Under the leadership of the department director, assistant director, nursing supervisor, and/or charge nurse, the registered nurse is responsible and accountable for planning, directing, assessing, performing crisis evaluations and providing nursing care according to the policies and procedures of the hospital and Emergency Department. 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 registered nurse is an experienced nurse who shall orient new staff, precept students, and assume relief charge nurse duty as oriented and assigned.
Must have 2 years of recent clinical experience working with individuals with psychiatric/mental illness with 1 of those years as a registered nurse working in the acute care setting. Excellent assessment skills, above average critical thinking skills, the ability to work in a fast- paced and often stressful environment, and the ability to work autonomously are essential.
Bachelor#s degree in nursing preferred. # Licensure/Certification: State of California RN license required.
American Heart Association Healthcare Provider BLS certification is required.
Assault crisis training must be completed within the first 6 months of hire. # Equal Opportunity Employer #
Community Hospital Of Monterey Peninsula