Registered Nurse - Medical Intensive Care Unit

  • Sutter Health
  • Sacramento, CA
  • Dec 22, 2021
Full time Health Care

Job Description

**Position Overview:** **Job Summary:** The Registered Nurse in the Acute Care setting manages the patient/family experience through utilization of critical thinking, teamwork, effective communication, and nursing judgment/knowledge/skills. **Principal Accountabilities** Community- Promotes a positive relationship between Sutter Health and the community. Finance - Utilizes resources to deliver quality care in a safe, efficient, and cost-effective manner. Growth - Actively manages patient/family plan of care throughout the hospitalization to achieve optimal transition and progression toward discharge for patient/family. People -Coordinates the activities of the health care team in a professional manner according to the Standards of Excellence promoting a positive work environment. Quality- Provides optimal care to patients' and family which is collaborative, evidence based and meets national/facility standards to achieve the best possible outcome. Service - Cares for patient/family according to the Sutter Difference standards and activities ensuring the best patient/family experience. **Qualifications:** **MINIMUM POSITION REQUIREMENTS:** **Education/ Knowledge, including Licensure/ Certification/ Registration** Current licensure California RN or Interim Permitee; BLS -Health Care Provider. Graduate of an accredited school of nursing; BS preferred. **Experience:** Acute care experience preferred Experience in area of clinical specialty preferred **Knowledge:** + Must have demonstrated knowledge of basic nursing skills and effective English written and communication 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. + Knowledge of nursing proces in the assessment of physical and psychological needs of patients and their significant others. **Skills:** Independently practices and prioritizes multiple demands in an ever-changing environment. Good interpersonal, communication (both oral and written) and teamwork skills are required. **Department Specific Requirements:** CICU and ICU: ACLS upon hire or within 6 months of start date and must be maintained. A minimum of one year recent critical care experience preferred **Organization:** Sutter Medical Center, Sacramento **Employee Status:** Regular **Employee Referral Bonus:** No **Benefits:** Yes **Position Status:** Non-Exempt **Union:** No **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.