Pacific Medical Centers RN Clinic - South Region Primary Care, Internal, Fam Practice, Pediatrics *Per Diem/On-Call* in Federal Way, Washington
In this position you will: We are seeking a RN Clinic - Federal Way Primary Care, Internal, Fam Practice, Pediatrics Provides professional nursing care as directed by the Washington State Nurse Practice Act and Pacific Medical Centers policies, procedures, and protocols; i.e. provides primary and specialty health care services in collaboration with other members of the health care team while integrating the nursing roles of clinical, teaching, consulting, care coordination/case management, and leadership. Utilizes a systematic approach to nursing practice, incorporating the principles of Nursing Process when delivering care. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS The job duties listed are essential functions of the position. However, other duties may be assigned, and may also be considered essential functions of the position. The caregiver must be sufficiently fluent in the English language to satisfactorily perform the essential functions of the position. The degree of fluency required will vary depending upon the nature of the position. Caregivers are expected to honor the Mission, Values, Vision and Promise and adhere to the Code of Conduct, policies and standards of their organization. For direct patient care roles: Performs and maintains currency of essential competencies as required by specific area of hire and populations served. • Clinical Role: • Independently assesses patient needs, develops a plan of care, delivers direct care, evaluates outcome of care, and adjusts plan and subsequent interventions accordingly. • Administers medications within the scope of registered nursing practice. Institutes health promotion and preventive care measures, based on patient needs assessment. • Delivers RN-ad In this position you will: • Clinical Role: • Independently assesses patient needs, develops a plan of care, delivers direct care, evaluates outcome of care, and adjusts plan and subsequent interventions accordingly. • Administers medications within the scope of registered nursing practice. Institutes health promotion and preventive care measures, based on patient needs assessment. • Delivers RN-administered patient care services following Pacific Medical Centers approved protocols e.g., anti-coagulation therapy, suture removal, adult female with dysuria, pregnancy counseling, etc. • Documents subjective and objective assessment, evaluation, plan and interventions for in-person and telephone interactions. • Teaching Role: • Conducts comprehensive educational assessments, matches teaching methods to defined learning objectives, and develops teaching plans for individual patients and target population groups. • Instructs patients, individually or in groups, using a variety of methods, reinforcement and review. • Evaluates and documents the outcome of instruction; incorporates changes into the patient teaching plan. • Consulting Nurse Role: • Triages patient needs, both in-person and by phone, to ensure timely access to appropriate health care services. • Provides medical information, advice and health care teaching to patients and their families in person and via the telephone. • Care Coordination/Case Management Role: • Functions as a liaison between patients, providers and community agencies; obtains support services for patients (i.e., nursing homes, home health care agencies, visiting services and other community agencies). • Facilitates transition of patients from outpatient to hospital, skilled nursing facility, and/or home care services. • Facilitates changes in clinic patient flow based on patient assessment and triage. • Leadership Role: • Coaches, instructs and acts as role model for designated health care team workers. • Delegates clinical and non-clinical tasks to designated health care team members according to Washington State approved scope of practice guidelines.
Required qualifications this position include: Education: Nursing degree (Baccalaureate, Associate or Diploma) from an accredited school of nursing. License/Certification: • Currently licensed to practice in Washington State. • Basic Life Support certification within 2 month of hire, required. Experience: 1 year Recent RN experience in a patient care setting or clinical commensurate. 2 years Behavioral Health assignments only: In acute or ambulatory Behavioral Health. Preferred qualifications for this position include: Education: License/Certification: • Currently licensed to practice in Washington State. • Basic Life Support certification within 2 month of hire, required. Experience: 2 years Recent RN experience in a patient care setting in area(s) of responsibility. Recent prior experience in a hospital and out-patient setting. Recent prior experience with phone triage. 3 years Behavioral Health assignments only: Progressive experience, including medication management.
We offer comprehensive, best-in-class benefits to our caregivers. For more information, visit https://pacmed.jobs/benefits/
Our mission is to provide respectful, high-quality, patient-focused healthcare to each person and to the communities we serve.
Quality and respect. These are the words Pacific Medical Centers (PacMed) employees live and work by. PacMed is a private, not-for-profit, primary and integrated multispecialty health care network with 10 outpatient clinics across the Puget Sound region and more than 175 primary and specialty care providers. Affiliated with the Providence Health & Services system, PacMed provides patient-focused health care — and even same-day appointments — to patients in King, Snohomish and Pierce counties. We provide immediate access to cutting-edge technology, first-class facilities and board-certified specialists, many of whom have been listed as among “Seattle’s Best Doctors.”
Pacific Medical Centers, PacMed, and their Affiliates' (collectively “PacMed”) comply with applicable Federal civil rights laws and do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, or sex. PacMed does not exclude people or treat them differently because of race, color, national origin, age, disability, or sex.
Schedule: On Call
Job Category: Clinic/Ambulatory Care Nursing
Location: Washington-Federal Way
Req ID: 311367