Position Type: Regular
Scheduled Hours per 2 week Pay Period: 60
Primary Location: WA > TACOMA > ST JOSEPH MEDICAL CENTER
the flagship hospital of CHI Franciscan Health, St. Joseph Medical
Center continues to be the regional leader in the use of advanced
medical technologies and therapies.
361-bed regional medical center is a level II trauma center with Level
III Neonatal Intensive Care support, in partnership with Seattle
Children’s Hospital. Our Inpatient OB Department offers 24/7 Neonatal
Nurse Practitioner coverage for high risk deliveries, and 24/7
in-department OB Hospitalist coverage. We are also offering families a
new, outpatient choice for labor and delivery with our low-acuity
Midwifery Center, opening in Spring/Summer of 2016.
new Midwifery Center features three private birthing suites with
birthing tubs and two triage rooms. We are very excited to be able to
offer support to women who desire a normal physiologic birth. The
Midwifery Center is the first of its kind in Washington State, located
on a hospital campus as a hospital outpatient center.
leadership team is committed to supporting the diverse populations we
serve and they truly enjoy mentoring and developing staff members. We
are most proud of the compassionate quality care we provide and our
ability to safely offer women a wide range of options.
What We Have To Offer To You:
nurses enjoy being able to provide a wide variety of birthing options
to their patients, based on patient choice and the latest research-based
Exciting opportunity to support opening a new Midwifery Center
culture with commitment to our Core Values of Reverence, Integrity,
Compassion and Excellence where we value positive team players
12-hour shifts to support work/life balance
Financial support for specialty certifications
Tuition assistance for advanced degrees
Opportunities for career growth within the growing and highly successful CHI Franciscan Health system
Competitive wages, incentives and a generous employee benefits program
will provide expertise in management of techniques in supporting women
who desire an un-medicated birth. Facilitating skin-skin and breast
feeding support, intermittent auscultation during labor, and water
births. This work includes developing, implementing and assessing the
patient plan of care in collaboration with certified nurse-midwives, the
patient and their family.
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 Health Initiatives!
As a Registered Nurse, you will be responsible for delivering the highest quality patient care according to the specific orders of each patient’s individual physician. This will involve, utilizing your knowledge and skills to educate patients and their families on prevention and healthy habits.
Additional responsibilities for this health care role include:
- Monitoring patients’ conditions and assessing their needs
- Collaborating with physicians and nurses to devise individualized care plans for patients
- Administering patients’ medications and providing treatments according to physicians’ orders
- Fostering a supportive and compassionate environment to care for patients and their families
Graduate of an accredited school of nursing. Bachelor of Science in Nursing is preferred
Two years of recent Labor & Delivery work experience preferred
Experience with intermittent auscultation and water births preferred
Experience in a free standing birth center preferred
Current state licensure as a registered nurse is required
Basic Life Support
Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) certification is required
National Certification Corporation (NCC) or American Nurses Credentialing Center certification preferred
Join us at Catholic Health Initiatives, and become a part of our faith-based health system.