Dignity Health Registered Nurse in WOODLAND, California

Overview

Woodland Healthcare, a Dignity Health member, has served Northern California for over 100 years.

Woodland Healthcare is a premier, fully integrated healthcare delivery system, including an acute care hospital (108 licensed beds), a multi-specialty physician practice (100 providers) and an outpatient Surgery Center that serves Yolo County with a service area population of 180,000. The area, including Woodland, Davis and other towns, feature affordable housing and excellent quality of life within 30 minutes of Sacramento and in close proximity to San Francisco, California’s wine country, and Lake Tahoe.

Responsibilities

The Registered Nurse is defined as a professional who provides and supervises care to individuals and families while maintaining a safe and confidential environment.

JOB DUTIES:

  • Assess patients’ physical, psychosocial, and cultural needs considering diagnosis, age, care setting, desire for care and response to care plan.

  • Plan care, collaborating with other members of the healthcare team.

  • Deliver competent care as required by patient, plan of care, and care setting.

  • Evaluate patients’ responses to care.

  • Provide interactive patient and family education.

  • Communicate effectively with all members of the healthcare team.

  • Document according to policy/procedure, standards, and guidelines.

  • Participate in improving organizational performance.

PHYSICAL FACTORS:

Physically able to stand, stoop and lift. Able to walk and stand at least 50% of the shift. Good manual dexterity and visual and auditory acuity.

Demonstrates ability to position, move and transfer patients utilizing patient mobilization equipment and/or appropriate resources.

Qualifications

REQUIRED CERTIFICATIONS

  • Current American Heart Association Basic Life Support Card on hire.

  • Completion of P.A.L.S. (for nurses working Pediatrics) at Woodland Healthcare within 6 months or hire.

  • Completion of N.R.P. (all nurses whose home unit is Maternal/Child) with in 6 months of hire

  • Completion of A.C.L.S (all nurses whose home unit is Maternal/Child) with in 6 months of hire

  • Completion of AWHONN Advanced Fetal Monitoring course every two years (Intermediate AWHONN fetal monitoring acceptable at hire, but must complete the Advanced AWHONN course within one year of new assignment to Labor and Delivery) or maintain the NCC EFM certification.

  • S.T.A.B.L.E. course for all Labor and NICU nurses within 1 year of hire.

  • Must maintain annual required competencies in the department.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Current licensure as a Registered Nurse in the State of California. Must maintain all required certifications with renewals prior to expiration date (last day of the month that the certification expires).

Minimum required experience: One year Labor and Delivery experience required in an acute care setting.

Ability to: Read, speak and write English.

Work as a team member to meet team goals and objectives.

Maintain a high degree of accuracy and precision.

Demonstrate STARR behaviors and core values for Woodland Healthcare

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Job ID 2017-38414

Employment Type Per Diem

Department Family Birth Center

Hours / Pay Period 24

Facility Woodland Healthcare

Shift Varied

Location WOODLAND

State/Province CA

Standard Hours Varied