Dignity Health

Staff RN II

Job ID
Employment Type
Per Diem
Neonatal ICU
Hours / Pay Period
Dominican Hospital-Santa Cruz
Standard Hours
7pm - 7:30am


About Us

Dominican Hospital (a member of Dignity Health) is a 222-bed facility that offers a wide range of services to residents of California’s Central Coast. With 24/7 emergency care, comprehensive care in cardiac, orthopedics, oncology, women’s and children’s services, we continue to lead the region in medical innovation and excellence in healthcare. 


Comprehensive Care

Dominican offers emergency services and is a Certified Stroke Center and Chest Pain Center. Dominican’s services include the only comprehensive Cancer Center in Santa Cruz County, a Total Joint Replacement program, and advanced neurological and endoscopic services. Dominican regularly receives ‘A’ grades for hospital safety from Leapfrog Group, and has received national recognition for superior patient safety, cardiac care, and stroke treatment from Healthgrades, a leading provider of comprehensive information about physicians and hospitals.

As Santa Cruz County’s heart attack (STEMI) receiving center, Dominican Hospital provides cutting edge cardiac care. The hospital’s heart attack treatment times consistently beat the national average, and the hospital offers two cardiac catheterization labs available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Groundbreaking cardiac procedures at Dominican include the Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR) procedure, which allows for heart valve replacement without opening a patient’s chest.

Dominican Hospital has forged significant partnerships with area hospitals to bring exceptional care to Santa Cruz County. The hospital offers a level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) through a partnership with Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford. Neurosurgery at Dominican is also offered through a partnership with Stanford Health Care.


In The Community

Beyond care inside the hospital, Dominican is dedicated to the health and wellness of the Santa Cruz community.

Community programs include a Mobile Wellness Clinic, a tattoo removal program, and support groups for patients and new mothers. In addition, and in accordance with our mission, Dominican Hospital supports programs for the underserved in our community, including children and adults, students, seniors, and the homeless population. Dominican also has received several awards for environmental excellence.



STAFF NURSE II Performs the nursing process through assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of therapeutic care for patients with overt and covert needs in supervised situations, for the adolescent, adult and geriatric patient population. Performs the nursing process for patients in more complex situations with assistance and supervision.  Assists with managing the patient care administered by other member of the nursing staff.  Assumes the responsibilities of Primary Nurse and Team Leader.
Position Summary:
Renders professional nursing care to neonatal patients, in support of medical care as directed by physicians, and in accordance with established hospital customer relations credo, policies and procedures.  The RN is responsible to maintain and continually improve the specific skill set required to perform the duties of an RN within the NICU. The RN is responsible for developing and achieving personal annual performance improvement objectives in conjunction with the service line manager.




Minimum Required:

  • Current and active CA RN license
  • Current BLS certification
  • Current NRP certification
  • Current PALS certification - required PRIOR to assignment if providing care to pediatric patients.
  • 2 years recent Mother Baby or Pediatric hospital experience.
  • Proficient in English. Verbal and written communication skills, and computer skills required.


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