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DSHS ESH Registered Nurse, Spokane County - Medical Lake, WA


Organization: Eastern State Hospital
Category: Nurse
Location: Spokane County - Medical Lake, WA
Date Job Posted: October 9, 2021
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DSHS ESH Registered Nurse

Salary $5,668.00 - $9,292.00 Monthly
Location Spokane County - Medical Lake, WA
Job Type Various Job Types
Department Dept. of Social and Health Services
Job Number 2021-11028
Closing 10/31/2021 11:59 PM Pacific

Description

Registered Nurse 2

Eastern State Hospital is expanding! Come join our team.

We are offering full-time and part-time, all shifts, and on-call. Evening shift RN's receive a shift differential ranging from $1.50-$4.50/hr., depending on the day worked. Night shift also has supplemental pay that can range from $2.50-$5.13 per hour.

Eastern State Hospital values our nursing staff and understands how important they are to our patients, their families, and our facility. If you want to explore inpatient psychiatric nursing and seek to use both your mind and heart to support your patients on their road to recovery, come join our team. We offer great challenges, a rewarding career, and opportunities for advancement.

Eastern State Hospital is composed of three clinical areas (Forensic Services Unit, Adult Psychiatric Unit, and Geropsychiatric Unit) and we know that our clients can grow stronger and more independent with the help of our skilled clinical staff. We rely on and trust our dedicated clinicians and appreciate their ability and compassion in accomplishing our mission of Transforming Lives. We're hiring Registered Nurses committed to enhancing the quality of life for people with behavioral health issues by providing a broad continuum of care.

Want to know more about Eastern State Hospital? Click on the images below to meet staff, take a tour, and explore your career.

The location:

As an up-and-coming city, Spokane presents the ideal place to live, work, play, and be a part of a community. Spokane is a progressive city with outgoing and friendly people. Outdoor activities are especially plentiful given the area's natural beauty and its four seasons. No matter if you love city life or nature, Spokane has it all.

A vibrant city, downtown Spokane is amongst the healthiest in the nation, exuding urban character and offering a top-notch quality of life, such as affordable cost of living, five ski resorts within 1.5 hours of downtown, dozens of lakes within an hour of downtown, and hundreds within 2 hours, five universities and lively arts, music, and theater scene.

Some of what you'll do:

  • Participate as a member of an interdisciplinary team in the planning, delivery, and evaluation of patient care.
  • Educate patients on social skills, functional skill development, and medications.
  • Monitor patients' behavior and if needed, de-escalate high-risk situations.
  • Participate in the management of psychiatric and medical emergencies.
  • Assess and evaluate patients who have behavioral health issues and chart significant changes in the patient's condition.
  • Administer medications and treatments.
  • Produce care plans and risk assessments for your patients.

We are most interested in applicants who meet the following qualifications:

  • Have a valid Washington State license to practice as a Registered Nurse OR the ability to obtain a valid Washington State RN license by the start of employment.
  • Prior behavioral health experience is preferred.

Questions? Contact stlg300@dshs.wa.gov and please reference 11028.

NOTE: Per Governor Inslees’ Proclamation 21-14 (Download PDF reader) state employees must be fully vaccinated no later than October 18, 2021. Your vaccine status will be verified at New Employee Orientation. Please note medical or religious accommodation may be available, once an offer of employment is made.

Supplemental Information

Prior to a new hire, a background check including criminal record history may be conducted. Information from the background check will not necessarily preclude employment but will be considered in determining the applicant's suitability and competence to perform in the job. This announcement may be used to fill multiple vacancies. Employees driving on state business must have a valid driver's license. Employees driving a privately owned vehicle on state business must have liability insurance on the privately owned vehicle

Washington State Department of Social and Health Services is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in any area of employment, its programs or services on the basis of age, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity/expression, marital status, race, creed, color, national origin, religion or beliefs, political affiliation, military status, honorably discharged veteran, Vietnam Era, recently separated or other protect­ed veteran status, the presence of any sensory, mental, physical disability or the use of a trained dog guide or service animal by a person with a disability, equal pay or genetic information. Persons requiring accommodation in the application process or this job announcement in an alternative format may contact the Recruiter at (360) 725-5810. Applicants who are deaf or hard of hearing may call through Washington Relay Service by dialing 7-1-1 or 1-800-833-6384.

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