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Virginia Mason Franciscan Health RN General Surgery New to Specialty in Seattle, Washington

RN General Surgery New to Specialty

Seattle, Washington

Virginia Mason Medical Center

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  • Employment Type: Part Time

  • Department: Central Pavilion 15

  • Hours/Pay Period: 72

Requisition ID 221543 Employment Type Part Time Hours/Pay Period 72 Shift Night Weekly Schedule 7p-7:30a Remote No Category Staff Nurse

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As a Registered Nurse with our Post-Surgical Unit at Virginia Mason Franciscan Health you will be a part of a team responsible for caring for patients in one of their most vulnerable moments. As the expert on the front line of patient care, you will have the opportunity to provide input and insight in creating change, improving processes, and reshaping the way our patient care is delivered. Post-Surgical unit was awarded the Daisy award for the entire unit for excellence in care! The center of excellence for Bariatric surgery.

You’ll begin each shift by taking report from a nursing teammate before making your rounds. You will collaborate with other team members to provide the most positive patient experience possible.

To thrive in this role, you will utilize your skill, expertise, and critical thinking with care, compassion, and personal relationships to truly connect with patients.

You will also help to further our commitment to continuous improvement through our Virginia Mason Production System and our philosophy of empowering you to facilitate real change in the delivery of care.

About Us:

Virginia Mason Franciscan Health is a 336-bed non-profit teaching facility providing quality health care to patients and communities in and around Seattle Washington. We are part of CommonSpirit Health which operates 137 hospitals and more than 1,000 care sites across 21 states making our services accessible to nearly 1 in 4 U.S. residents.

Responsibilities include:

Provide high quality, skilled nursing services

Assists the patients to achieve optimum health and functional health status following an illness requiring hospitalization

Collaborate with physicians and other healthcare professionals to prepare the patient and family for discharge to home or another setting for continued care

Monitor varied drips including Insulin

If you are committed to social justice, health equity, and prepared to deliver care in new, innovative ways, you belong with us.


We are offering a generous sign on bonus to new hires who meet the following eligibility requirements.

  • Graduation from an accredited school of nursing approved by the Washington State Board of Nursing

  • A current and valid Washington State Registered Nurse License

  • CPR certification

  • One year of recent Acute Care experience

While you’re busy impacting the healthcare industry, we’ll take care of you with benefits that include health/dental/vision, FSA, matching retirement plans, paid vacation, adoption assistance, and more!

Nursing excellence

starts with you.

Are you a career fit with our CommonSpirit Health culture? To understand how we are structured, we believe in some core philoosophies with the following:

We will be stronger together, achieving excellence in all we do, collaborating across the fields and growing our collective knowledge.

We will let humankindness guide us as we treat every person with hollistic, persaonalized care for the bod, mind and spirit.

We will advance the science and art of nursing as innovative leaders who demonstrate the power of evidence-based, compassionate care. If you believe in working together with humankindness for all to advance the science and art of nursing - thne you have found your career fit with us!

“Our hope is that you will always feel inspired, knowing you truly are the heart and soul of CommonSpirit.”

– Kathleen D. Sanford, EVP, Chief Nursing Officer

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What makes a successful RN General Surgery New to Specialty at Virginia Mason Medical Center ?

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  • Trustworthy

  • Proactive

  • Collaborative

  • Communicator

  • Balanced

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Equal Opportunity

CommonSpirit Health™ is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer committed to

a diverse and inclusive workforce. All qualified applicants will be considered for

employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender

identity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, parental status,

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External hires must pass a post-offer, pre-employment background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with an arrest and/or conviction will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with federal and state laws, as well as applicable local ordinances, ban the box laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco and Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinances.

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