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  • Staff RN II **SIGN ON BONUS**

    Job ID
    2018-67457
    Employment Type
    Full Time
    Department
    General Surgery
    Hours / Pay Period
    80
    Facility
    Dominican Hospital - Santa Cruz
    Shift
    Evening
    Location
    SANTA CRUZ
    State/Province
    CA
    Standard Hours
    2:30pm -1100pm
    Work Schedule
    8 Hour
  • Overview

    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.

     

    Responsibilities

    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: (Unit Specific)
    Ensures safe, high-quality nursing care to patients undergoing operative procedures.  Renders nursing care within the surgical suite.  Circulates or scrubs on all surgical procedures.  Responsible for pre-surgical assessment of the patient, the intra-operative process and the post procedure discharge.
     
    Position Responsibilities:  The RN is responsible for supporting efforts to improve clinical and service excellence of patient care provided. RN s must be able to identify and apply care skills appropriate to the specific patient age groups served.  The RN will participate in the achievement of service targets and process goals.  
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    Qualifications

    Minimum required:
    • Current and active CA RN license
    • Current BLS certification
    • Completion of a post-graduate course in the Operating Room
    • At least one year experience in the Operating Room, scrub and circulating.

    Preferred / Desired:

    • CNOR preferred

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