UC Davis Health System

Nurse Per Diem - Float Pool (43945197)
Location: Sacramento, California - United States
Posted: 11/14/2017

Nurse Per Diem - Float Pool

The Clinical Operations Division (Ambulatory Operations) offers a full complement of facilities and services including specialty and primary care hospital-based teaching clinics, primary care network clinics, CCRC, and clinical centers including Centers of Excellence: the Cancer Center, MIND Institute, and Women's Health. The Division is committed to maintaining a fully integrated Academic Health Center contributing to excellence in patient care, and enhancement of educational and research initiatives. 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 and the ability to problem solve on a broad level. Facilitates critical thinking of staff when addressing patient care issues. Demonstrates accountability for own practices as defined by the Nurse Practice Act. Qualifications REQUIRED -At least 2 years of paid RN experience in a similar setting. -Ability to float to other areas. -Graduation from an accredited School of Nursing. -Possession of current California RN License. -External Candidate ' BSN required. -Completion of hospital Medication Exam and I.V. Therapy Exam with passing score. -CPR certification. PREFERRED -Outpatient clinic experience. -ACLS and/or Moderate Sedation certification. -Pediatric and/or Oncology experience. -Triage experience. SPECIAL REQUIREMENT -Ability to safely lift 25 pounds and assist in moving patients, and to stand on feet over extended periods. -Ability to work overtime as defined by the collective bargaining agreements, and to float to other areas and work weekends and holidays. -Ability to read, write, speak, and understand the English language. -Ability to utilize medical terminology appropriately. -Ability to meet the Clinical Nurse II and/or Clinical Nurse III Position Description Standards. -Knowledge of current trends in nursing. -Commitment to excellence in patient care. -Effective interpersonal skills. -Demonstrates accountability and professionalism. -Adapts to change in a positive, professional and productive manner. -Knowledge of legal implications in clinical practice and documentation. -Knowledge of performance improvement and evidence-based practice. -Basic computer skills. - THIS POSITION MAY BE SUBJECT TO A CRIMINAL BACKGROUND INVESTIGATION, DRUG SCREEN, LIVE SCAN FINGERPRINTING, MEDICAL EVALUATION CLEARANCE, AND FUNCTIONAL CAPACITY ASSESSMENT

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

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