DSHS WSH Registered Nurse 4

DSHS WSH Registered Nurse 4

State of Washington | Olympia, WA, 98504, US
Salary Range:$68,000 – $113,000 Salary range estimated by Zippia

Posted 13 days ago

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Western State Hospital (WSH) - Civil Center of Excellence is seeking Registered Nurses to join our team in leadership opportunities as Registered Nurses 4.  


This unique opportunity will allow you to plan and direct all nursing functions in an assigned area to assure consistent patient care delivery in a 24 hour facility. Pierce County employees are eligible to receive an Orca Card for transportation needs.? 


This opportunity presents a career move where you will enjoy the ability to grow and outstanding benefits so you can thrive in the care you provide. 

 Some of what you'll do:


* Manage, lead, and direct all aspects of nursing care, 24 hours 7 days a week
* Demonstrate effective communication
* Evaluate patient care delivery system
* Formulate complex reports
* Lead nursing amployees
* Plan, organize and direct deployment of nursing employees
* Direct, motivate, recruit and interview 
* Investigate patient and policy violations as assigned


 We are looking for an RN who has:


* Graduated from an accredited school of professional nursing and a valid Washington State Registered Nurse license or the ability to obtain one by the start of employment
* Four years of professional nursing experience, including two years in a lead capacity over other nursing personnel
* A Bachelor's degree or higher degree involving a major study in nursing may be substituted for two years of non-supervisory experience
* One year of full-time experience teaching nursing may be substituted for one year of supervisory experience 



* Current chronological resume
* A cover letter that describes your leadership style and experience
* Three professional references with current contact information

Our Department of Social and Health Services (DSHS) mission to Transform Lives requires that we come together with a sense of belonging, common purpose, shared values, and meaningful work. It is crucial to our agency's mission that you bring equity, anti-racism, and social justice commitment to your work with DSHS. We strive to create greater access and affirming representation of the communities we serve, including Black, Indigenous, and People of Color, people with physical, behavioral health, and intellectual disabilities, elders, LGBTQIA+ individuals, immigrants and refugees, and families building financial security.  

Employees of the Department of Social and Health Services (DSHS) are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Any offer of employment is contingent upon verification of your vaccine status. Please note medical or religious accommodation may be available once an offer of employment is made.


Questions? Please contact sean.brauner@dshs.wa.gov and reference #00417

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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