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CLINICAL NURSE I - IRVINE EMERGENCY DEPT

Department:  Nursing
Status:  Per Diem
Shift:  3rd

The Clinical Nurse I - Emergency role provides direct patient care in accordance with the Nurse Practice Act to patients in the Emergency department. The nurse collaborates with other disciplines of the health care team to ensure the delivery of safe, timely and appropriate quality patient care. This includes providing physical assessments, nursing interventions, pain management, medication administrations, specimen collection, meeting nutritional needs, and teaching and discharge needs of the patients assigned. Utilizes the nursing process based on evidence-based best practices to meet patient care needs. Evaluates and adjusts the nursing care process as necessary with consultation as needed, and confers with the appropriate resource personnel when making ethical/legal/medical dilemma decisions. Performs other duties as assigned. 

 

Education and Experience:

  • Clinical Nurse I’s at Magnet-designated facilities only require a BSN or that a BSN program is started within one year of hire date and a BSN degree is attained within two years of starting the BSN program. Fulfills mandatory stroke education requirements per certification agency
  • BSN preferred.

 

Licensure and Certifications:

  • Registered Nurse in the State of California - Current and in good standing required.
  • Current BLS certification prior to clinical rotation required

  • Current NIHSS certification is required within 30 days of hire required

  • Current ACLS certification prior to clinical rotation required

  • Basic arrhythmia is preferred.

  • PALS preferred. 

 

Reports to: Department Director, Charge Nurse, Relief Charge Nurse, Nursing Supervisor


Nearest Major Market: Irvine California
Nearest Secondary Market: Los Angeles

Job Segment: Nursing, Registered Nurse, Patient Care, Emergency Medicine, Medical Research, Healthcare

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