Job Description

Registered Nurse - Pediatric Inpatient Post-Surgical Unit - Full Time/Nights

JOB SUMMARY: This position is accountable for providing competent nursing care for patients with common health problems. This is an entry level position responsible for coordination of the patient's plan of care through assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of nursing interventions that lead to established outcomes. This position practices under the direction of the designated nurse executive, within the scope of the Nursing Practice Act, and in accordance with Children's policies.

The Pediatric Inpatient Post-Surgical Unit, also known as Starship Explorer, is a 36-bed, acute care unit with a patient population comprised primarily of surgical patients. The surgical services includes, but is not limited to cardiac, trauma, neurosurgery, ENT and orthopedic patients. Explorer's patients are both inpatient and observation patients. Explorer has central monitoring capabilities and 4 rooms with negative pressure capabilities. Explorer utilizes Valley Children's Healthcare L.E.G.A.C.Y. Nursing Care Delivery Model which embraces a philosophy of professional practice that supports an environment of excellence in patient care. The six elements: Leadership, Excellence, Growth, Accountability and Authority, Collaboration, and Your Professional Practice, combine to create the framework for care delivery, including autonomous practice and role accountability for the RN, the RN as the Coordinator and Provider of care.

EXPERIENCE:

  • Six months to one year of experience is preferred, new grads welcome to apply
  • Experience in pediatrics or hospital inpatient setting a plus
  • Bilingual skills desirable

EDUCATION/LICENCES/CERTIFICATIFICATIONS:

  • Graduate from an accredited nursing program, Bachelor’s in Nursing strongly preferred
  • Active California Registered Nurse licensure (RN)
  • If applying post-graduation but prior to license, will be considered for the Nurse Tech position and transferred to RN upon licensing.
  • HeartCode Basic Life Support (BLS) within 30 days of hire or transfer into position
  • Pediatric Emergency Assess, Resuscitation & Stabilization (PEARS) within 12 months of hire or transfer into position

POSITION DETAILS: Full time,6 x 11.5-hour shifts per 2-week pay period, night shift

PAY RANGE: $40.00 - $66.20

DISCLAIMER: Top of pay scale for RN I - RN II is $66.20 and top of pay scale for RN III - RN IV is $70.00

LOCATION: Madera, CA

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