HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Clinical Registered Nurse / RN II Intensive Care Unit in San Jose, California

Regional Medical Center is seeking highly skilled Registered Nurses for its 34 bed Adult Intensive Care Unit. Regional’s ICU is a fast paced, high acuity environment that is patient and family centered. As a Level II Trauma and Comprehensive Stroke Center we are a receiving hub for patients needing a higher level of care. Our ICU treats patients with blunt and penetrating trauma, ischemic and hemorrhagic strokes, patients requiring ECMO-Extracorpeal Membrane Oxygenation- for cardiac or pulmonary diagnoses, CRRT, Balloon Pumps, post open heart and thoracic surgeries and much more. Regional was awarded the Distinguished Hospital Award for Clinical Excellence™ as well as a Five Star Recipient from Healthgrades in 2016 for treatment of stroke and sepsis and one of America’s Top 50 hospitals for Cardiac Surgery from Healthgrades in 2015.

You will be surrounded with bright and dedicated individuals who have an unwavering commitment to excellence and a constant spirit of professionalism. You will enjoy flexible scheduling,shared clinical decision-making, inspirational leadership, supportive colleagues and much more.

Schedule: 0.08 (32 hours per week), Shift: Evenings weekends rotate. 1 of 10 positions Internal Posting Period: 07/11/2016 -7/18/16

POSITION SUMMARY: Coordinates total nursing care for critically ill patients, averaging in age from 57-70 years. Primary patient population served include those admitted for acute/unstable trauma, acute neurological incidents, acute respiratory failure, MI, acute GI bleed, electrolyte imbalance, and patients post drug overdose. Participates in patient/family teaching and provides leadership by working cooperatively with members of the health care team to maintain standards for professional nursing practice in the clinical setting. Participates in organizational and unit based quality improvement activities. Is able to provide mentorship and guidance to new employees.

Preferred: CCRN, TNCC

EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS: Minimum: 2 years of acute care nursing in a cardiovascular, trauma, or neurosurgical ICU. Preferred: Five years ICU nursing with emphasis on trauma, neurosurgical, or cardiovascular care.

EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS: Minimum: High School Graduate or equivalent. Graduate of an accredited nursing program.

KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS: Minimum: Ability to use critical thinking skills and prioritize aspects of patient care; possesses good interpersonal communication skills. Is able to calculate medication dosages and safely administer medications within the critical care setting.

Keywords: Intensive Care Unit, ICU, Surgical ICU, Medical ICU, Medical Surgical ICU, Neurosurgical ICU,Neuro ICU, Trauma ICU, Cardiovascular ICU, Cardiothoracic, MSICU, MICU, SICU, TICU, CVICU, CCU, CVTU

Title: Clinical Registered Nurse / RN II Intensive Care Unit

Location: California-San Jose-Regional Medical Center of San Jose

Requisition ID: 08385-16218