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Sutter Health Staff Nurse II - Float Pool in San Francisco, California

Organization:

CPMC-California Pacific Med Center

Position Overview:

Responsible for providing direct patient care to specific patient populations effectively using the nursing process - Assessment, Planning, Implementation & Continual Reassessment - as the foundation for care delivery. Serves as a patient advocate; effectively coordinates care and continually promotes safety and clinical / service quality in daily practice.

Job Description :

These Principal Accountabilities, Requirements and Qualifications are not exhaustive, but are merely the most descriptive of the current job. Management reserves the right to revise the job description or require that other tasks be performed when the circumstances of the job change (for example, emergencies, staff changes, workload, or technical development).

JOB ACCOUNTABILITIES

Clinical Knowledge

•Demonstrates an understanding of the principals of evidenced based practice.

•Demonstrates knowledge of pathophysiology of patient population served.

•Demonstrate knowledge of pharmacological implications of medications administered.

•Demonstrates knowledge of regulatory issues relevant to nursing practice.

•Demonstrates understanding of service line disease specific protocols.

Technical Skills

•Conducts thorough patient assessments.

•Accurately and thoroughly documents assessment data.

•Performs clinical procedures (IV’s, foley insertion, dressings).

•Provides effective patient and family education tailored to age specific learning needs.

•Meets standard in proper use of clinical technologies and equipment (telemetry monitoring, IV, PCA pumps, ventilators).

•Meets standards in safe medication administration.

Critical Thinking

•Interprets assessment data accurately.

•Recognizes important changes in patient condition / presentation.

•Is able to anticipate risk and take appropriate action.

•Decision making is based on use of the nursing process.

•Recognizes when to ask for assistance.

Patient Safety

•Role models CPMC’s safety behaviors.

•Recognizes unsafe practices by self and others and initiates appropriate action.

•Incorporates national patient safety goals into daily practice.

•Reports errors and near misses.

•Follows established clinical protocols to ensure patient safety – for example Falls Prevention, Restraints, Pressure Ulcer Prevention.

Leadership and Professionalism

•Acts as patient advocate.

•Works well independently and as part of a team.

•Accepts constructive feedback.

•Role models service excellence.

•Is accountable for professional requirements of licensure and position.

•Maintains a professional appearance and consistently conducts self in a professional manner.

Management of Responsibilities

•Keeps track of multiple responsibilities.

•Sets appropriate priorities, takes initiative and conducts necessary follow up.

•Delegates appropriately.

•Completes tasks within expected timeframe.

•Incorporates cost effectiveness into daily practice.

•Accepts and performs other duties as assigned based on competency.

EDUCATION

  • Equivalent experience will be accepted in lieu of the required degree or diploma.

  • Other: Graduate of an accredited School of Nursing

CERTIFICATION & LICENSURE

  • RN-Registered Nurse of California

  • BLS-Basic Life Support Healthcare Provider

  • NRP-Neonatal Resuscitation Provider preferred

  • ACLS-Advanced Cardiac Life Support

  • PALS-Pediatric Advanced Life Support

  • NIHSS-National Institute of Health Stroke Scale

PREFERRED EXPERIENCE AS TYPICALLY ACQUIRED IN:

  • Previous experience as an RN in an acute care hospital desirable but not required.

SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE

  • Independently practices and prioritizes multiple demands in an ever changing environment.

  • Requires excellent critical thinking, communication skills , relationship skills, and clinical / technical expertise in area of specialty.

FLOAT POOL REQUIREMENTS

  • Staff Nurse II must float between Van Ness & Mission Bernal campuses Med/Surg & Telemetry departments/units.

Job Shift:

Nights

Schedule:

Full Time

Shift Hours:

8

Days of the Week:

Variable

Weekend Requirements:

Every other Weekend

Benefits:

Yes

Unions:

Yes

Position Status:

Non-Exempt

Weekly Hours:

32

Employee Status:

Regular

Number of Openings:

2

This position may regularly work, store, prepare, receive, unpack, transport, dispose of, or administer drug(s) identified as hazardous, or potentially hazardous, by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) for purposes of USP 800.

Sutter Health is an equal opportunity employer EOE/M/F/Disability/Veterans.

Pay Range is $75.78 to $102.56 / hour

The salary range for this role may vary above or below the posted range as determined by location. This range has not been adjusted for any specific geographic differential applicable by area where the position may be filled. Compensation takes into account several factors including but not limited to a candidate’s experience, education, skills, licensure and certifications, department equity, training and organizational needs. Base pay is just one piece of the total rewards program offered by Sutter Health. Eligible roles also qualify for a comprehensive benefits package.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, marital status, sexual orientation, registered domestic partner status, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, ancestry, national origin (including possession of a driver's license issued to individuals who did not present proof of authorized presence in the U.S.), age, medical condition, physical or mental disability, military or protected veteran status, political affiliation, pregnancy or perceived pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or related medical condition, genetic information or any other characteristic made unlawful by local, state, or federal law, ordinance or regulation. External hires must pass a background check/drug screening. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with Federal, state, and local laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.

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