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Staff Nurse II - Emergency Department

Company: Sutter Health
Location: Lafayette
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Position Overview:Job Summary: -**Sign-on Bonus: $10,000 Available to external candidates in accordance with Sutter Health policy** -Responsible for providing direct patient care to specific patient populations effectively using the nursing process - Assessment, Planning, Implementation & Continual Reassessment - as the foundation for care delivery. Serves as a patient advocate; effectively coordinates care and continually promotes safety and clinical / service quality in daily practice. -Job Accountabilities:Clinical Knowledge

  • Demonstrates an understanding of the principals of evidenced based practice.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of pathophysiology of patient population served.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of pharmacological implications of medications administered.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of regulatory issues relevant to nursing practice.
  • Demonstrates understanding of service line disease specific protocols.Technical Skills
    • Conducts thorough patient assessments.
    • Accurately and thoroughly documents assessment data.
    • Performs clinical procedures (IV's, foley insertion, dressings).
    • Provides effective patient and family education tailored to age specific learning needs.
    • Meets standard in proper use of clinical technologies and equipment (telemetry monitoring, IV, PCA pumps, ventilators).
    • Meets standards in safe medication administration.Critical Thinking
      • Interprets assessment data accurately.
      • Recognizes important changes in patient condition / presentation.
      • Is able to anticipate risk and take appropriate action.
      • Decision making is based on use of the nursing process.
      • Recognizes when to ask for assistance.Patient Safety
        • Role models CPMC's safety behaviors.
        • Recognizes unsafe practices by self and others and initiates appropriate action.
        • Incorporates national patient safety goals into daily practice.
        • Reports errors and near misses.
        • Follows established clinical protocols to ensure patient safety - - for example Falls Prevention, Restraints, Pressure Ulcer Prevention. Leadership and Professionalism
          • Acts as patient advocate.
          • Works well independently and as part of a team.
          • Accepts constructive feedback.
          • Role models service excellence.
          • Is accountable for professional requirements of licensure and position.
          • Maintains a professional appearance and consistently conducts self in a professional manner.Management of Responsibilities -
            • Keeps track of multiple responsibilities.
            • Sets appropriate priorities, takes initiative and conducts necessary follow up.
            • Delegates appropriately.
            • Completes tasks within expected timeframe.
            • Incorporates cost effectiveness into daily practice.
            • Accepts and performs other duties as assigned based on competency.Qualifications:Education/Experience:
              • Graduated from an accredited School of Nursing required
              • BSN preferrredLicensures/Certificates:
                • Registered Nurse - State Licensure - RN required
                • Basic Life Support Certification - BLS required
                • Neonatal Resuscitation Provider - NRP preferred
                • Advanced Cardiac Life Support - ACLS required
                • Pediatric Adv Life Support - PASL requiredExp: - - - - -1 year ED exp in the last 5 years.Organization:California Pacific Medical CenterEmployee Status: RegularEmployee Referral Bonus: NoBenefits: YesPosition Status: Non-ExemptUnion: YesJob Shift: EveningShift Hours:12 Hour ShiftDays of the Week Scheduled:Varied DaysWeekend Requirements: Every Other WeekendSchedule: Part TimeHrs Per 2wk Pay Period:72Applications Accepted:InternalSchedule/Shift: Part Time/ Evening

Keywords: Sutter Health, San Francisco , Staff Nurse II - Emergency Department, Healthcare , Lafayette, California

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