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Staff Nurse 8hr Per Diem

Sequoia Hospital Type Full time Posted 7/2/2014
Salary - n/a - Starts 7/30/2014
CA - California (All) - Redwood City Referral - n/a -    

The Staff Nurse position is responsible for performing initial and on-going collection and re-assessment of data focusing on biophysical, psychological, environmental, self-care education and discharge preparedness; developing, implementing and evaluating the care of assigned patients in surgery; practicing effective problem identification and resolution using clinical knowledge base and sound decision making skills; performing scrub and/or circulating duties.

One (1) year of previous clinical experience within the past three (3) years in an Operating Room setting in an acute care hospital. Graduation from an accredited program of professional nursing. Successful completion of a post-graduate perioperative training program. Current California licensure as a Registered Nurse. Current certification in American Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS) for healthcare providers. Current certification in AHA Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) for healthcare providers is preferred.

Sequoia Hospital, a Dignity Health Member, is an accredited, not-for-profit community hospital providing innovative and exceptional health care for generations of Bay Area residents. In 2014, the hospital will celebrate the opening of a rebuilt, state-of-the-art medical campus, including modernized emergency services and an all-new pavilion with three floors of larger, private patient rooms.

Recognized for superior and sustained clinical quality, the hospital received the 2013 America’s 50 Best Hospitals Award? and the 2013 Distinguished Hospital Award for Clinical Excellence? from HealthGrades?, a leading provider of comprehensive information about physicians and hospitals. Sequoia’s Heart and Vascular Institute is a nationally known pioneer in advanced cardiac care.