Stanford Health Care Clinical Nurse (RN), Telemetry Inpatient Emergency Department (42183) in Palo Alto, California

Clinical Nurse (RN), Telemetry Inpatient Emergency Department (42183)

  • Job Type:Full Time

  • FTE/Bi-Weekly Hours:.90/72

  • Shift:Days

  • Hours in Shift:12

  • Location:Palo Alto

  • Req:42183

Job Description

Clinical Nurse, Telemetry Inpatient Emergency Department, 12 Hour Day Shifts with every other weekend, 72 Biweekly Hours, .90 FTE

The Clinical Nurse (Registered Nurse, RN) in the Telemetry Inpatient, Emergency Department will take care of all boarded medical/surgical, telemetry, and psychiatric patients. If no patients are being boarded within the Emergency Department, this nurse will work in the 23 hour Clinical Decision Unit. As a member of our team you will be considered a leader in the provision of patient care; deliver safe and therapeutic care to patients utilizing the nursing process of assessment, planning, intervention, implementation, and evaluation; and effectively interact with patients, significant others, and any other health team members while maintaining standards of professional nursing. After one year working as the Telemetry Inpatient Nurse, Emergency Department and after meeting all required competencies, this nurse will be considered for the Emergency Department training program.

The Clinical Nurse (Registered Nurse, RN) who provides hands-on care to patients, practicing in an evidence- based manner, within the Scope of Practice of the California Nursing Practice Act, regulatory requirements, standards of care, and hospital policies. Within that role, the CN performs all steps of the nursing process including assessing patients; interpreting data; planning, implementing, and evaluating care; coordinating care with other providers; and teaching the patient and family the knowledge and skills needed to manage their care and prevent complications . The CN partners with the patient's family wherever possible, considering all aspects of care, to deliver family centered care. As a professional, monitors the quality of nursing care provided. The Clinical Nurse is responsible for his/her own professional development, including licensure, Basic Life Support (BLS) certification, and maintaining current knowledge regarding the assigned patient population.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, protected veteran status or on the basis of disability.

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Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge, skills and abilities as well as possession of any required licenses or certifications is qualifying.

  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) from an accredited college or university - Current State of California Registered Nurse (RN) License - Current Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification from the American Health Association (AHA) - Current Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Certification from the American Heart Association (AHA) - 2 years acute care experience including telemetry experience

  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment with minimal supervision - Positive interpersonal skills - Excellent organizing and prioritizing skills - Flexibility - Certification in clinical specialty preferred

  • 1 year IICU or ICU experience preferred

  • Electronic charting

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