Description: POSITION SUMMARY
Responsibilities include but are not limited to: The assessment,
planning, implementation and evaluation of nursing care for
patients and their families in a safe environment. Functions as a
Proficient nurse (Benner, Novice to Expert Nursing Theory) within
the competency checklist of assigned unit. Accountable for
effective leadership and direction to the nursing care team
ensuring patients' comfort, safety and personal care. Must be able
to perform jobs in all patient care and operational areas subject
to reasonable accommodations, also be able to employ all mandatory
safety devices and procedures. Must participate in the Respiratory
Protection Program, which may include the wearing of a respirator
which requires a clean-shaven face. This is a union position.
Requirements: POSITION QUALIFICATIONS:
Education required to qualify for license as a registered nurse.
To qualify as an RN III, must have 12 months experience within
the last three years within the specialty area
Clinical experience must enable the applicant to demonstrate
clinical competencies, including demonstrating EKG rhythms by exam,
within probationary period.
Medical-Surgical, Orthopedic, Telemetry Units: Must have and
maintain national certification in medical-surgical care or
critical care nursing.
Classification as RN III in one specialty does not apply if
transfers to another specialty area until requirements are met in
Current California Registered Nurse License
Current Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification through American
Heart Association (AHA) required
Current Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Certification
through AHA required
Current National Institutes of Health Stroke Scale (NIHSS)
Surgery & Emergency Department: Current Pediatric Advanced Life
Support (PALS) Certificate through AHA required