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Employment Type:
Full time
Job Category:
RN - Postpartum Clinic Nurse
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Evergreen Healthcare | Kirkland, WA
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Job Description

* EvergreenHealth is committed to providing the highest quality of care to our patients. The literature shows that having a Bachelor's of Science in Nursing (BSN) contributes significantly to the quality of care. Toward that end, this position requires a BSN or a commitment to begin a BSN program within three years and obtain a BSN within five years of employment.

For internal applicants only: This BSN requirement does not apply to Registered Nurses hired before April 1, 2014 and does not impede the ability to transfer internally for those working on a BSN who were hired after April 1, 2014.

The ideal candidate must have the IBCLC credential or be eligible to sit for the exam within one year of employment. They should also have demonstrated proficiency in: 1.Outpatient lactation management with infants from birth to weaning 2.Inpatient lactation management in the newborn period 3.Phone triage involving maternal postpartum adaptation and breast feeding management 4.Outpatient postpartum care Ideal candidate will have demonstrated clinical proficiency in 3 out of 4 of these, 4 out of 4 preferred. Job Summary: Responsible for the total direct nursing care of all patients within established standards of care, hospital and unit policies, procedures, and guidelines.

Competencies: -Must utilize one or more Cerner applications to deliver and track patient care. -Requires skill and flexibility in working with staff and customers, yet attention to detail and accuracy with all aspect of clinical practice. -Demonstrates ability to assess, plan, implement, and evaluate patient care. -Demonstrates ability to communicate clinical / educational knowledge to learners (i.e., students, staff, patients and families). -Demonstrates skills to complete the nursing competency assessment checklist. -Demonstrates knowledge of new trends and techniques in nursing. -Demonstrates oral and written language skills; visual and aural skills in order to communicates, ensure and deliver safe patient care and to provide a legal record of this care. -Performs an assessment process that includes age specific growth and development needs. -Demonstrates accountability for professional nursing practice, commitment to patient care and commitment to uphold the Patient Bill of Rights.

License, Certification, Education or Experience:

REQUIRED for the position: -Licensed as a Registered Nurse in the State of Washington -Current Healthcare Provider BLS certification by date of hire -Current Washington State Driver's license and proof of insurability, if position requires driving

DESIRED for the position: -BSN or MSN

This position is covered by a collective bargaining agreement between EvergreenHealth and the WSNA which contains a "union security" provision. This means that, as a condition of employment, you must join the union and pay union dues and any required fees within 30 days of your date of hire.