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Staff RN Medical Surgical Acute 2NE

Company: Dominican Hospital
Location: Santa Cruz
Posted on: March 17, 2023

Job Description:

About Us Dominican Hospital -(a member of Dignity Health) is a 222-bed facility that offers a wide range of services to residents of California's Central Coast. With 24/7 emergency care, comprehensive care in cardiac, orthopedics, oncology, women's and children's services, we continue to lead the region in medical innovation and excellence in healthcare. - Comprehensive Care Dominican offers emergency services and is a Certified Stroke Center and Chest Pain Center. Dominican's services include the only comprehensive Cancer Center in Santa Cruz County, a Total Joint Replacement program, and advanced neurological and endoscopic services. Dominican regularly receives 'A' grades for hospital safety from Leapfrog Group, and has received national recognition for superior patient safety, cardiac care, and stroke treatment from Healthgrades, a leading provider of comprehensive information about physicians and hospitals. As Santa Cruz County's heart attack (STEMI) receiving center, Dominican Hospital provides cutting edge cardiac care. The hospital's heart attack treatment times consistently beat the national average, and the hospital offers two cardiac catheterization labs available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Groundbreaking cardiac procedures at Dominican include the Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR) procedure, which allows for heart valve replacement without opening a patient's chest. Dominican Hospital has forged significant partnerships with area hospitals to bring exceptional care to Santa Cruz County. The hospital offers a level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) through a partnership with Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford. Neurosurgery at Dominican is also offered through a partnership with Stanford Health Care. In The Community Beyond care inside the hospital, Dominican is dedicated to the health and wellness of the Santa Cruz community. Community programs include a Mobile Wellness Clinic, a tattoo removal program, and support groups for patients and new mothers. In addition, and in accordance with our mission, Dominican Hospital supports programs for the underserved in our community, including children and adults, students, seniors, and the homeless population. Dominican also has received several awards for environmental excellence. Responsibilities
The RN is responsible for supporting efforts to improve clinical and service excellence of patient care provided. RN s must be able to identify and apply care skills appropriate to the specific patient age groups served. The RN will participate in the achievement of service targets and process goals. For the staff nurse III and IV, it is the responsibility of the RN to complete the requirements, and obtain the appropriate approvals, and submit the required information by the designated timeframes found in the SNAP policy # 8610-420. ALL REGISTERED NURSES will render professional nursing care to patients, support medical care as directed by physicians. This position requires the full understanding and active participation in fulfilling the Mission of Dignity Health/Dominican Hospital. It is expected that the employee will demonstrate behavior consistent with the Core Values. The RN shall support Dignity Health/Dominican Hospital's strategic plan and the goals and direction of the quality improvement/process improvement activities and patient satisfaction. Qualifications

  • Completion of three years of employment at the Staff Nurse II level with the last six months of employment completed at Dominican Hospital, or completion of two years of employment at the Staff Nurse II level with the last six months of employment completed at Dominican Hospital and completion of a baccalaureate or masters degree in nursing or health related field.
  • Currently employed as registered nurse in a patient care setting at .7 FTE status or greater.
  • Employed for 12 months in a recognized specialty area.
  • Attains qualifying score on performance evaluation received within the last 12 months.
  • Meets the SNAP requirements for core and optional behaviors as outlined in Policy 8610-420.
  • Performs relief charge nurse duties as needed.
  • Proficient in English.
  • Verbal and written communication skills, and computer skills required. Licensure:
    • Current and active CA RN license
    • Current BLS certification, required
    • Current ACLS certification, required Education:
      • ASN or Nursing Diploma, required
        Pay Range
        $71.00 - $87.49 /hour

Keywords: Dominican Hospital, Santa Cruz , Staff RN Medical Surgical Acute 2NE, Healthcare , Santa Cruz, California

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