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Location: Eureka, California
Staff RN – CNA (California Nurses Association) for Progressive Care Unit (PCU) at St Joseph Hospital in Eureka, CA.
Full-time position; 72 hours biweekly. 12-hour Day shift.
The Registered Nurse employs intellectual, interpersonal and technical skills through the utilization of the nursing process to assist patients of various ages in achieving maximum health potential. The Registered Nurse functions as a health team member through independent, interdependent and dependent roles within the health care system. Serving as the patient's advocate, the RN assumes responsibility and accountability for nursing care for patients of various ages as defined by the department scope of service.
· Ability to ensure patient confidence and comfort.
· Efficiently communicates with SJH-HC physicians, customers and employees, both in person and by telephone.
· Reads and comprehends written instructions, able to interpret medical orders, correspondence, memorandums, and medical records.
· Applies deductive and common sense reasoning ability to problem solve on a frequent basis.
· Initiative and the ability to make independent judgments are required.
Education: Graduate of an accredited nursing school and/or proof of licensure by the state of California.
Experience: Acute care and/or specialty experience preferred.
Licensure: State of California Registered Nurse.
Certification: Current CPR* certification is required. Department specific certifications are required on hire or within the introductory/training period or no later than 120 days, These are noted below.
Progressive Care Unit ACLS
*American Heart Association BLS Provider, American Red Cross Professional Rescuer, Fire Department Medical Provider course.
National Geographic Traveler calls Humboldt County one of the world's top ten great places while the USDA declares this area to be "America's Most Scenic Rural County."
It's also home for St. Joseph Hospital, located in Eureka and serving the community since 1920. We're a full-service, state-of-the-art facility with 145 licensed beds including a 15-bed Acute Rehab Unit.
Redwood Memorial Hospital is located in the Eel River Valley in the southern part of Humboldt County.
Redwood Memorial Hospital fosters a healing and welcoming environment by taking a holistic, patient-centered approach to medicine.
To learn more about our facilities and all Humboldt County has to offer, please visit: www.stjosepheureka.org
St. Joseph Hospital 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, St. Joseph Hospital 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.