Manages individualized, goal directed nursing care through use of the nursing process and the principles of primary nursing in accordance with departmental and Hospital policies and procedures. The Registered Nurse will provide care that includes timely triage, physical assessment, treatment, reassessment, discharge planning, and health education to the hospitalized patient. The RN is responsible for planning and coordination of care across the continuum. This planning and coordination includes meeting and exceeding compliance with core measures, contributes to reduction in LOS, active participation with all aspects of quality, safety and performance improvement activities, collaboration with all the members of the multidisciplinary team in providing outstanding customer service to patients, family members, physicians and the public. Meets and exceeds the Department of Health Service (DHS), The Joint Commission (TJC) and other regulatory requirements. The Registered Nurse will support the department initiative and provide quality patient care.
Assesses and diagnoses patient and family needs in order to provide quality care to assigned
Develops, discusses, and communicates a plan of care for each patient, in collaboration with each
patient/family/significant other in order to address all identified needs.
Demonstrates the skills and judgment necessary to implement medical plan of care, nursing
interventions, and procedures as necessary for the care of the patient.
Evaluates the identified problems, care provided and patient’s responses are reassessed to meet
patient and family needs to ensure overall quality of care delivered.
Maintains up-to-date and accurate documentation of nursing care provided to ensure the integration
of information for use by the healthcare team, to ensure quality care.
Maintains current knowledge/certification/licensure per Hospital policy. Pursues professional
growth and development.
Functions as a role model for current and new staff.
Performs all responsibilities/duties required by the ICU as defined in the scope of service, to ensure
that the unique nature of the client is addressed. This includes, but is not limited to the age of
the client served.
Attends all required Safety Training programs and can describe his/her responsibilities related to
general safety, department/service safety, and specific job-related hazards.
Follows the Hospital Exposure Control Plans/Bloodborne and Airborne Pathogens.
Demonstrates respect and regard for the dignity of all patients, families, visitors, and fellow
employees to ensure a professional, responsible, and courteous environment.
Promotes effective working relations and works effectively as part of a department/unit team inter-and interdepartmentally to facilitate the department’s/unit’s ability to meet its goals and
Assumes all other duties and responsibilities as necessary.
Graduate of an accredited school of nursing
Minimum Work Experience
One year acute care experience preferred.
Current California RN license.
Current BLS certification
Current ACLS certification
Current PALS certification
Current MAB or CPI certification
Required Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities
Demonstrated proficiency in acute care nursing, knowledge and skills.
Computer literacy and adaptability required.
Proficiency in both written and oral English