Mar 15, 2019
**POSITION SUMMARY** **:**
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.
**SMH Labor and Delivery - Department Specific Requirements:**
L&D experience preferred
New hire RNs without L&D experience will complete consortium L&D course within one year of hire
New hire RNs without L&D experience will complete basic breast feeding course within one year of hire.
**Organization:** Sutter Medical Center, Sacramento
**Employee Status:** Regular
**Employee Referral Bonus:** No
**Position Status:** Non-Exempt
**Job Shift:** Night
**Shift Hours:** 12 Hour Shift
**Days of the Week Scheduled:** Varied Days
**Weekend Requirements:** Other
**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.