Fremont-Rideout Health Group RN - Staff (New Grad) in Marysville, California
* (Designed for new graduates) * * Program Goals: The New Grad Program assists novice nurses as they transition into professional practice. The program encompasses both didactic and clinical experience to foster the knowledge, skills and attitudes required of the new staff nurse. The goals for the participant are: ? Transition to a more competent and confident nurse in the acute care environment. ? Develop decision making skills that allow for clinical judgment that is proficient and effective. ? Demonstrate accountability for own actions and decisions. ? Strengthen individual and professional development in the role as a nurse and commitment to the organization / designated unit. ? Provide individualized, patient centered care that is guided by principles of safety and quality. Program Design: *Orientation: The program begins with standard hospital and nursing orientation activities. Clinical Preceptorship / Classroom Training: The participant is scheduled for clinical assignment on a designated unit with a clinical preceptor. Preceptors are selected for their excellent nursing skills, communication abilities, and positive attitudes. The preceptorship period is supplemented with didactic, simulation, and other classroom teaching activities scheduled as part of the Progression in Practice training program. Mentorship: *Participants are paired with a mentor. A "mentor" is an Adventist Health and Rideout associate in a leadership position, preferably in nursing, and not directly working within the participant's department. The mentor meets regularly with the participant to provide guidance in personal and professional growth. Program Curriculum: The program groups learning activities within five areas of emphasis: *Communication and Teamwork, Patient-Centered Care & Informatics, Evidence-based Practice, Quality, and Professionalism. Eligibility: Current CA RN License Req Current ACLS Req Register Nurse Job Description as follows: Adventist Health is more than an award-winning health system. We provide whole-person care to our communities and champion the greater good - from the operating room to the boardroom, we are driven by our unique passion to live God's love through health, wholeness and hope. From Oregon to Oahu, we have a calling to always do more. Now is your chance to apply your passion to our mission. We're looking for someone to join our team as a RN who: assumes responsibility and accountability for a group of patients for a designated shift. Prescribes nursing care based on the nursing process that is consistent with the medical plan of care and is based on input from the patient and significant others. Collaborates with the physicians and other members of the health care team and coordinates the delivery of patient care to patients of any age (depending on assigned unit) including neonatal, infant, child, adolescent, adult and geriatric. Incorporates teaching and discharge planning needs in the plan of care. Delegates certain aspects of patient care delivery to other nursing staff based on their current clinical competence and legal scope of practice. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS - Utilizes the nursing process to assess patients, design and implement an individualized plan of care for assigned patients and to evaluate the effectiveness of the plan, patient's response to care and the patient's progress towards established goals. - Collaborates with other disciplines to formulate the plan of care for assigned patients. - Applies knowledge of illnesses, injuries, diseases, and developmental stages to the delivery of patient care. - Utilizes knowledge of pharmacology (action, route of administration, side effects and contraindications) when preparing and administering medications and IV therapy. Provides patient / family education in all phases of care delivery to gain cooperation, allay apprehension and promote compliance. - Assesses knowledge, plans appropriate learning activities, varies techniques and materials to patients' age and unique needs and evaluates effectiveness by seeking feedback from patients and families. - Oversees the delivery of patient care and challenges or corrects errors of others to ensure patient safety and wellbeing. - Ensures continuity of care by promptly processing and following through on physician's orders and all aspects of the treatment plan. - Demonstrates an ability to set appropriate priorities in providing patient care and ability to respond to changes in workload. - Acts as the patient's advocate, ensuring patient rights and intervening when necessary to assure those rights are preserved. - Maintains awareness of professional responsibilities and legal scope of practice. - Utilizes communication skills and appropriate resources to assure effective communication with patients, families, staff, physicians and coworkers. - Performs technical aspects of patient care according to established policies / procedures; adapts techniques to patients' age and unique needs with attention to detail, accuracy and patient comfort. - Prepares and administers medications and IV's to patients with consideration of age specific needs. - Demonstrates safe use of equipment, including but not limited to electric beds, infusion pumps, mechanical lifts, suction devices, physiologic monitors, traction equipment and other patient care devices. - Performs other job-related duties as assigned. You'll be successful with the following qualifications: Education: - Bachelor's Degree (BSN): Preferred Work Experience: - Acute care facility experience: Preferred Required Licenses/Certifications: - California Registered Nurse Licensure: Required - Basic Life Support (BLS) certification: Required * Unit Specific Requirements:* - ALL Units Admitting Telemetry Patients: Dysrhythmia recognition course or demonstrated competency and ACLS: Required - Critical Care Units: Dysrhythmia recognition course or demonstrated competency and ACLS: Required, ICU completion of Critical Care Course within 1 year of hire: Required Demonstrated competency in IV Sedation within 6 months: Required - Perinatal: Neonatal Resuscitation within 6 months of hire for Nursery / NICU and Labor and Delivery: Required Intermediate Fetal Monitoring within 6 months of hire for L&D: Required L&D – If Basic Fetal Monitoring acquired within 3 months of hire, Advanced Fetal Monitoring within 1 year of hire and ACLS within 6 months of hire: Required - PACU/SDS: PALS certification within 1 year of hire: Required; ACLS: Required IV Sedation within 6 months of hire: Required - Emergency: ACLS and PALS: Required TNCC within 1 year of hire: Preferred. Demonstrated competency in IV sedation within 6 months: Required MICN and CEN: Preferred - Procedures Nurse Interventional Radiology RN: Dysrhythmia recognition: Required ACLS and IV Sedation within 6 months: Required PICC competence: Preferred - Cancer Center: 1) Medical Oncology - Chemotherapy Certification: Required OCN Certification with 2 years of hire: Preferred. PICC certification: Preferred 2) Radiation Oncology - Radiation Oncology Certification: Preferred Adventist Health is committed to the safety and wellbeing of our associates and patients. Therefore, we require that all associates receive all required vaccinations, including, but not limited to, measles, mumps, flu (based on the seasonal availability of the flu vaccine typically during October-March each year), COVID-19 vaccine (required in CA and HI) or the option of COVID-19 vaccine or weekly testing (required in OR), etc., as a condition of employment, and annually thereafter. Medical and religious exemptions may apply.