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Staff RN II -Medical Surgical 1C

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

Job Description:

We are looking for a Staff Nurse II for the General Surgery at Santa Rosa Memorial Hospital. Location: Santa Rosa, CA Work Schedule: Full Time - 72 Biweekly Hours Shift: 12-hour, Days 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.
  • PRN (Procedure and Resources Nurse) Admit Nurse:
  • Reviews past medical history.
  • Assesses vital signs, respiratory status and EKGs during transport.
  • Completes ongoing assessments during transports.
  • Completes medication reconciliation on admission.
  • SPRN (Special Procedure Resource Nurse):
  • Assess vital signs, respiratory status and EKGs during transport.
  • Completes ongoing assessments during transports.
  • 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.
  • PRN (Procedure and Resources Nurse) Admit Nurse:
  • Triages requests and responds to most critical request first.
  • Plans for transport of patient through collaboration with other departments (MRI, CT, RT).
  • SPRN (Special Procedure Resource Nurse):
  • Plan for transport of staff by contacting other departments to plan for transport (Respiratory, CT, MRI, ED etc.).
  • Triages requests and responds to most critical request first.
  • 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.
  • PICC/PRN (Peripherally Inserted Central Catheter, Procedure and Resources Nurse):
  • Evaluates and inserts PICC lines.
  • PRN (Procedure and Resources Nurse) Admit Nurse:
  • Evaluates vascular access function, care and maintenance.
  • Provides IV insertion using ultrasound technology.
  • Rounds frequently on units to assist with patient care.
  • Completed ongoing documentation on extended transports.
  • Resource, troubleshoots and accesses portacaths.
  • Completes admission documentation.
  • SPRN (Special Procedure Resource Nurse):
  • Adjusts and titrates medications per order.
  • Monitors patients during procedures and provides critical care needs as needed.
  • Resource, troubleshoots and accesses portacaths.
  • Provides IV insertion using ultrasound technology.
  • Rounds frequently on units to assist with patient care.
  • Completed ongoing documentation on extended transports. 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 Preferred Position Qualifications: Education: Bachelors Degree in Nursing Experience: 1 year acute care experience. Providence St. Joseph Health (Providence) has worked for decades to improve health and quality of life in California's North Bay region, starting in Sonoma County, where the Sisters of St. Joseph of Orange opened the doors of Santa Rosa Memorial Hospital in 1950. Today, we continue the mission begun by the Sisters to those we serve through an integrated spectrum of primary, urgent, acute, outpatient, palliative care and regional referral services. Sonoma County facilities aligned with Providence include the 278-bed Santa Rosa Memorial Hospital, the region's only Level II trauma center. In addition, the 80-bed Petaluma Valley Hospital and 43-bed Healdsburg Hospital are secular (non-religious) affiliates of Providence. Our services also encompass three Urgent Care centers, Hospice of Petaluma, Memorial Hospice and North County Hospice, the Annadel Medical Group doing business as St. Joseph Health Medical Group, as well as the St. Joseph Home Care Network (post-acute care services). We act as a regional referral hub for outlying hospitals, while also providing outpatient behavioral health care, education to promote health and prevent chronic disease, rehabilitation, oral health care, community benefit programs, and more, all fostering health and quality of life throughout the area. Providence provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Providence complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training. Positions specified as "on call/per diem" refers to employment consisting of shifts scheduled on as "as needed basis" to fill in for staff vacancies. Company: Sonoma County Entities Category: Medical/Surgical Nursing Req ID: R357753

Keywords: Providence Health & Services, Santa Rosa , Staff RN II -Medical Surgical 1C, Healthcare , Santa Rosa, California

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