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Staff Nurse II - Emergency Department Sacramento, 32/Night

Location: Sacramento, CA Job Number: 698872 Date posted: 05/16/2018
Description: The Registered Nurse (RN) provides & coordinates emergency nursing care for patients for a designated time frame. Participates in patient/family teaching & provides leadership in working cooperatively w/members of the health care team to maintain standards of professional nursing practice in the clinical setting.

Essential Functions:
  • Formulates a goal-directed plan of care in collaboration w/the health care team.
  • Implements care in a thorough, skillful, consistent, & continuous manner.
  • Establishes priorities or patient care based on essential patient needs & available unit resources of time, personnel, equipment, & supplies.
  • Evaluates effectiveness of care given by all health care team members.
  • Identifies patient/family learning needs & implements appropriate measures.
  • Documents patient care & unit activities in a timely, accurate, & concise manner.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of & applies safety principles as identified within the institution.
  • Performs efficiently in emergency patient care situations following established protocols, remaining calm, informing appropriate persons, & documenting events.
  • Demonstrates responsibility & accountability for own professional practice.
  • Participates in department & interdepartmental Performance Improvement activities as directed.
  • Delegates appropriately & coordinates duties of health care team members.
  • Demonstrates a service philosophy in all interactions w/patients, families, & all members of the health care team.
  • Establishes effective working relationships w/members of the health care team, patients, & families.
  • Demonstrates flexibility in the resolution of staffing issues.
  • Performs other related duties as necessary.
  • This job motivates & provides work direction (direct, check, review, assign, organize & coordination) to LVN's, ED Technicians, unit assistants, etc., but does not have the authority to hire, fire or discipline.

  • Basic Qualifications:
  • One year of recent (within the last three years) experience as a Registered Nurse in the Emergency Department.
  • High School Diploma/GED.
  • Graduate of an accredited registered nursing program & completion of the current hours required by the BRN of RN student clinical experience. OR Graduate of registered nursing program & either: 1) 2000 hours of RN experience in clinical area of specialty from a licensed acute care facility within three (3) years of graduation; or 2) graduate of an accredited licensed vocational nursing program that includes clinical student experience in acute care & has worked 2000 hours as a licensed vocational nurse within the clinical area of specialty within three (3) years before graduation.
  • Successful completion of, or enrollment leading to successful completion of, the KP Emergency Nursing Course w/ preceptorship, or equivalent training, or equivalent experience.
  • Current license to practice as a Registered Nurse in California.
  • Current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification for health care providers.
  • ACLS & PALS certification required within six months of date of hire into ED position; TNCC, if required, within one year of date of hire into ED position. Depending on the facility, TNCC or NRP may also be required for this position.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the RN scope of practice.
  • Demonstrated commitment to service orientation (members, staff, providers).
  • Demonstrated effective written & oral communication skills (in English).
  • Good interpersonal skills.
  • Also refer to Position Specifications outlined in the appropriate collective bargaining agreement.
    Primary Location: California,Sacramento,Sacramento Hospital 2025 Morse Ave. Scheduled Weekly Hours: 32 Shift: Night Workdays: Week 1: Sun, Fri, Sat; Week 2: Sun, Mon, Thu, Fri, Sat Working Hours Start: 10:45 PM Working Hours End: 7:15 AM Job Schedule: Part-time Job Type: Standard Employee Status: Regular Employee Group/Union Affiliation: California Nurses Association Job Level: Individual Contributor Job Category: Nursing Licensed Specialty: Emergency Department: Emergency Travel: No
    Kaiser Permanente is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, parental status, ancestry, disability, gender identity, veteran status, genetic information, other distinguishing characteristics of diversity and inclusion, or any other protected status.

    External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with federal and state laws, as well as applicable local ordinances, including but not limited to the San Francisco and Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinances.
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