Dignity Health

Staff Nurse

Job ID
2017-38900
Employment Type
Per Diem
Department
Surgery
Hours / Pay Period
1
Facility
Sequoia Hospital
Shift
Day
Location
REDWOOD CITY
CA
Standard Hours
Mon-Fri

Overview

Position Summary:

This position is responsible for performing initial and on-going collection and re-assessment of data focusing on biophysical, psychological, environmental, self-care education and discharge preparedness; developing, implementing and evaluating the care of assigned patients in surgery; practicing effective problem identification and resolution using clinical knowledge base and sound decision making skills; performing scrub and/or circulating duties; applying Dignity Health core values to the performance of every job duty. -- these Values include Dignity, Collaboration, Justice, Stewardship, and Excellence. 

Responsibilities

Position Summary:

This position is responsible for performing initial and on-going collection and re-assessment of data focusing on biophysical, psychological, environmental, self-care education and discharge preparedness; developing, implementing and evaluating the care of assigned patients in surgery; practicing effective problem identification and resolution using clinical knowledge base and sound decision making skills; performing scrub and/or circulating duties; applying Dignity Health core values to the performance of every job duty. -- these Values include Dignity, Collaboration, Justice, Stewardship, and Excellence. 

 

Minimum:

 

  • One (1) year of previous clinical experience within the past three (3) years in an Operating Room setting in an acute care hospital.
  • Graduation from an accredited program of professional nursing.
  • Successful completion of a post-graduate perioperative training program.
  • Current California licensure as a Registered Nurse. (RN) Current certification in American Heart Association Basic Life Support for healthcare providers (CT CPRBLS)
  • Current certification in American Heart Association Advanced Cardiac Life Support for healthcare providers preferred. (CT ACLS)

This position will be day shift with a variable start time of 6 a.m. , 7 a.m. or 9 a.m. depending on caseload.

 

Preferred:

 

  • Cardiovascular surgery experience within the past five (5) years preferred.
  • BSN preferred.

 

 

Qualifications

One (1) year of previous clinical experience within the past three (3) years in an Operating Room setting in an acute care hospital. Graduation from an accredited program of professional nursing.Successful completion of a post-graduate perioperative training program. Current California licensure as a Registered Nurse. (RN) Current certification in American Heart Association Basic Life Support for healthcare providers (CT CPRBLS)Current certification in American Heart Association Advanced Cardiac Life Support for healthcare providers preferred. (CT ACLS)

 

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