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RN, Staff Visiting Medical Care Unit (SCH CNA)

Company: Sutter Health
Location: Crescent City
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Organization:

SCH-Sutter Coast Hospital
Position Overview:

The Registered Nurse in the Acute Care setting manages the patient/family experience through utilization of critical thinking, teamwork, effective communication, and nursing judgment/knowledge/skills. Provides indirect and direct care to patients ranging in age/developmental stages from infants (pediatrics) to geriatrics with the main focus on adults to geriatrics, in the Medical Care Unit. Uses the nursing process of assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation to meet the physiological, psychosocial, safety, learning and self-care needs of patients and their families. Responsible for managing care of assigned patients and directing activities of ancillary staff. Responsible for comprehensive nursing care of patients in the medical Care Unit setting performed in association with nursing peers, physicians, and allied support services. Provides individualized, goal directed nursing care to patients through the use of the nursing processes & documentation from admission to discharge. This includes & is not limited to patient assessment by gathering information necessary to formulate a nursing diagnosis to be used as a basis for planning care consistent with formulated nursing diagnosis. Implements care that is skillful, efficient, safe & based on patient care standards by performing nursing procedure required for patient assignments, documenting the care given & changes in the patient's condition in accordance with standards. Anticipates & recognizes potential problems & intervenes appropriately by correlating data, test results, progress notes & patient condition. Evaluates the degree of effectiveness & makes changes as needs are recognized. Provides leadership by managing care through others using Standards of Practice (Joint Commission, Title XXII, Professional Practice Acts) & interpreting (or uses others to interpret) Standards of Practice to other staff which may include legal implications. Actively participates in professional growth opportunities & provides high quality customer relations.

Charge Nurse: The Charge Nurse serves as a role model and resource for other patient care staff. Is recognized as a leader by exhibiting fairness, honesty, flexibility, positive communication skills, empathy, competency, positive attitude and the ability to motivate others.
Job Description:

EDUCATION

Bachelor's

CERTIFICATION & LICENSURE

RN-Registered Nurse of California Upon Hire

BLS-Basic Life Support Healthcare Provider Upon Hire

ACLS-Advanced Cardiac Life Support within 90 Days of hire

PALS-Pediatric Advanced Life Support within 90 Days of hire

PREFERRED EXPERIENCE AS TYPICALLY ACQUIRED IN:

1 experience in an acute health care setting preferred.

SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE

Must have demonstrated knowledge of basic nursing skills and effective English written and communication skills.

Working knowledge of pharmacology.

Excellent communication and customer service skills.

Independently practices and prioritizes multiple demands in an ever-changing environment.

Good interpersonal, communication (both oral and written) and teamwork skills are required.

Pay Range: $45.78 - $70.09

The salary range for this role may vary above or below the posted range as determined by location. This range has not been adjusted for any specific geographic differential applicable by area where the position may be filled. Compensation takes into account several factors including but not limited to a candidate's experience, education, skills, licensure and certifications, department equity, training and organizational needs. Base pay is just one piece of the total rewards program offered by Sutter Health. Eligible roles also qualify for a comprehensive benefits package.

Job Shift:

Nights
Schedule:

Full Time
Shift Hours:

12
Days of the Week:

Variable
Weekend Requirements:

Rotating Weekends
Benefits:

Yes
Unions:

Yes
Position Status:

Non-Exempt
Weekly Hours:

36
Employee Status:

Regular
Number of Openings:

1
This 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, Medford , RN, Staff Visiting Medical Care Unit (SCH CNA), Healthcare , Crescent City, Oregon

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