UC Davis Health System

ER Nurse (43944277)
Location: Sacramento, California - United States
Posted: 11/15/2017

ER Nurse

Emergency Medicine provide Level 1 adult and pediatric trauma care for more than 33 of California's 58 counties. UC Davis Health System is home to state-of-the-art emergency care for children. Our Pediatric Emergency Department features the only Level 1 pediatric trauma center in inland Northern California (verified by the American College of Surgeons). From Portland to Fresno, from outside the Bay Area to Reno, no other hospital in inland Northern California has a Level 1 adult and pediatric trauma center servicing approximately 70,000 patients each year. The Department of Emergency Medicine at UC Davis provides a dedicated team of physicians, nurses, 42 residents, and a total of 26 specialists of every medical and surgical specialty to treat critically ill and injured adults and children. Our team provides an extraordinary level of knowledge, skill and compassion to every patient we serve at our Level 1 Surgery and Emergency Services Pavilion. The Emergency Department is prepared and equipped to provide comprehensive and efficient emergency care to patients in need of medical and surgical specialty physicians to treat critical and acute illnesses and injuries 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Responsibilities Provides direct patient care to a diversified patient population. Applies knowledge, experience and judgment to determine the importance of a situation, set priorities, and use abstract thought to evaluate clinical situations. Participates in patient and staff education. Demonstrates leadership skills. Demonstrates accountability for own practices as defined by the Nurse Practice Act. Qualifications REQUIRED - Minimum of one (1) year ER experience or two (2) years acute/critical care experience within the last 6 months - Possession of valid California RN license - Graduation from an accredited school of nursing - Passing of UCDMC Performance Demonstration, Policy Review and Medication Exam - ACSL/CPR Certification PREFERRED - Bachelors of Science in Nursing (BSN) preferred - TNCC Certification SPECIAL REQUIREMENT Ability to work overtime, float to other areas and work weekends and holidays. Ability to read, write, speak, and understand English language and utilize medical terminology appropriately. Continued ability to meet Clinical Nurse II job performance criteria. Ability to set priorities and organize work. Judgment skills to make independent clinical decisions in patient care matters. Skill to work accurately and quickly under pressure. Knowledge of medications, indications, dosage ranges, side effects, and potential toxicity. Ability to safely lift 25 lbs. and assist in moving patients, and stand on feet over extended periods. Ability to teach clinical skills. Knowledge of legal implications for clinical practice. THIS POSITION MAY BE SUBJECT TO A CRIMINAL BACKGROUND INVESTIGATION, DRUG SCREEN, LIVE SCAN FINGERPRINTING, MEDICAL EVALUATION CLEARANCE, AND FUNCTIONAL CAPACITY ASSESSMENT

Additional Requirments / Information

Job Capacity:Employee (full-time)
Minimum Education Level:See Job Description
Visa Sponsorship: No
Related Industries:Nursing, Emergency

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