Department Description Tower 8 Transplant-Metabolic Unit is an 18 bed acute care unit. The unit provides advanced assessment and specialized care for patients undergoing solid organ transplant (kidney, pediatric kidney, and pancreas). Additionally, care is provided for telemetry, pulmonary hypertension, urologic surgery, and a wide variety of medical-surgical patients. Job SummaryFinal Filing Date : 2/23/2020Salary Range : $59.46 to $80.01 Salary Frequency : HourlyAppointment Type : CareerPercentage of Time : 90%Shift Hour : 1 day shift (7am - 7pm) & 1 night shift (7pm - 7am)Location : Main HospitalCity : SacramentoUnion Representation : YesBenefits Eligible : Yes We offer exceptional employment benefits including medical, dental, and vision plans, generous paid vacations and holidays, excellent retirement savings and investment plans, continuing education, and reduced fee and scholarship programs. THIS IS NOT AN H1- B OPPORTUNITY ResponsibilitiesRegistered Nurses in the Tower 8 Transplant Metabolic Telemetry department at UC Davis Medical Center provide care to adult and pediatric patients with a variety of surgical needs. Patient conditions include pre-op and post-op care of Renal/Pancreas transplant patients. Pulmonary HTN, ESRD/ESLD, and other medical surgical patients requiring cardiac monitoring. Provides direct patient care to a diversified patient population. Applies knowledge, experience and judgment to determine the importance of a situation, set priorities, and use abstract thought to evaluate clinical situations. Participates in patient and staff education. Demonstrates leadership skills. Demonstrates accountability for own practices as defined by the Nurse Practice Act. Required Qualifications
At least 2 years of recent RN experience in an acute care setting.
Transplant experience within the last 3 years.
Experience taking care of pulmonary hypertension patients on vasoactive medications within the last 3 years.
Graduation from an accredited school of nursing.
Possession of a current California RN license.
Ability to read, write, speak, and understand the English language.
Knowledge of current trends in nursing.
Commitment to excellence in patient care.
Effective interpersonal skills.
Demonstrates accountability and professionalism.
Adapts to change in a positive, professional and productive manner.
Knowledge of legal implications in clinical practice and documentation.
Knowledge of performance improvement and evidence-based practice.
Basic computer skills.
References reflect an overall meets or exceeds.
Ability to work overtime, float to other areas and work weekends and holidays.
Ability to safely lift 25 lbs. and assist in moving patients, and stand on feet over extended periods.
This position may be subject to a criminal background investigation, drug screen, Live Scan fingerprinting, medical evaluation clearance, and functional capacity assessment.
EEOThe University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.
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