Kadlec RN - Clinical Decision Unit in Richland, Washington
Kadlec has an exciting opportunity for a Registered Nurse (RN) to join our growing Clinical Decision Unit team located in Richland, Washington!
Shift Details: Full time, 0.9, 12-Hour Variable Shift (Primary: Days)
About our Clinical Decision Unit: Designed for patients who require observation and post procedure recovery, this unit features 47 private rooms located on the first and third floor of our hospital and provides patient monitoring, testing, infusion therapy, and treatment. With its close proximity to the Emergency Department, the CDU is our innovative addition to the philosophy of comprehensive care.
Nursing degree/diploma required upon hire.
Bachelor's degree in Nursing or higher within 3 years of hire. An RN with 20 years of RN experience will not be required to obtain a BSN.
Active Washington State Registered Nurse LIcense
Current American Heart Association (AHA) Basic Life Support (BLS) at time of hire
Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) within 6 months
1 year acute care experience working with the patient population similar to department of hire or completion of the specialty residency located at that facility.
Bachelor's degree in Nursing upon hire.
National Certification in area of specialty is preferred, unless otherwise indicated.
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.
Assesses, diagnoses, plans, implements and evaluates patients’ care. Develops, updates and coordinates the patient’s plan of care to achieve patient goals and to optimize outcomes and transitions across the care continuum.
Effectively advocates for ethical and holistic care by partnering in care planning to promote the autonomy, dignity, rights, values and beliefs of those we serve.
Fosters a learning environment for patient/families, nursing, and other members of the healthcare team including students; facilitates formal and informal learning for patient/families, nursing, other members of the healthcare team, and community.
Accountable for safety, identifies and corrects problems, and integrates evidence, and best practice into nursing care; uses data and evidence to improve patient outcomes. Aligns patient safety, self-safety and environmental safety as equally important for best outcomes.
Engages in ongoing professional development; practices to the top of license within the legal parameters of the Nurse Practice Act, the Nursing Social Policy Statement, the ANA Code of Ethics for Nurses, and specialty standards. Promotes a culture of inquiry that explores, integrates and disseminates research and evidence based practice.
Leads and coordinates teams, appropriately delegates, coordinates care and collaborates with others as equal members of the inter-professional care team to integrate nursing knowledge. Models professional behaviors as a representative of the nursing profession.
We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits — see our website for details —
Provide safe compassionate care. We promise to answer the call of every person we serve; to know them, care for them and ease their way. We are committed to safety, compassion, respect, integrity, stewardship, excellence and collaboration.
Located in sunny Tri-Cities, WA, Kadlec is the largest non-profit healthcare provider in the region. Kadlec is the premier choice for customer service excellence, providing compassionate healthcare by combining cutting-edge technology and innovation with evidence-based, patient-focused care. Kadlec does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, sex, sexual orientation, age, color, religion, national origin, genetic information, marital status, veteran status, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by Federal, State, or Local Law. EOE. To learn more, click here: https://kadlec.jobs/about-us/
Job Category: Medical/Surgical Nursing
Req ID: 282936