Clinical Nurse (RN), Transplant/Trauma/Plastics D2+G2 0.9 Rotating (48183)

  • Job Type: Full Time
  • FTE/Bi-Weekly Hours: .90/72
  • Shift: Rotating
  • Hours in Shift: 12
  • Location: Palo Alto, CA
  • Req: 48183

Job Description

D2/G2 is an Adult Intermediate Intensive Care Unit/Acuity Adaptable Unit (AAU). All patients on this unit are cardiac monitored (with the exception of breast flap patients). D2 is a 14 bed unit primarily Thoracic Surgery, Vascular Surgery, Lung and Lung/Heart transplant, Post-Adult Congenital Heart Surgery, Cardiac Surgery overflow as well as trauma and medical/surgical overflow. G2s is a small 8 bed unit, specializing in kidney transplant, reconstructive plastic surgery - post cancer diagnosis, trauma, head and neck surgery, digit re-implantation (including leech therapy). Insulin drips for non-DKA pts., as well as trauma and medical/surgical overflow. Performs established nursing procedures using critical thinking, the caring H.E.A.R.T. model of nursing and strong team work. Both units have 1:3-5 nurse to patient ratio. Nurse will rotate between the 2 units. The Clinical Nurse (Registered Nurse, RN) provides hands-on care to patients, practicing in an evidence- based manner, within the Scope of Practice of the California Nursing Practice Act, regulatory requirements, standards of care, and hospital policies. Within that role, the Clinical Nurse performs all steps of the nursing process including assessing patients; interpreting data; planning, implementing, and evaluating care; coordinating care with other providers; and teaching the patient and family the knowledge and skills needed to manage their care and prevent complications. The Clilnical Nurse partners with the patient's family wherever possible, considering all aspects of care, to deliver family centered care. As a professional, monitors the quality of nursing care provided. Equal Opportunity Employer Stanford Health Care (SHC) strongly values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity and non-discrimination in all of its policies and practices, including the area of employment. Accordingly, SHC does not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation or gender identity and/or expression, religion, age, national or ethnic origin, political beliefs, marital status, medical condition, genetic information, veteran status, or disability, or the perception of any of the above. People of all genders, members of all racial and ethnic groups, people with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Qualified applicants with criminal convictions will be considered after an individualized assessment of the conviction and the job requirements.

Qualifications


1. Current California RN license with 1 or more year's acute intermediate ICU experience.
2. Current American Heart Association Certification for Basic Life Support (BLS) and Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) for Healthcare Providers required.
3. Able to communicate effectively in English. Strong critical thinking skills, team work and ability to function independently


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