Registered Nurse (M/S-Days)
Demonstrates proficiency in the care of patients in the Medical/Surgical Department after appropriate orientation to the area. Maintains ability to perform competencies within each area as assigned and completes renewal of competencies annually. Demonstrates the knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span and the skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patients served. Is able to assess and interpret data about the patient’s status to identify each patient/family’s specific needs and to provide the care needed to the appropriate level. Documents care through appropriate charting and care planning for continuation of care. Demonstrates quality and effectiveness in work habits and clinical practice. Remains flexible to changing systems. Supports other nursing units by floating when needed after appropriate orientation. Treats patients, families, visitors, peers and physicians with consideration and respect. Works well under stress or with tight deadlines.
- Education: Current California license as an RN.
- Experience: Telemetry experience preferred.
- Certifications: BLS and EKG required.
- Skills/Ability: Current knowledge of the care of the Medical/Surgical Department patient within a reasonable time after hire. Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Computer skills preferred. Exhibits the ability to organize work assignments and follow through with accuracy. Exercises good judgment, demonstrates initiative, emotional stability, tact and poise.