Job ID: 289851873  |  Last Updated: 5/5/2020

Registered Nurse

Western State Hospital
Lakewood, WA
Applicant Contact
Jennifer Bastrom

Job Description

We Are Hiring and we need your help; be patient and flexible in how we may proceed with interviews.

Western State Hospital is inviting Registered Nurses to join our nursing team. WSH nurses are devoted to compassionate patient care, have a strong work ethic, and display consistently good judgment. Our clients are individuals with serious or long-term mental illness who count on us as they work toward healing and growth. From minor interactions to the countless efforts to promote recovery, we matter, we are needed, and we make a difference in our client's lives.

You will receive an excellent benefits package that rivals any employer in Washington State, a rewarding career, and exciting opportunities to learn and grow.

We value our remarkable nursing staff and understand 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.

Some of what you'll do
In this role, you'll develop, lead, document, and direct the clinical care carried out by professional and paraprofessional nursing personnel in compliance with applicable nursing standards of care and practice. This involves assessment, diagnosis, planning, implementation, and evaluation of patient's medical and psychiatry needs with a focus on providing the highest patient-focused quality care possible.

The RN's are the liaison between the patients and their families to educate them in regards to the treatment plan. Our new team member should be a great communicator, developing long-term therapeutic relationships with our patients and therapeutically de-escalate a potentially tense situation.

What we're looking for
Professionals with a valid Washington State license to practice as a Registered Nurse or is the ability to obtain a valid Washington State license by start of employment
Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN), preferred but not required

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