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Clinical Nurse II - Medical and Surgical Unit-1800

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 Job Title: Clinical Nurse II - Medical and Surgical Unit-1800
 Company Name: NorthBay Healthcare
 Employment Type: Part Time (temporary)
 Location: FAIRFIELD, CA, United States
 Department: Unit 1800 Med/Surg
 Salary: Highly Competitive
 Shift Hours/ Days: 8 hour shifts with 30 min lunch 1500-2330
 Hours/Pay Period: 48
 Degree Required: R.N.
 Job ID: 12-N7145
 Date Posted: Dec 20, 2012
 Years Experience: 1
 Facility: NorthBay Medical Center
 Category: Nursing
 Location: Fairfield
 Shift: Evenings
 Note:  Please read the complete description below before applying for this job.
  Complete Description

Graduate from a school of professional registered nursing.  BSN preferred. Current licensure as a Registered Nurse in the State of California.  Current AHA certification or equivalent in BLS required.  ACLS preferred. At least six months of acute care (hospital) experience required within the last three years. One year telemetry care experience preferred for units with telemetry. Telemetry certification within 6 months of employment and annual renewal for units with telemetry. Pediatric physiology and behavioral/ developmental training and adult chemotherapy certification within 6 months of employment and annual renewal.  Standardized procedure for discharge of an adult patient for the surgical unit. Cardiac physiology training and cardiac surgery pathway introduction per unit competency requirement within 6 months of employment and annual review for surgical unit. Cardiac physiology training and cardiac surgery introduction per unit competency requirement within 6 months of hire and annual renewal required for surgical unit.

Applies the nursing process in providing care; can perform basic nursing functions.  Demonstrates skills in the areas including but not limited to: arrhythmia  interpretation for units with telemetry, patient assessment and safe utilization of  medications.  Capable of working independently.  Good written, verbal and electronic communication skills.   Excellent interpersonal skills in dealing with the public, patients, physicians, and co-workers.  Ability to remain flexible and positive within a rapidly changing patient care environment.  Must demonstrate and maintain current knowledge and skill in  providing care for patients in the following age groups:  infant through the school aged adolescent, adult and geriatric.

The Clinical Nurse is responsible, accountable and has the authority to deliver nursing care according to the philosophy and goals/objectives of the Division of Nursing.  The nurse assesses, plans, implements, and evaluates individual patient care. The registered nurse makes determinations regarding the progress of the patient toward goals and utilizes a therapeutic professional relationship with the patient and family to facilitate the promotion, maintenance, and restoration of health.  The nurse modifies and delivers care that is specific to the special behaviors/needs of the infant through school aged adolescent, adult and geriatric patient within the scope of service of the Medical - Surgical - Telemetry Units. Distribution of staff and patients may require reassignment on a shift by shift basis to other nursing areas.

 Additional Information

Weekend and/or Holiday Rotation may be required.