Location Profile

Renton, Washington

Facility Type
Facility Location
Renton, Washington
Teaching Facility
Trauma Center
Number of Beds

Hospital Overview

The healthcare provider is located in Renton, Washington. Part of a large healthcare system and an award winner for patient care, the facility offers some of the best health services in West Washington. With services including pain management, physical therapy, and a variety of specialties, the provider is a caring leader in the area.

Washington State Nurses Association (WSNA) is the professional nurses association for Washington. The organization represents more than 103,000 registered nurses and is a leading advocate for them in worker safety, patient care, staffing, and wages. WSNA has been a voice for Washington's nurses for over 100 years.

The below invite-only career opportunity is available only to Canadian RNs that qualify for a TN visa. The listed benefits may vary based on your need for assistance with a TN visa and desire for US Green Card sponsorship, if applicable. Rest assured, our recruiters will present you with your personalized compensation and benefits package for review and acceptance prior to interviewing with our client healthcare organization.

  • Specialties: Home Health
  • 72 hours of paid time off for 52--week assignment
  • Potential for Green Card sponsorship or up to a $3,500USD completion bonus
  • Paid US VisaScreen and support with application and processing
  • Paid state licensure and assistance with application and processing
  • Allowance for relocation and/or travel to/from assignment

Community Overview

A suburb of Seattle, Washington, Renton is one of the fastest-growing cities in the state. Its parks, thriving performing arts scene, and excellent school system make it a popular place to live. Renton is ranked the 20th most diverse area in the country and creates a real sense of community for all who call it home. The diversity of the area has led to excellent global cuisine options and an annual multicultural celebration.

Renton is popular for commuters who want to live in a Seattle, Washington suburb and have everything they need. It's an excellent place for anyone who wants the Pacific Northwest experience with great food, diverse culture, and endless outdoor recreation. Each year the community celebrates its pride in the area with the multi-day event Renton River Days. River Days has a hometown parade, arts and craft market, kids' fun area, and entertainment. The biggest part of River Days, however, is the Rubber Duck Derby, where thousands of rubber ducks race down the Cedar River as people line the riverbanks. Commuting through the area is easy with the buses of the King County Metro and Sound Transit. Sound Transit also features light rail to Seattle, Washington, and other parts of the Puget Sound area.

To learn more about Renton, please visit the official city website and explore the area at the county website.

Cost of Living


Renton School District runs the public schools of the area and features 15 elementary schools, 4 middle schools, and 4 high schools. An early childhood learning center is also available in the district.  Students of the district are diverse with a variety of backgrounds, and administrators excel at diversity. Well-regarded in the state, Renton School District has a strong education system that equips students thoroughly for the future. State test scores show that nearly 50% of the district's students are proficient in math and nearly 60% are proficient in reading. Several of the district's schools are National Blue Ribbon Schools of Excellence and 3 of the high schools have been recognized by U.S. News and World Report's Best U.S. High Schools. The high schools also have a competitive renowned chemistry program praised by both the National Science Association and National Science Foundation. In addition to offering great academics, Renton School District also encourages interests in the arts, with students K-5 attending music classes and a highly-developed program in fine arts in grades 6-12. There are also 17 private schools in Renton.

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Commuting through the area is easy with the buses of the King County Metro and Sound Transit. Sound Transit also features light rail to Seattle, Washington, and other parts of the Puget Sound area.

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Local and Nearby Attractions

With six distinct retail neighborhoods to browse in the city, there's a range of shopping options in Renton. The Downtown area and City Center have a great mix of shops, with specialty stores for gaming, furniture, home decor, jewelry, and other needs. City Center also features the 600,000-square-foot The Landing with Target, Ross, Marshalls, and Cost Plus World Market. Renton is also home to the only IKEA in the state of Washington. At nearly 400,000 square feet, it's a wonderland of Swedish decor and design with items for every room in the house.

The performing arts scene of the area makes it impossible to be bored. The summer months bring free concert series in the city's Piazza Park and the family-friendly festival Summerfest. The rest of the year is just as entertaining thanks to the great venues here. Created from a 1920s movie house, Renton Civic Center is a fabulous space to enjoy live comedy, theatrical performances, and musicals. The Renton IKEA Performing Arts Center is home to several arts organizations including the Rainier Symphony, the Renton City Concert Band, Ensemble Ballet, and Evergreen City Ballet. Seattle, Washington, is just 20 minutes away from Renton, and home to even more venues for world-class performances. When you want to see a movie, just visit the Regal Landing & RPX for the latest releases. Renton also hosts the annual Seattle Film Summit, an event with workshops, film screenings, and other activities.

Heritage, flight, and art are some of the topics covered in the local museums. Renton History Museum is a jewel of a museum and is located in a historic art decor fire station. Rotating exhibits on display cover Renton's history in building, daily life, and other topics with engaging and entertaining details. Less than 20 minutes away in nearby Kent, Washington is the Hydroplane & RaceBoat Museum, while Seattle, Washington, offers The Museum of Flight. Seattle, Washington is also home to the Northwest African American Museum, the Seattle Art Museum, and the Seattle Asian Art Museum. The KidsQuest Children's Museum is also within the area and is an interactive hands-on center for STEAM subjects for ages 0 to 10.

Situated on Lake Washington, Renton has a variety of outdoor spaces, green space, and nature preserves to visit. The city boasts 29 public parks, an 18-hole golf course, and 13 miles of trails.  Among them are several playgrounds including the inclusive Meadow Crest Playground, which has spaces for all ages and abilities. For bird watchers, Black River Riparian Forest and Wetland is an outdoor paradise with more than 50 species of birds to spot and several trails to explore. Water recreation isn't far in Renton either. Gene Coulon Memorial Beach Park offers a playground, a swimming beach, 2 volleyball courts, 2 tennis courts, a boat launch, and 1.5 miles of walking trails to enjoy. Kennydale Beach Park is another great spot, with a sea-themed playground and a swimming beach. During the summer months, Renton's Henry Moses Aquatic Center is open, offering a splash of fun with a water playground, lazy river, water slides, wave pool, and swimming pool. Looking for a way to have fun inside? Open to kids until 9:30 P.M, 8-Bit Arcade offers a chance to have throwback fun with pinball and retro video arcade games in a kid-friendly space that serves milkshakes and pizza. At Southcenter Mall is the bowling center Round 1 and Safari, an indoor playground.

Renton is one of the most diverse areas of Washington. Niche.com has ranked Renton School District the 3rd most diverse district in the state and the 11th most diverse district in the United States. Each fall, the city has an annual multicultural festival with food, live performances, and educational booths to celebrate the area's cultural diversity. Renton and the surrounding area include several Filipino cuisine restaurants, with Mekenie's Pampangga's Special a particular favorite in Renton.

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Crime Rate

Renton is safe for families and its crime rate has decreased by 15% over the last year. The Renton Police Department features 129 sworn officers who do an excellent job of protecting the city's residents and citizens.

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