - Acute Care Float
    - Cancer Care Unit
    - Dialysis
    - Infusion
    - Medical Unit
    - Psychiatric Unit
    - Rehabilitation Unit
    - Research nurses working in Cancer Care and CCTR
    - Surgical Unit
    - Vascular Access Services

    - Nurses working in the following areas are required to successfully obtain PALS within 3 months of employment, and subsequently maintain at all times:
    - Cardiac Intensive Care Unit
    - Cath Lab & Special Procedures
    - Clinical Research Center
    - Critical Care Float
    - Emergency Department
    - Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
    - Pediatric Intensive Care Unit
    - Pediatric Transport Control
    - Radiology (including Interventional Radiology and Endoscopy Lab)
    - Recovery Room (PACU)
    - Surgery (including Bellevue Surgery Center)
    - Urgent Care (all locations)

    - New graduate nurses in the following areas are required to successfully obtain PALS within 6 months of employment, and subsequently maintain at all times:
    - Cardiac Intensive Care Unit
    - Emergency Department
    - Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
    - Pediatric Intensive Care Unit
    - Radiology (including Interventional Radiology and Endoscopy Lab)
    - Recovery Room (PACU)
    - Surgery (including Bellevue Surgery Center)

    - Nurses working in the following areas are required to successfully obtain a Chemotherapy Biotherapy Provider Card from the Association of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Nurses (APHON) within 6 months of employment, and subsequently maintain at all times:
    - Acute Care Float
    - Cancer Care Unit
    - Hematology/Oncology
    - Infusion

    - Nurses working in Neonatal Transport Team are required to successfully obtain Neonatal Resuscitation Program certification (in addition to PALS) within 3 months of employment. Current NRP and PALS is to be maintained at all times.

    - Nurses working in Airlift Northwest are required to obtain Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certification by 9/30/18, or within 3 months of position entry, whichever is later.

    - As per the College of American Pathologists (CAP) and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), for nurses performing moderately complex point of care testing, a copy of a diploma or transcript of the highest level of academic achievement to be on record with Human Resources upon hire. For personnel trained outside of the U.S., records of diploma/transcript must provide documented equivalency evaluation by a foreign credentialing agency.

    - Specialty certification in area of practice may be required for specific departments.

    - Any position that requires use of a motor vehicle will require a current Washington State Driver's license.

    - If assigned to a Home Care Services department, a copy of required education for this position (diploma or transcript) must be submitted upon hire.

    Preferred:
    - Bachelor’s degree in Nursing.
    - Pediatric health care nursing experience.

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