***$20,000 Sign-on Bonus for eligible external candidates***The Neurology-Orthopedic-Spine unit at Deaconess hospital is a 30-bed unit located on the 9th floor. Our patient population primarily consists of post-op joint replacements, bone and muscle related problems as well as neurology and occasional medical overflow. 9 Tower offers the ability to experience and treat a wide variety of diagnoses including strokes, seizure disorders, traumatic brain injuries, traumatic fractures, planned joint replacements, spinal surgeries, and a variety of other medical conditions. We also have 4 continuous EEG rooms designed to continuously monitor for seizure activity. Deaconess holds the DNV Primary Plus Stroke center certification and is certified through the Joint Commission for our joint replacement program also known as Marshall Steele. This unit allows for growth and development of many new skills as a new graduate or any RN new to the specialties of neurology and orthopedics. Our nurses receive training on cite to become joint certified and extensive education about the NIH Stroke Scale is also provided within the first year of employment. 9T is a supportive work environment dedicated to quality care lead by positive leadership and teamwork. ~Dawn, Nurse Manager~The reasons to work at MultiCare are as unique as the people who do. Join us for the professional challenges you seek. In the settings you prefer. With schedules that fit your life. Learn more at www.multicarejobs.org
Position Summary: The Registered Nurse is responsible for assessing, planning, coordinating, evaluating, and delegating the delivery of skilled patient care. The RN is directly accountable and responsible 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. The RN, using specialized knowledge, can perform the activities of administration, supervision, delegation and evaluation of nursing practice. The responsibility cannot be avoided by accepting the orders or direction of others. This position requires substantial specialized knowledge, judgement, and skill based upon the principles of biological, physiological, behavioral and sociological sciences, and requires critical thinking skills in making decisions regarding patient care, which includes knowledge and integration of relevant standards, resources, and data. The RN has continuous contact with physicians, patients, patient families/significant others, community agencies, patient care staff, and management.
Minimum Requirements: One year experience in Acute Care setting preferred Certification in specialty area preferred
Education/Licenses/Certifications: Bachelors Degree in Nursing, or obtained within three years from the initial date of hire. Employees may be grandfathered if hired in or prior to January 2021 Current Registered Nurse Licensure in the State of Washington Current Health Care Provider level CPR BLS certification
Position Type: Full-Time Regular Full Time Employee: NoPrimary Shift: Day Work Schedule: Days
MultiCare is a not-for-profit health care organization with more than 20,000 team members, including employees, providers and volunteers. MultiCare has been caring for our community for well over a century, since the founding of Tacoma’s first hospital and today is the largest community-based, locally governed system of health in the state of Washington, serving communities across Washington and Northern Idaho.
MultiCare’s comprehensive system of health includes numerous primary care, urgent care and specialty services — including Mary Bridge Children’s Hospital & Health Network; MultiCare Indigo Urgent Care; Pulse Heart Institute; MultiCare Medical Associates, affiliated physicians; MultiCare Rockwood Clinic, the largest multispecialty clinic in the Inland Northwest region; and MultiCare Connected Care, our Accountable Care Organization.
Eleven hospitals complete the organization: Allenmore Hospital, Auburn Medical Center, Capital Medical Center, Covington Medical Center, Deaconess Hospital, Good Samaritan Hospital, Mary Bridge Children’s Hospital — the Puget Sound region’s only children’s hospital and state-designated Level II Pediatric Trauma Center for Western Washingt...on — Navos Behavioral Health Hospital, Valley Hospital, Tacoma General Hospital — which is home to the South Puget Sound region’s only Level IV Neonatal Intensive Care Unit — and Wellfound Behavioral Health Hospital.
Our core values of Respect, Integrity, Stewardship, Excellence, Collaboration and Kindness, serve as our guiding principles and impact every aspect of our organization, including how we provide patient care and what we expect from each other.
MultiCare is also proud of our commitment to workforce diversity and culturally competent care. This commitment is led by our CEO and supported through employee education and community outreach.