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RN - Acute Care Nursery

Company: Dignity Health
Location: San Luis Obispo
Posted on: June 8, 2021

Job Description:

Overview

French Hospital Medical Center, located in San Luis Obispo, California, has been named one of the Nation's 100 Top Hospitals by Truven Health Analytics and is rated among the top hospitals in the nation for cardiac, orthopedic, and GI services. French Hospital has achieved the prestigious designation as a Primary Stroke Center by the Joint Commission. The Copeland, Forbes, and Rossi Cardiac Care Center provides the latest innovative cardiac and imaging technology. The hospital is also home to the unique Hearst Cancer Resource Center offering free education, resources, and support to cancer patients and their families. French Hospital Medical Center is a part of Dignity Health's Southern California Division and is a member of CommonSpirit Health, the largest not-for-profit health care system in the nation, boasting an integrated network of top quality hospitals, with physicians from the most prestigious medical schools, and comprehensive outpatient services - all recognized for quality, safety, and service. Each hospital is supported by an active philanthropic Foundation to help meet the growing health care needs of our communities. To learn more go to www.dignityhealth.org/FrenchHospital.

Responsibilities

About this position:

In keeping with the French Hospital Medical Center health care philosophy, the Registered Nurse manages quality patient care through the nursing process. Coordinates plan of care with the health care team. Assumes leadership role for unit personnel to prepare and assist them with their responsibilities. Employees are responsible for completion of unit competency assessments, annual safety review, CPR, and renewal of license by maintaining continuing education units as required by hospital policy. Employees must successfully pass clinical math exam prior to orientation to unit. In addition to these major responsibilities, the Registered Nurse may be assigned other duties.

Qualifications

Minimum Requirements:

  • Registered Nurse with a minimum of 2 years of work experience in a Newborn ICU.
  • Other candidates to be considered on an individual basis and attributes Registered nurse with 2 years of experience
  • Associates degree and other speciality specific training.
  • State of California RN License.
  • BLS, NRP certification BLS, NRP.
  • Has education, training and demonstrated competency in neonatal critical care.

Preferred / Desired:

  • STABLE

Special Skills:

  • Demonstrates ability to work within a team model of patient-care delivery.
  • Demonstrates proficient basic nursing skills and specialty skills.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of the nursing process and the ability to apply these principles appropriately.
  • Demonstrates a caring, compassionate attitude toward others.
  • Relates with patients/visitors empathetically and tactfully.
  • Demonstrates ability to organize and prioritize work efficiently.
  • Demonstrates clear, effective written and oral English skills, and objective active-listening skills.
  • Demonstrates ability to delegate appropriate patient care tasks, duties, etc. to other team members.
  • Ability and willingness to actively participate in process improvement activities.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work with others across all departments.
  • Reacts calmly and efficiently in emergencies.
  • Collaborates and provides leadership with patient-care team. Maintains effective relationships with coworkers and medical staff.
  • Applies the nursing process in the provision of care to the full compliment in gestational ages and pathophysiological and psychosocial complexities in the NICU environment.
  • Demonstrated competence in the understanding and use of various technologies in the critical care environment.
  • Competence in attending deliveries

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Keywords: Dignity Health, San Luis Obispo , RN - Acute Care Nursery, Other , San Luis Obispo, California

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