Job Description

RN - Explorer - FT/Nights

JOBSUMMARY: This position is accountable for providing competent nursingcare and is responsible for coordination of the patient’s plan of care thoughassessment planning, implementation and evaluation of nursing interventionsthat lead to established outcomes. This position practices under the directionof the designated nurse executive, within the scope of the Nursing PracticeAct, and in accordance with Children's polices.

Starship Exploreris a 36-bed, acute care unit with a patient population comprised primarilyof surgical patients. The surgical services includes, but isnot limited to cardiac, trauma, neurosurgery, ENT and orthopedicpatients. Explorer's patients are both inpatient and observation patients. Explorer has central monitoring capabilities and 4 rooms with negative pressurecapabilities. Explorer utilizes Valley Children's Healthcare L.E.G.A.C.Y.Nursing Care Delivery Model which embraces a philosophy of professionalpractice that supports an environment of excellence in patient care. Thesix elements: Leadership, Excellence, Growth, Accountability andAuthority, Collaboration, and Your Professional Practice, combine to create theframework for care delivery, including autonomous practice and role accountabilityfor the RN, the RN as the Coordinator and Provider of care.

REQUIREMENTS: This positionrequires: A) a graduate from an accredited nursing program. BSN stronglypreferred; B) an active California Registered Nurse licensure (RN); C) LifeSupport Certifications (see specifics below); D) experience to correlate withClinical Ladder. Bilingual skills desirable.

Life Support CertificationsRequired:1) HeartCode Basic Life Support (BLS) within 30 days; and 2) FocusedPediatric Resuscitation (FPR) within 12 months

POSITION DETAILS: Full time, Nights, 69 hours per pay period


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