County Of Sonoma

Santa Rosa , CA
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Staff Nurse II

County Of Sonoma
Santa Rosa, CA Full-time
Posted on April 20, 2019

Staff Nurse II Part-Time & Extra-Help

$38.47 - $46.76/Hourly 

Minimum Qualifications

Education: Academic course work which directly relates to the knowledge and abilities listed. Normally, graduation from an approved school of nursing will meet these requirements.

Experience: Any combination of training and experience that will provide an opportunity to acquire the skills, knowledge and abilities listed. Normally, six months recent professional nursing experience in an acute care facility would provide this opportunity.

License: Possession of a valid California license as a Registered Nurse. Possession of a valid driver's license at the appropriate level including necessary special endorsements, as required by the State of California, may be required depending upon assignment, to perform the essential job functions of the position.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Working knowledge of: the modern methods, theories, techniques and procedures used in professional nursing; all aspects of the nursing process; assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation; medical terminology, hospital routines, procedures, equipment and facilities.

Considerable knowledge of: the use, administration and effects of medicines and narcotics.

Knowledge of: safety and infection control procedures.

Skills in: performing both basic and advanced nursing techniques.

Ability to: accurately assess patient's needs and to quickly recognize and manage changes in the patient's condition; observe and report both physical and emotional symptoms and conditions of patients; function as a team leader; deal with patients and their families sympathetically and tactfully while carrying out prescribed treatment; assist patients in understanding and accepting their diagnosis, conditions and treatments; follow oral and written directions of a technical and professional nature in detail; motivate and teach patients and patients' families in assisting in their own care, treatment and health maintenance; protect the rights of patients and maintain confidentiality of all hospital and medical related matters; establish and maintain cooperative working relationships and effective communication with other hospital and medical personnel; chart legibly, concisely, accurately and informatively; maintain, interpret and evaluate nursing charts, records and reports; work during weekdays, weekends, holidays, and various shift hours; comply with common hospital rules, regulations, practices and procedures; stand and walk for long periods and work under mental and physical strain.

 

EOE