UC Davis Health System

Med Surg Specialty Unit CNII (43944281)
Location: Sacramento, California - United States
Posted: 11/13/2017

Med Surg Specialty Unit CNII

The Medical - Surgical Specialty Unit is a 30 bed unit that manages acute medical surgical patients with a wide range of diagnoses and care needs. The unit also serves as a specialty unit for the management of acute care ventilator patients with the goal of maximizing respiratory status and weaning from the ventilator. The unit also provides palliative care to patients with the goal of improve the quality of life. Responsibilities Works within the clinical scale of the Job Performance Standards to implement the nursing process. Accountable for own practices as defined by the Nurse Practice Act. Provides direct patient care to a diversified patient population. Applies 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. Qualifications REQUIRED - At least one year recent paid RN experience in a similar setting. - External Candidate: BSN Required. Per Diem to Career: BSN required or in progress. - Possession of valid California RN license. - Graduation from an accredited school of nursing. - Passing of UCDMC Performance Demonstration, Policy Review and Medication Exam. PREFERRED - Two or more years of paid RN experience in a similar setting. - CPR and ACLS Certification. SPECIAL REQUIREMENT - Ability to work overtime, float to other areas and work weekends and holidays. - Continued ability to meet Clinical Nurse II job performance criteria. - 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. - Knowledge of performance improvement and research process. - 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, Medical/Surgical

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