Providence Health & Services Registered Nurse - Clinical Observation Unit (0.0 FTE, Variable) in Olympia, Washington


Providence is calling for an Registered Nurse to St. Peter’s Hospital in Olympia, WA.

Under supervision of the Nurse Manager, the Registered Nurse (RN) serves as a role model, leader, and bedside care coordinator of the multidisciplinary team providing patient care. As a professional caregiver the RN is responsible and accountable for a group of patients for a designated time frame. The RN plans and provides care to patients using the nursing process, available resources, and approaches based on hospital protocols and standards to achieve patient-driven outcomes and discharge-planning goals.

In this position you will:

  • Identify patient needs and establishes plans of care accordingly

  • Initiate clinical path/plan of care based on collaboration with key resources (patient, family, physician and others)

  • Collaborate and/or coordinate with appropriate staff in maintaining and documenting the optimum standards for patient care. Communicates with physician on appropriate level of care

  • Upon admission and concurrently during patient stay, accurately assess complex health data, to develop a comprehensive plan of care

  • Organize and analyze complex data to develop appropriate nursing interventions

  • Establish patient goals to develop a comprehensive plan from admission to post discharge

  • Consult with and advise the nurse manager, nursing supervisor, charge nurse, and/or MD of situations requiring follow-up or specific action

  • Communicate all pertinent facts regarding patient care to appropriate others (physician, family, etc.)


Required qualification for this position include:

  • WA State License Registered Nurse

  • Current Basic Life Support (BLS) card must be from the following authorized governing bodies: American Heart Association (AHA) - (BLS Provider), American Red Cross (ARC) - (BLS for Health Care Provider), or Military Training Network (MTN) – (Healthcare Provider) upon hire.

  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) must be from American Heart Association (AHA) or Military Training Network (MTN) within 90 days of hire.

  • Nursing degree/diploma upon hire.

  • Bachelors of Nursing (BSN) or higher required within three (3) years or 20 years of RN experience.

Preferred qualification for this position include:

  • Experience in a hospital acute care Telemetry setting

About the department you will serve:

Providence St. Peter Hospital is a 390-bed, not-for-profit regional teaching hospital. Located in Olympia, WA, St. Peter offers comprehensive rehabilitation, medical, surgical and behavioral health services. We have been ranked as one of the top 100 hospitals and as one of 10 premier healthcare employers in the nation and have recently achieved the coveted Magnet®" recognition from the American Nurses Credentialing Center®. Our hospital rests on a 173-acre campus, much of which includes natural forest and preserved wetlands that maintain a healing environment for patients and staff.

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details

Our Mission

As people of Providence, we reveal God's love for all, especially the poor and vulnerable, through our compassionate service.

About Us

Providence Health & Services is the third largest not-for-profit health system in the United States. Providence employs more than 76,000 caregivers (employees) across a five-state area; AK, WA, MT, OR, and CA. Our facilities include 34 hospitals, 475 physician clinics, senior services, supportive housing and other health and educational services. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: On Call

Shift: Variable

Job Category: Nursing - Other

Location: Washington-Olympia

Req ID: 141073