Registered Nurse - Acute Care

  • Skagit Regional Health
  • Mount Vernon, WA 98274
  • Jan 05, 2021

Job Description

A professional caregiver who assumes accountability for a group of patients by providing care to these patients through the nursing process. The RN is dedicated to providing quality service in a timely, courteous, and cost effective manner.


and certifications to the Education Project Coordinator. Provides report using Kardex/ standardized SBAR report. Accurately assesses assigned patients of pertinent systems. Completes admission assessment, shift assessment and updates as patient's condition changes, as per protocol. Knowledge/Use of equipment: Demonstrates ability to use equipment (i.e., IV controller/pump, wall suction/ pleurovac, wall/tank O2, crash cart, ambu bag, k-pad, cardiac monitor PCA pump, patient bed, end tidal CO2 monitor.) Performs Other Duties as Assigned. EducationRN required, BSN preferred. Knowledge of fundamentals of nursing practice and medical surgical and/or critical care nursing. Experience/TrainingKnowledge of the fundamentals of nursing practice. License/CertificationWashington State RN License required. American Heart Association Healthcare Provider BLS required. American Heart Association PALS or PEARS required within 6 months of hire. Other QualificationsDemonstrates ability and appropriate technical skills when administering treatments and procedures in accordance with physician's orders and policies and procedures. Demonstrates ability to handle emergency situations in a prompt, precise, and professional manner. Provides personal patient care to provide comfort and well being to the patient, acknowledging physiological and psychological needs. Strong verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills required.