Sacramento, California

Position Overview:

POSITION SUMMARY:

The  RN  has primary accountability for patient outcomes.  As leader of the patient care team, the RN delegates, supervises and participates in patient care delivery.  The RN coordinates care across all disciples, in collaboration with medical staff. The RN will function within the full scope of licensure, implement the nursing process to include the following: to assess patient and family needs; develop a plan of care based on assessment; coordinate and direct patient care in implementation of the plan of care; and, review and evaluate the effectiveness of the plan of care. The RN ensures the physiological, psychosocial, safety, learning, rehabilitative, spiritual, cultural and self-care needs of patients and their families are addressed. The RN will function in the charge nurse role as assigned per unit.



Qualifications:

MINIMUM POSITION REQUIREMENTS

Education:

  • Graduate of an accredited registered nurse program
  • Current California RN license or interim permit

Experience:

  • Acute care experience preferred
  • Experience in area of clinical specialty preferred

Knowledge:

  • Knowledge of nursing process in the assessment of physical and psychological needs of patients and their significant others.
  • Demonstrate basic nursing skills
  • Aware of adult learning principles in providing teaching of patients and their significant others.
  • Current Basic Life Support for Healthcare Provider (BLS-HCP), Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) preferred in specialty areas.

SMH Labor and Delivery - Department Specific Requirements:

L&D experience preferred

New hire RNs without L&D experience will complete consortium L&D course within one year of hire

New hire RNs without L&D experience will complete basic breast feeding course within one year of hire.



Organization: Sutter Medical Center, Sacramento
Employee Status: Regular
Employee Referral Bonus: No
Benefits: Yes
Position Status: Non-Exempt
Union: No
Job Shift: Day
Shift Hours: 12 Hour Shift
Days of the Week Scheduled: Varied Days
Weekend Requirements: Every Other Weekend
Schedule: Short Hour
Hrs Per 2wk Pay Period: 36

Sutter Health Affiliates are equal opportunity employers EOE/M/F/Disability/Veterans

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.

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Sacramento, California

Sutter Health is more than 60,000 people strong thanks to its integrated network of clinicians, employees and volunteers. Headquartered in Sacramento, Calif., Sutter Health provides access to high quality, affordable care for more than 3 million Northern Californians through its network of hospitals, medical foundations, urgent and walk-in care centers, home health and hospice services. Nearly 14,000 physicians and advanced practice clinicians care for Sutter patients. For more information about the Sutter Health network visit: sutterhealth.org | facebook.com/sutterhealth | youtube.com/sutterhealth | twitter.com/sutterhealth.

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