Job: (RN) Registered Nurse - CVICU - Full time - Benefits Eligible

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Job Description

(RN) Registered Nurse - CVICU

Job Category:
Registered Nurses & Nurse Practitioners

Department:
CVICU - Acute Cardiac Unit

Facility:
Main Campus - Serra Mesa

Schedule:
Full time - Benefits Eligible

Shift:
Nights

Hours:
7:00 - 7:00

Req Number:
49218.3

Job Details:

THIS POSITION IS ELIGIBLE FOR A SIGNING BONUS AND FOR RELOCATION ASSISTANCE.

Rady Children's Hospital San Diego is the only children's hospital in San Diego and performs over 300 open heart surgeries a year for a total of 500 cases. Our newly-developed heart transplant program performed 6 heart transplants in 2015, its first year of existence. The CVICU delivers excellent critical care management and utilizes state of the art technology, including mechanical circulatory support with ECMO and VADs. The NP team is a highly valued asset in the CVICU, providing coverage and working in collaboration with surgery, cardiology, PICU, and consultative service lines.

Our 12-bed CVICU functions within a 30-bed Acute Cardiac Unit providing inpatient care for newborns to adults.

JOB SUMMARY:

Functions at the Standard Level of nursing practice. Responsible for independently applying the nursing process through the assessment, planning, implementation, evaluation and documentation of pediatric patient care. Selects and administers the appropriate care taking into consideration the age and developmental level and size of the patient. Provides a caring relationship that facilitates health and healing. Should be able to identify own limitations and seek resources as needed.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Associate's Degree or Nursing Diploma

One year of experience

Current California licensure as a Registered Nurse

Current BLS certification (Issued by American Heart Association)

PALS certification (within 6 months of hire)

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

Bachelor's Degree in Nursing

Three years of experience

Professional nursing certification

Pediatric nursing experience in a comparable, high-acuity department

Bilingual Spanish




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