As soon as possible
Must be a graduate of an accredited school of nursing; currently Licensed in the State of California. Minimum of 1 year experience in an acute care hospital or in surgical floor nursing preferred. Critical Care nursing knowledge is essential. Current AHA CPR for Healthcare Provider or Professional and ACLS certifications required. PALS & Conscious Sedation certifications highly recommended.
As part of a team is responsible for total patient care through implementation of the nursing care process to patients of all ages. Admits patients to the unit, conducts an initial and on-going assessment designed to gather data relevant to the patient's individual needs and age group. Recognizes risks, problems and complications related to surgery procedures through knowledge of physical assessment.
Lifting Requirements: generally not more than 50 lbs. maximum and occasionally lifting and/or carrying such articles as ledgers, files and small items, may also push gurneys.