Sutter Health Registered Nurse - PACU (FT/72) in Tracy, California

Description

A full-service acute care facility serving the residents of Tracy for over 60 years, Sutter Tracy Community Hospital (STCH) has a total of 82 inpatient beds. STCH provides a wide range of inpatient and outpatient services including: a 24-hour emergency department, inpatient and ambulatory surgical services, endoscopy lab, intensive care, diagnostic imaging, laboratory and rehabilitation services including physical, speech and occupational therapy. STCH also has specialized care for Hemodialysis, Family Birthing Center, Continence Center and a Pain Management Center. STCH is a not-for-profit, community-based hospital, affiliated with Sutter Health since 1993.

The registered nurse provides individualized nursing care based on knowledge of basic competencies in the fundamentals of nursing and pharmacology using the nursing process applied to geriatric, adult, and adolescent patients from admission through discharge. This position requires knowledge of standards of care, nursing assessment parameters, and pharmacology, including doses, purpose, interactions, side effects, and reactions to medications.

Qualifications

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS :

  • Current licensure as a Registered Nurse in the state of California.

  • Greater than one (1) year of working experience in a similar unit with comparable patient acuity.

  • Must possess a current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification

  • Must possess a current Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certification (see department specific requirements) .

  • Must possess a current Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) certification (see department specific requirements) .

  • Must demonstrate critical thinking skills

  • Demonstrates in depth knowledge of nursing process in addressing physical, psychosocial, and psychological needs of patients.

  • Ability to demonstrate basic knowledge of unit specific age criteria for patient population.

  • Timely completion of unit specific orientation and competencies.

  • Ability to read, write, hear and verbally communicate in English to the degree required to perform the job.

  • Must be able to travel in accordance with any requirements of your job (if STCH and/or own vehicle used on STCH business, must possess valid California driver's license and upon request proof of liability insurance).

  • Must also meet department specific requirements for License and Certification (see Department Specific Requirements Below) .

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS :

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing (BSN).

  • National certification in area of specialty.

  • Current Electrocardiogram (EKG) certification.

  • Current Oncology Nursing Society (ONS) certification.

PACU DEPARTMENT-SPECIFIC REQUIREMENTS

  • Graduate of an accredited RN program (Associate's degree in Nursing, Nursing diploma, or Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing.

  • Current Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certification.

  • Current Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) certification.

PREFERRED:

Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing (BSN).

One (1) year PACU-Recovery nursing experience.

Primary Location: California, Central Valley, Tracy

Organization: Sutter Tracy Community Hospital

Employee Status: Regular

Benefits: Yes

Position Status: Non-Exempt

Union: Yes

Job Shift: Day

Shift Hours: 8 Hour Shift

Days of the Week Scheduled: Monday-Friday

Weekend Requirements: Every Other Weekend

Schedule: Full Time

Hrs Per 2wk Pay Period: 72 hours

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.