Registered Nurse - Central Staffing Pool (MST) Job Summary:The incumbent is a professional who provides and supervises care to individualsand families. Utilizing a holistic approach, the registered nurse provides patient and family care based on the nursing process and consistently provides a safe and confidential environment throughout the delivery of care. As a professional, the Registered Nurse is responsible for providing leadership and maintaining personal professional development. Registered Nurses in this position are expected to be assigned shifts in any of the five Sacramento facilities including MSJ, MHF, Methodist, MGH andWHC. On-call may be required. Experience Registered Nurse in an Acute Care Hospital with a minimum of three years of experience specific to Med/Surg, Telemetry. Area of specialty is required. Licensure Currently licensed in the State of California as a Registered Nurse. Certifications required upon hire include the following(by specialty): ICU/PACU: BLS,ACLS, PALS, NIHSS ED: BLS, ACLS, PALS, TNCC, CPI/MAB, ESI, NIHSS MED/SURG-TELE (must be experienced in both): BLS, ACLS, NIHSS FBC: BLS,ACLS, Advanced Fetal Monitoring Certification, NRP 1. Assessment: Performs total body and system assessment each shift/visit according to unit standards. 1.2 Care of Patient: Including planning, implementing, evaluating and educating. 1.3 Clinical/Technical Skills: Utilizes technology, procedure, protocols,standards and interventions specific to assigned unit 1.4 Documentation: Performs legible, timely, concise andaccurate documentation according to policies and procedures. Proficient and competent with the computerized documentation system. 1.5 Leadership: Accepts responsibility and accountability forown decisions and behaviors. Recognizes,accepts and cooperates with direction from facility leadership. 1.6 Precepting/Mentoring: Participates in orientation of new staff,ancillary personnel and mentors students in a constructive and positive manner. Serves as resource to staff . 1.7 Self-Development: Continues education by attending non-mandatory education offerings specific to area of practice. Maintains awareness of issues related to nursing profession. 1.8 Goals: Provides measurable written goals appropriate to level of experience during annual appraisal process. Achieves pre-set goals throughout the year. 1.9 Safety: Maintains a safe working environment by utilizing appropriate resources, protocols, procedures and communication to appropriate personnel. 1.10 Patient Safety: Applies safety precautions and principles to patient care, including all applicable National Patient Safety Goals and adherence to medication management policies and procedures. 1.11 Communication: Communicates clearly and effectively using proper communication etiquette. Uses medical terminology accurately. Includes reporting abnormals or change in patient condition to appropriate personnel ina timely manner. 1.12 Quality: Participates in unit, service line and uality initiatives. Includes Patien tSatisfaction and Core Measures Patient Population Section Data in the Organizational Population section defines all recognized groups serviced by the organization. Not all positions will have contact with all recognized groups. (i.e. A Pediatrics Nurse may not havecontact with Geriatric patients) There is an option for the manager, during an employee"s performance appraisal, to indicate that the employee being evaluated does not have contact with one or more of the organizationally recognized groups. PerformanceExpectations 1.1 Dignity: Respects the inherent value and worth of eachperson. Respects the rights, privacy and differences of others. Accesses patient information on a "need to know" basis only. 1.2 Justice: Advocates for social change and acts in ways that promote respect for all persons. Demonstrates compassion for our sisters and brothers who are powerless. Values diversity. Cares for the whole person by acknowledging their psychosocial needs, belief system and culture. 1.3 Stewardship: Promotes a safe environment and appropriately utilizes facility resources and time wisely. Uses equipment responsibly. Organizes work to be as efficient as possible. Seeks and shares new ways to achieve greater quality, efficiency, and cost-effectiveness in work area. 1.4 Collaboration: Exhibits teamwork by working together with people who support common values and vision to achieve shared goals. Practices honest and open communication and attempts to resolve conflicts peacefully. Collaborates with other hospital disciplines and community resources. Seeks patient/family involvement in providing and coordinating care. 1.5 Excellence: Exceeds expectations through teamwork and innovation. Demonstrates professional behavior and image.Uses all tools of service excellence consistently and when service excellence is not achieved, accepts personal responsibility for service recovery addressing customer concerns. Provides service promptly, updates customer regularly, and follows through. PerformanceExpectations 2.1 Demonstrates adherence to the Standards of Conduct. 2.2 Participates in and completes department ongoing staff competency assessment. 2.3 Fulfills compliance education requirements (e.g. OCEP, NUP, and HIPAA) within the required timeframe. 2.4 Completes annual requirements suchas, but not limit to: safety training, PPD, competencies,licensure/certification renewal, and Fit Testing within the required timeframe. . 2.5 EmergencyPreparedness: Demonstrates knowledge and application of individual and department role in internal/external disasters. Demonstrates knowledge and application of hospital emergency pager process and codes (e.g.,Pink, Silver). 2.6 GeneralSafety: Uses personal protective equipment when required. Utilizes proper lifting and moving devices and techniques. Follows proper procedure for reporting of injuries/exposures. Maintains a safe work environment that is free from clutter or hazards. Is aware of and complies with facility and department safety procedures and practices. 2.7 HazardousMaterials: Demonstrates knowledge of the purpose and location of MSDS information in the department. Follows proper procedure in the event of a hazardous material spill. 2.8 PatientSafety: Reports events and potential events per event reporting policy and practices. Understands and follows national patient safetygoals. 2.9 InfectionControl: Demonstrates knowledge of facility and department infection control plans, policies and/or procedures including standard precautions, and prevention of sharps injuries. Demonstrates proper handwashing techniques. 2.10 Life Safety: Responds to fire/disaster drills according to established policy and department procedures. Demonstrates knowledge of the location of the nearest fire extinguisher(s) and fire alarm pull boxes and how to operate them. 2.11 Security: Is aware of and complies with facility and department security policies and practices. Maintains a secure environment related to personal items, and appropriate security for hospital/facility items. Dignity Health, headquartered in San Francisco, CA, is a system of 40 hospitals and medical centers in California, Arizona and Nevada. Founded in 1986, Dignity Health is one of the nation"s largest not-for-profit hospital systems and the largest private health care system in California. Dignity Health is committed to delivering compassionate, high-quality, affordable health care services with special attention to the poor and underserved. The Dignity Health network of nearly 10,000 physicians and approximately 53,000 employees provides health care services to more than five million people annually. In 2010, Dignity Health provided $1.3 billion in charity care and unsponsored community benefit.