Registered Nurse - NICU ($10k - $15k Sign On Bonus)

Employer
Seattle Children's Hospital
Location
University, Washington
Posted
Oct 05, 2021
Closes
Nov 06, 2021
Ref
2387476906
Position Type
Nurse
Hours
Full Time
About Us:
Hospital About Us:Hope. Care. Cure. These three simple words capture what we do at Seattle Childrens - to help every child live the healthiest and most fulfilling life possible. Are you ready to engage with a mission-driven organization that is life-changing to many, and touches the hearts of all? #HOPECARECUREOur founding promise to the community is as valid today as it was over a century ago: we will care for all children in our region, regardless of the families ability to pay. Together, we deliver superior patient care, advance new discoveries and treatments through pediatric research, and serve as the pediatric and adolescent, academic medical center for Washington, Alaska, Montana and Idaho the largest region of any childrens hospital in the country.In 2020, U.S. News & World Report once again ranked Seattle Childrens among the nation's best children's hospitals for the 27th year in a row. We received national rankings in all 10 specialty areas evaluated by U.S. News & World Report, and are honored to be the only pediatric medical center in Washington to be ranked.As a Magnet designated institution, and classified among Americas best large employers by Forbes, we recognize the importance of hiring and developing great talent to provide best-in-class care to the patients and families we serve. Our organizational DNA takes form in our core values: Compassion, Excellence, Integrity, Collaboration, Equity and Innovation. Whether its delivering frontline care to our patients in a kind and caring manner, practicing the highest standards of quality and safety, or being relentlessly curious as we work towards eradicating childhood diseases, these values are the fabric of our culture and community. The future starts here.

Overview:
This position is eligible for a $10k - $15k sign on bonus. To be eligible, candidates must have a minimum 3 years of current RN experience working in a Level IV and/or Level III NICU.Seattle Children's is looking for an experienced nurse to join our awesome NICU team. We are a level IV NICU and this role is 0.9 FTE, night shift position.As an integral member of the Health Care Team, the RN functions within the Scope of Practice as defined by the State, the ANA Scope and Standards for Pediatric Nursing Practice, and adheres to Seattle Childrens policies/procedures and guidelines of care.Responsible for providing safe, family centered patient care. Using the Nursing Care Process, the RN is responsible for assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating patient care in a collaborative method with the patient and patients family, significant others, and members of the health care team.May be required to provide supervision and delegation of tasks to Nurse Technicians, Licensed Practical Nurses, Certified Medical Assistants, and others as defined by the State Administrative Code.Assists in meeting Seattle Childrens strategic goals by incorporating the initiatives to support the strategic plans into the daily work, i.e. Continuous Performance Improvement (CPI) etc.

Requirements:
Required Education/Experience: - Graduate of an accredited school of nursing; BSN preferred. - Prior experience in a pediatric related health care setting, or a specific area of nursing, may be required for specific departments. - Per the driver's license requirement noted below, must have a driving record acceptable to Risk Management. Required Credentials: - Current Washington State RN License, or other current state license that the RN is required to work in. - Current Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers is required for all positions. Pediatric Emergency Assessment, Recognition and Stabilization (PEARS), and Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) will be accepted in lieu of BLS for Healthcare Providers. ACLS will not be accepted as a substitute to the requirements listed above. Employees are responsible for any costs (including time away from work) associated with obtaining PALS or PEARS certification if it is not a requirement of the position.- Nurses working in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit areas are required to successfully obtain PALS within 3 months of employment, and subsequently maintain at all times:- New graduate nurses in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit areas are required to successfully obtain PALS within 6 months of employment, and subsequently maintain at all times.- As per the College of American Pathologists (CAP) and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), for nurses performing moderately complex point of care testing, a copy of a diploma or transcript of the highest level of academic achievement to be on record with Human Resources upon hire. For personnel trained outside of the U.S., records of diploma/transcript must provide documented equivalency evaluation by a foreign credentialing agency. - Specialty certification in area of practice may be required for specific departments. - Any position that requires use of a motor vehicle will require a current Washington State Driver's license. Preferred: - Bachelors degree in Nursing. - Pediatric health care nursing experience.In accordance with new Washington law for healthcare workers, Seattle Childrens requires that all staff be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 on or before October 18, 2021, or before beginning employment for start dates after October 18th.

Covid-19 Vaccination:
In accordance with Washington state law, Seattle Childrens requires that all employees be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. All offers are contingent and your vaccine status will be verified at onboarding.

Our Commitment to Diversity:
Our community welcomes diverse experiences, backgrounds, and thoughts as this is what drives our spirit of inquiry and allows us to better connect with our increasingly diverse patients and families. Our organization recruits, employs, trains, compensates, and promotes without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. The people who work at Seattle Childrens are members of a community that seeks to respect and celebrate all the qualities that make each of us unique. Each of us is empowered to be ourselves within this community, which cultivates and promotes equity, diversity, and inclusion at all levels. Seattle Childrens is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Workplace and Affirmative Action Employer.