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Staff RN II - Emergency Room *$20k Sign On and Relocation*

Company: Providence Health & Services
Location: Petaluma
Posted on: August 5, 2022

Job Description:

Description We are looking for a Staff Nurse II for the Emergency Room Department at Providence Petaluma Valley Hospital. Apply Today! Applicants that meet qualifications will receive a text with some additional questions from our Modern Hire system. Up to $20,000 sign-on bonus and relocation assistance services for eligible external candidates who meet all conditions for payment - this is in addition to the fantastic benefits (now including Pet Insurance!) and compensation package offered by Providence that begin on your first day of employment. Location: Petaluma, CA Work Schedule: Full -Time - 72 Biweekly Hours Shift: 12-hour, Evenings Job Summary: Under the direction of the Department Manager, the Staff Nurse II independently uses the nursing process to safely, therapeutically and efficiently care for a group of patients. Uses information from a variety of sources to assess, plan implement and evaluate the results of patient care. Essential Functions:

  • Demonstrates the ability to use all components of the nursing process including assessment, planning, implementing and evaluating care to meet the patient needs.
  • Assessment:
  • Assesses patients according to department standards and anticipates changes in patients' status.
  • Identifies obvious as well as subtle patient problems and/or abnormal assessments and appropriately reports and resolves.
  • Planning:
  • Develops plan of care based on age specific assessment.
  • Involves patient and family and interdisciplinary resource to develop and revise plan of care.
  • Uses action plans, goals and time frames to produce desired patient outcomes.
  • Implementing Care:
  • Demonstrates knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age specific patient's needs, including teaching and discharge planning. Documents care appropriately.
  • Provides assistance to others in implementing complex care.
  • Administers medications and treatments according to hospital policy and procedure and accepted standards of age specific care and department standards.
  • Communicates effectively with physicians, patients and families within their age specific categories, providing necessary information from the patient, family, other nurses, physicians and allied health care professionals.
  • Promotes a climate in which patients/families may act in their own interest and intervenes when they are unable to do so.
  • Evaluating Care:
  • Assesses, reassesses and evaluates patient response to care.
  • Participates with patient/family and other healthcare provided in evaluation of patient outcomes.
  • Demonstrates leadership in handling daily activities on the unit:
  • Promotes and enhances collaborative/caring relationships.
  • Acts as a resource to team members.
  • Supervises assigned staff members, based on knowledge of the person's job description and scope of practice.
  • Maintains a safe work environment by adhering to JCAHO, Title 22, hospital, departmental policies and procedures and other regulatory requirements.
  • Demonstrates efficient use of time and resources by working within established budget parameters.
  • Participates in identification and implementation of cost saving strategies.
  • Demonstrates commitment to department objectives and standards and in collaboration with the nurse manager, participates in at least one activity, project, to help the department/hospital maintain high quality, cost effective workflow and service to patient.
  • Participates in professional development:
  • Maintains clinical competencies according to departmental standards.
  • Demonstrates a commitment for self-growth and competency.
  • Participates in the review process by identifying, developing and implementing goals and action plan with nurse manager.
  • Demonstrates accountability for apprising self of hospital and department communications/information and changes in practice.
  • Recognizes the importance of practice trends in nursing and participates in research/quality data collection.
  • Assists in modifying/improving practice based on clinical findings and literature.
  • Participates with the nurse manager in the development and implementation of department goals.
  • Other specific competencies that have been identified by the manager related to changes in departmental operations that focus on current clinical practices and are listed on the Supplemental Competency.
  • Provides care to patients in assigned units to ensure safe and appropriate medical care. Tasks performed to carry out this function include set up of equipment as dictated by varying situations (e.g. Continuous Passive Motion device, IV Pumps, Pacemaker monitors); monitoring of vitals signs; appropriate and timely response to emergent events; administering medications; activities of daily living; and others.
  • Assess patient's physiologic and psychological needs in a competent and comprehensive manner by performing basic initial patient assessment upon arrival. Reports abnormal assessment and documents assessment data according to assigned department standards.
  • Evaluates the outcome of patient care by reporting changes, documenting patient response, consulting with appropriate personnel and providing rationale for nursing action or inaction based on outlined protocols. Documents patient status as dictated by patients' procedures, condition, and other variables.
  • Contributes to the individualized patient care plan by initiating the patient care plan, utilizing development stage appropriate interventions, reviews/updates patient care plan, etc.
  • Implements patient's plan of care by delivering care, demonstrating skills, administers/documents medications as directed, performs and documents treatments and procedures, accompany patients to other units/locations; and others as instructed in department orientation/protocol.
  • Additional functions: Contributes to the management and efficient operation of the department; participates in performance improvement by performing indicated departmental accountabilities; participates in performance improvement by performing indicated departmental accountabilities; and others as noted in SJHS job description for Staff Nurse I, II, or III. Skills:
    • Able to communicate effectively in English (verbal and written).
    • Effective skills in communication, problem solving, interpersonal relationships, and prioritization.
    • Has the flexibility to adapt to new and changing situations.
    • Has the ability to think critically.
    • Able to give and receive constructive feedback.
    • Basic computer skills.
    • Participates as a collaborative member of the Patient Care Team. Minimum Position Requirements: Experience: 6 months experience as a RN in a health care setting. Licenses/Certifications:
      • Current California RN licensure.
      • BLS within 60 days of hire.
      • ACLS
      • PALS within 6 months of hire Preferred Position Qualifications: Education: Bachelor's Degree in Nursing. Experience: 1 year Acute care experience. About Providence At Providence, our strength lies in Our Promise of "Know me, care for me, ease my way." Working at our family of organizations means that regardless of your role, we'll walk alongside you in your career, supporting you so you can support others. We provide best-in-class benefits and we foster an inclusive workplace where diversity is valued, and everyone is essential, heard and respected. Together, our 120,000 caregivers (all employees) serve in over 50 hospitals, over 1,000 clinics and a full range of health and social services across Alaska, California, Montana, New Mexico, Oregon, Texas and Washington. As a comprehensive health care organization, we are serving more people, advancing best practices and continuing our more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. Requsition ID: SR351862 Company: Providence Jobs Job Category: Nursing-Patient Facing Job Function: Nursing Schedule: Full time Shift: Night Career Track: Nursing Department: 7821 EMERGENCY SERVICES PV Address: CA Petaluma 400 N McDowell Blvd Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

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