JOB SUMMARY: This position is accountable for providing competent nursing care and is responsible for coordination of the patient’s plan of care though assessment planning, implementation and evaluation of nursing interventions that lead to established outcomes. This position practices under the direction of the designated nurse executive, within the scope of the Nursing Practice Act, and in accordance with Children's polices.
Discovery is a 35-bed, acute care medical unit. General duty nursing care is provided to the acutely ill pediatric patient on Discovery. Primary population served include GI patients, Infectious Diseases, Metabolic Diagnosis, and acute viral illnesses. Patient Care Services are provided utilizing the LEGACY care delivery model of care. The RN delivers and coordinates care in a collaborative manner with unlicensed staff, as well as staff from other disciplines.
REQUIREMENTS: This position requires: A) a graduate from an accredited nursing program. BSN strongly preferred; B) an active California Registered Nurse licensure (RN); C) Life Support Certifications (see specifics below); D) experience to correlate with Clinical Ladder. Bilingual skills desirable.
Life Support Certifications Required:1) HeartCode Basic Life Support (BLS) within 30 days; 2) Pediatric Emergency Assess, Resuscitation & Stabilization (PEARS) within 12 months of hire or transfer into position.
POSITION DETAILS: Full time, day shift, 69 hours per pay period, various shifts may be available
LOCATION: Madera, CA