(RN) Registered Nurse - Trauma PCU - 110746
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#110746 (RN) Registered Nurse - Trauma PCUInitial Review Date: Tue 1/18/2022
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Under general supervision, identifies and implements nursing interventions and evaluated results for a wide variety of patient populations. Directs and acts as resource to other members of the nursing team as assigned. Promotes compliance and support of policies. Achieves trust in professional collegial relationships.
This is an experienced nurse position on 5 West Trauma PCU. This 24-bed unit services intermediate level of care patients from the trauma bay and downgraded from the Surgical ICU, as well as occasional overflow medical IMU level of care patients. Patients are frequently post-operative, and common diagnoses include traumatic brain injury, orthopaedic injury, alcohol and substance withdrawal, and delirium.
While not required, a cover letter is highly recommended when applying to this position.
Must be a graduate from an accredited school of Nursing.
RN license issued by the State of California.
BART or BLS certification at time of hire with commitment to get BART within six (6) months of hire date.
Must have a minimum six (6) months of acute care RN experience in ICU, PCU and/or IMU.
Must have the ability to function in a high paced environment and must have excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
- BSN and/or MSN.
- CCRN, PCCN specialty certifications.
- One to two (1 - 2) years of recent acute care RN experience in ICU, PCU and/or IMU.
- Must be able to work various hours, days, shifts, on-call and various locations based on the 24-hour Medical Center's business needs.
Employment is subject to a criminal background check and pre-employment physical.
Selected candidate may be hired at the CNIII or CNIV level pending review and approval by the Nurse Executive Council.
Job offer is contingent on successful engagement in the UC COVID-19 Vaccination program (fully vaccinated with documented proof or approved exception/deferral).
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