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Registered Nurse- Emergency Department

San Diego, California

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Overview

Rady Children’s nurses serve as local and global leaders in shaping how care is delivered to patients and families throughout our organization and in the communities we serve. Behind each nurse and their leader is the commitment to learn more, improve outcomes and empower individuals to seek innovative solutions. We are transforming the role of the caregiver, and in that transformation, we are partners in advancing the quality of care. Every day, we look for new pathways. It is a journey of excellence.

It’s not just caring about children that make our nursing staff so special. It’s the magic! Our dedication to specialized training and sensitivity is perfected by caring for children 100% of the time. Rady Children’s is designed, equipped and staffed just for kids. As the region’s only pediatric trauma center, we care for children with the most severe medical emergencies to those with mild illnesses.

Rady Children's offers competitive salaries, robust benefits, generous paid time off, retirement savings with contribution match, employee recognition, Team Rady events and celebrations, along with other great perks. Join us in sunny San Diego!

  • Full-time,
    Part-Time
    & Per diem
  • Level:
    Entry-level
    & Mid-level

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Culture

  • Consistently excellent in providing the highest level of care for our patients.
  • Committed to improving outcomes and empowering individuals to seek innovative solutions.
  • Ensuring that our employees Nursing Team receives support, rewards and career advancement opportunities.
  • Collaborative, respectful and dedicated to care, research and teaching.

Career Path

Rady Children’s Hospital offers many career paths to support your immediate and future success.

  • CN I
  • CN II
  • CN III
  • Supervisor
  • Manager
  • Director
  • Nurse Educator
  • Case Manager
  • Care Coordinator

Success Profile

What makes a successful Clinical Nurse Specialist at Rady Children’s Hospital? Check out the traits we’re looking for and see if you have the right mix.

  • Adaptable
  • Collaborative
  • Compassionate
  • Courageous
  • Positive
  • Quick-thinking

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Total Rewards

We offer a robust Total Rewards Package in order to help our employees achieve and maintain overall physical, emotional and financial well-being for themselves and their families

  • Health Plan

    Medical, Dental, Vision

  • 403(b) Retirement Plan

    100% employer match up to 3% of your salary

  • Tuition Reimbursement

    Up to $2,000 per year, paid time off for seminars

  • Life and Disability Insurance

  • Infertility Reimbursement

  • Compensation

    Annual merit increases, longevity increases, success sharing, paid leave cash-out program

  • Awards & Recognition

    Annual Team Rady event, milestone awards, CARES recognition

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Responsibilities

Job ID 8818 Date posted 04/10/2022 Schedule Full-Time Shift Rotating Department Emergency Care Center; Nursing

POSITION DETAILS:

Schedule: Rotating, 12 hour shifts

FTE: 72 hours per two week pay period

Rady Children’s Emergency Care Center is the only emergency care center in the region dedicated to caring for kids and the only Level I pediatric trauma center in San Diego County. With services available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, we have one of the busiest emergency care departments in the United States, serving about 100,000 children a year. Our staff members, which include 50 pediatric emergency physician specialists, 8 pediatric emergency fellows, 125 emergency nurses with specialty certification in pediatric emergency nursing, and medical social workers, are educated and trained to care for the special needs of children.


JOB SUMMARY:

The Clinical Nurse II collaborates with physicians and multidisciplinary team members. Responsible for independently applying the nursing process through the assessment, planning, implementation, evaluation and documentation of pediatric patient care. Resolves patient problems and needs by applying multidisciplinary team strategies. Selects and coordinates the appropriate care, taking into consideration the age, developmental level and size of the patient. Protects patients and employees by adhering to infection-control policies and protocols, medication administration, storage procedures and controlled substance regulations. Should be able to identify own limitations and seek resources as needed. Maintains a collaborative relationship among health care teams by communicating information and participating in team problem-solving methods.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Associate's Degree in Nursing

1 year of experience

Current California RN License

BLS for Healthcare Providers, issued by AHA

PALS  (within 6 months of hire)

ENPC (within 6 months of hire if no previous Peds ER experience; Only required once)

TNCC and ACLS (within one year of hire)

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

Bachelor's Degree in Nursing

3 years of experience

Professional nursing certification

Pediatric nursing experience in a comparable, high-acuity department

Bilingual English/Spanish

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