Sutter Health RN - Inpatient Acute Rehab Unit (Crescent City, CA) (Full Time / Nights) in Crescent City, California

Description

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. Provides indirect and direct care to patients ranging in age/developmental stages from infants (pediatrics) to geriatrics with the main focus on adults to geriatrics. Uses the nursing process of assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation to meet the physiological, psychosocial, safety, learning and self-care needs of patients and their families. Responsible for managing care of assigned patients and directing activities of ancillary staff. Responsible for comprehensive nursing care of patients performed in association with nursing peers, physicians, and allied support services. Provides individualized, goal directed nursing care to patients through the use of the nursing processes & documentation from admission to discharge. This includes & is not limited to patient assessment by gathering information necessary to formulate a nursing diagnosis to be used as a basis for planning care consistent with formulated nursing diagnosis. Implements care that is skillful, efficient, safe & based on patient care standards by performing nursing procedure required for patient assignments, documenting the care given & changes in the patient’s condition in accordance with standards. Anticipates & recognizes potential problems & intervenes appropriately by correlating data, test results, progress notes & patient condition. Evaluates the degree of effectiveness & makes changes as needs are recognized. Provides leadership by managing care through others using Standards of Practice (Joint Commission, Title XXII, Professional Practice Acts) & interpreting (or uses others to interpret) Standards of Practice to other staff which may include legal implications. Actively participates in professional growth opportunities & provides high quality customer relations.

Charge Nurse: The Charge Nurse serves as a role model and resource for other patient care staff. Is recognized as a leader by exhibiting fairness, honesty, flexibility, positive communication skills, empathy, competency, positive attitude and the ability to motivate others.

Qualifications

Education/Licensure/Certification/Registration

• Graduate of an accredited school of nursing; BS preferred.

• Current licensure California RN

• BLS -Health Care Provider, PALS and ACLS preferred

Experience

• One year experience in an acute health care setting preferred.

• One year experience in acute rehab care setting preferred.

• Working knowledge of pharmacology.

• Excellent communication and customer service skills.

Primary Location: California, North Coast, Crescent City

Organization: Sutter Coast Hospital, Crescent City, CA

Employee Status: Regular

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: 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.