Job Objective: The staff nurse provides direct patient care, collaborates with patients, families, peers, physicians and other members of the health care team in the delivery of health care services to the specific patient population. The staff nurse assesses patients needs, plans care, implements and evaluates patient care in accordance with the patient’s needs based on the nurses knowledge of growth/development, the hospital and nursing philosophy, policies/procedures and standards. He/she demonstrates leadership/management skills and a commitment to professional accountability and growth. Position may require working at alternate sites.
Certifications/Licenses Required: CA RN (BSN within 5 years of hire), BLS upon hire and ACLS within 90 days of hire. Basic EKG course (within 90 days of hire) and/or successful challenge of EKG exam
KEY Essential Responsibilities:
Assesses patients and documents care toward specified goals in collaboration with physicians.
Coordinates assessment data to ensure timely disposition as outlined in individual protocols.
Must be able to perform 12 Lead EKG