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Registered Nurse II (RN) Observation Care, Full-Time, Day (12hrs) at Saddleback Memorial Medical Center

Posted in General Business 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: Laguna Hills, California





Job Description:

Position Summary:
Utilizing the nursing process and clinical nursing practice standards, the RN, Clinical Nurse II is responsible for directing, delivering, and coordinating nursing care for the observation and/or outpatient surgical patient in accordance with the policies and procedures of the Observation Care Unit.Responsibilities include directing unlicensed employee activity, synthesizing patient information, assessment of patients, planning of care, interventions, teaching patients/family, implementation of treatment plan, MD orders, and evaluation of care rendered. The RN must effectively communicate and document data relevant to the care of the patient. The RN utilizes knowledge of patient age, cultural diversity, and psychosocial and/or spiritual needs into the patient's plan of care. The RN contributes to the promotion of quality nursing care through performance improvement processes that demonstrates positive outcome in patient care. In addition, the RN collaborates with other professional disciplines to ensure safe and effective patient care delivery and the achievement of desired patient outcome.

Qualifications:

Experience/Education:

  • One-year acute care experience in Peri-Anesthesia or Medical Surgical or Ambulatory required. In lieu of this experience, consideration will be made for staff with strong education and associated experiential background.


  • Current CA RN license required


  • Current BLS, ACLS and PALS required


  • EKG certified required


  • Current CMSRN, CPAN, or CAPA preferred


  • NIH preferred 


  • Graduate of an accredited School of Nursing preferred


  • BSN preferred.


  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) preferred.