Regional holds Joint Commission advanced certifications as a Comprehensive Stroke Centerand a Get with the Guidelines- Stroke Gold Plus Performance Achievement Award from the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association. It is a certified Chest Pain Center, Certified Atrial Fibrillation Program, county-designated STEMI (heart attack) Receiving Center, ACoS accredited Community Cancer Center, designated Lung Cancer Screening Center, a member of Extracorporeal Life Support Organization (ECMO) and is certified by The Joint Commission in Sepsis care. Regional is a recipient of Healthgrades 2015 Distinguished Hospital Award for Clinical Excellence. The hospital has also been recognized by U.S. News and World Report and The Joint Commission as a top performing hospital.
The ICU Nursing teams are dedicated, healthcare providers with excellent services for patients at San Jose Regional Medical Center. Interested in joining this team? Apply online now.
Schedule: 0.8 (32 hours per week), Shift: Nights with rotating weekends.
Internal Posting Period: 04/20/2017 - 04/27/2017
POSITION SUMMARY: Coordinates total nursing care for critically ill patients, averaging in age from 57-70 years. Primary patient population served include those admitted for acute/unstable trauma, acute neurological incidents, acute respiratory failure, MI, acute GI bleed, electrolyte imbalance, and patients post drug overdose. Participates in patient/family teaching and provides leadership by working cooperatively with members of the health care team to maintain standards for professional nursing practice in the clinical setting. Participates in organizational and unit based quality improvement activities. Is able to provide mentorship and guidance to new employees.
Minimum: CA RN, BCLS, ACLS
Preferred: CCRN, TNCC
Minimum: 2 years of acute care nursing in a cardiovascular, trauma, or neurosurgical ICU.
Preferred: Five years ICU nursing with emphasis on trauma, neurosurgical, or cardiovascular care.
Minimum: High School Graduate or equivalent. Graduate of an accredited nursing program.
Minimum: Ability to use critical thinking skills and prioritize aspects of patient care; possesses good interpersonal communication skills. Is able to calculate medication dosages and safely administer medications within the critical care setting.
Keywords: Intensive Care Unit, ICU, Surgical ICU, Medical ICU, Medical Surgical ICU, Neurosurgical ICU,Neuro ICU, Trauma ICU, Cardiovascular ICU, Cardiothoracic, MSICU, MICU, SICU, TICU, CVICU, CCU, CVTU
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