Registered Nurse (RN) - Emergency Department - Experience Preferred

Fremont-Rideout Health Group Yuba City, CA
Emergency DepartmentSchedule:Full-timeShift:Night shiftHours:1900-0730Job Details:- Licensure Required

* 1-2 years experience is required

DEFINITION:

The STAFF RN is a registered professional nurse who assumes responsibility and accountability for a group of patients for a designated shift. He/she prescribes nursing care based on the nursing process that is consistent with the medical plan of care and is based on input from the patient and significant others. He/she collaborates with the physicians and other members of the health care team and coordinates the delivery of patient care to patients of any age (depending on assigned unit) including neonatal, infant, child, adolescent, adult and geriatric. The RN incorporates teaching and discharge planning needs in the overall plan of care. He/she delegates certain aspects of patient care delivery to other nursing staff based on their current clinical competence and legal scope of practice.

SKILLS:

Specific clinical requirements per assigned unit as follows:

ALL Units Admitting Telemetry Patients

Dysrhythmia recognition course or demonstrated competency and

ACLS required within 1 yr.

Critical Care Units

Dysrhythmia recognition course or demonstrated competency and ACLS required within 1 yr. ICUs require completion of Critical Care Course within 1 year. Demonstrated competency in IV Sedation within 6 months.

Perinatal

Neonatal Resuscitation required within 6 months for Nursery / NICU and Labor and Delivery. Adv. Fetal Monitoring required within 6 months for L&D. Pitocin Induction course during L & D orientation (plus annual competency validation). L&D – If Basic Fetal Monitoring acquired within 3 months, Advanced Fetal Monitoring within 1 year and ACLS within 1 year. NRP within 6 months and PCEP within 1 year.

Pediatrics

PALS certification required within 1 year.

ER

ACLS and PALS certification required within 1 year.

Procedures Nurse

Chemotherapy competence and PICC competence, Oncology certification preferred

Endoscopy, Interventional Radiology RN

ACLS and PALS within 1 year. IV Sedation within 6 months

EXPERIENCE:

Previous acute care experience in designated specialty or area or in a related clinical specialty

LICENSE:

Valid California RN License or Interim Permit

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