Bargaining Unit: Licensed Rate of pay: $49.96 / HR + DOE
SUMMARY: Functions independently in performing the nursing process through assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of safe therapeutic care for patients’ needs and/or complications of treatment in the Emergency Department.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: includes the following:
Collects and documents data about patients seen on the unit.
Interprets assessment data to prioritize treatment needs.
Implements and evaluates individual plan of care.
Prioritizes and assesses patient acuity and treatment modalities.
Communicates discharge instructions and teaching.
Possesses effective communication, interpersonal and teamwork skills.
Utilizes equipment properly.
Participates in departmental growth and development.
Pursues professional growth.
Follows patient care standards.
Ability to work standby.
Ability to work at ski first aid stations.
Demonstrates System Values in performance and behavior.
Complies with System policies and procedures.
Other duties as may be assigned.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Associate’s degree (A.A.) or equivalent from two-year college or technical school; or six months to one year related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Graduation from a National League of Nursing (NLN), Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) or equivalent accredited school of nursing. The nurse shall have completed a nursing education program that included clinical experiences with actual patients under the supervision of qualified faculty.
LICENSES, CERTIFICATIONS: Required: New employees hired into the District after September 1, 2012 must be have California and Nevada RN licenses. ACLS, BLS, PALS.
OTHER EXPERIENCE/QUALIFICATIONS: Must have two years current Emergency Department experience as an RN or one year Emergency Department and one year critical care RN experience.