POSITION SUMMARY: The Clinical Nurse III performs as a clinical specialist for his/her unit and is responsible for safe and appropriate patient care, for providing instruction, direction and supervision to unit staff, serving as a clinical resource for all departments.
Work requires thorough and advanced knowledge of the nursing process, patient assessment and nursing standards, knowledge of the California Nursing Practice Act, hospital policies and procedures, intermediate pharmaceutical, math skills and knowledge of management and assignment personnel. Analyzes data, determines time, place and sequence of healthcare or action to be taken on the basis of analysis of data; executing determination and/or reporting on events. Teaches, instructs patients and families on healthcare subjects, provides explanation.
Demonstrates and supervises practice, may make recommendations to physicians or other nursing staff based on nursing care principles to assure optimum patient care. Will meet with representatives of agencies/organizations. POSITION QUALIFICATIONS:
Prefer minimum 3 year experience in the area of practice, i.e. surgical services. Successful completion of the Unit specific criteria for Clinical II and competencies. Nursing practice consistent with the performance standards of the Clinical Level III position per Hospital Clinical Ladder policy requirements.
Training: Must possess good verbal and written English communication skills, time management and prioritizing skills. Computer knowledge and experience preferred. Peripheral IV experience and skills required.
License/Registration/Certification: Require current State of California Board of Registered Nursing License. Require current American Heart Association BCLS certification.
Require current American Heart Association ACLS and PALS or ENPC certification. TNCC preferred Current National Certification Examination designation per Clinical Ladder criteria. Specialty: ICU Experience
CA License ACLS, BCLS, PALS 5 years experience Peripheral IV experience and skills required.
Located in the heart of California, Madera boasts a small-town atmosphere with the convenience of larger cities nearby. Experience the splendor and unabated wilderness of nearby Yosemite National Park or spend some time at one of the parks or golf courses found around town. Enjoy a pleasant climate year round and a great central location close to everything you need.
Onward Healthcare's travel nursing assignments typically last 13 weeks, and include:
Competitive pay rates and comprehensive benefits
Medical plans with dental and vision
Complimentary, high-quality private housing
401(k) and flex spending options
Accident and short-term disability coverage
Free continuing education (CE) courses
Guaranteed pay program
Tuition discount program
Onward Healthcare, an AMN Healthcare company, is a travel nursing company dedicated to moving our nurses careers "onward and upward." Our team of expert recruiters connect clinicians with exclusive travel nursing opportunities at the nation's top hospitals and healthcare facilities. Onward's nursing assignments are part of a larger, comprehensive RN career development and consultation service. Onward/AMN Healthcare is an EEO/AA/Disability/Protected Veteran Employer.