Company: Hospital Corporation of America
Location: San Jose, California
Posted: August 31, 2017
Reference ID: 08385-18367
About Regional Medical Center of San Jose
Regional Medical Center of San Jose is a 247 bed hospital with a Level II Trauma Center . The hospital provides a host of technologically-advanced services including Cardiovascular , Neuro , Orthopedic , Bariatric and General Surgery, Interventional Pulmonology , along with multi-organ Cancer Care , and services for Women and Children .
Regional holds Joint Commission advanced certification as a Comprehensive Stroke Center and a Get with the Guidelines- Stroke Gold Plus Performance Achievement Award from the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association. It is a certified Chest Pain Center , county-designated STEMI (heart attack) Receiving Center, ACoS accredited Community Cancer Center, designated Lung Cancer Screening Center, a member of Extracorporeal Life Support Organization (ECMO) and is certified by The Joint Commission in Sepsis care. Regional is a recipient of Healthgrades 2015 Distinguished Hospital Award for Clinical Excellence. The hospital has also been recognized by U.S. News and World Report and The Joint Commission as a top performing hospital.
The Pediatrics Nursing teams are dedicated, healthcare providers with excellent services for patients at San Jose Regional Medical Center. Interested in joining this team? Apply online now.
Schedule: 0.8 (32 hours per week) Shift: Evenings with rotating weekends
Internal Posting Period: 8/15/17-8/22/17
POSITION SUMMARY :
Coordinates total nursing care for acutely ill pediatric patients, averaging in age from newborn to 17 years. Primary patient population served include, but not limited to, those admitted for trauma, respiratory infections, stable neurological disorders, diabetes mellitus, dehydration, hyperbilirubinemia, and dysfunction of the gastrointestinal system. An RN II functions as an experienced clinically competent nurse who provides safe and effective nursing care and may work as a clinical preceptor in providing mentorship and guidance to new employees. Participates in patient/family teaching and provides leadership by working cooperatively with members of the health care team to maintain standards for professional nursing practice in the clinical setting. Participates in organizational and unit based quality improvement activities.
LICENSE/CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS :
Minimum: CA RN, BCLS, PALS
Preferred: ACLS, TNCC, NRP
EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS :
Minimum: 1 to 2 years of acute care nursing in a pediatric setting.
Preferred: Pediatric nursing with emphasis on trauma, neurosurgical, pulmonary, and general surgical care. Experience with adult med surg.
EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS :
Minimum: High School Graduate or equivalent. Graduate of an accredited nursing program.
Minimum: Ability to use critical thinking skills and prioritize aspects of patient care; possess good interpersonal and intrapersonal communication skills.
Ability to calculate medication dosages and safely administer medications.