The clinical nurse will collaborate with interdisciplinary teams to develop and implement a plan of care for a specific group of assigned patients. Performs professional nursing duties that incorporate the psychomotor and age appropriate cognitive skills of the patient/family/significant other to assess, plan, intervene and advocate for the patient on an ongoing basis throughout the continuum of care. Will evaluate patient outcomes, effectiveness of plan of care, and readiness for discharge and revise plan or make referrals as necessary. Acts as a role model and mentor to a variety of students and nurses new to the unit. Functions as a (PCC) Patient Care Coordinator as requested by the supervisor/manager.
Must possess and maintain appropriate certifications, (NRP, PALS, etc.) per unit assignment, as required
All external candidates must have a Bachelor of Science in Nursing
Current California RN license
Ability to read, write and communicate effectively in English
Ability to work variable shifts including evenings, nights, weekends, and holidays
Ability to maintain flexibility and work well in a constantly changing environment
Minimum 2 years of recent experience in an acute care hospital setting
Licenses and Certifications:
Advanced Cardiac Life Support
Basic Life Support
Bachelor of Science in Nursing
Understanding of applicable regulatory requirements
Bilingual skills to communicate effectively with patients and families
Physical, Mental, & Environmental Demands
To comply with the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 the essential physical, mental and environmental requirements for this job are listed below. These are requirements normally expected to perform regular job duties. Incumbent must be able to successfully perform all of the functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodation.
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