Washington State DSHS Registered Nurse (RN) 2 - Eastern State Hospital in Medical Lake, Washington


We value our nursing staff and understand how important they are to our patients and facilities. On February 2017, Registered Nurses at ESH will receive a pay increase of 10%, which is in addition to the salary listed above. Also, we are adding a recruiting incentive of $10,000. We offer flexible schedules and a benefit package that rivals any employer in Washington State.

If you are a compassionate, caring and dedicated Registered Nurse, you may want to explore inpatient psychiatric nursing where you have room to grow and can be challenged without being overwhelmed. We need great communicators who have the desire to make a substantive difference in the lives of our patients.

Eastern State Hospital is composed of three clinical areas (Forensic Services Unit, Adult Psychiatric Unit, and Geropsychiatric Unit.

Being a 24/7 facility, we offer all three shifts. We have permanent Registered Nurse 2 opportunities waiting for you and if you are looking for employment with more flexibility, we got you covered as we have on-call openings available as well.

We can offer great internal promotional opportunities, job stability, a meaningful career and job satisfaction. Don't hesitate and apply!

Join us on our mission to transform lives.

In this job you will:

  • Participate as a member of an interdisciplinary team in the planning, delivery, and evaluation of all patient care provided.
  • Educate patients in social skills, functional skill development, and medications.
  • Monitor patients' behavior and if needed, de-escalate a tense situation our patients may go through.
  • Assess and evaluate patients who have psychiatric illnesses and chart significant changes in the patient's condition.
  • Administer medications and treatments.
  • Produce care plans ad risk assessments for your patients.

Who we are looking for: We need you to either have a valid Washington State License to practice as a Registered Nurse OR the ability to obtain a valid Washington State License prior to employment.

Application Process To be considered, please attach a chronological resume clearly describing your education and work history..

This application period will remain open until an adequate applicant pool is available. Screening of application materials will be ongoing. We review applicants weekly and encourage you to apply as early as you can. This announcement may be used to fill multiple vacancies.

Who We Are To learn more about Eastern State Hospital and how our staff makes a difference in transforming lives visit us here

Some jobs our department may require a background check, including criminal record history and may be covered by a collective bargaining agreement.

Supplemental Information

Some jobs may require full criminal background check. 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.

Washington State Department of Social & Health Services is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate 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.

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Job Type: Various Job Types

Job Number: 2016-03265

Department: Dept. of Social and Health Services

Closing: 12/31/2016 11:59 PM Pacific

Agency: State of Washington

Address: View Job Posting for Agency Information View Job Posting for Location, Washington, 98504.

Website: http://www.careers.wa.gov

Salary: $4,964.00 - $8,132.00 Monthly

Location: Spokane County - Medical Lake, WA