Performs the professional functions of a Registered Nurse in assessing, planning, implementing, and evaluating the care of patients in the acute care setting. Responsible for meeting the established standards of Nursing Practice and promoting cooperation among the interdisciplinary healthcare team. Assists all members of the leadership team in meeting hospital wide and department specific goals. Mentors and evaluates department staff in meeting personal accountabilities as defined in Tenet Target 100 Standards of Service, People, Quality, Growth and Cost. Provides critical personal and technical expertise whenever required to meet department goals related to JCAHO compliance, adherence to DHS standards, National Patient Safety Standards, and Tenet Initiatives: Commitment to Quality Core Measures, evidence based practice, and other initiatives as developed. Demonstrates effective supervisory performance evaluations, quality improvement and progressive discipline. Has budgetary input and responsibility for operational and capital department budgets.
EDUCATION / TRAINING / EXPERIENCE:
Graduate of a school of nursing and BSN (2) Basic computer skills.
Certified in specialty.
Two years experience in department specialty or relevant related specialty or AS/AA/ADN in associated field.
Masters preparation desirable.
Three years acute care RN experience in area of specialty.
Must demonstrate competence in supervision or department assistant role.
LICENSES / CERTIFICATIONS:
(1) Current California RN license (2) AHA- BLS-HCP, (3) ACLS, (4) current CCRN certification (5) PALS preferred,
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