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Position Summary: The Core Nurse position provides an opportunity for qualified staff to be involved in shared decision making, growth in leadership skills and professional development. The Core Nurse is responsible for assessing, planning, coordinating, evaluating, and delegating the delivery of skilled patient care. This position is directly accountable and responsible for the quality of care provided to patients and has the authority to direct care, provide education, seek resources at the unit/department level, and delegate appropriate tasks. The Core Nurse, using specialized knowledge, can perform the activities of administration, supervision, delegation and evaluation of nursing practice. This position requires substantial specialized knowledge, judgment, and skills; and critical thinking skills in making decisions regarding patient care, which includes knowledge and integration of relevant standards, resources, and data. Position collaborates with patients, families, patient care team, community/regulatory agencies to ensure safe, timely, efficient, effective patient-centered quality outcomes.
Minimum Requirements: One-year experience in Acute Care setting required
Education/Licenses/Certifications: Current Registered Nurse Licensure in the State of Washington Bachelor's degree in Nursing, or obtained within three years from the initial date of hire. Continuous enrollment in an accredited nursing program within 6 months of accepting the position. Current Health Care Provider level CPR certification Certification in specialty area required in 3 years.
MultiCare is a not-for-profit health care organization with more than 20,000 team members, including employees, providers and volunteers. MultiCare has been caring for our community for well over a century, since the founding of Tacoma’s first hospital and today is the largest community-based, locally governed system of health in the state of Washington, serving communities across Washington and Northern Idaho.
MultiCare’s comprehensive system of health includes numerous primary care, urgent care and specialty services — including Mary Bridge Children’s Hospital & Health Network; MultiCare Indigo Urgent Care; Pulse Heart Institute; MultiCare Medical Associates, affiliated physicians; MultiCare Rockwood Clinic, the largest multispecialty clinic in the Inland Northwest region; and MultiCare Connected Care, our Accountable Care Organization.
Eleven hospitals complete the organization: Allenmore Hospital, Auburn Medical Center, Capital Medical Center, Covington Medical Center, Deaconess Hospital, Good Samaritan Hospital, Mary Bridge Children’s Hospital — the Puget Sound region’s only children’s hospital and state-designated Level II Pediatric Trauma Center for Western Washingt...on — Navos Behavioral Health Hospital, Valley Hospital, Tacoma General Hospital — which is home to the South Puget Sound region’s only Level IV Neonatal Intensive Care Unit — and Wellfound Behavioral Health Hospital.
Our core values of Respect, Integrity, Stewardship, Excellence, Collaboration and Kindness, serve as our guiding principles and impact every aspect of our organization, including how we provide patient care and what we expect from each other.
MultiCare is also proud of our commitment to workforce diversity and culturally competent care. This commitment is led by our CEO and supported through employee education and community outreach.