Under the leadership of the department 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 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.
The Float Pool RN may also be responsible for the admission process, which includes obtaining patient history, conducting physical assessment, administering medication, intravenous access, cardiac monitoring and strip interpretation, and educating the patient and family.
Acute care hospital experience within the past 5 years is preferred. Strong clinical skills are essential and cardiac experience is a plus.
Bachelor's degree in nursing preferred. Must pass the arrhythmia interpretation/telemetry test at 85% prior to completion of orientation and independent assignment of telemetry/monitored patients, then annually.
State of California RN license required. American Heart Association Healthcare Provider BLS is required. ACLS certification must be obtained prior to completion of orientation and independent assignment.
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