is a professional caregiver who assumes responsibility and accountability for a
group of patients for a designated time frame and provides care to these
patients via the nursing process and other input from healthcare team members.
Under direct supervision of the Unit Director, the primary responsibilities of
the clinical nurse include the direct nursing care of patients utilizing the
nursing process; development and application of leadership, management, and
communication concepts; teaching of patients and staff; maintenance of
Clinical skills applicable to nursing specialty.
Writing skills to accurately document the operative procedure with all
interventions; i.e., drug and supply dispensing, equipment measurements and
team member presence.
Skills in setting priorities, organizing workload effectively and integrating
multiple assignments with multilevel personnel.
Skill in speaking the English language with excellent medical/surgical terminology.
Ability to comply with department standards inclusive of: attendance, dress
code and varied work schedule. Must pass a physical.
Must have at least 2 years of ICU experience as well as adult and pediatric
BSN or MSN
degree required. Current and valid California RN license required.