Clinical Nurse (RN), Emergency Department .90 FTE 12hr Days (53719)

Stanford Health Care

Palo Alto,CA  

2020-01-23 2020-02-22
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**Clinical Nurse (RN), Emergency Department .90 FTE 12hr Days (53719)**

+ Job Type:Full Time

+ FTE/Bi-Weekly Hours:.90/72

+ Shift:Days

+ Hours in Shift:12

+ Location:Palo Alto, CA

+ Req:53719

**Job Description**

Clinical Nurse (RN), Emergency Department (Level 1 Trauma Center) .90 FTE, 72 biweekly hours, 12 hour day shifts and every other weekend The Stanford Emergency Department is a Level 1 Trauma Center. The patient population consists of 75% adult and 25% pediatrics with 180-200 patients daily, 42 beds plus an 11 bed Clinical Decision Unit, CDU monitoring area, and a 4 bed fast track. Commonly seen diagnoses encompass all areas of practice. There is a dedicated full time ED Physician in the department. The Clinical Nurse performs established nursing procedures using clinical knowledge and must be able to work under stress, pressure and deal effectively with a variety of people.

The Clinical Nurse (Registered Nurse, RN) provides hands-on care to patients, practicing in an evidence- based manner, within the Scope of Practice of the California Nursing Practice Act, regulatory requirements, standards of care, and hospital policies. Within that role, the CN performs all steps of the nursing process including assessing patients; interpreting data; planning, implementing, and evaluating care; coordinating care with other providers; and teaching the patient and family the knowledge and skills needed to manage their care and prevent complications . The CN partners with the patient's family wherever possible, considering all aspects of care, to deliver family centered care. As a professional, monitors the quality of nursing care provided.

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Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge, skills and abilities as well as possession of any required licenses or certifications is qualifying.

- Current and valid California Registered Nurse (RN) license

- Current Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers from the American Heart Association

- Current Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) from the American Health Association

- Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) certification from the American Heart Association

- 1 year of Emergency Department (ED) experience required

- 2 years of Emergency Department (ED) preferred

- Prefer experience in a Level 1 Trauma ED

- Graduate from an accredited Bachelor of Nursing program preferred

- TNCC certification or must be completed within 6 months of hire

- Emergency Nurse Certification preferred

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Our Vision for the SHC Experience: Healing humanity through science and compassion, one patient at a time

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