Under the leadership of the department director, assistant director, nursing supervisor, and/or charge nurse, the registered nurse is responsible and accountable for planning directing, assessing and providing nursing care according to the policies and procedures of the hospital and department. Important dimensions of this position consist of quality of care, professional commitment, teamwork, interpersonal skills, safety, good public/customer relations and a broad nursing knowledge. The registered nurse is an experienced nurse who shall orient new staff, precept students, and assume relief charge nurse duty as oriented and assigned.
Main Pavilion is a 32-bed advance telemetry unit.
This position requires critical thinking, sharp assessment skills, quick decision-making ability, effective communication, and the ability to work under pressure. Acute care hospital experience within the past 5 years is preferred. Telemetry experience is a plus. Strongly desire step-down post-op open heart experience.
Bachelor's degree in nursing preferred. Must pass the arrhythmia interpretation/telemetry test at 85% prior to completion of orientation and independent assignment of telemetry/monitored patients, then annually.
State of California RN license required. American Heart Association Healthcare Provider BLS required. ACLS certification required prior to completion of orientation and independent assignment.
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