Staff Nurse II - San Jose - Emergency Department - Part Time Positions
Location: Santa Clara
Posted on: March 10, 2023
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Summary: The Registered Nurse (RN) II is a professional caregiver
who assumes responsibility and accountability for a group of
patients for a designated time frame. The RN II provides care to
patients via the therapeutic use of self, the nursing process, the
environment and instrumentation, and other health care team
members. Participates in patient/ family teaching and provides
leadership in working cooperatively with members of the health care
team to maintain standards of professional nursing practice in the
clinical setting. Essential Responsibilities:
- Performs assessment/data collection in an on-going systematic
manner, focusing on physiologic, psychosocial, cultural, spiritual
and cognitive status; also nutrition, pain, patient/family
education, family involvement and patient advocacy.
- Formulates a goal-directed plan of care when and where
appropriate to do so.
- Implements care in a thorough, skillful, consistent, and
- Establishes priorities or patient care based on essential
patient needs and available unit resources of time, personnel,
equipment, and supplies.
- Identifies patient/family learning needs and acts to meet
- Demonstrates an awareness of and sensitivity to patient/family
rights, age specific needs, cultural and ethical beliefs.
- Provides/coordinates care for patients/patient
- Establishes effective working relationships with members of the
health care team, patients, and families.
- Acknowledges staff rights and cultural and ethical
- Delegates appropriately and coordinates duties of health care
- Evaluates effectiveness of care given by health care team
- Utilizes effective communication methods and skills, following
lines of authority, as appropriate.
- Demonstrates knowledge of and applies safety principles as
identified within the institution.
- Performs efficiently in emergency patient care situations
following established protocols, remaining calm, informing
appropriate persons, and documenting events.
- Demonstrates responsibility and accountability for own
- Participates regularly in staff development activities for unit
and department personnel.
- Demonstrates knowledge of legal issues, including patient
confidentiality and risk management in all aspects of patient care
and unit functioning.
- Participates in unit and Department Performance Improvement
activities as directed.
- Participates in nursing research activities as requested.
- Identifies and solves problems effectively.
- Demonstrates a service philosophy in all interactions with
patients, families, and all members of the health care team.
- Provides data for staffing decisions and demonstrates
flexibility in the resolution of staffing issues; demonstrates
flexibility when floating to other units upon requests.
- Demonstrates proficiency in the use of computers and
telecommunication modalities in documenting, tracking and conveying
information. Ability to navigate in a windows environment,
utilizing a mouse and the ability to learn electronic medical
record system application.
- Perform other related duties as necessary.
- Formulates a goal-directed plan of care in collaboration with
the health care team.
- Identifies patient/family learning needs and implements
- Provision of competent Emergency nursing care, for all ages,
acuities and conditions in the population the facility serves.
- Documents patient care and unit activities in a timely,
accurate, and concise manner.
- MSE reflecting sound clinical knowledge and judgment, and
consistent with Standardized Procedure and State/ Federal
- Requires dependable attendance to scheduled shifts and required
- Works within scope of practice, including standardized
procedures, and communicates clearly with all members of healthcare
- Completes duties with regard to safety practices and policies,
including infection control, workplace safety, and management of
- Provision of care is consistent with EMTALA, Nurse Practice
Act, Title 22 and other applicable regulations, including patient
confidentiality and risk management.
- Proficiencies in emergency responses such as resuscitation/
codes, hazmat response, and emergency childbirth.
- Proficient in the use of computers in documentation, tracking,
- Teamwork with all internal and external departments and
agencies involved in the provision of care.
- Medication administration and management including titrating
infusions and pediatric medications
- Maintains all required licenses, certifications and
professional development/ continuing education requirements per
department and facility standards. Basic Qualifications: Experience
One year recent (within the last three years) experience as a
Registered Nurse in the Emergency Department Education
- High School Diploma/GED
- Graduate of an accredited registered nursing program and
completion of the current hours required by the BRN of RN student
clinical experience; OR Graduate of registered nursing program and
either: 1) 2000 hours of RN experience in clinical area of
specialty from a licensed acute care facility within three (3)
years of graduation; or 2) graduate of an accredited licensed
vocational nursing program that includes clinical student
experience in acute care and has worked 2000 hours as a licensed
vocational nurse within the clinical area of specialty within three
(3) years before graduation
- or (3) currently enrolled in an accredited entry level MSN
program and has completed pre-licensure requirements to practice
nursing. License, Certification, Registration
- Registered Nurse License (California)
- Pediatric Advanced Life Support within 6 months of hire
- Basic Life Support
- Advanced Cardiac Life Support within 6 months of hire
- Demonstrated knowledge of the RN scope of practice
- Demonstrated commitment to service orientation (members, staff,
- Demonstrated effective written and oral communication skills
- Good interpersonal skills
- Also refer to Position Specifications outlined in the
appropriate collective bargaining agreement.
- Successful completion of, or enrollment leading to successful
completion of, the KP Emergency Nursing Course with preceptorship,
or equivalent training, or equivalent experience Preferred
Qualifications: #NCALRNJob Schedule: Job Category: Nursing Licensed
& Nurse Practitioners
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