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*Eligible for $20K Recruitment Incentive with 2 years recent experience in assigned area*
The House Resource Team R.N., (RN-HRT) is a professional staff nurse who assumes responsibility and accountability for providing shift team support and patient care throughout the hospital on an "as needed basis." This nurse provides care to patients via therapeutic use of self, the nursing process, the therapeutic environment, treatment, and modalities and interdisciplinary collaboration within the scope of practice set forth for Registered Nurses. Utilizes discretion and independent judgment in applying the nursing process to the provision of age specific and developmentally appropriate quality patient care whether on a unit, the emergency department or in ancillary clinical care areas. This experienced nurse provides on the spot care, with IV starts, procedural sedation and RRT and is available for critical care transport, as well as the ability to support meal breaks throughout the house. The RN-HRT is proficient in communication and collaboration and maintains competence in varying capacities to serve a variety of patients. Meets qualifications, licensure/certifications and competencies as defined in the House wide resource team - department specific plan for providing care. Applies theoretical concepts to clinical practice and continually expands knowledge base and clinical skills with a focus in perinatal specialty. Utilizes interpersonal skills to maximize excellence in customer service, safe patient care and professionalism. Contributes to a work environment of caring and cooperation among a culturally diverse workforce and patient population. Understands, observes, and employs daily the following nursing statutes: California Nurse Practice Act, The American Nurses Association (ANA) Code of Ethics for Nurses, the ANA Bill of Rights for Registered Nurses and the ANA Scope and Standards of Practice for Nursing. Performs other duties as assigned by Director.
Knowledge and Skills: Physical and emotional stamina in order to service the entire house with transports, lifts, fast pace and variety of patients. Able to use EMR, a computer and know/ learn hospital system.
Required Education and Experience: Graduated from an accredited school of nursing. Baccalaureate in Nursing, preferred. 5 years, recent acute care nursing required.
Licensure, Certification, or Registration: Current California Registered Nurse license. ACLS and BLS issued by the American Heart Association, Required. NRP and PALS preferred. Must obtain within 6 months of hire. BART (Basic Arrhythmia Recognition and Treatment) – pass challenge exam or course within the first 3 months, or demonstration of previous certification.