Eligibility, as defined the California Board of Nursing, to sit for the Registered Nurse licensing examination.
At least 1 year of acute inpatient hospital experience in the United States as a licensed RN.
Valid California Registered Nursing license.Â Specialty certification preferred.
Current Basic Life Support for Healthcare Provider card from the American Heart Association.
Current Advanced Cardiac Life Support card from the American Heart Association required for Intensive Care, Step-down, and Telemetry. RNs without prior telemetry or critical care experience will be required to obtain ACLS within 180 days or by the end of orientation, whichever is sooner.
ONS Chemotherapy and Biotherapy Certification required when eligibility criteria have been met.Oncology Certified Nurse (ONC)-Preferred
Fire and Safety Certification.Â If no card upon hire, one must be obtained within 30 days of hire, and maintained by renewal before expiration date.Â
As an integral part of the multidisciplinary team, the Registered Nurse utilizes the nursing process to provide therapeutic care to patients and their families.
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