RN - Explorer - Full Time/Days
SUMMARY: This position is accountable for providing competent nursing care for patients with common health problems, and is expected to deliver competent patient care to a full patient assignment. This position practices under the direction of the designated nurse executive, within the scope of the Nursing Practice Act, and in accordance with Children's polices.
is a 36-bed, acute care unit with a patient population comprised primarily
of surgical patients. The surgical services includes, but is
not limited to cardiac, trauma, neurosurgery, ENT and orthopedic
patients. Explorer's patients are both inpatient and observation patients.
Explorer has central monitoring capabilities and 4 rooms with negative pressure
capabilities. Explorer utilizes Valley Children's Healthcare L.E.G.A.C.Y.
Nursing Care Delivery Model which embraces a philosophy of professional
practice that supports an environment of excellence in patient care. The
six elements: Leadership, Excellence, Growth, Accountability and
Authority, Collaboration, and Your Professional Practice, combine to create the
framework for care delivery, including autonomous practice and role accountability
for the RN, the RN as the Coordinator and Provider of care.
REQUIREMENTS: This position
requires: A) a graduate from an accredited nursing program. BSN strongly
preferred; B) an active California Registered Nurse licensure (RN); C) Life
Support Certifications (see specifics below); D) experience to correlate with
Clinical Ladder, one year experience preferred. Bilingual skills desirable.
Life Support Certifications
Required:1) HeartCode Basic Life Support (BLS) within 30 days; and 2) Pediatric
Emergency Assess, Resuscitation & Stabilization (PEARS) within 12 months of
hire or transfer into position.
POSITION DETAILS: Full time, 69
hours per pay period, day shift
LOCATION: Madera, CA