Department Description The Pediatric Unit on Tower 6 at UC Davis Children's Hospital consists of 12 acute care beds where children through adolescents/young adult with a wide range of acute and chronic illness receive state of the art medical and nursing care The patient population consists of a wide range of acute illnesses such as respiratory, trauma, surgical, orthopedic, inpatient rehabilitation, chronic diseases including renal failure, cardiology, pulmonary, endocrine, gastrointestinal disease, and neurological impairments patients. The philosophy of family centered care is based upon the three key elements of respect, collaboration and support is practiced. Job SummaryFinal Filing Date : 12/02/2019Salary Range : $57.73 to $77.68Salary Frequency : HourlyAppointment Type : CareerPercentage of Time : 90%Shift Hour : 7P - 7A (1) : 7A - 7P (1)Location : Main HospitalCity : SacramentoUnion Representation : YesBenefits Eligible : Yes We offer exceptional employment benefits including medical, dental, and vision plans, generous paid vacations and holidays, excellent retirement savings and investment plans, continuing education, and reduced fee and scholarship programs. THIS IS NOT AN H1- B OPPORTUNITY ResponsibilitiesWorks within the clinical scale of the Job Performance Standards to implement the nursing process. Accountable for own practices as defined by the Nurse Practice Act. Provides direct patient care to a diversified patient population. Applies experience and judgment to determine the importance of a situation, set priorities, and use abstract thought to evaluate clinical situations. Participates in patient and staff education. Demonstrates leadership skills. Required Qualifications
Minimum one year year nursing experience in the care of pediatric patients.
Graduation from an accredited School of Nursing.
Posession of current California RN License.
Ability to read, write, speak, and understand the English language.
Knowledge of current trends in nursing.
Commitment to excellence in patient care.
Effective interpersonal skills.
Demonstrates accountability and professionalism.
Adapts to change in a positive, professional and productive manner.
Knowledge of legal implications in clinical practice and documentation.
Knowledge of performance improvement and evidence-based practice.
Basic computer skills.
Bachelor of Science in Nursing.
Pediatric inpatient experience.
Reference report reflect an overall meets or exceeds rating.
Ability to work overtime, float to other areas and work weekends and holidays.
Ability to safely lift 25 lbs. and assist in moving patients, and stand on feet over extended periods.
THIS POSITION MAY BE SUBJECT TO A CRIMINAL BACKGROUND INVESTIGATION, DRUG SCREEN, LIVE SCAN FINGERPRINTING, MEDICAL EVALUATION CLEARANCE, AND FUNCTIONAL CAPACITY ASSESSMENT
EEOThe University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.
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