Registered Nurse (RN) - Planned Care Manager, Adult Primary Care

Virginia Mason Medical Center
Job Description
Job Number: 172356Department: VM Federal Way - Adult Primary Care
Hours: 7:00am - 7:00pm, Variable
In the Outpatient Clinic setting, the Registered Nurse coordinates and facilitates quality management of a broad based outpatient population across the continuum of care. Through application of the nursing process through skilled triage and assessment, education, collaboration and coordination of healthcare and community resources, the Outpatient Registered Nurse supports the care team in the provision of patient care.
 
The Registered Nurse makes decisions about triaging medical situations, provides patient advice, assists in prioritizing daily work of the clinic and offering nursing practice services to match patient care needs, coordinates pre visit testing to ensure value added visits, provides direction to team members, including oversight of Medical Assistant’s clinical competency.
 
All patients have unique needs and experience these needs across wide ranges or continuums from health to illness. The more compromised patients are, the more severe or complex their needs. The dimensions of a nurse's practice are driven by the needs of the patient, family and team members. This requires nurses to be proficient in multiple dimensions of nursing practice. When nurse competencies stem from patient needs and the characteristics of the nurse and patient synergize, optimal patient outcomes can result. The Outpatient Clinic Registered Nurse provides a wide array of nursing care to support patient care flows within the ambulatory clinic.
 
Nursing care provided by registered nurses in the Outpatient Clinic RN reflects the utilization of the nursing process through an integration of knowledge, skills, experience, and attitudes needed to meet the needs of patients and families.

Qualifications:
  • Current Washington State licensure as an RN
  • CPR certification is required every two years
  • Bachelors of Science of Nursing
  • Strong patient assessment skills, ability to work collaboratively in team setting, current working knowledge of electronic medical records.
 
Virginia Mason offers much more than competitive compensation and benefits. With continuing education opportunities and the added potential of relocation assistance, you will find our commitment to your well-being is both rewarding and refreshing. 
 
There is also the lifestyle benefit that comes with finding yourself in the heart of the Pacific Northwest. Surrounded by the vibrancy and sophistication of one of the most livable cities in the country, finding the perfect urban or outdoor pursuit will instinctively and pleasurably become second nature.  
 
We are an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.
 
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