RN 8/18/2016

Kindred Healthcare SAU Seattle, WA

Company
Kindred Healthcare SAU
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
28863639
AJE Ref #
575921148
Location
Seattle, WA
Job Type
Regular

JOB DESCRIPTION

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Be part of a true team environment where we do the right thing because it is the right thing to do. Kindred First Hill Sub Acute Unit is a fun, friendly, family culture where everyone is treated with respect in an inclusive safe work environment. We deliver exceptional patient care under the direction of the highly involved Medical Director and Nurse Practitioner. Our employees are highly engaged and encouraged to take an active role in plans of care for our patients which results in a sense of accomplishment and professional pride. Kindred First Hill Sub Acute Unit is a 30-bed fast-paced environment which caters to short-stay patients lead by a forward thinking leadership team who promote education and professional development. Join the team at Seattle First Hill SAU, Kindred Healthcare - the largest post acute provider in the nation. Our center is located in the heart of Seattle's hospital district and ORCA passes are provided!

IT\'S SIMPLE. You want to work in a healthcare setting where you are valued and appreciated - where you receive respect from your superiors and co-workers as well as the patients/residents you treat. You want to be challenged by your job without being overwhelmed by it. You want to play an instrumental role in helping a patient recover, sometimes against strong odds, and go home. What you want is Kindred Healthcare. Our mission is to promote healing, provide hope, preserve dignity and produce value for each patient, resident, family member, customer, employee and shareholder we serve. Join us!

SUMMARY:

The RN Charge Nurse manages a designated group of nursing employees on a nursing unit and assures smooth operations of the unit for a designated shift. (Could encompass one or more units depending upon size and clinical programs). Scope of work for the RN Charge Nurse may be modified by State specific rules under the Nurse Practice Act.

EDUCATION:

* The RN Charge Nurse will be a graduate of accredited RN School of Nursing

LICENSES/CERTIFICATION:

* The RN Charge Nurse will have current RN Licensure in the State employed
* The RN Charge Nurse will have a valid CPR verification

EXPERIENCE:

* The RN Charge Nurse will have at least one (1) years of nursing experience preferred
* The RN Charge Nurse will have evidence of continuing education or special preparation or experience in gerontological nursing and/or long term care nursing desirable.