Shift Start Time:7 PM
Shift End Time:7:30 AM
Additional Shift Information:
Weekend Requirements:Every Other
What You Will Do
To provide direct and indirect nursing services to patients and families.
- Graduate of nursing school.
- 2 Years recent pertinent clinical experience as defined by the CBA.
- California Registered Nurse (RN) - CA Board of Registered Nursing -REQUIRED
- AHA Basic Life Support for Healthcare Professional (AHA BLS Healthcare) - American Heart Association -REQUIRED
- Clinical advancement
_Uses systematic planning, appropriate methods and timely exchange of information with multidisciplinary team and patient/family to coordinate care._
Demonstrates leadership in the identification, resolution and evaluation of system/practice/work flow issues.
Sought out for critical thinking, problem-solving, and decision making skills.
Demonstrates an intuitive grasp of a clinical situation and without wasteful consideration to alternatives, focuses on problem-solution.
Able to identify high priority potential crises before significant clinical changes are evident.
- Clinical judgment and decision making
_Utilizes the nursing process and a critical thinking approach to provide patient care that incorporates the mind, body and spirit; is individualized, goal directed, and consistent with current standards of safety._
Recognized resource, leader and problem-solver for staff in and outside of the unit.
Identified as a clinical expert. Serves as a clinical resource and contributes to professional development/education of other staff members.
Integrates care with a multidisciplinary team to facilitate patients' access to needed resource from preadmission to discharge.
Applies nursing principles in the provision of science-based comprehensive care delivery to identified patient population.
Assumes leadership role in interdisciplinary conference by initiating, facilitating and communication.
Uses critical thinking skills to individualize information, to analyze it and draw conclusion.
Thinks creatively to generate and evaluate ideas for making decisions and solving problems for the patient/family.
_Documents per department/entity guidelines of care and policies and procedures._
Supports documentation process helping others to understand regulatory and legal requirements an implications.
- Clinical leadership
_Delegates/assigns and communicates expectations for care delivery processes to each member of the team._
Coaches health care team member on how to determine if delegated task is appropriately assigned, how to accept a delegated task, and each individual's accountability for performing and completing the task.
Uses judgment and problem solving skills to assess appropriateness of physician's orders, is unafraid to question orders and to initiate, redirect and resolve issues.
Assists staff in developing communication skills that result in customer satisfaction.
Guides staff in new patient situations and/or those unfamiliar to the nurse or not commonly seen in the department.
_Helps coworkers improve performance._
Transfers knowledge and mentors others to improve clinical practice.
Applies expert nursing principles that will directly result in improved outcomes as assessed by patient, family, physicians, and staff.
Assists with matching patients' needs with staff ability and/or developmental needs.
Organized and able to clearly present a formal class or presentation by using words, examples, pictures or graphics.
- Nurse-patient/family relationship
_Establishes a therapeutic relationship with patient and family._
Recognized as a resource to staff for regulatory issues including EMTALA, Durable Power of Attorney, Organ Donations, Consents and Withdrawal of Life Support.
Identifies ethical dilemmas and takes appropriate steps to resolve issues in a timely manner.
Uses alternative and complex strategies to interact with and create a therapeutic relationship with patients' and families who are perceived as challenging by others.
Teaches these strategies to other health care providers.
_Provides age appropriate patient education that facilitates recovery, self-care, end-of-life care and health maintenance, health promotion, and wellness._
Is recognized as a resource for others in developing teaching plans and modifying teaching strategies.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
- Demonstrates advanced competencies in all areas of the unit skills. Serves as a role model for professional behavior through participation in committees. Assumes the responsibility of resource role and teaching role. Assumes the responsibilities of charge nurse and preceptor for new graduates and/or new orientees to unit. Demonstrates leadership skills, which allow the nurse to positively influence the practice of others. Provides expert direct patient care and integrates care with multidisciplinary team to facilitate patient access to needed resources from pre-admission to discharge. Demonstrates expert nursing principles that directly result in improved outcomes as assessed by patients, family, physicians and staff. Transfers knowledge and mentors others to improve clinical practice. Demonstrates complex problem solving and the use of critical thinking skills. Recognizes inconsistencies in patient care and manages potential complications. Applies knowledge, expertise and leadership to achieve outcomes for unit/department/hospital/organization/community. Complies with all regulatory and accreditation standards. May participate in the process of evidence-based research utilization. Demonstrates critical thinking skills. Serves as a role model for professional behavior through participation in committees.
Sharp HealthCare is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability or any other protected class