Registered Nurse 2 (80%) Orting F854 - #19528700

State of Washington

Date: Feb 23, 2021
City: Olympia, WA
Contract type: Full time
State of Washington

The Washington State Department of Veterans Affairs is pleased to announce the recruitment for a Registered Nurse 2 at our Washington Soldiers Home (WSH), a skilled nursing facility located in Orting (near Puyallup).


This position will work from 2:00 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. with Tuesday through Thursday off.

The Washington State Department of Veterans Affairs (WDVA) is comprised of more than 800 dedicated staff who strives to fulfill WDVA's mission of "Serving Those Who Served." To achieve this mission, WDVA provides critical services to veterans and their families, both in the community and among four veterans' homes within the State of Washington. WDVA is a national leader in the quality of and advocacy for veterans claims submitted to the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, reaching out to Washington's more than 600,000 veterans.

WDVA operates four veterans' homes in Port Orchard, Orting, Spokane, and Walla Walla providing Medicare and Medicaid nursing care for honorably discharged veterans, to include, in some instances, their spouses, widows or gold star parents.


For more information, visit our website at of what you will be doing: 

Under direction supervision of a physician or supervising nurse, and in accordance with current standards of practice, functions as a responsible licensed member of a health care team.


Key Responsibilities:

Prepares, carries out, evaluates, and revises treatment plans for individual residents based on recommendations of a physician.


Under physicians' orders, passes medications, administer, monitor and record treatments, and assesses the condition of the resident.


Makes nursing assessments of residents as necessitated by the condition of the resident, and on a quarterly basis for the completion of the minimum data set (MDS).


Direct and supervise subordinate nursing personnel.Required Qualifications: 

Current and valid Washington State License to practice as a Registered Nurse.


Preferred Qualifications:

Long term care experience.

One year experience as a RN.CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:

Prior to a new hire, a background check including criminal record history will be conducted.  Information from the background check will not necessarily preclude employment but will be considered in determining the applicant's suitability and competence to perform in the position.


Must comply with health screening requirements by undergoing a tuberculosis skin test.


Application process: 

The top candidates will be contacted directly to interview for this position. Because the selection will be based on information provided by you, it is in your best interest to identify the knowledge, skills and abilities that address the mandatory and desirable qualifications described below.


Applications submitted will contain the following: 

  1. A letter of interest describing specific qualifications.

  2. A current resume detailing applicable experience, education and current salary.

  3. A list of at least three professional references with current telephone numbers.


NOTE: Applicants wishing to claim Veterans Preference should attach a copy of their DD-214 (Member 4 copy), NGB 22, or signed verification of service letter from the United States Department of Veterans Affairs to their application. Please blackout any personally identifiable data such as social security numbers. For further information please contact us at:


The State of Washington is an equal opportunity employer. Persons with a disability who need assistance in the application process or testing process, or those needing this announcement in an alternative format, may call (360) 725-2183 or toll free (800) 562-0132 and select option 5. For questions about this recruitment, call (360)725 -2183. TTY users should first call 711 to access the Washington Relay Service.

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