Under the leadership of the department director, assistant director, nursing supervisor, and/or charge nurse, the registered nurse is responsible and accountable for planning directing, assessing and providing nursing care according to the policies and procedures of the hospital and Emergency Department. Important dimensions of this position consist of quality of care, professional commitment, teamwork, interpersonal skills, safety, good public/customer relations and a broad nursing knowledge. The registered nurse is an experienced nurse who shall orient new staff, precept students, and assume relief charge nurse duty as oriented and assigned.
Must have at least 2 years of emergency department experience. Must have knowledge of hemodynamics and basic IV skills, and a thorough understanding of cardiac rhythms. Excellent assessment skills, above average critical thinking skills, the ability to work in a fast- paced and often stressful environment, and the ability to work autonomously are essential.
Bachelor's degree in nursing preferred.
State of California RN license required. American Heart Association Healthcare Provider BLS, ACLS, and PALS are required. Must pass the arrhythmia interpretation/telemetry test at 85% prior to completion of orientation and independent assignment of telemetry/monitored patients, then annually. Assault crisis training certification must be obtained within the first 6 months of hire.
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