Staff Nurse I (MPHS CNA) Emergency, Part Time/ Nights
Company: Sutter Health
Posted on: May 24, 2023
MPHS-Mills-Peninsula Medical Center
The Registered Nurse, following the scope and standards of professional nursing practice, provides comprehensive patient-family centered care addressing potential and actual health and illness problems for patients and families.
A Registered Nurse, who, under the supervision of the Nurse Manager, has continual opportunity to exercise initiative and independent professional judgment, uses the nursing process to provide comprehensive patient centered nursing care for assigned patients; and as a primary member of a nursing care team, guides and monitors work of paraprofessional and other team members. This care is performed as a part of a customer focused, service oriented team that incorporates the values of Mills Peninsula Health Services in a confidential environment. The Registered Nurse integrates the ANA Code of Ethics for Nurses and the Patients' Bill of Rights, Professional Scope and Standards of Practice and pertinent Specialty Standards into his or her nursing practice.
These Principal Accountabilities, Requirements and Qualifications are not exhaustive, but are merely the most descriptive of the current job. Management reserves the right to revise the job description or require that other tasks be performed when the circumstances of the job change (for example, emergencies, staff changes, workload, or technical development).
--- Utilizes the nursing process and standards of nursing practice to deliver care for assigned patients.
--- Obtains data from patient and/or significant others with particular consideration of biophysical, psychosocial, environmental, self-care, educational and discharge planning factors.
--- Demonstrates the use of nursing and psychiatric/mental health theoretical base in conclusions about assessment data, as evidenced by utilizing nursing diagnoses.
--- Documents assessment according to established protocol.
--- Develops a realistic (prioritizing needs to be addressed in length of stay), timely comprehensive care plan which includes measurable goals, delineating nursing actions unique to each client's needs, along with teaching/learning and discharge plans.
--- Collaborates with peers, multidisciplinary personnel, medical staff and community resources in developing the multidisciplinary treatment plan.
--- Implements nursing interventions based on nursing care plan, adjusting priorities based on observable relationships between patient's behavioral changes and the milieu.
--- Uses an empathic, caring approach with patients.
--- Serves as patient advocate in delivery of patient care.
--- Uses the activities of daily living in a goal directed way to foster adequate self-care.
--- Takes, records, and reviews vital signs.
--- Uses knowledge of current psychopharmacology to guide nursing actions.
--- Observes pertinent responses to somatic therapies in terms of underlying principles of each therapy.
--- Identifies actual and/or potential emergency situations and intervenes taking action to minimize or prevent occurrence.
--- Assists in creating, maintaining and managing a therapeutic milieu.
--- Educates patient/family toward understanding of health/illness and plans for discharge.
--- Communicates to health care team specific observations and information which indicate patient condition.
--- Documents clear, concise, comprehensive nursing notes that reflect implementation of and patient's response to plan of care.
--- Records teaching approaches and behavioral outcomes of the patient throughout the teaching/learning process.
--- Acts as primary clinician working with patient to coordinate treatment team efforts.
--- Reassesses and evaluates patient/family/significant others response to care on a regular basis as defined by unit policies.
--- Determines whether expected outcomes were met.
--- Collaborates with multidisciplinary team members to revise plan if necessary.
--- Documents evaluation in progress note and on care plans.
--- Demonstrates organizational skills in caring for assigned group of patients.
--- Acts as a role model for paraprofessional staff and peers.
--- Participates in educational opportunities to increase clinical competence/professional awareness and update practice.
--- Participates in nursing department/unit committees and/or projects.
--- Identifies own areas of strength/limitations and actively participates in ongoing self-evaluation.
Equivalent experience will be accepted in lieu of the required degree or diploma.
Other: Graduation from accredited School of Nursing
CERTIFICATION & LICENSURE
RN-Registered Nurse of California
Management of Assaultive Behavior certification
OR BLS-Basic Life Support Healthcare Provider
Certification in Specialty
PREFERRED EXPERIENCE AS TYPICALLY ACQUIRED IN:
Staff Nurse II: Registered Nurse who has completed a total of twelve full-time months nursing experience in an acute hospital or comparable clinical area within the last three years.
One year nursing experience in an acute care mental health setting preferred.
Staff Nurse I: California Registered Nurse with less than 12 full-time equivalent months total experience in an acute hospital or comparable clinical area.
Staff Nurse I may be reclassified to Staff Nurse II upon completion of six months' service with Mills-Peninsula Health Services. Three months' prior work experience may count as part of this six months if a nurse's overall acute hospital or comparable clinical area experience totals a minimum of six months within the three years prior to employment at MPHS.
SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE
Knowledge of the pathophysiology, common treatments, medications, complications, and prevention strategies for area of clinical practice.
Thorough knowledge of nursing process and/or surgical procedures.
Thorough knowledge of medical terminology, anatomy and physiology
Demonstrates excellent communication and interpersonal skills to promote effective interactions with patients/families, and staff.
Able to navigate electronic health record (EHR) and successfully complete competency.
Demonstrates flexibility, self-motivation
Must be able to communicate effectively in both verbal and written English
The salary range for this role may vary above or below the posted range as determined by location. This range has not been adjusted for any specific geographic differential applicable by area where the position may be filled. Compensation takes into account several factors including but not limited to a candidate's experience, education, skills, licensure and certifications, department equity, training and organizational needs. Base pay is just one piece of the total rewards program offered by Sutter Health. Eligible roles also qualify for a comprehensive benefits package.
Days of the Week:
Every other Weekend
Number of Openings:
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.
Sutter Health is an equal opportunity employer EOE/M/F/Disability/Veterans.
Schedule/Shift: Regular/ Nights
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