Klickitat Valley Health is now seeking a dynamic nursing leader to join the exceptional nursing team at KVH. The Acute Care unit consists of med surg and swing beds with an average daily census between 5-7. The infrastructure is in place to build and grow a robust Transitional Care Unit. The hospital plans to build a new Acute and Surgical wing next year pending the passing of a replacement bond initiative. The entire district is transitioning from multiple EMR systems to one system, Meditech Expanse. Meditech is scheduled to go live on June 1st. The Acute Care Manager supervises approximately 25 staff including RN's, CNA's, Unit Secretaries, and an Administrative Assistant, and reports to the DNS.
Full benefits including M/D/V/Rx, Short & Long Term Disability, Life Insurance, Retirement match, and generous Paid Time Off offered. Competitive salary and relocation assistance available.
Education / Licensure:
Must be a graduate of an accredited school of nursing with ability to obtain RN license in Washington State within 60 days
BLS, ACLS, PALS required.
BSN required, MSN preferred
2 years nursing management experience and 3 years minimum acute care staff nurse experience required
Knowledge of general hospital operational management, including: budget development/administration, policy administration, strategic goal setting, staff evaluation and management, quality care evaluation and management and hospital accreditation/compliance.
Knowledge of clinical and nursing unit function/operation and access to resources both administrative and organizational.
Must meet/maintain RN job description requirements.
About Klickitat Valley Health
Klickitat Valley Health is a rural, critical-access hospital located in scenic Goldendale, Washington only two hours from Portland along the breathtaking Columbia River Gorge. KVH offers emergency care (level 3 trauma facility), acute and transitional care and a full scope of ancillary services including General Surgery, Diagnostic Imaging, Laboratory, Respiratory Therapy, PT / OT, Behavioral Health, Dental, Pain Management and Hospice. The hospital also owns a busy, well-established primary care clinic that is located on hospital campus. Orthopedics, Podiatry, Cardiology, Dermatology and Pulmonology specialists are regularly available as visiting physicians through our Specialty Clinic. Inpatient care is managed by 24/7 Hospitalist staff. KVH employs approximately 300 staff.
Goldendale, population 3,500, is nestled among the rolling Simcoe Hills with gorgeous views of Mt. Hood and Mt. Adams. Hiking, biking, fishing, hunting, skiing, kayaking, and windsurfing are world-class with the Columbia River and untouched wilderness just minutes away. Locals enjoy the cultural offerings of Hood River and Portland, as well as the dozens of wineries that dot the landscape throughout the Co...lumbia River Gorge. Each of the four seasons are prominent with beautiful wildflowers in the Spring and fiery orange shades in the Fall. Whether you’re raising children, raising animals, raising a garden, or just looking to get out of the big city, our providers come to Goldendale to enjoy a slower pace of life and take advantage of the rich benefits of country living.