The Registered Nurse in the Ambulatory Care setting manages the patient/family experience through utilization of critical thinking, teamwork, effective communication, and nursing judgment/knowledge/skills. May lead interdisciplinary case conferences in outpatient special care centers.
Community- Promotes a positive relationship between Sutter Health and the community.
Growth-Actively manages patient/family plan of care to achieve optimal health goals for patient/family.
People-Coordinates the activities of the health care team in a professional manner according to the Standards of Excellence promoting a positive work environment.
Quality- Provides optimal care to patients' and family which is collaborative, evidence based and meets
national/facility standards to achieve the best possible outcome.
MINIMUM POSITION REQUIREMENTS
Education, including Licensure/ Certification/ Registration:
Current licensure California RN or Interim Permitee; BLS -Health Care Provider; see attached for department and facility specific requirements. CDE required for Children's Outpatient Services/PENS Clinic.
CCS paneling preferred for outpatient services; required within 6 months. For Trauma: Current certification of BLS, IV Therapy, ACLS, and TNCC required. Graduate of an accredited school of nursing; BS preferred; required for California Children's Services (CCS) Special Care Centers.
Must have demonstrated knowledge of basic nursing skills and effective English written and communication skills.Knowledge of population-specific learning principles relative to patient teaching. For Trauma: In-depth knowledge of nursing process in assessment of physical and psychosocial needs of trauma patients through understanding of the pathophysiology of multi-system traumatic injuries, associated nursing diagnoses, and appropriate treatment modalities.
For Pediatrics: 2 yrs Clinical experience of which 1 year is in Pediatrics is required for CCS Paneling. Prior experience working in discharge planning and/or outpatient setting.
For Trauma:Emergency or critical-care experience. Outpatient or clinic experience to include knowledge and use of available resources and systems.
Independently practices and prioritize multiple demands in a ever-changing environment. Good interpersonal, communication (both oral and written) and teamwork skills is required.