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Clinical Nurse-CH Spec (SSN)
| Loma Linda University Health|
United States, California, San Bernardino
|January 26, 2023|
HRM Supplemental Staffing Network (Unscheduled, Day Shift) -
Our mission is to continue the teaching and healing ministry of Jesus Christ. Our core values are compassion, excellence, humility, integrity, justice, teamwork and wholeness.
The Clinical Nurse-CH Spec (SSN) is a nurse with at least two years of experience with a minimum of one year experience in a specialty area (e.g. Critical Care and Emergency Care) and is classified as a per diem employee and works less than an average of 24 hours per week. May work in any licensed facility under Loma Linda University Health (LLUH). Submits work schedule availability and preferred department(s) within designated time frames. Functions in a patient-centered care model of practice and performs the nursing process independently. Applies theoretical concepts to clinical practice and continually expands knowledge base and clinical skills with a focus in an area of specialty. Embraces new knowledge, innovations and improvements in practice to enhance the patient experience and clinical outcomes. Utilizes discretion and independent judgment in applying the nursing process to the provision of age-specific and developmentally appropriate quality patient care. Functions in a skills mix environment and directly supervises and delegates tasks to licensed and unlicensed staff. Meets qualifications, licensure/certifications, and competencies as defined in the unit/department-specific Plan for Providing Care. Utilizes interpersonal skills to maximize excellence in customer service, safe patient care, and professionalism. Contributes to a work environment of caring and cooperation among a culturally diverse workforce and patient population. May be required to serve in shift coordinator role upon completion of shift coordinator orientation. Performs other duties as needed.
Associate's Degree in Nursing required. Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) or enrolled in BSN program preferred. Minimum two years clinical nursing experience in specialty areas (e.g. critical care or emergency care) required. Active California Registered Nurse (RN) license required. Basic Life Support (BLS) certification required. Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) and/or Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) or Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) certification as required in the Department Plan for Providing Care and may be obtained during orientation process.
Demonstrates competencies in clinical nursing. Ability to apply theoretical concepts to clinical practice and continually expands knowledge base and clinical skills with a focus in neighborhood of specialty. Able to read; write legibly; speak in English (and Spanish preferred) with professional quality; use computer, printer, and software programs necessary to the position, e.g., Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint. Troubleshoot and calibrate patient care equipment; perform technical patient care activities. Able to: relate and communicate positively, effectively, and professionally with others; be assertive and consistent in following and/or enforcing policies; work calmly and respond courteously when under pressure; lead, supervise, teach, and collaborate; accept direction. Able to communicate effectively in English in person, in writing, and on the telephone; think critically; work independently with minimal supervision; perform basic math and statistical functions; compose written material; manage multiple assignments effectively; organize and prioritize workload; work well under pressure; problem solve; organize and prioritize workload; recall information with accuracy; pay close attention to detail. Able to distinguish colors and smells as necessary for patient care; hear sufficiently for general conversation in person and on the telephone; identify and distinguish various sounds associated with the work place/patient care; see adequately to read computer screens, medical records, and written documents necessary to position; discern temperature variances through touch.