RN Per Diem - Surgery-General
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 Valley Children's Hospital policies.
Valley Children’s Healthcare's multidisciplinary approach creates a dynamic team of pediatric surgeons, both general and specialty-based, working together to generate optimal outcomes. These include complex plastic surgery, neurosurgery, cardiovascular surgery, ophthalmology, ENT, orthopaedics and urology.
REQUIREMENTS: A) a graduate from an accredited nursing program. BSN strongly preferred; B) an active California Registered Nurse licensure (RN); C) Minimum 1 year of experience and mastery of RN I performance standards and accompanying competencies in a surgical setting required. D) Life Support Certifications (see specifics below); and E) experience to correlate with Clinical Ladder level. Experience working in a surgical department highly desirable. Bilingual skills desirable. Circulating experience highly preferred.
Life Support Certifications Required: 1) Heart Code Basic Life Support (BLS) within 30 days; 2) Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) within 12 months and 3) Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) within 12 months of hire or transfer into position.
POSITION DETAILS: Per Diem, Must be available for a minimum of 2 shifts per pay period
LOCATION: Madera, CA