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St. Joseph Health / Covenant Health Staff RN II - Emergency Services in Napa, California

We are looking for a Staff Nurse II - California Nurses Association with Emergency Services at Queen of the Valley Medical Center.

Location: Napa, California

Work Schedule: Full-Time - 72 Biweekly Hours

Shift: 12 Hour Day Shift

Job Summary:

The Staff Nurse independently uses the nursing process to safely, therapeutically and efficiently care for a group of patients. Uses information from a variety of sources to assess, plan, implement, identify outcomes and evaluate patient’s plan of care.

Essential Functions:

  • The practitioner is accountable to recognize the health and quality of life needs of the patients, family, and community, and to collaborate with them to achieve mutually agreed upon goals. The practitioner utilizes his/her specialized skills and scientific knowledge to design collaborative and integrated care that binds together all resources in a goal-oriented movement toward health. Components of clinical practice are competence, evidenced based practice/continuous quality improvement, advanced practice nursing, and practice standards.

  • The process whereby the health care team plan and practice together as colleagues working interdependently within the boundaries of their scopes of practice using shared values and mutual respect for each others’ contribution to care for individuals, their families and communities. Major elements include non-hierarchal relationships and intra/inter professional collegiality.

  • The central theme of the SJHS practice model is the caring relationship that exists between the patient/family and nurse. Caring practices are activities that are responsive to the uniqueness of the patient/family and that create a compassionate and therapeutic environment. Holistic practice addresses physical, emotional, spiritual, cognitive and developmental needs of patients and families across the life span. Care for the body, mind and spirit – from birth to final stage of life – is a desired characteristic of professional practice.

  • Culture is a collection of traditions, beliefs, values and behaviors that make up the context for how care is delivered.

  • Culture forms and develops over time. The desired culture supports and values are:

  • Innovative and improvement, openness, risk taking, integrity, trust, and mutual respect

  • A nursing code of ethics, which is securely integrated into day-to-day activities

  • Interdisciplinary collaboration

  • Advancement of nursing practice

  • Reward and recognition for professional achievements

Skills:

  • Ability to utilize resources appropriately: 1) maintain a safe work environment by adhering to all Joint Commission, Title 22, Medical Center and departmental policies and procedures and other regulatory requirements; 2) identify, report, and seek to correct unsafe conditions or practices; 3) demonstrate efficient use of time and resources working within established budget parameters

  • Basic math and computer data entry skills Current clinical skills of unit specific type patients

  • Ability to concentrate and pay close attention to detail when performing professional nursing care dealing with patients and families often under tense situations

  • Must be proficient in required competencies upon completion of orientation, as listed on the unit specific orientation and competency assessment form, and may also be listed on performance criteria documents

Position Requirements:

Experience:

  • Must have more than one (1) year of acute care experience and meet the department specific competencies

License / Certifications:

  • Current California RN license

  • Current BLS certification for Health Care Providers - American Heart Association

  • ACLS certification - American Heart Association PALS or ENPC certification

  • TNCC or ATCN certification required within six (6) months of hire or transfer to position/department.

Preferred Position Qualifications:

Education:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Nursing

Experience:

  • Previous Emergency Room experience

License / Certifications:

  • Neonatal Resuscitation Program certification

  • Certification in Emergency Nursing (CEN, TCEN, CPEN)

For 50 years, Queen of the Valley Medical Center has been the premiere medical facility in the Napa Valley. Our long history of providing high quality and caring service is founded on four core values: Compassion, Dignity, Justice, Excellence and Integrity. These central principles inspire us to reach out to those in need and to help heal the whole person-mind, body and spirit.

Queen of the Valley Medical Center combines the region's most qualified physicians and staff with the most advanced technology available. Because we have such high standards of care, our programs have been recognized regionally and nationally for their demonstrated success of outcome and care which is par with university hospitals.

Queen of the Valley Medical Center provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Queen of the Valley Medical Center complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Positions specified as "on call/per diem" refers to employment consisting of shifts scheduled on as "as needed basis" to fill in for staff vacancies.

Company: Queen of the Valley Medical Center

Category: Emergency Nursing

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