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DATE ADDED: Thu 10/10/2019

Observation RN II

San Jose, CA, US
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COMPANY: REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER OF SAN JOSE

JOB TYPE: Permanent, PartTime

Description

SHIFT: Days (rotating weekends)

SCHEDULE: Part-time

Regional Medical Center of San Jose is an acute care hospital with a Level II Trauma Center. The hospital provides a host of technologically advanced services including Cardiovascular, 

Neuro

Orthopedic

, Bariatric and General Surgery, Interventional Pulmonology and services for Women. Regional holds Joint Commission advanced certification as a Comprehensive Stroke Center and a Get with the Guidelines- Stroke Gold Plus Performance Achievement Award from the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association. County-designated STEMI (heart attack) Receiving Center designated Lung Cancer Screening Center, a member of Extracorporeal Life Support Organization (ECMO) and certified by The Joint Commission in Sepsis care.


Our Observation Nursing teams are a committed, caring group of colleagues. We have a passion for creating positive patient interactions. If you are dedicated to caring for the well-being of others, this could be your next opportunity. We want your knowledge and expertise! 

SCHEDULE: 0.6 (24 hours per week), SHIFT: Days with rotating weekends.


POSITION SUMMARY:

Coordinates total nursing care for acutely ill patients. Primary patient population served include, but not limited to, those admitted for cardiac evaluation and treatment, respiratory compromise and infections, stable neurological disorders, diabetes mellitus, dehydration, and dysfunction of the gastrointestinal system. An RN II functions as an experienced clinically competent nurse who provides safe and effective nursing care and may work as a clinical preceptor in providing mentorship and guidance to new employees. Participates in patient/family teaching and provides leadership by working cooperatively with members of the health care team to maintain standards for professional nursing practice in the clinical setting. Participates in organizational and unit based quality improvement activities.

Qualifications

LICENSE/CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:

Minimum: RN License, ACLS, BLS

Preferred: 

EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

Minimum: 1 to 2 years of acute care nursing in a medical surgical setting.

Preferred:  Experience in nursing with emphasis on trauma, neurosurgical, pulmonary, and general surgical care.

EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS:

Minimum:   High School Graduate or equivalent. Graduate of an accredited nursing program


KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS:

Minimum:   Ability to use critical thinking skills and prioritize aspects of patient care; possess good interpersonal and intrapersonal communication skills.

Ability to calculate medication dosages and safely administer medications.

We offer you an excellent total compensation package, including competitive salary, excellent benefit package and growth opportunities. We believe in our team and your ability to do excellent work with us. Your benefits include 401k, PTO medical, dental, flex spending, life, disability, tuition reimbursement, employee discount program, employee stock purchase program and student loan repayment. We would love to talk to you about this fantastic opportunity.

Healthcare Corporation of America (HCA) is a community of 94,000 Registered Nurses and 38,000 active physicians. We have over 1,900 facilities ranging from hospitals, freestanding ER’s, ambulatory surgery centers, and urgent care clinics. Our facility-based staff continues to raise the bar in patient care. Ten HCA hospitals have been named in IBM Watson Health’s top 100 best-performing hospitals based on patient satisfaction and operational data.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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