Job Objective:The staff nurse provides direct patient care, collaborates with patients, families, peers, physicians and other members of the health care team in the delivery of health care services to the specific patient population. The staff nurse assesses patients needs, plans care, implements and evaluates patient care in accordance with the patient’s needs based on the nurses knowledge of growth/development, the hospital and nursing philosophy, policies/procedures and standards. He/she demonstrates leadership/management skills and a commitment to professional accountability and growth. Position may require working at alternate sites.
Education: Enrollment in a Bachelor’s or Master's Degree in Nursing program within one year from date of hire and completion of program within 5 years of hire (required).
Licensure/Certification:California RN licensure (required). Certified in specialty practice area (preferred).
Experience:Knowledge of current nursing, medical and health trends and practices in rendering of patient care Knowledge and ability to function in a professional role and serve as a professional role model (required). 1 to 2 years experience in the area of specialty or in area of higher acuity or participation in internship program/course (preferred).