The RN has primary accountability for patient outcomes. As leader of the patient care team, the RN delegates, supervises and participates in patient care delivery. The RN coordinates care across all disciples, in collaboration with medical staff. The RN will function within the full scope of licensure, implement the nursing process to include the following: to assess patient and family needs; develop a plan of care based on assessment; coordinate and direct patient care in implementation of the plan of care; and, review and evaluate the effectiveness of the plan of care. The RN ensures the physiological, psychosocial, safety, learning, rehabilitative, spiritual, cultural and self-care needs of patients and their families are addressed. The RN will function in the charge nurse role as assigned per unit.
Education: Current California RN licensure or interim permit to practice registered nursing.
Experience: Acute care experience is preferred. Experience in area of clinical specialty is preferred.
Knowledge: Demonstrate basic nursing skills. Demonstrate effective English written and verbal communication skills.
Special Skills/Equipment: Valid Basic Life Support (BLS) for health care provider. Valid ACLS card. Completion of PALS within one year. Completion of MICN after one year of hire and recommendation from Nursing Director. Completion of hospital orientation Demonstrate basic math skills. Demonstrate basic computer skills. Demonstrate knowledge of community resources, legal policies relating to patient decisions and outcomes. Demonstrate knowledge of the performance standards of other nursing team members. Demonstrate skills in delegation, leadership and team management concept. Completion of unit specific orientation.
- Retirement / Pension Plans
- Flexible Spending Accounts
- Vacation/paid time off
- Professional Development
- Long Term Disability
- Life Insurance
- Tuition Reimbursement
- Medical, Dental and Vision