UC Davis Health System

ER Nurse Champion (43944278)
Location: Sacramento, California - United States
Posted: 11/16/2017

ER Nurse Champion

The Department of Emergency Medicine provides Level 1 adult and pediatric trauma care for more than 33 of California's 58 counties. UC Davis Health 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). THIS INTERNAL/EXTERNAL POSTING IS A TRANSFER OPPORTUNITY FOR UCD/UCD HEALTH EMPLOYEES. Applications from current UCD/UCD Health Emergency Department employees will be considered first. Applications from UCD/UCD Health internal applicants and the public will generally be considered if a current Emergency Department employee is not selected. Responsibilities The Emergency Department RN Champion will provide clinical leadership to staff in the Emergency Department (ED) on all ED quality and safety initiatives. Works within the clinical scale for the Job Performance Standards; demonstrates accountability for own practices as defined by the Nurse Practice Act. The Champion will work primarily at the bedside as a clinical resource for staff nurses and physicians, facilitate unit problem solving, and will also collect and analyze data specific to each quality and safety initiative. The RN Champion will initiate/participate in staff and patient education, assess learning needs of staff specific to quality and safety initiatives, and act as a mentor to less experienced staff. They demonstrate leadership skills and provide direct patient care to a diversified patient population by applying knowledge, experience and judgment to determine the importance of a situation, set priorities, and use abstract thought to evaluate clinical situations. Qualifications REQUIRED - At least 3 years current RN experience in the Emergency Room - Possession of current California RN License - Graduation from an accredited School of Nursing - Internal Candidate and external Candidate: BSN required - Passing of UCDMC Performance Demonstration, Policy Review and Medication Exam - CPR, ACLS and PALS Certification PREFERRED Mobile Intensive Care Nurse Certification (MICN) SPECIAL REQUIREMENT - Ability to safely lift 25 pounds and assist in moving patients, and to stand on feet over extended periods - Has mandatory reporting responsibilities for domestic violence, child abuse and elder/dependent abuse - Works overtime as defined by the collective bargaining agreements, flexible hours, floats to other areas and works weekends and holidays - 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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