Astria Health Registered Nurse (RN) - ICU.CCU in Sunnyside, Washington
The Astria Health system, headquartered in the heart of the state of Washington’s wine country in the beautiful Yakima Valley, is the largest non-profit healthcare system based in Eastern Washington. Astria Health is the parent non-profit organization of Astria Sunnyside Hospital and Astria Toppenish Hospital and delivers care throughout the Valley through its Astria Health Hospitals and its Astria Ambulatory Care model focused on delivering the highest level of ambulatory and outpatient care in convenient locations in both the Lower and Upper Yakima Valley. Astria Ambulatory Care is designed to meet the changing lifestyles and diverse needs of those living and working throughout the region.
The Registered Nurse utilities the nursing process to manage and coordinate the interdisciplinary care of patients of all ages, including pediatric, adult and geriatric. The RN provides individualized care to the patient, family and caregivers and is competent and knowledgeable to provide care to the patient population served.
Committed to investing in a continuum of care for the people who live and work throughout Eastern Washington, Astria Health's goal is to build sustainable, locally-based, healthcare organizations that improve health for those we serve.
- Previous nursing experience preferred.
Graduate of an accredited school of nursing.
Critical thinking skills and judgement.
Ability to work in a team-oriented environment.
Knowledge of nursing principles and standards of care.
Current WA State RN license.
ACLS required within 3 months of hire.
Working Conditions and Physical Requirements: The work requires regular and recurring physical exertion such as standing or walking for prolonged periods of time; frequent bending, reaching, stooping, crouching and stretching required during the normal course of the day. The employee must exert 10-20 pounds of force constantly to move objects and must frequently lift and/or move objects up to 50 pounds. Requires frequent repetitive hand/wrist motions and finger manipulation. Requires normal/corrected vision and hearing to normal range. The work involves recurring exposure to moderate risks which require special safety and health precautions and the use of Personal Protective Equipment; risks such as exposure to contagious diseases, contaminated bodily fluids, sharp instruments, and other contaminants.