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Staff Nurse II (SMCSR CNA)

Company: Sutter Health
Location: Graton
Posted on: November 22, 2022

Job Description:

Organization:SSRRH-Sutter Santa Rosa Reg HospitalPosition Overview: -Provides professional nursing care for patients. Under the general direction of the Manager, the Staff Nurse II independently uses the nursing process to safely, compassionately, therapeutically and efficiently provide individualized care for a group of patients for which the nurse demonstrates age specific competencies. Uses information from a variety of sources to assess, plan, implement and evaluate the results of patient care. May supervise the work and function for other staff nurses, licensed vocational nurses, nursing assistants and clinical support associates.Job Description:These Principal Accountabilities, Requirements and Qualifications are not exhaustive, but are merely the most descriptive of the current job. Management reserves the right to revise the job description or require that other tasks be performed when the circumstances of the job change (for example, emergencies, staff changes, workload, or technical development).
JOB ACCOUNTABILITIES
Demonstrates the ability to use all components of the nursing process including assessment, planning, implementing and evaluating care to meet the individual patient's needs according to their age, culture and condition.
--- Assesses patients, identifies obvious as well as subtle patient problems and/or abnormal assessments, anticipates changes in patient's condition and appropriately reports and resolves.
--- Develops plan of care based on age specific assessment. Involves patient, family and interdisciplinary resources to develop and revise the plan of care.
--- Demonstrates knowledge and skills necessary to provide age appropriate care in compliance with Standards of Care and Standards of Practice.
--- Provides assistance to others in implementing complex care and treatments within their age specific categories.
--- Administers medications and treatments according to hospital policy and procedure and accepted standards of age specific care and department standards.
--- Communicates effectively with patients, families and other health care providers. Participates in multidisciplinary patient care conferences as needed.
--- Promotes a climate in which patients/families may act in their own interest and intervenes as an advocate when they are unable to do so.
--- Reassesses and evaluates patient response to care and takes appropriate action to assure patient's needs are being met.
--- Participates with patient/family and other members of the healthcare team in evaluation of patient outcomes.
--- Substantiates patient care provided with appropriate documentation.
Demonstrates leadership in daily activities on the unit.
--- Promotes 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 hospital, departmental policies and procedures and regulatory requirements.
--- Demonstrates efficient use of time and resources and participates in identification and implementation of cost saving strategies.
--- Demonstrates commitment to hospital's mission, values and goals.
--- In collaboration with the nurse manager, participates in at least one activity/project, to help the department/hospital improve quality, cost effectiveness or customer/patient service.
--- Performs other duties as assigned.
Participates in professional development.
--- Maintains clinical competencies according to departmental standards.
--- Demonstrates a commitment for continuous learning.
--- Participates in the annual performance review process by identifying, developing and implementing goals and action plan with nurse manager.
--- Demonstrates accountability for apprising self of hospital and department communications and changes in practice.
--- Recognizes the importance of practice trends in nursing and participates in research or performance improvement activities.
--- Attends and participates in department staff meetings.
EDUCATION
Equivalent experience will be accepted in lieu of the required degree or diploma.
Associate's: Nursing
Bachelor's: Nursing
CERTIFICATION & LICENSURE
RN-Registered Nurse of California Upon Hire
BLS-Basic Life Support Healthcare Provider Upon Hire
National Institutes of Health Stroke Scale (NIHSS)
Required in the Emergency Department, Med/Surg and ICU within 180 Days of hire
MAB training within 180 Days of hire
DEPARTMENT REQUIRED CERTIFICATION & LICENSURE
Affiliate: Sutter Santa Rosa Regional Hospital, Department: ICU, Med Surg, Telemetry, Endoscopy, Special Procedures, Labor & Delivery, Emergency, Outpatient Care Unit, PACU (Recovery Room), Cath Lab), ACLS-Advanced Cardiac Life Support within 120 Days of hire
Affiliate: Sutter Santa Rosa Regional Hospital, Department: Pediatrics, Emergency, Outpatient Care Unit, PACU (Recovery Room), PALS-Pediatric Advanced Life Support within For ER-PALS or ENPC within 120 Days of hire
Affiliate: Sutter Santa Rosa Regional Hospital, Department: Obstetrics, Labor and Delivery, NICU, NRP-Neonatal Resuscitation Provider within 120 Days of hire
PREFERRED EXPERIENCE AS TYPICALLY ACQUIRED IN:
Six-month recent professional nursing experience.
SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE
Communicates effectively in English (verbal and written).
Has effective skills in communication and interpersonal relationships.
Has the flexibility to adapt to new and changing situations.
Has the ability to think critically and set priorities.
Demonstrates basic computer skills.
Participates as a collaborative member of the Patient Care Team.
Demonstrates the basic knowledge and skills necessary to provide age-specific care to patients serviced, including knowledge of the principles of growth and development and psychosocial characteristics and interpreting age appropriate data for the populations served in the department. Demonstrates appropriate communication and patient education skills for the patient population served.
Demonstrates competencies required by department (per initial orientation and annual review). Working knowledge of established safety topics (e.g., Infection Control, Electrical Safety, Disaster) as required by department and organizational standards.Job Shift:NightsSchedule:Part TimeShift Hours:8Days of the Week:VariableWeekend Requirements:Every other WeekendBenefits:YesUnions:YesPosition Status: Non-ExemptWeekly Hours:28Employee Status:RegularNumber of Openings:0This position may regularly work, store, prepare, receive, unpack, transport, dispose of, or administer drug(s) identified as hazardous, or potentially hazardous, by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) for purposes of USP 800.Sutter Health Affiliates are equal opportunity employers EOE/M/F/Disability/Veterans.Schedule/Shift: Regular/ Nights

Keywords: Sutter Health, Santa Rosa , Staff Nurse II (SMCSR CNA), Healthcare , Graton, California

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