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ICU Float Pool Nurse

Company: Regional Medical Center of San Jose
Location: San Jose
Posted on: November 23, 2021

Job Description:

Description
SHIFT: Nights (rotating weekends)
SCHEDULE: Full-time

Regional Medical Center of San -Jose -is a 264 bed -acute care hospital with -a Level II Trauma Center. - -The hospital provides a host of technologically advanced services including Cardiovascular, -Neuro, -Orthopedic, Bariatric and General Surgery, -Interventional Pulmonology -and services for -Women. Regional holds Joint Commission advanced certification as a -Comprehensive Stroke Center -and a -Get with the Guidelines- -Stroke Gold Plus Performance Achievement Award from the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association. -County-designated STEMI (heart attack) Receiving Center designated Lung Cancer Screening Center, a member of -Extracorporeal Life Support Organization -(ECMO) and certified by The Joint Commission in Sepsis care.

Our Critical Care Nursing -teams are a committed, caring group of colleagues. We have a passion for creating positive patient interactions. If you are dedicated to caring for the well-being of others, this could be your next opportunity. We want your knowledge and expertise!

SCHEDULE: Full Time 0.9 (36 hours per week)

SHIFT: Nights with rotating weekends

POSITION SUMMARY:

Provides nursing care as part of the critical care float pool. - Coordinates total nursing care for critically ill patients (ICU) and cares for a wide spectrum of illnesses and injuries including life saving procedures in all types of emergency and trauma situations to chronic medical problems, minor illnesses and injuries (ER). - Maintains standards for professional nursing practice in the -Emergency/Trauma/ICU clinical setting. - Participates in organizational and unit based quality improvement activities. - - Completes required competencies within the defined time frames. - The RN II will function within the full scope of RN licensure according to the California Nursing Practice Act. - Primary patient population served include those admitted for acute/unstable trauma, acute neurological incidents, acute respiratory failure, MI, - acute GI - bleed, electrolyte imbalance, and patients post drug overdose. - Participates in patient/family teaching and provides leadership by working cooperatively with members of the health care team to maintain standards for professional nursing practice in the clinical setting. Is able to provide mentorship and guidance to new employees. May be floated to any of the critical care departments.

Qualifications

LICENSE/CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:

Minimum: - - Current California Registered Nurse (R.N.) license, Basic Life Support (BLS), Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) and Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) (to be completed within 30 days upon hire)

Preferred: - - - Trauma Nurse Core Course provider (TNCC-P), CCRN, - Neonatal Resuscitation Provider (NRP), Certified Emergency Nurse (CEN)

EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

Minimum: - - 2 - years of acute care nursing in a cardiovascular, trauma, or neurosurgical ICU.

Preferred: - - - Five years Emergency, Trauma, Critical Care nursing with emphasis on trauma, neurosurgical, or cardiovascular care.

EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS:

Minimum: - - High School Graduate or equivalent. Graduate of an accredited nursing program.

KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS:

Minimum: - - Ability to use critical thinking skills and prioritize aspects of patient care; possesses good interpersonal communication skills.

Is able to calculate medication dosages and safely administer medications within the critical care setting.

We offer you an excellent total compensation package, including competitive salary, excellent benefit package and growth opportunities. We believe in our team and your ability to do excellent work with us. Your benefits include 401k, PTO medical, dental, flex spending, life, disability, tuition reimbursement, student loan repayment options, employee discount program, and employee stock purchase program. We would love to talk to you about this fantastic opportunity.

Healthcare Corporation of America (HCA) is a community of 94,000 Registered Nurses and 38,000 active physicians. We have over 1,900 facilities ranging from hospitals, freestanding ER's, ambulatory surgery centers, and urgent care clinics. Our facility-based staff continues to raise the bar in patient care. Ten HCA hospitals have been named in IBM Watson Health's top 100 best-performing hospitals based on patient satisfaction and operational data.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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