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Astria Health Administrative Nursing Supervisor in Toppenish, Washington

The Astria Health system, headquartered in the heart of the state of Washington’s wine country in the beautiful Yakima Valley, is the largest non-profit healthcare system based in Eastern Washington. Astria Health is the parent non-profit organization of Astria Sunnyside Hospital and Astria Toppenish Hospital and delivers care throughout the Valley through its Astria Health Hospitals and its Astria Ambulatory Care model focused on delivering the highest level of ambulatory and outpatient care in convenient locations in both the Lower and Upper Yakima Valley. Astria Ambulatory Care is designed to meet the changing lifestyles and diverse needs of those living and working throughout the region.

Committed to investing in a continuum of care for the people who live and work throughout Eastern Washington, Astria Health's goal is to build sustainable, locally-based, healthcare organizations that improve health for those we serve.

Supervise staff RN(s), staff LPN II(s), Certified Nurse Assistant, Unit Secretary(s), Monitor Technician(s), and Nurse Tech II’s.

  • Continuously utilizes the nursing process (assess, plan, implement and evaluate), to assume responsibility for the delivery of direct patient care in accordance with the Nurse Practice Act.

  • Frequently provides direction and/or supervision of associated personnel.

  • Continuously demonstrates commitment to professional self-development as an integral part of the nursing process.

  • Continuously is an active participant and contributor in quality improvement of the department and supports unit and hospital goals.

  • Continuously demonstrates and/or understands computer charting.

  • Performs other related work as required.

  • Philosophy consistent with the Hospital’s Policies, Confidentiality, Privacy, and Corporate Compliance programs including Federal and State Laws.

  • Philosophy consistent with the Hospital’s mission to deliver high quality and compassionate health care services to our patients, physicians and communities we serve, focusing on customer service.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Knowledge of the Nurse Practice Act of the State of Washington.

  • Ability to communicate effectively orally and proficient in computer charting.

  • Demonstrates positive customer service orientation toward patient, family, physician, clients and co-workers.

  • Ability to function and/or communicate under stress and maintain professional behavior.

  • Possess mechanical ability and aptitude.

Education:

  • Current Washington RN license.

  • Must maintain current BCLS, ACLS, AND PALS certification.

  • Trauma Nursing Core Course is recommended.

Experience:

  • Current Washington RN license.

  • Must maintain current BCLS, ACLS, AND PALS certification.

  • Trauma Nursing Core Course is recommended.

Working Conditions & Physical Requirements:

The work requires regular and recurring physical exertion such as standing or walking for prolonged periods of time; frequent bending, reaching, stooping, crouching and stretching required during the normal course of the day. The employee must exert 10-20 pounds of force constantly to move objects and must frequently lift and/or move objects up to 50 pounds. Requires frequent repetitive hand/wrist motions and finger manipulation. Requires normal/corrected vision and hearing to normal range. The work involves recurring exposure to moderate risks which require special safety and health precautions and the use of Personal Protective Equipment; risks such as exposure to contagious diseases, contaminated bodily fluids, sharp instruments, and other contaminants.

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