**Location:** **TACOMA, WASHINGTON, UNITED STATES**
**Requisition #:** 2019-R0233352
**Post Date:** Jan 02, 2020
**Position Type:** Per Diem
**Scheduled Hours per 2 week Pay Period:** 0
**Primary Location:** PCU / St Joseph Medical Center / Tacoma WA
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Serves as a clinical resource for an assigned area. Works closely with charge nurse to facilitate timely and appropriate patient placement/through put. Communicates closely with and supports the management regarding daily operations of each specialty area.
If assigned to RN-Resource Code, is responsible for providing urgent and emergent response to patients throughout the St Joseph Medical Center (SJMC); also responsible for serving as a resource/mentor to clinical SJMC staff.
+ Acts as a role model, demonstrating technical/clinical competence consistent with the needs of staff and the patient population served Assists with admissions, discharges, and other patient care issues for defined area.
+ Assists with admissions, discharges, and other patient care issues for defined area.
+ Responds to disturbances, interruptions, and subtle and emergent changes in the work environment to minimize potential risks to the unit workflow.
+ Supports and promotes initiatives of service recovery and assures communication for appropriate follow up.
+ Promotes/supports the development of team building in the unit and other department/disciplines.
+ Serves as a resource to the more novice clinician.
+ Ensures appropriate clinical monitoring/resources are provided for patients who require off floor procedures/treatment in their defined area.
+ Responds to all emergent codes including Rapid Response and Code Blue/Code Neuro.
+ Replaces or adjuncts unit staff due to illness, staffing shortages, etc for defined division.
+ Assists with regulatory requirements as defined by unit needs.
+ Assists with any special procedures and/or difficult patient issues.
We are looking for a responsible and compassionate Registered Nurse with top-notch clinical skills, a caring attitude, and the ability to work independently with minimal supervision. It is also important to display excellent verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills as well as the ability to effectively educate patients and their families on the in-home healthcare process.
**Additional requirements for this role include:**
+ Graduation from an accredited school of nursing, BSN preferred
+ Minimum one year of experience in the clinical specialty.
+ Charge or resource nurse experience within the last three years preferred.
+ Current licensure as a Registered Nurse issued by the Washington State Board of Nursing.
+ Current Healthcare BLS Certification.
+ For Critical Care - Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certification is required.
+ PICC Line certification preferred.
+ Specialty certification preferred.
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+ **Requisition ID: 2019-R0233352**
+ **Schedule: Per Diem**
+ **Shift: On Call**
+ **Market: CHI-Franciscan St. Joseph Medical Center**
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