Goverment Jobs
July 12, 2019
Pierce County ? Lakewood, Washington


<div id="job-source-10" class="job-source-10"> <div id="details-info" class="tab-pane active"> <dl><dt>Description</dt> <dd><p/><div><div><div><div><strong>DSHS Registered Nurse 3</strong><br/><br/>Wehave an exciting opportunity fora Medical Nurse Consultant (MNC) to join our team at Western State Hospital.Working independently throughout the campus, your impact is in how you provide medical support for our patients.<br/><br/>We're looking for a nurse whoisdevoted to compassionatepatient care, has a strong work ethic, and displays consistently good judgment, even in stressful situations.The key to you being successfulis yourability tomaintain focus in the need for patients to be both be mentally healthy and medically healthy.<br/><br/>This opportunity is On-Call, working weekends on a 12 hour shift from 0700-1930.<br/><br/><strong>Some of what you'll be doing: </strong><ul><li style="text-align: left;">Perform specialized nursing procedures includingIV therapy and advanced wound care.</li><li style="text-align: left;">Assess patients for medical concerns, provide follow-up and track progress of treatment;</li><li style="text-align: left;">Educatenursingstaff and provide clinical resources regarding patient's medical issues;</li><li style="text-align: left;">Initiate and assist in preparing medical addendums for acute medical issues;</li><li style="text-align: left;">Respond to medical emergency situations and initiate appropriate emergency procedures.</li></ul><br/><strong>We are looking for a professional who has:</strong><ul><li>A valid Washington State license to practice as a Registered Nurse <strong>OR </strong>the ability to obtain a valid license prior to employment.</li><li>Five years of professional nursing experience in ER, Urgent care, or Medical Surgical Acute care nursing.</li><li>Experience in a lead capacity over other nursing personnel is preferred.</li><li>Bachelor's degree or higher in nursing is preferred</li><li>Experience with wound care, IV's. NG tube, and blood draws is preferred.</li></ul><br/><strong>Who we are:</strong><br/>To learn more aboutWestern State Hospital and how ourstaff makes a difference in transforming lives clickhere</a>.<br/><br/>Please include the following with your application:<ul><li>A letter of interest detailing your experience as it relates to this opportunity</li><li>Contact information for three professional references</li></ul><br/>Questions? Please contact a DSHS Recruiter</a>at (509) 363-4971 and reference #06829.</div></div></div></div></dd> <dt>Supplemental Information</dt> <dd><p/><div>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<br/><br/>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.<br/><br/><img alt="" src="" style="height: 24.0px;width: 100.0px;"/></a><br/><br/>E-Verify is a registered trademark of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security</div></dd> </dl></div> <div id="details-benefits" class="tab-pane"> <dl><dd><p/><div><strong><strong>More than Just a Paycheck!</strong></strong></div><div></div><div>Employee benefits are not just about the kind of services you get, they are also about how much you may have to pay out of pocket. Washington State offers one of the most competitive benefits packages in the nation.<br/><br/>We understand that your life revolves around more than just your career and that your priority is making sure that you and your family will maintain health and financial security. That's why choice is a key component of our benefits package. We have a selection of health and retirement plans, paid leave, staff training and other compensation benefits that you can mix and match to meet your current and future needs.</div><div><br/></div><div><strong>Read about our benefits:</strong></div><div></div><div><div><em>The following information describes typical benefits available for full-time employees who are expected to work more than six months.Actual benefits may vary byappointment type or be prorated forother than full-time work. Check with the agency human resource office for specific benefit information.</em></div></div><div><br/><strong><strong>Insurance Benefits</strong></strong></div><div></div><div>Employees and families are covered by medical (including vision), dental and basic life insurance. There are multiple medical plans with affordable monthly premiums that offer coverage throughout the state. Staff are eligible to enroll each year in a medical flexible spending account which enables them to use tax-deferred dollars toward their health care expenses. Employees are also covered by basic life and long term disability insurance, with the option to purchase additional coverage amounts. To view premium rates, coverage choice in your area and how to enroll, please visit the Public Employees Benefits Board (PEBB) website</a>.<br/></div><div><strong>Retirement and Deferred Compensation</strong></div><div></div><div>State Employees are members of the Washington Public Employees' Retirement System (PERS). New employees have the option of two employer contributed retirement programs. For additional information, check out the Department of Retirement Systems</a>' web site.</div><div><strong></strong></div><div>Employees also have the ability to participate in the Deferred Compensation Program </a>(DCP). This is a supplemental retirement savings program (similar to an IRA) that allows you control over the amount of pre-tax salary dollars you defer as well as the flexibility to choose between multiple investment options.</div><div><strong></strong><br/><strong><strong>Vacation (Annual Leave)</strong></strong></div><div></div><div>You begin accruing vacation starting your first month of employment. Since we value your loyalty, the amount of vacation you can accrue increases the longer you work with us. Washington State supports members of the armed forces with 21 days paid military leave per year. Vacation accrues for full-time employees per WAC 357-31-165</a>.<br/><br/><strong><strong>Holidays</strong></strong></div><div></div><div>Full-time employees are entitled to eleven* paid holidays:<br/><div><strong>HOLIDAY</strong></div><div><strong>DATE</strong></div><div>New Year's Day</div><div>January 1</div><div>Martin Luther King, Jr's birthday</div><div>Third Monday in January</div><div>Presidents' Day</div><div>Third Monday in February</div><div>Memorial Day</div><div>Last Monday in May</div><div>Independence Day</div><div>July 4</div><div>Labor Day</div><div>First Monday in September</div><div>Veterans' Day</div><div>November 11</div><div>Thanksgiving Day</div><div>Fourth Thursday in November & Friday after</div><div>Christmas Day</div><div>December 25</div><div>Personal Holiday</div><div>Employee's selection each calendar year</div><br/>*Employees who are members of certain Unions are entitled to an additional personal leave day of their choice.Please refer to specific Collective Bargaining Agreements</a> for more information.</div><div><strong></strong></div><div><strong>Social Security</strong></div><div></div><div>All state employees are covered by the federal Social Security and Medicare systems. The state and the employee pay an equal amount into the system.</div><div></div><div><strong><strong>Sick Leave</strong></strong></div><div></div><div>Full-time employees earn eight hours of sick leave per month. Paid sick leave may be used for reasons included in WAC 357-31-130</a>.</div><div></div><div><div>Please visit the State HR Website</a> for more detailed information.</div></div></dd> </dl></div> <div id="details-questions" class="tab-pane"> <dl><dd> <div class="row-fluid question-item"> <div class="span1 text-right question-index-container"> <span class="question-index required">01</span> </div> <div class="span11 question-container"> <span>Are you willing to work weekends on a 12 hours shift from 0700 - 1930?</span> <ul><li>Yes</li> <li>No</li> </ul></div></div> <p> <span class="required">*</span> Required Question </p> </dd> </dl></div><div><div style="text-align:center"><span><br><a href="" target="_blank">Apply for Job Now</a></span></div></div></div>
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