Providence is calling a Registered Nurse (RN) Unit Coordinator (Medical Acute, Nights, 0.9) to Providence St. Mary Medical Center in Walla Walla, Washington. We are a community of caregivers delivering every day on our Mission to provide compassionate care that is accessible for all - especially those who are poor and vulnerable.
In this position you will:
Coordinate patient care activities on the nursing unit, provide immediate clinical oversight of staff members.
Assess, diagnose, plan, implement and evaluate patients' care.
Serve as a role model for staff and assist staff in following established, best practice standards.
Foster a learning environment for patient/families, nursing, and other members of the healthcare team including students.
Actively participate in performance improvement activities within the unit and with other departments.
Lead and coordinate teams, appropriately delegate, coordinate care and collaborate with others as equal members of the inter-professional care team to integrate nursing knowledge.
Make appropriate patient care and unit assignments and delegate tasks according to staff competencies.
Required qualifications for this position include:
Nursing degree/diploma required upon hire
All Registered Nurses without a minimum of a Bachelor's degree in Nursing (BSN) must obtain a BSN or higher within 3 years of hire. RNs with 20 years of RN experience will not be required to obtain a BSN
Unencumbered Registered Nurse (RN) license in state(s) of hire, and wherever care is delivered. If RN holds a multistate license through the Nurse Licensure Compact (NLC), the RN must adhere to the requirements of licensure in the new state(s) of hire
Basic Life Support (BLS) certification at time of hire
The following certifications are required within 12 months of hire
Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) certification OR Emergency Nurses Association (ENA) Emergency Nursing Pediatric Course (ENPC)
Oncology Nursing Society (ONS) / Oncology Nursing Certification Corporation (ONCC)
12 months experience with like population of hiring unit and demonstrated leadership accomplishments
About the hospital you will serve.
Providence St. Mary Medical Center in Walla Walla, Washington is a full service hospital with some of the best technology, expertise, specialists and primary care physicians in the region. We have been named the 100 top hospitals in the United States by two separate, independent research companies, Solucient and Cleverly Associates. Walla Walla is located in the southeastern region of Washington state and offers a sunny, mild climate, the benefits of living in a historic college town, outdoor activities and excellent public & private schools at all levels.
We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details
As people of Providence, we reveal God's love for all, especially the poor and vulnerable, through our compassionate service.
Providence Health & Services is the third largest not-for-profit health system in the United States. Providence employs more than 82,000 caregivers (employees) across a five-state area; AK, WA, MT, OR, and CA. Our facilities include 34 hospitals, 600 physician clinics, senior services, supportive housing and other health and educational services. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.