The clinical nurse collaborates with interdisciplinary teams to develop and implement a plan of care for a specific group of assigned patients, ensuring the coordination of care between other disciplines and support staff. 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.
Hourly Rate $48.41 $57.44 $66.46
Ability to maintain a work pace appropriate to the workload
Minimum of 2 years recent Adult Acute Step Down Unit nursing experience or completion of 6 month UC Irvine Medical Center Clinical Nurse I, ICU orientation on this specific ICU
Ability to maintain flexibility and work well in a fast paced, constantly changing environment
Ability to read, write and communicate effectively in English
All external candidates must have a Bachelor of Science in Nursing
Ability to work variable shifts including evenings, nights, weekends, and holidays
Licenses and Certifications:
Advanced Cardiac Life Support(Required)
Basic Life Support(Required)
Bachelor of Science, 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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