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Avista Utilities Registered Nurse in Spokane, Washington


Closes: October 17, 2021Salary: DOQ

Job Description

The Registered Nurse at Avista is responsible for providing patient care in the Avista First Care Clinic, within the practicing scope of a Registered Nurse. Beyond the patient care role, the Registered Nurse works to help manage and administrate Avista’s Occupational Health programs. This role requires collaboration with all departments across the company including but not limited to human Resources, operations teams, legal counsel, and the safety team. Practices in an independent role triaging phone calls, providing first aid, administering vaccines, and educating patients in the clinic/and all Avista locations as outlined by Nursing Services Manager. Works under the direction of the Nursing Services Manager.


AA degree or Bachelor of Science in Nursing from an accredited college and a current RN license in the state of Washington required. Minimum of 2 years RN experience. Current Basic Life Support required. Certification in Occupational Health Nursing and/or Case Management (COHN, COHN-S, or board certified CM) preferred. Clinical Electronic Medical Records experience and proficiency required with the ability to maintain and accurately record EMR files. Must have current Microsoft Office experience. Required to have current high-level knowledge of the musculoskeletal system. Background in orthopedics a plus. Background in Workers Compensation, FMLA, and other state leave programs a plus. Experience/certification in occupational hearing conservation (CAOHC) a plus. Working knowledge of office equipment including document management software, medical software, word processing software, MS Office. Knowledge of medical terminology, current nursing principals, practices, and procedures. Knowledge of safety principals and infection control in a patient care environment. Strong leadership, interpersonal, organizational, and critical thinking skills. Strong customer service skills and ability to collaborate well with other staff required. Other combinations of education and/or experience maybe considered.

To Apply

Complete an online application and attach your resume and cover letter to your profile. All documents must be attached to your application at the time of submitting your application for review. No documents can be attached after you click "Submit".

Pre-employment screening requirementsEmployment is contingent upon the successful completion of a drug test, background check and motor vehicle records review.

Avista’s Commitment to Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Avista is committed to the goal of Equal Opportunity Employment and Affirmative Action. All qualified applicants will be considered regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, age, sensory, mental or physical disability (unless based upon a bona fide occupational qualification), Veteran status or any other classification protected by nondiscrimination law.

Please view Equal Employment Opportunity Posters provided by OFCCP here ( . Avista will make reasonable accommodation to assist a qualified person with a disability in the job application, interview process, and to perform the essential functions of the job whenever possible, where undue hardship would not be created for Avista. Please let us know if you would like assistance.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)