A well respected not-for-profit hospital in sunny Central WA hospital is seeking an Emergency Room Nurse to join their accomplished Emergency team.
The ED Staff Nurse 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 hospital is committed to providing the best emergency care possible. Their newly remodeled Emergency Department is designed to improve wait times, enhance safety for patients and staff, and provide high-quality care to all who seek emergency services. Triage rooms allow higher-need patients to be prioritized and treated in the main emergency area—less-acute patients with low-grade illnesses and minor treatments are seen in Flex Care rooms. They have also designed exam rooms that are specially equipped for the specific needs of behavioral and mental health patients.
Their Level III Trauma Service designation from the Washington State Department of Health means they have 24-hour, board-certified general and orthopaedic surgery coverage, a full-scale trauma team with a certified trauma surgeon, certified emergency department and ICU nurses, and 24-hour access to state-of-the-art diagnostic imaging equipment.
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.