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Float Registered Nurse (RN) - FT

Company: Compass Health
Location: Bellingham
Posted on: September 21, 2022

Job Description:

Registered Nurse (Bellingham)

Compass Health is currently looking for a (float) Registered Nurse for our Whatcom Triage, Snohomish Triage, and Mukilteo E&T. As a member of the multidisciplinary treatment team, the RN provides nursing care and supervision of the treatment of patients, administration of oral and injectable psychiatric and medical medications in office, and oversees compliance with medication schedule.

The new team member will support the following programs:

  • The Whatcom County Triage Center (WCTC) in Bellingham can accommodate 16 individuals who are recovering from a mental health crisis. We provide crisis stabilization, walk-in emergency and next day appointments.
  • The Snohomish County Triage Center (SCTC) has the overarching goal of decreasing the use of jails and hospital emergency departments, acting as a diversion resource for people who are experiencing a behavioral health crisis. This is an active Triage program with a Recovery Model philosophy. From the moment that Snohomish County Triage Center becomes involved, the individual is engaged in a process of evaluation and planning which involves all available formal and natural supports.
  • Compass Health's Evaluation and Treatment facility provides a 16-bed inpatient program in Mukilteo to mentally ill adults under 72-hour involuntary detention and/or 14-day commitment in accordance with Washington State Involuntary Treatment Act, RCW 71.05.

    What we can offer you:

    As the region's largest non-profit community behavioral healthcare organization, we have been serving our clients and our communities for over 110 years. Our commitment to care doesn't stop with our clients though, as we take pride in offering our employees the opportunity to work in a culture that promotes learning, growth, and advancement as well as a focus on employee satisfaction and work/life balance.

    (Benefits pro-rated for part-time team members)
    • Medical, dental, and vision insurance at NO COST to Full-time employees
    • 16 days of paid vacation the first year
    • 12 sick days with great wellness day
    • 13 paid holidays - 11 regular and 2 that you choose
    • Professional funds and paid education leave
    • Up to 2% match for the 403B Retirement plan after the first year
    • Automatic additional pay raises when you have your 1st & 3rd anniversary with Compass!
    • And much, much more!!

      What you will be bringing
      • Current Washington State Registered Nurse License.
      • 2 years of psychiatric nursing experience preferred.
      • Current First Aid & CPR certification and Food Handlers permit, or ability to obtain within 90 days of hire.
      • Thorough knowledge of nursing issues pertaining to the patient population served in the program along with thorough understanding of the nursing process and intervention strategies used to address these issues.
      • Thorough knowledge of nvoluntary commitment laws.
      • Ability to maintain a positive, solution-focused demeanor when responding to conflicts or problems.
      • Demonstrated organizational skills and the ability to multitask within a fast-paced environment.
      • Excellent communication skills, written and verbal.
      • General computer proficiency, including the ability to utilize electronic medical record systems.
      • Ability to pass pre-employment criminal background check.

        The organization you will be a part of

        Compass Health is the region's largest private, non-profit organization providing mental health and chemical dependency services in Island, San Juan, Skagit, Snohomish, and Whatcom counties of Western Washington. We provide quality creative services to children, families and adults in a variety of outpatient, residential and inpatient settings. We have been serving our clients and our communities for over 110 years, though our commitment to care doesn't stop with our clients as we take pride in offering our employees the opportunity to work in a culture that promotes learning, growth, and advancement. We maintain a focus on employee satisfaction and work/life balance, which includes competitive compensation and benefits programs. Please visit our website for more information:

        Compass Health promotes equal treatment and equal employment opportunity to all applicants and employees regardless of race, creed, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, marital status, sexual minority status, sexual orientation, veteran status, or disability unless based on a bona fide occupational qualification

        Governor Inslee's Proclamation 21-14.2 requires employees of healthcare institutions to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 unless a medical or religious exemption is approved. Being fully vaccinated means that an individual is at least two weeks past their final dose of an authorized COVID-19 vaccine regimen. As a condition of employment, newly hired employees will be required to provide proof of their COVID-19 vaccination or have an approved medical or religious exemption.


        Job Title: RN

        Program: 400-21350

        Location: Whatcom, Bellingham

        Hours: Full-time (38 hours/week) Day shift

        Wage: $33.45-$65.22/hr DOE Associated topics: care, ccu, domiciliary, hospice, maternal, neonatal, nurse, recovery, tcu, unit

Keywords: Compass Health, Bellingham , Float Registered Nurse (RN) - FT, Healthcare , Bellingham, Washington

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