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Nurse Resident

Company: Confluence Health
Location: Wenatchee
Posted on: March 17, 2023

Job Description:

OverviewLocated in the heart of Washington, we enjoy open skies, snow-capped mountains, and the lakes and rivers of the high desert. We are the proud home of orchards, farms, and small communities. Confluence Health actively supports the communities we serve and their quality of life through our community support program and through our individual efforts as involved community members.Full Time Employees of Confluence Health receive a wide range of benefits in addition to compensation.

  • Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Accounts & Health Saving Accounts
  • CH Wellness Program
  • Paid Time Off
  • Generous Retirement Plans
  • Life Insurance
  • Long-Term Disability
  • Gym Membership Discount
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Adoption Assistance
  • Shift DifferentialFor more information on our Benefits & Perks, click SummaryThis position offers a sign on bonus of $3000 to be paid out at completion of Residency.Requires a two year commitment to Confluence Health.Designed to transition a new graduate or an experienced nurse wishing to enter/reenter acute inpatient care, emphasizing high quality, evidence-based patient care. The Nurse Resident will work with a preceptor to deliver care to patients on multiple units, assuming increasing responsibility. Utilizes Nursing process of assessment, planning, intervention, implementation and evaluation to achieve patient goals and optimize outcomes. Effectively interacts with patient, significant others and other health team members, while maintaining standards of professional nursing (Washington State Nurse Practice Act, WAC, ANA scope and standards of practice).The Residency Program supports the resident through their first six month of practice. Includes online and classroom-based learning, clinical simulation, skills development, direct clinical experiences and mentorship.Position reports to the Nursing Director. Essential Functions
  • Maintain a safe and sanitary work environment.
  • Demonstrates communication and interactions in accordance with Confluence Health's Code of Conduct in all aspects of job performance.
  • In collaboration with assigned preceptor, provides all aspects of nursing care to patients with increasing independence during progression in the program.
    • Accurately collects patient information needed to provide safe, high quality care. Completes holistic ongoing assessments of patient's status and responds appropriately.
    • Coordinates and provides high quality patient care in a caring and compassionate manor, utilizing the nursing process and unit specific standards of practice.
    • Demonstrate competency of the ANA standards of practice: assessment, diagnosis, outcome identification, planning, implementation, coordination of care, evaluation. Including professional standards of performance: ethics, cultural congruent practice, communication, collaboration, leadership, education, evidence-based practice, quality of practice, resource utilization and environmental health.
    • Develops, implements, and continually reassesses patient's individualized plan of care.
    • Sets priorities for nursing action in a logical sequence according to patient's needs and formulates an appropriate plan of nursing care as defined by nursing policy.
    • Teaches patient/family and/or significant others appropriate health information.
    • Continual evaluation of discharge plan for appropriateness, educational needs, and changes as needed.
    • Document's care provided, assessments, plan of care, interventions, and responses accurately in the patient's medical record.
    • Demonstrates ability to handle emergency situations in a prompt, precise and professional manner.
    • Demonstrates ability to delegate care to other licensed or non-licensed assistive personal based on Washington and Central Washington's Guideline on scope of practice.
    • Communicates and collaborates with members of the healthcare team including physicians, patients and families to facilitate effective patient care and treatment.
    • Demonstrates ability and appropriate technical skills when administering treatments and procedures in accordance with physician's orders, and nursing policy and procedure.
    • Administers medications and IVs in accordance with WA State WAC. If Resident is an LPN they may administer the following medications/treatments with direct supervision by the RN preceptor:
      • administer IV fluids and medications.
      • access central lines for blood draws.
      • administer medications, TPN, blood products via a central line.
      • perform venipuncture to start IVs.
      • flush peripheral and PICC lines.
      • Consistently functions within the guidelines of the Washington Nurse Practice Act, unit specific standards of practice, and keeps current with the legal aspects of nursing.
      • Required to maintain active Basic Life Support (CPR) certification.
      • Other duties as assigned.Demonstrate Standards of Behavior and adhere to the Code of Conduct in all aspects of job performance at all times. Position RequirementsFor employees working on site at any CH location, being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 is an essential requirement. QualificationsRequired:
        • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing, or due to graduate within 30 days with proof supplied upon graduation.
        • Licensure
        • Current LPN, Nurse Tech, or RN licensure in the state of Washington (RCW 18.88). If LPN or Nurse Tech licensure, eligible to sit for NCLEX exam. Clinical experiences with a preceptor will be tailored to their level of licensure.
        • For RNs from other states, their clinical experiences will not begin until their WA State license is shown as active, or they have a WA State Temporary Practice Permit.
        • Active Washington State RN licensure by the end of 90 days.
        • Certified in BLS and recertified annually.
        • Must possess basic computer skills related to Windows navigation, mouse usage, keyboarding, email communication and password management.Desired:
          • Not Specified Physical/Sensory DemandsO = Occasional, represents 1 to 25% or up to 30 minutes in a 2 hour workday.F = Frequent, represents 26 to 50% or up to 1 hour of a 2 hour workday.C = Continuous, represents 51% to 100% or up to 2 hours of a 2 hour workday.Physical/Sensory Demands ForThis Position:
            • Walking - C
            • Sitting/Standing - F
            • Reaching: Shoulder Height - F
            • Reaching: Above shoulder height - O
            • Reaching: Below shoulder height - F
            • Climbing - O
            • Pulling/Pushing: 25 pounds or less - F
            • Pulling/Pushing: 25 pounds to 50 pounds - F
            • Pulling/Pushing: Over 50 pounds - O
            • Lifting: 25 pounds or less - F
            • Lifting: 25 pounds to 50 pounds - F
            • Lifting: Over 50 pounds - O
            • Carrying: 25 pounds or less - F
            • Carrying: 25 pounds to 50 pounds - O
            • Carrying: Over 50 pounds - O
            • Crawling/Kneeling - O
            • Bending/Stooping/Crouching - F
            • Twisting/Turning - F
            • Repetitive Movement - OWorking Conditions:
              • Acute care nursing.Job Classification:
                • FLSA:Non-Exempt
                • Hourly/Salary:HourlyPhysical Exposures For This Position:
                  • Unprotected Heights - No
                  • Heat - No
                  • Cold - No
                  • Mechanical Hazards - Yes
                  • Hazardous Substances - Yes
                  • Blood Borne Pathogens Exposure Potential - Yes
                  • Lighting - Yes
                  • Noise - Yes
                  • Ionizing/Non-Ionizing Radiation - Yes
                  • Infectious Diseases - Yes

Keywords: Confluence Health, Everett , Nurse Resident, Healthcare , Wenatchee, Washington

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