Sutter Health Registered Nurse - Same Day Surgery (Full-Time, Varied Shift) in Tracy, California

Description

A full-service acute care facility serving the residents of Tracy for over 60 years, Sutter Tracy Community Hospital (STCH) has a total of 82 inpatient beds. STCH provides a wide range of inpatient and outpatient services including: a 24-hour emergency department, inpatient and ambulatory surgical services, endoscopy lab, intensive care, diagnostic imaging, laboratory and rehabilitation services including physical, speech and occupational therapy. STCH also has specialized care for Hemodialysis, Family Birthing Center, Continence Center and a Pain Management Center. STCH is a not-for-profit, community-based hospital, affiliated with Sutter Health since 1993.

The registered nurse provides individualized nursing care based on knowledge of basic competencies in the fundamentals of nursing and pharmacology using the nursing process applied to geriatric, adult, and adolescent patients from admission through discharge. This position requires knowledge of standards of care, nursing assessment parameters, and pharmacology, including doses, purpose, interactions, side effects, and reactions to medications.

Qualifications

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS :

  • Current licensure as a Registered Nurse in the state of California.

  • Greater than one (1) year of working experience in a similar unit with comparable patient acuity.

  • Must possess a current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification

  • Must possess a current Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certification (see department specific requirements) .

  • Must possess a current Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) certification (see department specific requirements) .

  • Other (Must also meet department specific requirements for License and Certification - see department specific requirements)

  • Demonstrates in depth knowledge of nursing process in addressing physical, psychosocial, and psychological needs of patients.

  • Ability to demonstrate basic knowledge of unit specific age criteria for patient population.

  • Must demonstrate critical thinking skills.

  • Timely completion of unit specific orientation and competencies.

  • Ability to read, write, hear and verbally communicate in English to the degree required to perform the job.

  • Must be able to travel in accordance with any requirements of your job (if STCH and/or own vehicle used on STCH business, must possess valid California driver's license and upon request proof of liability insurance).

  • Must also meet department specific requirements for applicable department (see Department Specific Requirements Below) .

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS :

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing (BSN).

  • National certification in area of specialty.

  • Current Electrocardiogram (EKG) certification.

  • Current Oncology Nursing Society (ONS) certification.

DEPARTMENT SPECIFIC REQUIREMENTS

- EMERGENCY

  • A Bachelor's degree in a clinical field such as, BSN, Healthcare Administration, Business Administration, or a related degree or equivalency may substitute preferred.

  • Minimum of one (1) year experience as a registered nurse experience required

  • Current Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certification required.

  • Current Advanced Fetal Monitoring (AFM) or obtained within ninety (90) days of hire .

  • Current Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) certification required .

  • Current Emergency Nursing Pediatric certification (ENPC) required .

  • Trauma Nursing Corp Course (TNCC) certification is required or must obtain within one (1) year of hire .

  • Other: Current S.T.A.B.L.E. or within one (1) year of hire Pediatric Assessment Class.

  • Neonatal Resuscitation Provider (NRP) certification or obtained within ninety (90) days of hire required.

  • Proficiency with: Continuously bedside monitoring and Telemetry, vasoactive medications, hemodynamic monitoring and pressure lines, patients receiving mechanical ventilation.

- Med-Surg

  • A Bachelor's degree in a clinical field such as, BSN, Healthcare Administration, Business Administration, or a related degree or equivalency may substitute preferred.

  • Minimum of one (1) year experience as a registered nurse experience required

  • Current Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certification required or obtained within 180 days of hire.

  • Current Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) certification required .

  • Current Electrocardiogram Certification (EKG) required or obtained within 180 days of hire.

  • Completion of a Pediatric Assessment course within one (1) year of hire.

  • Maintain six (6) CEU's in pediatrics on a biannual basis.

  • Ability to work in stressful emergency situations

- Intensive Care Unit (ICU)

  • One (1) year recent experience, in ICU, with an acuity level similar to this facility (additional years' of experience in a critical care setting of lower acuity will be considered) or one (1) year of recent experience as a registered nurse and acceptance into the intensive care unit training program with successful completion.

  • Sixty-four (64) education hours in critical care theory including the following: Cardiac, ECG monitoring and arrhythmia interpretation, Hemodynamics, Respiratory and Ventilation, Vasoactive medications, Endocrine, and Renal (similar to the AACN [American Association of Critical Care Nurses] completed within six (6) months of hire .

  • Certified Critical Care Nurse (CCCRN) required .

  • Current Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) certification required .

  • Trauma Nursing Corp Course (TNCC) certification is required or must obtain within one (1) year of hire .

  • Proficiency with: PA pressure lines, Arterial lines and monitoring, Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy, IntraAortic Balloon Pumps, Intracranial Pressure Monitoring and Ventriculostomies.

  • Ability to assist with bedside procedures such as emergency resuscitation, chest tube insertion, central line and Swan Ganz insertion, tracheostomy, intubation.

- OB (Labor & Delivery)

  • A Bachelor's degree in a clinical field such as, BSN, Healthcare Administration, Business Administration, or a related degree or equivalency may substitute preferred.

  • Minimum of six (6) months prior Obstetrics experience within the past two (2) years.

  • Current Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certification required.

  • Current Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) certification required .

  • Current Advanced Fetal Monitoring (AFM) or obtained within one (1) year of hire .

  • Neonatal Resuscitation Provider (NRP) certification or obtained within ninety (90) days of hire required.

  • Current Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) certification required .

  • Other: Current S.T.A.B.L.E. or within one (1) year of hire Pediatric Assessment Class.

- Ambulatory Care Unit - GI/Endoscopy/Same Day Surgery/PACU/Operating Room/etc.

  • Bachelor's degree, graduate of an accredited BSN program preferred .

  • Minimum of two (2) years acute care or ambulatory surgery center experience preferred .

  • One (1) year of recent ambulatory surgery/endoscopy experience preferred .

  • Preoperative and postoperative care of surgical patients preferred .

  • Current Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certification required.

  • Current Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) certification required .

  • Current Electrocardiogram Certification (EKG) required or obtained within 180 days of hire.

  • Conscious sedation skills preferred .

  • After hour / weekend call requirements for endoscopy

Primary Location: California, Central Valley, Tracy

Organization: Sutter Tracy Community Hospital

Employee Status: Regular

Benefits: Yes

Position Status: Non-Exempt

Union: Yes

Job Shift: Variable

Shift Hours: 8 Hour Shift

Days of the Week Scheduled: Varied Days

Weekend Requirements: Other

Schedule: Full Time

Hrs Per 2wk Pay Period: 72

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, marital status, sexual orientation, registered domestic partner status, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, ancestry, national origin (including possession of a driver's license issued to individuals who did not present proof of authorized presence in the U.S.), age, medical condition, physical or mental disability, military or protected veteran status, political affiliation, pregnancy or perceived pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or related medical condition, genetic information or any other characteristic made unlawful by local, state, or federal law, ordinance or regulation. External hires must pass a background check/drug screening. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with Federal, state, and local laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.