Virginia Mason Franciscan Health
Virginia Mason Franciscan Health brings together two award-winning health systems in Washington state CHI Franciscan and Virginia Mason. As one integrated health system with the most patient access points in western Washington, our team includes 18,000 staff and nearly 5,000 employed physicians and affiliated providers. At Virginia Mason Franciscan Health, you will find the safest and highest quality of care provided by our expert, compassionate medical care team at 11 hospitals and nearly 300 sites throughout the greater Puget Sound region. While you’re busy impacting the healthcare industry, we’ll take care of you with benefits that may include health/dental/vision, FSA, matching retirement plans, paid vacation, adoption assistance, annual bonus eligibility, and more!
Current Incentives for qualifying external Nurses with a 2 year commitment
Up to a $20,000 Sign on Bonus (prorated by FTE- min 0.6 FTE required); Lump sum payment within 30 days of start)
Up to $25,000 in Education Loan Forgiveness for qualifying loans
Up to a $20,000 RN Residency Completion Bonus for qualifying RN Residents
Relocation Assistance for experienced RNs
Our newly opened Emergency Department is the second largest in the state of Washington, and offers 52 state of the art private treatment rooms. The open floor model allows for greater visibility, patient safety, and supports our team nursing approach. Doctors, Nurses, ED Techs, and Social Workers collaborate to provide our patients with the best in emergency care. Critical patients can be transferred and received by helicopter with a helipad located on the hospital rooftop. We are certified by the Joint Commission as a Cardiac and Stroke Center and are designated as a Level III Trauma Center with 2 private bays for providing critical care. The front end process includes 6 Fast track and 5 triage rooms with assigned doctors and nurses to support rapid assessment and treatment. Our staff pride themselves in providing excellent emergency care to the community in which we live and serve.
Demonstrates competent professional practice and engages in opportunities for professional growth. Demonstrates self-accountability to meet stated deadlines for all mandatory requirements.
Provides health care education and guidance to patient and their families. Educates regarding results, findings and diagnoses to patient and the patient’s family within scope of practice.
Graduation from an accredited school of nursing, BSN preferred
Minimum 6 months previous RN experience required.
Previous Emergency experience or Critical Care experience within the last 2 years preferred
Current licensure as a Registered Nurse issued by the Washington State Board of Nursing.
Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Certification within sixty days of hire, and maintained as current thereafter.
Current BLS Certification from the American Heart Association.
Completion of a NRP (Neonatal Resuscitation Provider) class is required at sites that do not provide labor and delivery services within twelve months of date of hire and must be maintained as current thereafter.
Trauma Nurse Core Curriculum (TNCC) within twelve months of date of hire. Certification must be maintained as current thereafter.
National Institutes of Health Strokes Scale (NIHSS) certification within six months of date of hire, and maintained as current thereafter.
Emergency Nurse Pediatric Certification (ENPC) OR Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) within twelve months of date of hire. Certification(s) must be maintained as current thereafter.
Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) and/or Certified Emergency Nurse (CEN) certification is preferred.
$40.80 – $68.92 /hour
We are an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.