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Providence Health & Services RN Manager - Emergency Department *Relocation Assistance* in Walla Walla, Washington


Providence is calling a Manager Clinical, Emergency Department (Emergency Services, Day Shift, 1.0 FTE) to Providence St. Mary Medical Center in Walla Walla, Wasington. We are a community of caregivers delivering every day on our Mission to provide compassionate care that is accessible for all - especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

In this position you will:

  • Recognize and repor signs/symptoms of abuse and neglect for all ages of patients served.

  • Participate in hospital and department specific practices to maintain clean, safe and comfortable environment for patients and staff.

  • Adhere to safety precautions including hazardous wastes and proper sharps disposal.

  • Inventory patient care supplies and identifies when it is necessary to order.

  • Prepare, maintain and clean treatment and support areas as necessary.

  • Monitor safety of all equipment.

  • Assemble, disassemble and clean equipment according to eMaintains the security and confidentiality of data and information used in the performance of daily duties conforming to hospital policy, laws and regulations as appropriate.

  • Maintain positive working relationships and fosters a cooperative work environment.

  • Communicate clearly and appropriately using age specific standards with patients and families of patients.

  • Provide clear, concise, pertinent reports/information.

  • Actively participate in departmental and organizational performance improvement activities in accordance with hospital and Joint Commission standards.

  • Assist in developing, implementing and maintaining an ongoing quality improvement program, including implementation of appropriate plans of action to correct identified deficiencies for the department.

  • Cooperate with all personnel within own department and other hospital departments to maintain effective communication and assist in the provision of quality services.

  • Respond to patient and customer complaints from assigned areas in a timely manner.

  • Ensure staff for assigned areas comply with organizational practices to maintain a clean, safe and comfortable environment for patients and staff.

  • Develop and recommend staffing plans for assigned areas that identify the appropriate number of competent staff to meet the needs of the patients served by PSMMC.

  • Ensure that competency of all staff members is assessed, maintained and continuously improved per established requirements.

  • Participate in the recruiting process, interviews and selects candidates, provides orientation plans as needed.

  • Address performance/behavior issues with employees as needed, follows organizational policies related to discipline and discharge.

  • Facilitate communication between administration, management and staff by conducting meetings and utilizing other channels as appropriate.

  • Promote staff educational and advancement goals that encourage retention.

  • Maintain the security and confidentiality of data and information as required by Medical Center policy, laws and regulations.

  • Complets all tasks and duties accurately and timely within assigned shift. Demonstrate initiative to perform job duties autonomously.

  • Attend mandatory and other educational offerings per departmental and hospital requirements. May assist with education on the unit.

  • Regularly monitors staffs’ ability to assess patients according to hospital policy and standards of care.

  • Monitor staffs’ ability to assess learning needs for specific patient populations and age-groups and designs, implements, and evaluates patients education materials with the multidisciplinary team as requested.

  • Service as an interdepartmental liaison with physician, nursing, and ancillary services regarding patient care follow-up issues for review.

  • Demonstrate knowledge of Emergency Management and Disaster planning for hospital and the community related to trauma service planning.

  • Develop effective communication procedures for interdepartmental as well as inter-agency reporting or follow-up.

  • Monitor staff effectiveness in providing safe and efficient medication administration in the department.

  • Demonstrate self-motivation by independently following through with assigned committee or project work.

  • Evaluate effectiveness of care through the collection and analysis of data from chart review, literature search, or other data sources, and participate in recommendations for improvements for the multidisciplinary team.

  • Serve as a clinical instructor to meet the educational needs of department.

  • Ensure effective use of Supplies/Equipment – minimizes supply wastage. Charge appropriately for supplies used.

  • Ensure effective use of time – organize and prioritize care for optimal time management.

  • Adhere to safety precautions including hazardous wastes and proper sharps disposal.

  • Adapt personal work schedule to organizational demands.

  • Utilize information to improve department and individual performance, patient care, management and support processes.

  • Maintain records reflecting productivity, utilization cost, special projects, etc.

  • Demonstrate knowledge and accuracy using hospital computer information systems as determined by department access restrictions.

  • Produce reports/data as requested for analysis or benchmarking.

  • Maintain positive communications and relationships with the medical staff, employees and community.

  • Assist Director with assessing department capital equipment needs.

  • Assist Director in monitoring safe and effective staffing needs of the assigned areas.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Associate's Degree in Nursing, from an accredited nursing program

  • Current licensure in the State of Washington as a Registered Nurse

  • Current BLS – Healthcare provider

  • 3 years nursing experience in emergency, trauma, or critical care nursing

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Nursing, from an accredited nursing program

  • ACLS, PALS (must be AHA accredited)

  • TNCC instructor status or ability to achieve

  • 2 years experience in a supervisory or charge nurse capacity

About the hospital you will serve.

Providence St. Mary Medical Center in Walla Walla, Washington is a full service hospital with some of the best technology, expertise, specialists and primary care physicians in the region. We have been named the 100 top hospitals in the United States by two separate, independent research companies, Solucient and Cleverly Associates. Walla Walla is located in the southeastern region of Washington state and offers a sunny, mild climate, the benefits of living in a historic college town, outdoor activities and excellent public & private schools at all levels.

We offer comprehensive, best-in-class benefits to our caregivers. For more information, visit

Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence is a comprehensive not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services continuing a more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Nurse Lead/Supervisor/Manager

Location: Washington-Walla Walla

Req ID: 299662