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Providence RN - Home Health - PACE Alder, Days (7:30-4:30p, No Weekends or Call), Kent, WA *$15,000 Hiring Bonus* in Seattle, Washington


Providence is calling a Registered Nurse (RN) Home Health (1.0 FTE, Day Shift, No Nights or Call) to work in PACE at Providence ElderPlace in Kent, WA.

$15,000 Hiring Bonus for eligible external candidates who meet all conditions for payment - this is in addition to the fantastic benefits and compensation package offered by Providence that begin on your first day of employment.

As a member of the Interdisciplinary Team, the Registered Nurse participates in the development of an integrated plan of care and provides direct nursing care to our frail elderly participants. The RN's responsibilities including nursing assessments, care planning, interventions, medication administration/management, treatments, nurse delegation and patient teaching. The Registered Nurse utilizes her nursing judgment and documents findings in accordance with agency policies. Performs nursing duties primarily in the community but may be called upon to deliver services in other care settings including the Center and Clinic. Under the direction of the primary care physician, provides oversight to licensed practical nurses, nursing aides and nursing students who are implementing the plan of care.

In this position you will:

  • Conduct initial and ongoing nursing assessments of all participants open to home health; monitor health problems and health status as needed, and implement nursing care plan.

  • Provide direct participant care, including but not limited to: vital signs, wound care, medication administration/management, treatments, patient teaching, venipuncture and microcoagulation, catheter care, foot care, administration/reading PPD test.

  • Contribute to the total care plan by making pertinent nursing observations and participating in multidisciplinary team care conferences, staff meetings and in-services as needed.

  • Assure that documentation reflects adherence to nursing standards, interdisciplinary care plan and progress toward identified patient outcomes.

  • Act as a liaison between participant, family/guardian, physicians, nurse manager and administration as needed or delegated.

  • Maintain knowledge of current clinical condition of all residents under his/her jurisdiction.

  • Assure that proper equipment, instruments and supplies are available to meet participant needs.

  • Provide nurse delegation to qualified certified nursing assistants, registered nursing assistants per state regulations.

  • Explain procedures and treatments to patients to gain cooperation, understanding and allay apprehension.

  • Participate in survey inspections by authorized government agencies including completion and delivery of any requested correspondence.

  • Participate in continuing education training and is responsible for remaining in compliance with the educational requirements and standards established by regulatory agencies.

  • Recognize signs of physical, emotional and verbal abuse; Reports suspected abuse and neglect to appropriate state agencies for intervention; Appraises Multidisciplinary Team of report.

Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Associate's Degree. Graduate of accredited school of nursing

  • 3 years RN experience

  • 2 years Managing simple and complex wounds

  • 1 year Long term care or geriatric nursing

  • Washington Registered Nurse License

  • National Provider BLS - American Heart Association

  • Required within 90 days of hire Certified Wound Specialist (CWS) Or

  • Required within 90 days of hire Wound Care Certified (WCC) Or

  • Required within 90 days of hire Certified Wound Care Nurse (CWCN) Or

  • Required within 90 days of hire Certified Wound Ostomy Continence Nurse (CWOCN) Or

  • Required within 90 days of hire Certified Wound

  • Ostomy Nurse (WOCN)

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Bachelor's Degree BSN

  • 2 years Direct patient experience with wound certification

About the ministry you will serve.

Providence ElderPlace is located in Seattle, WA. The PACE (Program for All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly) keeps older adults as healthy as possible in the community by providing comprehensive health care and social services including: primary and specialty medical care, a day health program, social work services, rehabilitation, housing (if necessary) and much more. The Providence ElderPlace team of health care and social service professionals and our affiliates provide comprehensive integrated care to our participants.

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits — see our website for details —

About Providence

At Providence, our strength lies in Our Promise of “Know me, care for me, ease my way.” Working at our family of organizations means that regardless of your role, we’ll walk alongside you in your career, supporting you so you can support others. We provide best-in-class benefits and we foster an inclusive workplace where diversity is valued, and everyone is essential, heard and respected. Together, our 120,000 caregivers (all employees) serve in over 50 hospitals, over 1,000 clinics and a full range of health and social services across Alaska, California, Montana, New Mexico, Oregon, Texas and Washington. As a comprehensive health care organization, we are serving more people, advancing best practices and continuing our more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable.

About the Team

Providence Home and Community Care (HCC) is a service line within Providence with over 8,000 caregivers and 2,000 volunteers serving nearly 200,000 people a year, in their homes, in clinics and in a variety of congregate living ministries across our seven-state footprint.

HCC provides a full range of services and support for people of all ages, especially those facing chronic or life-limiting illnesses. Our core competencies include restorative care, longitudinal care and care through the end of life. Our service lines include assisted living/skilled nursing/rehabilitation, home health, home infusion/pharmacy services, home medical equipment, hospice and palliative care, Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE), personal home services/private duty care and supportive housing.

We are committed to the principle that every workforce member has the right to work in surroundings that are free from all forms of unlawful discrimination and harassment.

We are committed to cultural diversity and equal employment for all individuals. It is our policy to recruit, hire, promote, compensate, transfer, train, retain, terminate, and make all other employment-related decisions without regard to race, color, religious creed (including religious dress and grooming practices), national origin (including certain language use restrictions), ancestry, disability (mental and physical including HIV and AIDS), medical condition (including cancer and genetic characteristics), genetic information, marital status, age, sex (which includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and related medical conditions), gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, and military and veteran status or any other applicable legally protected status. We will also provide reasonable accommodation to known physical or mental limitations of an otherwise qualified caregiver or applicant for employment, unless the accommodation would impose undue hardship on the operation of our business.

We are a community where all people, regardless of differences, are welcome, secure, and valued. We value respect, appreciation, collaboration, diversity, and a shared commitment to serving our communities. We expect that all workforce members in our community will act in ways which reflect a commitment to and accountability for, racial and social justice and equality in the workplace. As such, we will maintain a workplace free of discrimination and harassment based on any applicable legally protected status. We also expect that all workforce members will maintain a positive workplace free from any unacceptable conduct which creates an intimidating, hostile, or offensive work environment.

Requsition ID: 115452
Company: Providence Jobs
Job Category: Patient Care (Non-Acute)
Job Function: Clinical Care
Job Schedule: Full time
Job Shift: Day
Career Track: Nursing
Department: 3303 PACE WA ALDER SQUARE
Address: WA Seattle 4515 Martin Luther King Way S

Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.