A well respected not-for-profit hospital in sunny Central WA hospital is seeking an Short Stay Unit RN to join their accomplished Surgical/Short Stay Unit team.
The Short Stay Unit RN will be joining a hospital that has been serving their community and the surrounding areas since the 1940’s. Since their opening they have continued to expand. Being one of the fastest growing communities in WA state they have continued to adapt to the growing demand for healthcare services. Sometime next year to keep up with the demand they will be breaking ground on an entirely new hospital. Offering services such as Surgery, Family Care, Mother and Baby services, Pain Management, Occupational Medicine, Therapy, Emergency Services, Imaging, Clinical Laboratory, ICU and Medical Surgical many area residents can seek the care they need close to home.
This active Surgery Department performs diverse cases including GI, Orthopedics, OB-GYN, Podiatry, Sports Medicine and General Surgery. The ideal candidate will have both inpatient and outpatient surgical clinical experience. The SSU Nurse is responsible for the oversight and the caring of patients serve patients undergoing selected procedures who will require a hospital setting to recover. The SSU cares for each patient from preoperative preparation until the patient is fully recovered and sent home. To ensure convenience, the unit is designed to enable patients to prepare for the procedure, have it performed, and recover all in the same facility.
This hospital is located in a Desert Oasis, in the Columbia Basin in Central Washington. Though the climate is arid, water recreation is one of the main attractions. Yes, there is a lake–one of the largest freshwater lakes in Washington. Fishing, waterskiing, canoeing, and kayaking are some of the activities available within the city limits. Other recreational activities in the area include biking, ice skating, hunting, and snow skiing. A moderate 4-season climate, average minimum December temperatures of 23 degrees, average summer maximum of 87 degrees, and 300-plus days of sunshine make for comfortable living. One of the fastest-growing populations in Washington, offering a variety of affordable housing, from new suburban-style developments to family farms.