Community Medical Centers has been providing central California with the highest level of care available in the region. Community Regional Medical Center measures up with top hospitals nationally and is the 3rd largest in California! With 685 beds, we are home to the only comprehensive Burn and Level I Trauma center between Los Angeles and Sacramento. The 56,000 square-foot emergency department is one of the largest and busiest in California! We have an 84-bed Level III NICU and plan to significantly expand pediatric specialty care. Our hospital serves 2.5 million people within 9 counties, averaging a daily census of 641 patients. We're affiliated with UCSF as a teaching facility; trained 3,000 Medical Doctors to date plus continuous invests in research and training grants.
This position is the comprehensive practice of ambulatory care nursing built on a broad knowledge base of nursing and health sciences, and applies clinical expertise rooted in the nursing process. Nurses use evidence based information across a variety of outpatient health care settings to achieve and ensure patient safety and quality of care while improving patient outcomes.
In this role you will provide care across the life span to individuals, families, caregivers, groups, populations and communities. You will interact with patients during face-to-face encounters often establishing long term relationships.
You will focuses on patient safety and the quality of nursing care by applying appropriate nursing interventions, such as identifying and clarifying patient needs, performing procedures, conducting health education, promoting patient advocacy, coordinating nursing and other health services, assisting the patient to navigate the health care system, and evaluating patient outcomes.
You will also facilitate continuity of care using the nursing process, multidisciplinary collaboration, and coordination of appropriate health care services and community resources across the care continuum.
You will design, administer, and evaluate nursing services within the organization in accord with relevant federal requirements, state laws and nurse practice acts, regulatory standards, and institutional policies and procedures.
Graduate of approved nursing program. Consistent demonstration of Novice / Advance Beginner clinical nursing practice proficiency. PREFERRED: Bachelors of Science (BS) in Nursing. LICENSES/CERTIFICATIONS MINIMUM REQUIRED: Current California Registered Nurse License. Current BLS certification. Adult Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certification within 6 months of hire or transfer into job. Fetal Monitoring certification must be obtained within 6 months of hire or transfer into job. Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) certification must be obtained within 6 months of hire or transfer into job.