Nov 21, 2022

WDVA Registered Nurse 3, Night Shift Supervisor, Orting New

  • Washington State Department of Veterans Affairs
  • Orting, WA 98360, USA

Job Description


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Please Note: The schedule for this position will be from 10:00 p.m. to 6:30 a.m., Sunday through Thursday.

Here at the Washington State Department of Veterans Affairs (WDVA), we are passionate about our mission of “Serving Those Who Served.” As a national leader in our advocacy for more than 500,000 veterans and their family members, we strive to connect them to earned benefits as well as innovative programs focused on their overall health and wellness. In addition, we provide critical community services through a variety of programs, and at our four State Veterans Homes located in Orting, Port Orchard, Spokane, and Walla Walla. These locations provide Medicare and Medicaid nursing home care to honorably discharged veterans, including, in some instances, their spouses, widows, or Gold Star.

We are in need of a Night Shift Supervisor (RN3) for our Washington Soldiers Home. In this role, you'll provide professional nursing services and oversight in the delivery of nursing and nursing related care to our residents. In addition, you will assist with admissions and discharges of residents.

Bring your caring attitude to our team by maintaining collaborative relationships with social workers, staff, supervisors, residents and others. Bring a smile and your vital knowledge to everyone, every day. Brighten prospects for patients and your career. Connect with your goals and change lives by applying now!


Some of what you will be doing:

  • Direct and supervise nursing personnel; Works collaboratively with evening and night shift supervisors to ensure program consistency and adherence to policies, procedures and standards for areas of supervision.
  • Staffing, including recruiting, selecting, hiring, evaluating, assigning and scheduling of nursing staff.
  • Job performance evaluations for staff; providing coaching and guidance.
  • Participating in the Nursing Management Team, including developing, reviewing, revising and implementing nursing policies and procedures.
  • Improving nursing organizational performance, conducting investigations, incident follow-up, etc.
  • Nursing operations such as discharge, admissions, transfers, emergency response, staff meetings and trainings.


Required Qualifications:

  • Current and valid Washington State License to practice as a Registered Nurse.
  • Two (2) years of experience as an RN.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree involving major study in nursing.
  • Three (3) years of professional nursing experience, preferably in Long Term Care.
  • Supervisory experience.
  • Strong clinical skills and long term knowledge, including all regulatory requirements.
  • Ability to articulate accurate methods and practices of nursing and restorative care; personal hygiene and sanitation methods, record keeping, report preparation, infection control procedures and resident rights.

Supplemental Information

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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.

Please include the following documents with your application:
1. A letter of interest describing specific qualifications.
2. A current resume detailing applicable experience and education.

Finalists will be asked to provide a list of at least three professional references with current telephone numbers.

Other Information:

  • Per Governor Inslee’s Proclamation 21-14 (Download PDF reader), state employees must be fully vaccinated. Your vaccine status will be verified at New Employee Orientation.
  • 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.
  • Capable of lifting up to 60 lbs. using proper techniques, capable of reaching for activities such as repositioning or to gain access to supplies, and is capable of pushing or pulling with sufficient strength. Employee must be able to walk, sit, and bend in an unrestricted manner on a consistent basis during the entire work day.
  • Must comply with health screening requirements by undergoing a tuberculosis skin test and remain current in CPR.
  • Requires medical evaluation, fit testing, training and use of respiratory protection as required by the WA Industrial Safety & Act standards.
  • Positions requiring travel must have a valid unrestricted driver's license and must be insured if driving a privately owned vehicle on state business.
  • This position is represented by WSNA.

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.