Registered Nurse

  • Location: Lakewood, Washington
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #971

Job Description:

  • Supervise staff through knowledge, skills, and abilities to facilitate change in diverse populations
  • Oversee the processes of staffing nursing care on wards ensuring that the policies of the hospital and CBAs are followed
  • Ensures the patient care wards are staffed according to the staffing plan / HART while utilizing clinical knowledge and daily patient acuity and care needs
  • Audits aspects of care delivery to ensure Nursing Standards and CMS conditions of participation are met
  • Attends treatment planning and Multidisciplinary Evaluation and Treatment (MET) articulating the nursing needs for the patient
  • Utilize data and prepare reports to help staff and administration understand staffing dynamics and find solutions
  • Actively participate in staffing, hospital or unit-wide committees or work groups, including meetings with labor partners
  • Keep staff informed of hospital policy changes and nursing care standards updates
  • Take the appropriate level of action with employees to promote growth, development, and accountability according to current CBAs, hospital policies, Nursing Standards of Care, and DSHS administrative guidelines

Who should apply?

  • Professionals with possession of a valid license as a Registered Nurse in the State of Washington and graduation from an accredited school of professional nursing; 
  • Two years of professional nursing experience; OR Equivalent education/experience

 
What we’re looking for:

  • Professionals with a Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing preferred or equivalent education/experience
  • Psychiatric nursing experience is preferred but not required
  • Ability to lead employees in a positive direction
  • Preferred ANCC certification in Mental Health/Psychiatric Nursing
  • Operation of office equipment including telephone, copy and fax machine, computer, and various computer programs
  • Must be able to communicate and comprehend oral and written forms of communication with management, peers, clients, and the public
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