Sutter Health RN - Medical Acute (Full-Time, NIght Shift) in Sacramento, California



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 :

  • 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


  • All Areas : Knowledge of nursing process in the assessment of physical and psychological needs of patients and their significant others.

  • All Areas: Demonstrate basic nursing skills

  • All Areas: Aware of adult learning principles in providing teaching of patients and their significant others.

  • All Areas : Current Basic Life Support for Healthcare Provider (BLS-HCP), Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) preferred in specialty areas.

Department Specific Requirements: SGH 5 South MedSurg

  • Basic Cardiac Monitoring Course and Exam within 3 months of hire

  • ACLS certificate within one year of hire and maintained thereafter

  • Diabetes Update Class within one year of hire

  • PUP (Pressure Ulcer Prevention Class) within one year of hire

  • Management of Patient with Chest Pain within one year of hire

  • Sepsis (early detection) within one year of hire

  • Dysrhythmia class within one year of hire

  • Managing Aggressive Behavior training within one year of hire

Primary Location: California, Greater Sacramento Area, Sacramento

Organization: Sutter Medical Center, Sacramento

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.