Staff Nurse II (SMCSR CNA)
Company: Sutter Health
Posted on: November 22, 2022
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
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
--- 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
--- 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
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
--- Demonstrates efficient use of time and resources and
participates in identification and implementation of cost saving
--- Demonstrates commitment to hospital's mission, values and
--- 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
--- Demonstrates a commitment for continuous learning.
--- Participates in the annual performance review process by
identifying, developing and implementing goals and action plan with
--- 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.
Equivalent experience will be accepted in lieu of the required
degree or diploma.
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
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
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
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
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
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