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Trauma ICU RN II

Posted on Apr 10, 2019 by Regional Medical Center of San Jose

San Jose, CA 95116
Health Care
Immediate Start
Annual Salary
Full-Time

Description

SHIFT: Evenings (rotating weekends)

SCHEDULE: Full-time

Regional Medical Center of San Jose is an acute care hospital with a Level II Trauma Center . The hospital provides a host of technologically-advanced services including Cardiovascular, Neuro, Orthopedic , Bariatric and General Surgery, Interventional Pulmonology and services for Women . Regional holds Joint Commission advanced certification as a Comprehensive Stroke Center and a Get with the Guidelines- Stroke Gold Plus Performance Achievement Award from the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association. It is a county-designated STEMI (heart attack) Receiving Center, designated Lung Cancer Screening Center, a member of Extracorporeal Life Support Organization (ECMO) and is certified by The Joint Commission in Sepsis care.

We're hiring top talent today to join an outstanding, hardworking Intensive Care Unit Nursing team that strive for excellence in servicing our patients at Regional Medical Center of San Jose. Interested in joining this team? Apply online now.


SCHEDULE: 0.8 (32 hours per week), SHIFT: Evenings with rotating weekends.

POSITION SUMMARY:

Coordinates total nursing care for critically ill patients, averaging in age from 57-70 years. Primary patient population served include those admitted for acute/unstable trauma, acute neurological incidents, acute respiratory failure, MI, acute GI bleed, electrolyte imbalance, and patients post drug overdose. Participates in patient/family teaching and provides leadership by working cooperatively with members of the health care team to maintain standards for professional nursing practice in the clinical setting. Participates in organizational and unit based quality improvement activities. Is able to provide mentorship and guidance to new employees.


Qualifications

LICENSE/CERTIFICATIONS:
Minimum: CA RN, BCLS, ACLS
Preferred: CCRN, TNCC
EXPERIENCE:
Minimum: 2 years of acute care nursing in a cardiovascular, trauma, or neurosurgical ICU.
Preferred: Five years ICU nursing with emphasis on trauma, neurosurgical, or cardiovascular care.
EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS:
Minimum: High School Graduate or equivalent. Graduate of an accredited nursing program.
KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS:
Minimum: Ability to use critical thinking skills and prioritize aspects of patient care; possesses good interpersonal communication skills. Is able to calculate medication dosages and safely administer medications within the critical care setting.

Reference: 690927702

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