Who We Are Awarded Employer of the Year2022 from the Hospice and Palliative Nurses Association (HPNA) EvergreenHealth Hospice focuses on providing the highest quality of life possible for our patients and our publicly reported patient satisfaction outcomes demonstrate our success and leadership in our field as the premier hospice agency.
Why Join Our Team? As an employee of EvergreenHealth we believe in helping our staff by:
Retention-Our employees have been part of our team for an average of 7.71 years—one of the longest average retention rates in the industry.
Low staff to patient ratios one of the lowest in Washington State.
Training: Our new staff will feel confident knowing they have learned from experienced preceptors within their area of specialty.
Providing Professional Development as supported through our Tuition Assistance program and career advancement through leadership pathways.
Commitment to building an inclusive and diverse workforce: Our staff a deep commitment to providing exceptional care and service for each one of our patients, and one another.
A Culture of Safety: We are proud to be recognized by The Leapfrog Groupwith an "A" grade for patient safety, along with our recognition as a Top General Hospital for quality and safety - the only hospital in Washington state.
As an RN with our Hospice Care Center you maintain the following primary duties:
Provide direct patient care and functions as a patient advocate.
Assess the comprehensive nursing needs of an assigned group of patients.
Coordinate the patient and family/significant other education process.
Continuously plan, implement, and evaluate patient care, incorporating patient and family/significant other into the process.
Participate with physician partners and other interdisciplinary team members to develop and implement patient and family/significant other plan of care.
Communicate effectively all relevant information (e.g., patient information, safety issues, problems with equipment, quality issues, etc.) to immediate supervisor, in timely way.
Communicate and document changes in patient condition, on a timely basis, to charge nurse/supervisor and physician.
REQUIRED for the position: Bachelor’s in Nursing (BSN) required within 5 years of employment if applicable Licensed as a Registered Nurse in the State of Washington Current Healthcare Provider BLS certification by date of hire
DESIRED for the position: Master’s degree in Nursing
This position is covered by a collective bargaining agreement between EvergreenHealth and the Washington State Nurses Association (WSNA). Union membership is optional.
EvergreenHealth is an integrated two-hospital healthcare system offering a breadth of services and programs that is among the most comprehensive in the region.Formed in 1972 as a public hospital district, we now serve nearly 850,000 residents of our service area in north King and south Snohomish counties, with medical facilities located throughout the area for easy access.Our goal is to improve the health of every life we touch by delivering the highest quality care and absolute patient safety, and we’re honored to be recognized by Healthgrades as one of America's 100 Best Hospitals for the past five years (2017-2021), and by The Leapfrog Group with an A grade for Patient Safety.Our main campus is located in Kirkland, and includes a 318-bed medical center and four medical specialty buildings. In 2015, we expanded to include EvergreenHealth Monroe, an accredited, full-service 72-bed hospital located in Monroe, WA.We take great pride in offering the latest medical technology, but our care is set apart by the personal touch provided by our more than 4,500 employees, including nearly 1,100 physician partners and more than 500 volunteers.Our EvergreenHealth Medical Group, a more than 30...0 member employed physician multispecialty group, provides 12 primary care centers, six urgent cares and over two dozen specialty care practices located throughout our service area.All told, we offer care in 70 clinical specialties, from primary care to specialty care, from the family maternity center to senior care, home health and hospice care.