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Immediate opening for Acute Care RN | Salary upto $187,000



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Martinez, CA, USA
Posted on Thursday, July 4, 2024

Bargaining Unit: CNA - Registered Nurses Unit

Contra Costa County Health Services Department offers a variety of opportunities and has an ongoing need for Registered Nurses. Our facilities include the Contra Costa Regional Medical Center (CCRMC) in Martinez, a full service acute hospital which includes an acute psychiatric unit. We have nine (9) outpatient health centers throughout the County, detention facilities, and juvenile hall.

Typical Tasks

The typical tasks described in class are representative samples of duties commonly performed in each specialty area. Some tasks performed require specialized training or certifications depending upon the area of assignment or position designation.

  • Follows MD orders to administer intravenous therapy and other prescribed medication and treatments
  • Prepares equipment and assists physician during procedures, treatment and, examination of patients
  • Assesses patient needs, identifies problems, plans and implements appropriate nursing interventions, evaluates patient care outcomes and documents all of the above, reporting significant deviation from abnormal to normal to the physicians
  • Assigns ancillary personnel
  • Orients, precepts and mentors new and entry level nurses for problem solving and decision making
  • Identifies urgent needs of the patient and/or significant others and initiates measures to meet these needs
  • Provides directions to other members of the nursing team to ensure patient care is administered in a thorough, safe, and evidence based manner
  • Provides and promotes excellent customer service for all internal and external customers
  • Performs physical assessments, plans, implement, and evaluates care
  • Performs case management
  • Monitors laboratory tests
  • Documents all care provided
  • Identifies actual and potential problems; intervenes and reports all related problems to the appropriate disciplines.
  • Coordinates the care of the patient; initiates and participates in patient/family teaching and discharge planning
  • Address the physiological, psychological, socio-cultural, and spiritual needs of all patients
  • Performs medication management
  • Performs on-going patient education
  • Participates in Quality improvement projects
  • Participates in continuous learning and evidence based research
  • May act as a Relief Charge Nurse

Minimum Qualifications

License Required (All Assignments): Candidates must possess and maintain throughout the duration of employment: a current, valid and unrestricted Registered Nurse license issued by the California Board of Registered Nursing.

Special Requirements (All Assignments):

As a condition of employment all applicants: 1) When assigned to Detention Health Services must possess and maintain a security clearance approved and issued by the Sheriff's Department; 2) When assigned to the Perioperative unit must be available to provide off shift coverage.

Acute Care (All Acute Care Assignments):

Experience: One (1) year of full time experience, or its equivalent, performing duties of a registered nurse in an acute care setting obtained in the United States within the last five (5) years.

Certification: Valid Basic Life Support (BLS) certification issued by the American Heart Association or CPR certification issued by the American Red Cross (Healthcare Provider).

Substitution for experience: Possession of a BSN and six (6) months of experience as a Beginning Level Registered Nurse working in an acute care hospital may be substituted for the 1 (one) year of required experience.

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