Registered Nurse Ii/Iii-Mc/Chc - Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (Nicu)/Pediatric Acute Unit (Peds)

County Of Riverside Moreno Valley , CA 92551

Posted 3 weeks ago

ABOUT THE POSITION

Riverside University Health System (RUHS)-Medical Center is currently recruiting experienced Per Diem and Regular Full-time Registered Nurses for the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) and the Pediatric Acute Unit (PEDS).

Preferred candidates must possess a valid Registered Nurse license issued by the state of California, Basic Life Support (BLS) issued by the American Heart Association and Neonatal Resuscitation Provider Certification (NRP) or Pediatric Advanced Life Support Certification (PALS)at the time of application.

Our 32-bed, Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit provides the backdrop to the high-touch, high-tech, high-quality care our nurses pride themselves on delivering to sick babies from 23 weeks gestational age and up. We have a dedicated neonatologist or neonatal nurse practitioner in-house 24/7.

With only a door to separate us from the Labor and Delivery unit and operating rooms, our Advanced Response and Resuscitation Team is able to intervene quickly during complicated births. We value our active, collegial, and timely collaboration between physicians and front-line health care providers. As an academic medical center, our NICU team contributes to research and learning through participation in multi-center collaboratives, frequent drills with high-fidelity simulation equipment on the unit, and staff-led councils. Ours is a culture that encourages questions, applauds teamwork, and believes the family is the center of the plan for all the care we provide.

RUHS-MC has a 21-bed Pediatric Unit and an 8-bed Pediatric Intensive Care Unit, providing a full range of Pediatric Services. We have (4) general pediatricians and (4) pediatric intensivists with a physician in-house, 24 hours a day.

Meet the Team!

http://www.ruhealth.org

Riverside University Health System (RUHS) - Medical Center is a teaching facility that provides a supportive environment and encourages professional growth, development, and advancement. Our team's commitment to excellence is evidenced by the number of our RNs who are certified in their areas of specialty and/or who hold Bachelor of Science in Nursing degrees.

Nursing professionalism, experience, and education are rewarded by the nursing career ladder that allows Registered Nurses to advance in salary. Additional benefits include holidays, paid vacation and sick leave, savings investment plans and retirement benefits, professional development opportunities, tuition discounts, employee assistance, rehabilitation services and institutional commitment to work-life balance.

EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES

Assess, plan organize, and provide nursing care to assigned patients in accordance with physician instructions; make preliminary observations of patients and prepare patients for medical treatment..

Assist physicians in administering treatments and in performing medical examinations, diagnostic test and surgical operations.

Administer or dispense prescribed treatment and medications to patients as directed; chart treatment and dispensing to patients; record and report significant changes in condition and general progress of patients.

Counsel and advise patients, families and significant others regarding special medical problems and/or proper healthcare methods; prepare and maintain concise and complete records and reports.

Instruct patients in carrying out physician's orders; transcribe physician's orders to working records.

Participate in quality assurance reviews; act as a team leader.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Registered Nurse II - MC/CHC / Per Diem Registered Nurse II:

Education:Successful completion of the education required to obtain a valid license to practice as a Registered Nurse in the State of California. (A bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in nursing or a health-related field may be required for some positions.)

Experience:One (1) year of experience working as a Registered Nurse with an acute care hospital setting.

Registered Nurse III - MC/CHC / Per Diem Registered Nurse III:

Education:Successful completion of the education required to obtain a valid license to practice as a Registered Nurse in the State of California.

Experience:Three (3)years of experience working as a Registered Nurse with an acute care hospital setting. (A bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in nursing or national certification in a nursing specialty may be considered as a substitution for one year of the required experience. A master's degree from an accredited college or university in nursing may be considered as a substitution for two years of the required experience.)

License: Must possess and maintain a current valid license to practice as a Registered Nurse in the State of California or valid out of state license with authorization to work in California.

Certificates:

  • Basic Life Support (BLS) from the American Heart Association and Neonatal Resuscitation Programcertification (NRP) orPediatric Advanced Life Support(PALS).

Knowledge of:Current principles, techniques and procedures used in professional nursing; medical terminology and patient care routine appropriate to clinical setting; medical instruments and equipment; the uses and effects of medicines and narcotics; community resources available to provide patient care and follow-up; federal, state and local laws and regulations governing professional aspects of nursing; identification of potential discharge needs; payor source documentation requirements and governmental regulations affecting reimbursement.

Ability to:Perform the full range of nursing duties and responsibilities in a patient care setting; plan and organize nursing plans for patients; prepare and maintain concise and complete records and reports; establish and maintain effective working relationships with physicians, patients and co-workers; secure the cooperation of employees to work effectively together; assist in the instruction of entry-level nurses and ancillary personnel; keep abreast of developments in area of nursing specialization; evaluate the medical records of hospital admissions; provide recommendations regarding continued stay necessity; identify discharge needs. SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION

Condition of Employment

In accordance with the California Department of Public Health Order dated August 5, 2021, health care facility workers who work in indoor settings where care is provided to patients or where patients have access for any purpose must be vaccinated against COVID-19 as follows: first dose of a one-dose regimen or second dose of a two-dose regimen, by September 30, 2021. Consideration may be given to candidates who are in the process of completing their vaccination regimen.

The Order allows for workers to be exempt from the vaccination requirements by providing the facility with a declination form signed by the individual stating either of the following: (1) the worker is declining vaccination based on Religious Beliefs; or (2) the worker is excused from receiving any COVID-19 vaccine due to Qualifying Medical Reasons. Workers who are exempted from the vaccination requirements must observe all other infection control requirements, including face coverings and regular COVID testing at the frequency required by their work site.

A requirement of employment is to provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination, or a completed COVID-19 Vaccination Declination form (filled out by the candidate and their medical provider as appropriate), during the pre-employment process. Failure to submit the required documentation may render a candidate ineligible to move forward in the process.

Veterans' Preference:

The County has a Veterans Preference Policy. Upload a copy of your (or your spouse's) Member-4 Form DD-214 (or NGB-22) indicating dates of service, and a copy of your spouse's letter of disability (if applicable) with your application.

For privacy reasons, it is recommended that you remove your social security information from the document(s). A Human Resources Representative will review the materials and determine if you qualify for veterans' preference. See the policy here:https://www.rivcocob.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/C-3-Veterans-Preference-Program.pdf

Employment Documents:

Upload a copy of any license(s), official/unofficial transcript(s), degrees, and/or related employment documents to your NeoGov account. If your education was completed outside of the United States, you will need to provide a copy of your Foreign Education Equivalency evaluation from a member of the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services or (NACES) Association of International Credential Evaluators, Inc. (AICE).

What's Next?

This recruitment is open to all applicants.

Applicants who are current County of Riverside employees and/or current employees of the County of Riverside's RUHS-Medical Center may be considered before other applicants depending on the volume of applications received.

Qualified applicants may be considered for future vacancies throughout the County.

Questions: For further information regarding this posting, contact the recruiter

Alyssa Padilla at 951-955-9194


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Registered Nurse Ii/Iii-Mc/Chc - Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (Nicu)/Pediatric Acute Unit (Peds)

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