RN - Telemedicine ICU
Company: CHI-Franciscan System Services
Posted on: June 26, 2019
RN - Telemedicine ICU
Position Type: Regular
Shift Hours: 6:00am - 6:30pm
Holidays Required: Yes
Weekends Required: Every Other
Scheduled Hours per 2 week Pay Period: 72
Primary Location: Tacoma, WA - Franciscan Education and Support
CHI Franciscan Health has exciting and rewarding careers with
competitive salaries and benefits. We are a family of hospitals,
health care services, and medical providers delivering
compassionate care to people throughout the South Puget Sound. We
are part of Catholic Health Initiatives, one of the largest
not-for-profit health care systems in the country.
Our mission is to deliver high quality care that meets our
patients' medical needs while providing emotional and spiritual
support to patients and their families. We believe this three-part
approach - physical, emotional, and spiritual - is essential to
healing the whole person. Come join our team!
The job is responsible for providing consultative patient care
nursing services via the centralized CHI Franciscan Health (CHI-FH)
Virtual Health Network which focuses on the provision of virtual
remote care for patients in intensive care units. From a
centralized command center location, an incumbent works
collaboratively with the Tele-ICU and an interdisciplinary team of
healthcare providers to facilitate achievement of clinical
objectives, quality/customer service standards and improvement of
patient care outcomes. Work is conducted in accordance with CHI-FH
policies, applicable regulatory requirements and scope of practice
for the nursing profession and is strongly focused on patient
safety. Work involves continuous contact with physicians, patients,
patient families, community agencies, patient care staff and
management. An incumbent is accountable for the quality of care
provided to patients, and has the authority to direct care, provide
education, seek resources at the unit/department level, and
delegate appropriate tasks.
Work also includes: 1) collaborating with patients, families and
on-site healthcare providers in developing/implementing/assessing
the patient's plan of care and appropriate nursing interventions
for optimal patient care/safety; 2) monitoring electronic
systems/equipment to identify variations from standard norms
relating to patient care/status; and 3) providing
education/guidance on best practice intensive care nursing and
ensuring that providers are following established patient care
procedures and documentation standards.
Work is performed in accordance with standards of safety and care
that provide instruction/guidance for taking care of issues and
patient needs in the absence of a physician. Requires the
application of judgment and critical thinking skills in making
recommendations/decisions regarding patient care (within the scope
of practice), including knowledge and integration of available
standards, resources and data, and in the efficient utilization of
- Monitors assigned patients from a command center remote
location via live streaming video equipment; makes ongoing
assessments with respect to physical, psychosocial, cultural,
behavioral/emotional, developmental and spiritual needs;
communicates with members of the Tele-ICU Center team across all
locations and the bedside ICU interdisciplinary team in a collegial
manner to provide safe and error-free care during routine and
- Initiates and/or implements appropriate patient interventions
as necessary to respond to routine, urgent and emergent patient
issues; assesses and evaluates results to facilitate positive
- Monitors and evaluates team performance to ensure the quality
of care provided is consistent with the CHI-FH standards,
documentation procedures and applicable regulatory
- Documents care delivered and patient status utilizing the
nursing process in accordance with CHI-FH standards of care,
including changes in patient condition, patient responses to
intervention and reassessments of pertinent findings.
- Provides health care education and guidance to healthcare
providers, patient and/or families; educates regarding results,
findings and diagnoses to patient and/or patient's family within
scope of practice.
- Keeps abreast of trends, developments and regulatory
requirements impacting matters within designated scope of
- Adheres to and exhibits our Core Values of Reverence,
Integrity, Compassion and Excellence. Your time at work should be
fulfilling. Rewarding. Inspiring. That's what you'll find when you
join one of our non-profit CHI facilities across the nation. You'll
find challenging, rewarding work every day alongside people who
have as much compassion as you. Join us and together we'll create
healthier, stronger communities. Imagine your career at Catholic
Bachelor's degree in nursing or other healthcare-related
discipline, graduation from an accredited school of nursing, and
three years of related work experience that demonstrates the
attainment of the requisite job knowledge, skills and abilities.
Work experience in an intensive care unit setting is required.
An equivalent combination of additional qualifying work experience
may be substituted for the Bachelor's degree requirement
(Associate's degree in Nursing required).
Current licensure as a Registered Nurse issued by the Washington
State Board of Nursing.
If classified as RN-Tele-ICU Cert: Current Critical Care RN (CCRN)
and/or Neuroscience RN (CNRN) certification is required.
Current Healthcare provider BLS Certification.
Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) at, or within six months, of
date of hire into the position.
Join us at Catholic Health Initiatives, and become a part of our
faith-based health system.
- Requisition ID: 2019-R
- Schedule: Full-time
- Shift: Day Job
- Market: CHI-Franciscan System Services
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