SMCS-RN - Pediatrics (LIMITED-TERM, Full-Time, Night Shift, 72 Hours)
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.
**MINIMUM POSITION REQUIREMENTS**
+ Graduate of an accredited registered nurse program
+ Current California RN license or interim permit
+ Acute care experience preferred
+ Experience in area of clinical specialty preferred
+ Knowledge of nursing process in the assessment of physical and psychological needs of patients and their significant others.
+ Demonstrate basic nursing skills
+ Aware of adult learning principles in providing teaching of patients and their significant others.
+ Current Basic Life Support for Healthcare Provider (BLS-HCP), Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) preferred in specialty areas.
**Department Specific Requirements: SMH Peds Unit**
+ Peds experience preferred
+ Completion of Pediatric Nursing Course within 6 months of hire or next available offering
+ PALS within one year of hire and recognition maintained
**Primary Location:** California, Greater Sacramento Area, Sacramento
**Organization:** Sutter Medical Center, Sacramento
**Employee Status:** Limited Term
**Position Status:** Non-Exempt
**Job Shift:** Night
**Shift Hours:** 12 Hour Shift
**Days of the Week Scheduled:** Varied Days
**Weekend Requirements:** Every Other Weekend
**Schedule:** Full Time
**Hrs Per 2wk Pay Period:** 72
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, marital status, sexual orientation, registered domestic partner status, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, ancestry, national origin (including possession of a driver's license issued to individuals who did not present proof of authorized presence in the U.S.), age, medical condition, physical or mental disability, military or protected veteran status, political affiliation, pregnancy or perceived pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or related medical condition, genetic information or any other characteristic made unlawful by local, state, or federal law, ordinance or regulation. External hires must pass a background check/drug screening. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with Federal, state, and local laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.
Sutter Health values and supports the unique talents and strengths that each employee brings to our organization. As a result, you are empowered to apply your passion for healing in innovative ways to care for patients and their families.
Collaborating with the best and the brightest means a dynamic, fulfilling work experience for you – and excellent, personalized care for all those we serve.