Aug 14, 2019
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.
**Education:** Current California RN licensure is required.
**Experience:** Acute care experience is required.
**Knowledge:** Demonstrate basic nursing skills. Demonstrate effective English written and verbal communication skills.
**Special Skills/Equipment:** Valid Basic Life Support (BLS) for health care provider. Completion of hospital orientation: Demonstrate basic math skills. Demonstrate basic computer skills. Demonstrate knowledge of community resources, legal policies relating to patient decisions and outcomes. Demonstrate knowledge of the performance standards of other nursing team members. Demonstrate skills in delegation, leadership and team management concept. Completion of unit specific orientation.
**Unit Specific:** Basic Cardiac Monitoring (Telemetry Certification) within 3 months unless New graduate. ACLS within 1 year 12 Lead EKG Interpretation within 1 year. Sedation Training within 6 months of ACLS. Cycler trouble shooting. Coude catheterization.
**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.