Are you an experienced acute care nurse interested in Critical Care? Are you ready to receive the training and experience to move into a specialized area of nursing? Swedish's Fellow RN program could be the next step in your nursing career\!
The Fellow program provides experienced acute care nurses with education and training \(typically 12\-16 weeks\) in specialty areas that match their interests and career goals\.
Available units for the August 2017 cohort include:
- Medical/Surgical ICU \(First Hill\)
- Neuro ICU \(Cherry Hill\)
- CVICU \(Cherry Hill\)
- Edmonds ICU
- Issaquah ICU
The Fellow RN program provides participants with:
- The opportunity to experience the program in a setting that provides a consistent and structured experience\.
- Integrated classroom and clinical experiences under the guidance and support of Preceptors, Clinical Educators and Professional Development Specialists\. Clinical experience is under the direct one on one supervision of a Preceptor\.
- Simulated Clinical Experience with high fidelity mannequins, which offers the opportunity to practice in a safe and educationally structured environment\.
- Numerous professional development opportunities both at the individual level as well as opportunities to participate in shared leadership, our Nursing Quality leadership group, among others\.
Registered Nurses at Swedish are responsible for providing nursing care adapted to individual patient needs based on the nursing process, which includes assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation\. He or she is also responsible for delegation and supervision of personnel, as states above, that participate in the provision of care to ensure that patient needs and expected outcomes are met\.
In this position you will:
- Collect pertinent assessment data including present condition, past history, physical, spiritual and psychosocial information
- Develop, review and revise an individualized care plan
- Communicate effectively with patients, families, physicians and coworkers
- Utilize the nursing process to prepare for discharge/transfer, beginning with admission and continuing throughout hospitalization
- Applications are screened by the Human Resources Department\. Applicants that successfully meet the requirements of the position will be contacted for a phone interview with the Nurse Recruiter\. Additional interviews will be conducted with the hiring manager and peer interview team for those applicants who are successful in the HR screening process\.
Important information regarding the Fellow Program:
- It will begin with an intensive training program with strict schedules\. Time off or scheduling requests during orientation will not be accommodated\.
- Nurses in the training program are required to sign a 2 year/$5000 agreement\. Participants agree to remain employed as a RN at Swedish for a period of at least 2 years after completion of the New to Specialty program or are required to pay a sum of $5000\. \(Prorated to the time spent employed by Swedish\.\)
Required qualifications for this position include :
- Nursing Baccalaureate degree \(BSN\) from an accredited school of nursing or must actively pursue and attain a BSN within six years of hire
- Current Washington RN License
- Current BLS and ACLS certifications
- At least 12 months of experience in acute care medical/surgical nursing
Swedish is committed to being the best place to receive care, and also the best place to work\. We reward our employees with generous compensation and benefits, individualized orientation, education and a supportive work environment\. Swedish has a non\-discrimination policy and is an Equal Opportunity Employer\.
Swedish is the largest, most comprehensive, nonprofit health provider in the Greater Seattle area\. Our expanding network of facilities currently includes three hospital locations in Seattle, a hospital in Edmonds and the new Swedish Issaquah campus\. It also consists of Swedish Medical Group's network of primary care clinics, and affiliations with suburban hospitals and specialty clinics throughout Greater Seattle\.
We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits — see our website for details
Our Non\-Profit Mission: Improve the health and well\-being of each person we serve\.
Since 1910, Swedish has been a hallmark of excellence\. Swedish has grown to become the largest non\-profit health provider in the Greater Seattle area with 11,000 employees, more than 2,800 physicians and 1,700 volunteers\. Swedish is committed to being the best place to receive care, and also the best place to work\. We reward our employees with generous compensation and benefits, individualized orientation, education and a supportive work environment\. Swedish is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer\. Swedish does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, protected veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law\.
Job Category: RN Fellow
Req ID: 150072