The clinical nurse is a professional Registered Nurse who assumes responsibility and accountability for patients during a designated period and provides care navigation to these patients using the nursing process in accordance with the standards of professional nursing practice.
The clinical nurse performs in the professional role as described by the American Nurses Association (ANA); engaging in activities related to ethics, education, evidence-based practice and research, quality improvement, leadership, collaboration, professional practice evaluation, resources utilization, environmental health, and patient advocacy as appropriate to clinical nursing practice.
Required Certifications, Skills and Abilities:
- Graduated from an accredited school of nursing with a BSN or MSN. Current and valid California RN license required. Current BLS from the American Heart Association or American Red Cross required.
- 3 recent years of ICU Acute Care Experience
BLS, ACLS, and PALS certifications
Ability to wear lead and stand for long periods of time
Ability to function autonomously in stressful situations and be adaptable to a changing environment
Skill in developing a plan of care including setting goals, monitoring and documenting progress
Ability to implement interventions that are pertinent to goals established in the plan of care
Ability to evaluate the effective of interventions toward the attainment of established goals and to recognize the need to reassess or reset goal parameters
Ability to delegate tasks in a management style that is consistent with promoting leadership and teamwork
Knowledge base to provide education to patients, families, and other staff regarding clinical and patient care issues
Able to cover all areas of Radiology, including the clinics and future radiology areas
This position does work weekends, holidays, and on-call with an expectation of a 30 minute response time
UCLA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.