Registered Nurse - After Hours Clinic (Bellingham, WA, US)

Peace Health • Bellingham, WA 98226

Posted 2 weeks ago

Job Description

PeaceHealth is seeking a Registered Nurse - After Hours Clinic for a 0.4 full time equivalent Non-Exempt position. This position will be working Variable shift with shift durations of Variable.

Req ID: 164772

This position supports the After Hours Clinic and shifts are evenings and weekends.



JOB SUMMARY

Provides professional nursing care to patients in the clinic/outpatient setting in compliance with professional practice standards. Promotes a collaborative, interdisciplinary approach towards patients, families and all members of the care delivery team.



ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

1. Assess, plan, implement and evaluate patient care needs. This includes assessing patients condition, triaging patient phone calls, counseling patients, providing patient education, taking patient histories, administering prescribed medications, changing dressings, cleaning wounds and monitoring patient vital signs.

2. Documents patient care in the healthcare record according to established standards.

3. Ensures own professional effectiveness through education and professional development.

4. Participates in the development of and maintains established policies, procedures and objectives; quality improvement; safety; environmental and infection prevention programs.

5. Performs other duties as assigned.



QUALIFICATIONS (required unless otherwise noted)

EDUCATION:

* Graduate of an accredited school of nursing.



EXPERIENCE/TRAINING:

* One year of experience as a registered nurse preferred.

* Demonstrated knowledge of and ability to apply age specific principles of growth and development and life stages to meet each patients needs.



LICENSE/CERTIFICATION:

* Current Registered Nurse licensure in the state in which nurse will be practicing.

* Current BLS (Basic Life Support) certification required at date of hire.

* ACLS may be required within a standard grace from hire or transfer period, as specified in the PeaceHealth Policy Resuscitation Training Completion Requirements, or upon hire.

* See community specific document for each Unit/Department required credentials.



OTHER SKILLS:

* Demonstrated ability to promote positive interpersonal relationships and patient/family centered work environment

* Basic computer skills including MS Office applications

* Effective prioritization skills

* Ability to provide health education to patients, staff and community

* Knowledge of Medicare, JCAHO & HCFA regulations pertaining to ambulatory care



PHMG - PHYSICAL/COGNITIVE REQUIREMENTS:

* Work requires active physical exertion up to 33% of the time.

* Ability to lift objects weighing 50 lbs. or less.

* Work requires frequent exposure to minor cold, heat, poor ventilation or sharp instruments.

* Reasonably anticipated exposure to blood and body fluids once per month or more.

* Job duties frequently require intense concentration and attention to detail (34-65% of work time).



Please apply online to be considered. For full consideration of your skills and abilities, please attach a current resume with your application.

About PeaceHealth

PeaceHealth, based in Vancouver, Wash., is a not-for-profit Catholic health system offering care to communities in Washington, Oregon, and Alaska. PeaceHealth has approximately 16,000 caregivers, a multi-specialty medical group practice with more than 900 providers and 10 medical centers serving both urban and rural communities throughout the Northwest. In 1890, the Sisters of St. Joseph of Peace founded what has become PeaceHealth. Today, PeaceHealth is the legacy of its founding Sisters and continues with a spirit of respect, stewardship, collaboration and social justice in fulfilling its Mission.

We offer competitive compensation, a robust benefits package and a collaborative, Mission-driven work environment! To learn more about working at PeaceHealth and the Bellingham community please visit our homepage: www.peacehealth.org/careers.

Get a feeling for the Spirit of PeaceHealth through this three-minute video, and visit us on Facebook or LinkedIn!

Questions? Review our Employment FAQ or email Recruitment@peacehealth.org. Please note this email does not accept resumes or applications.

Location: Bellingham, Cordata Building (207)

Job Category: Nursing

Shift: Variable

Shift Length: Variable

FTE: 0.4

Work Type: Part Time

Hourly compensation starts at: $32.32, more depending on experience

Required Certifications/Licensure: Basic Life Support; Registered Nurse - Washington

PeaceHealth is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all qualified job applicants and employees without regard to the following statuses: protected veteran; qualified individual with a disability; race; ethnicity; religion; gender; pregnancy; gender identity; national origin; age; genetic information; sexual orientation; or any other protected status in accordance with local, state, or federal laws.

The above information is intended to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of caregivers assigned to this job.

Posting Notes: Bellingham || Nursing || Clinic, Home Health, Hospice, Long-Term Care Nursing || Part Time || FAMILY PRACTICE SVCS

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