RN - Explorer - Full Time/Nights
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.
Explorer is a 36-bed, acute care unit with a patient population comprised
primarily of surgical patients. The unit has monitored beds for more critical
patients. The unit receives transfers from the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit
and/or Post Anesthesia Care Unit when a patient’s condition is a surgical one.
This includes cardiac surgery, trauma, neurosurgery, orthopedic patients and
more. The premature infant whose condition is stable enough to leave the
Neonatal Intensive Care Unit may also be a patient on Explorer. Explorer is
also occasionally an overflow area for the acute medical unit. Explorer
also oversees the EMU (Epilepsy Monitoring Unit). This unit has an
additional 12 beds with 6 of those beds set up specifically to monitor patients
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) One year of experience preferred, pediatric nurse experience a plus but new grads welcome to apply. 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, night shift
PAY RANGE: New Grad $33.65 - $61.20 / RN II - RN IV $36.00 - $61.20
LOCATION: Madera, CA