Clinical Nurse II - REI Sunnyvale Clinic - (1.0 FTE, Days)
Company: Stanford Children's Health - Lucile Packard Childr
Posted on: September 13, 2019
Type: Full-TimeShift: DaysLocation: Sunnyvale CA 94087Req: 8723 1.0
FTE, 8 Hour Day Shifts--At Stanford Children's Health, we know
world-renowned care begins with world-class caring. That's why we
combine advanced technologies and breakthrough discoveries with
family-centered care. It's why we provide our caregivers with
continuing education and state-of-the-art facilities, like the
newly remodeled Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford. And
it's why we need caring, committed people on our team - like you.
Join us on our mission to heal humanity, one child and family at a
time.Job Summary:The Clinical Nurse (CN) is an 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. As a member of the nursing profession,
the Clinical Nurse contributes to the profession of nursing through
such activities as teaching others, sharing expertise in unit or
hospital based committees, task forces, or councils; and/or
professional publications and presentations.Essential Functions:The
essential functions listed are typical examples of work performed
by positions in this job classification. They are not designed to
contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all
duties, tasks, and responsibilities. Employees may also perform
other duties as assigned. Employees must abide by all Joint
Commission Requirements including but not limited to sensitivity to
cultural diversity, patient care, patient rights and ethical
treatment, safety and security of physical environments, emergency
management, teamwork, respect for others, participation in ongoing
education and training, communication and adherence to safety and
quality programs, sustaining compliance with National Patient
Safety Goals, and licensure and health screenings. Must perform all
duties and responsibilities in accordance with the Service
Standards of the Hospital(s).
- Creates and maintains a climate conducive to healing through
being present to the patient and family, identifying and managing
discomforts; providing emotional support and information; guiding
the patient and family through phases of illness and
recovery/passage to death and in accordance with the patient's
goals and culture.
- Mobilizes the patient's strengths and abilities towards
participation in recovery and control over plan of care
- Obtains accurate and relevant assessment data and interprets
the data as normal vs abnormal.
- Determines nursing diagnosis.
- Monitors and evaluates data as frequently as needed based on
- Collaborates with the patient, family and members of health
care team to develop an individualized plan of care.
- Implements nursing and medical interventions safely.
- Evaluates effectiveness of interventions and monitors patient
for adverse responses and side effects.
- Assesses a patient's and family's learning needs and readiness
- Teaches needed information for self-care and illness
- Adjusts information and expectations based on responses from
patient, developmental levels, physiological and psychological
condition, and cultural variations.
- Ability to rapidly grasp problem situations and respond quickly
- Identifies the need for and activates emergency protocols.
- Teaches other staff members both incidentally and/or through
formal roles such as preceptor or super-user.
- Monitors own practices and assists in monitoring others for
practices related to patient and employee safety and compliance to
standards and policies.
- Looks for opportunities for continual improvement in patient
care and the work environment.
- Integrates multiple requests and work expectations by setting
priorities, delegating tasks appropriately, and seeking assistance
- Contributes to team building through participation in unit
programs and meetings; contributes to positive morale, using
constructive and effective conflict resolution skills.
- Learns and utilizes the available technology for communication,
documentation, and locating information regarding unusual clinical
situations, diagnosis, and treatments.
- Contributes to the knowledge and skill of other members of the
nursing staff through one or more activities such as formal or
informal teaching, participation on Shared Governance groups,
professional publications and/or presentations.
- Attains knowledge and competence that reflects current nursing
practice. Demonstrates commitment to lifelong learning.
- Communicates effectively in a variety of formats in all areas
- Demonstrates leadership in the professional practice setting
and the profession.
- Evaluates own nursing practice in relation to professional
practice standards and guidelines, relevant statues, rules and
regulations.Minimum Qualifications: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.Education: Graduate from an accredited
nursing program. BSN preferredExperience: Minimum of 1 or more
years of acute care experience.License/Certification: Current
California RN License. Current American Heart Association
Certification for Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: These are the observable and
measurable attributes and skills required to perform successfully
the essential functions of the job and are generally demonstrated
through qualifying experience, education, or
licensure/certification.Physical Requirements and Working
Conditions: The Physical Requirements and Working Conditions in
which the job is typically performed are available from the
Occupational Health Department. Reasonable accommodations will be
made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the
essential functions of the job.Equal Opportunity Employer Lucile
Packard Children's Hospital Stanford strongly values diversity and
is committed to equal opportunity and non-discrimination in all of
its policies and practices, including the area of employment.
Accordingly, LPCH does not discriminate against any person on the
basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation or gender identity,
religion, age, national or ethnic origin, political beliefs,
marital status, medical condition, genetic information, veteran
status, or disability, or the perception of any of the above.
People of all genders, members of all racial and ethnic groups,
people with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.
Qualified applicants with criminal convictions will be considered
after an individualized assessment of the conviction and the job
requirements, and where applicable, in compliance with the San
Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.
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