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Registered Nurse (RN) - Emergency Department

San Diego, California
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Job ID 5600 Date posted 04/01/2021 Schedule Full-Time Shift Rotating Department Emergency Care Center; Nursing

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.

POSITION DETAILS:
Schedule: Rotating, 12-hour shifts
FTE:  Full-Time, 72 hours per 2 week pay period 
Location: Main Campus

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, 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 in Nursing

1 year of experience

Current California RN License

BLS for Healthcare Providers, issued by AHA

PALS or PEARS Certification (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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