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RN Registered Nurse - ICU Intensive Care Unit

Location : Visalia CA 93277
Job Type : Direct
Reference Code : 18568
Start Date : 11/23/2016
Hours : Full Time
Travel : No
Relocation : No

Job Description :

About our Client:


 


March 1, 1958, a brand new hospital a not-for-profit public entity was constructed on its current site.  Between 1967 to current, the hospital has undergone several remodels and additions, including the construction of a new 3-story patient tower in 1985, increasing the hospital capacity from 53 to 93 beds.  A Cancer Treatment opened in January 1990 which gave the community the much-needed service of radiation and medical oncology.  In June 1992, the hospital acquired an MRI that is housed on the premises in its own stand-alone facility.  1996 saw the expansion and upgrading of the Emergency Department and the building of a 5-story patient care tower that doubled the size of the hospital.  We now have approximately 150 births per month in our Women’s services area, and provide over 38,000 Emergency Room visits per year.


 


Our hospital serves the Southern Sequoia region of California's Central Valley and is the pre-eminent health care provider in the area. Thanks to an expert care team and state-of-the-art equipment and facilities, we are able to provide excellent health care services in a compassionate environment where patients and their families feel comfortable.


 


 


 


Job Overview:


 


Under the general direction of the Unit Director, Clinical Manager and Charge Nurse, independently provides holistic, individualized care using the nursing process for patients routinely seen on the unit.  Demonstrates an advanced level of clinical competency, nursing judgment, teaching skills, and a commitment to improving the quality of patient care.  Independently performs general and unit-specific clinical skills.  Contributes to the Department of Patient Care Services and the nursing profession in a positive manner.
 
Is responsible for the assessment, treatment or care appropriate to the ages of the patients served, i.e. Neo-Nate, Pediatric, Adolescent, Adult, and Geriatric.  Demonstrates the ability to obtain and interpret information in terms of the patient’s needs; possesses knowledge of growth and development; and has an understanding of the range of treatment needed for these patient groups.
 
Must be able to work normal/scheduled working hours to include Holidays, call-backs, weeknights, weekends, and on-call. Agrees to participate, as directed, in emergencies and community disasters during scheduled and unscheduled hours.

Required Qualifications :

Job Requirements:


 


To perform this job successfully, an individual must have and maintain current licensure as a Registered Nurse in the state of California.  Must have and maintain current BLS certification or obtain within orientation process, prior to hands-on patient care. Must have and maintain ACLS certification or obtain within 6 months of assignment to department. Six month time frame is at the discretion of the department director.
 
Minimum of one year recent acute care Registered Nurse experience required.


 


 


Benefits:


 


Medical, Dental, Prescription Drug, Life Insurance/AD&D,


Supplemental Group Life, Short and Long-Term Disability, Paid Time Off, Extended Illness


Bank (EIB), Flexible Spending, Employee Assistance Program, and company discounts.


 


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