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RN Residency - Free Standing Emergency Department (February 2020 Cohort)

Swedish Medical Center Kennewick, WA
  • Posted: October 09, 2019
  • Full-Time

Kadlec has an exciting opportunity for a Registered Nurse Resident to join our growing Free Standing Emergency Department team located in Kennewick, Washington!

Shift Details: Full time, 0.9. 12 hour variable shifts. Shifts include weekends. 


Our RN Residency is set to start February 3, 2020. Our 12-14 week course incorporates didactic learning, simulation labs and hands on preceptor training along with a dedicated Clinical Educator.


About our Free Standing Emergency Department (FSED): 


Built in 2013, this beautiful 21,500 square foot facility has been uniquely designed utilizing lean philosophies and the on-stage/off-stage layout to facilitate patient flow, resulting in excellent patient and staff satisfaction.  Our FSED is supported by a highly skilled nursing team along with Board Certified Emergency Physicians and Advanced Practice Clinicians. The FSED's 18 beds include 2 resuscitation rooms, and CT, X-Ray, Ultrasound, and Lab onsite. It averages over 100 patient visits per day. 


Minimum Requirements:

 

  • Nursing degree/diploma upon hire required.

  • All Registered Nurses without a Bachelor's of Nursing (BSN) degree or higher must obtain a BSN within 3 years from date of hire required.

  • Active Washington State RN licensure required.

  • Current American Heart Association Healthcare Provider BLS required
  • ACLS required.

  • PALS or ENPC within 6 months, NRP within 6 months, TNCC within 6 months.
  • A recent graduate who has completed pre-licensure nursing program typically within the last 12 months and/or less than 12 months of direct patient care experience required.

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

 

  • Bachelors of Nursing degree (BSN) preferred.

  • Certification in related specialty area preferred.
  • ED/FSED practicum and/or Nurse Extern experience preferred. 

Duties include, but are not limited to, the following:

 

As a Registered Nurse you provide professional, comprehensive nursing care for patients in an acute care environment. You are also accountable for the delivery of coordinated, safe, compassionate, therapeutic, evidence-based quality care to patients and families, based on individual physical, emotional, and spiritual needs, and appropriate care strategies throughout the lifespan.

 

 

  • Assess, diagnose, plan, implement and evaluate patient's care to achieve patient goals and to optimize outcomes.
  • Effectively advocate for ethical and holistic care to promote the autonomy, dignity, rights, values and beliefs of those we serve.
  • Foster a learning environment for patient/families, nursing, and other members of the healthcare team including students.

  • Align practice with safety and quality.  Be accountable for safety, identify and correct problems.

  • Engage in ongoing professional development; promote a culture of inquiry that explores, integrates and disseminates research and evidence based practice.

  • Lead and coordinate teams, delegate, coordinate care and collaborate with others as equal members of the inter-professional care team to integrate nursing knowledge.

Swedish Medical Center

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Kennewick, WA
USA

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