Community Health Systems Staff Nurse II - OR - Per Diem Varied in Watsonville, California

Description:

Under the leadership of the Unit Director, Nursing Supervisor, and/or Charge Nurse, the Staff Nurse II is responsible and accountable for planning directing, assessing and providing nursing care according to the mission, philosophy, policies and procedures of Watsonville Community Hospital. Important dimensions of this position consist of quality of care, professional commitment, teamwork, interpersonal skills, safety, good public/customer relations and a broad nursing knowledge. The Staff Nurse II is an experienced nurse who shall orient new staff, precept students, and assume Relief Charge Nurse duty as oriented and assigned.

Qualifications

Education: As determined by California Board of Registered Nurses.

Experience: A minimum of 1 year (2080 actual hours worked) in an acute care hospital setting. Completion of applicable Hospital and department specific RN competencies (within 3 months of hire/transfer). AT least one year's experience in Surgical Services. Basic keyboard knowledge and willingness to develop computer competency within 6 months. Fluent in English. Bilingual language skills desirable. Ability to communicate clearly. Successful completion of Pharmacology Assessment Exam.

Licenses and/or Certifications: State of California RN license and American Heart Association Healthcare Provider BCLS. ACLS required prior to the completion of orientation and independent assignment.

Job: Nursing Services

Organization: Watsonville Hospital

Location: CA-Watsonville

Requisition ID: 1741614