Hope is in Your Hands
This is a phenomenal opportunity to join a first-class teaching, research and specialty care center dedicated to providing hope for the many children we are privileged to serve. As a Unit Based Educator for our Critical Care Float Pool team you will experience a compassionate, inclusive environment where you can grow your career and learn something new every day. We are one of the Northwest’s only pediatric hospitals to be awarded a Magnet designation and one of the Top 150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare by Becker’s Hospital Review. Join us in making miracles happen every single day.
In this role you will:
Provide orientation, ongoing education and skills training for RN staff and RN travelers within the Critical Care Float Pool and RISK team. Provides real time input on new staff’s clinical practice. Provides leadership through process improvement and supports program development, organizational mission, and goals. Must have excellent pediatric critical care patient care skills as well as communication skills to be able to apply the knowledge and expertise necessary to provide appropriate interactions with staff, patients and families of all ages.
Our Critical Care Float Pool works with the following Intensive Care Units:
Pediatric Intensive Care Unit: 38+ beds
Cardiac Intensive Care Unit: 19 beds
Neonatal Intensive Care Unit: 38+ beds (Level III/IV NICU)
Making Miracles a Reality
Since 1907, we have remained committed to our mission to provide hope, care and cures to the children we treat, so they can live their healthiest and most fulfilled lives. Ranked one of the best children’s hospitals in the country by U.S. News & World Report, we aspire to be global leaders in pediatric care. Through evidence-based practice, groundbreaking research and cutting-edge treatments, we are proud to be the preeminent referral choice for children's care throughout our region. Contact Jill Cartwright RN for any questions: 206 884 1708.
- Graduate of accredited school of Nursing.
- Minimum of three (3) years of experience in a pediatric critical care setting
- Experience with education, teaching, and organizing and providing new staff orientation.
- Current Washington State RN License.
- At time of hire: 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.
- Pediatric Advanced Life Support certification (PALS) is required within 3 months of employment:
- National certification in a clinical specialty area must be obtained within three years of employment. National certification in pediatric critical care nursing required for positions within ICU departments (must be kept current once received).
- As per the College of American Pathologists (CAP) and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), for RN's 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.
- Five (5) years experience in related discipline.
- Management or charge nurse experience.
- Education and training experience.
- Ability to network on a local and national level with other care providers.
- National certification in Nursing Staff Development.