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6FTE - 24hrs per week / 1900-0730 / Family Birth Center / St Elizabeth Hospital / Enumclaw WA Your time at work should be fulfilling.
Rewarding.
Inspiring.
That's what you'll find when you join one of our non-profit CHI facilities across the nation.
You'll find challenging, rewarding work every day alongside people who have as much compassion as you.
Join us and together we'll create healthier, stronger communities.
Imagine your career at Catholic Health Initiatives! This job is responsible for providing a wide variety of professional nursing services which focus on the provision of quality patient care consistent with Franciscan Health System (FHS) standards/values, applicable regulatory requirements and scope of practice for the nursing profession.
Work also includes developing, implementing and assessing the patient plan of care during time of stay in collaboration with physicians, interdisciplinary teams, and the patient/family.
An incumbent is engaged in direct patient care, including assessing, planning, coordinating, evaluating and delegating work to members of the patient care team, and for providing education and consultation with patients, families, physicians and other staff members in implementing appropriate nursing interventions for optimal patient care.
Work is performed under standards of safety and care that provide instruction/guidance for taking care of issues and patient needs in the absence of a physician.
Requires the use of judgment and critical thinking skills in making decisions regarding patient care (within the scope of practice), including knowledge and integration of available standards, resources and data, and in the efficient utilization of staff/resources.
Work involves continuous contact with physicians, patients, patient families, community agencies, patient care staff and management.
An incumbent is accountable for the quality of care provided to patients, and has the authority to direct care, provide education, seek resources at the unit/department level, and delegate appropriate tasks.
This position is responsible for serving as the primary Registered Nurse delivering care to post-partum women and normal newborns who are admitted to the Family Birth Center.
Essential Job Functions The following section contains representative examples of job duties and/or percentages that might be performed in positions allocated to this job class.
CHI FH is a dynamic organization, and the environment can be fluid.
Roles and responsibilities may be altered to accommodate changing business conditions and objectives as well as to tap into the skills and experience of its employees.
Accordingly, employees may be asked to perform duties that are outside the specific work that is listed.
It is not required that any position perform all duties listed, so long as primary responsibilities are consistent with the work as described.
Performance standards developed for incumbents allocated to this job class may also contain relevant job content information and are referenced hereto.
Adheres to the department's and hospital's policies and procedures, including safety, risk management and regulatory standards.
Keeps abreast of trends, developments and regulatory requirements impacting matters within designated scope of responsibility.
Administers, oversees and documents the administration of medications (e.
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, topically, orally, intramuscularly, subcutaneously and intravenously) as ordered by the healthcare practitioner and in accordance with hospital policy.
Assesses patient to include physical, psychosocial, cultural, behavioral/emotional, developmental and spiritual needs.
Gathers data relevant for patient care.
Implements appropriate patient interventions and evaluates outcomes.
Plans care appropriately based on needs identified during initial and on-going assessments.
Provides holistic, comprehensive, and professional nursing care to patient within the scope of practice.
Implements appropriate patient interventions and evaluates outcomes.
Prepares patient for discharge and assists with coordinating post discharge needs.
Cultural Sensitivity and Competence: Demonstrates proper use of available communication tools/materials for effective communication and understands how the culture(s) of patient populations can affect communication, collaboration and the provision of care, treatment and services.
Patient Populations Served: Demonstrates knowledge and proper skills associated with the department's defined specific populations served.
Demonstrates competent professional practice and engages in opportunities for professional growth.
Demonstrates self accountability to meet stated deadlines for all mandatory requirements.
Documents care delivered and patient status utilizing the nursing process in accordance with FHS standards of care, for example, changes in patient condition, patient responses to intervention and reassessments of pertinent findings.
Receives and assures appropri

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