The SICU is an 18 bed unit. We are the primary unit for the trauma surgery, acute care surgery, and surgical critical care teams. We provide critical care to patients who have sustained multi-traumatic injuries from gunshots and stab wounds, MVC, other accidents, assaults, and falls. Injuries may include traumatic brain injuries, spinal cord injuries, abdominal organ injuries, fractures and complex wounds. The SICU also admits complex and critically ill surgical patients from the vascular, surgical oncology, orthopedic and gastro-intestinal surgery services and is the backup surgical ICU to multiple other services.
Job Summary Final Filing Date : 06/1/2020 Salary Range : $76.46 Salary Frequency : Hourly Appointment Type : Per Diem Percentage of Time : Per Diem Shift Hour : 7P - 7A Location : Main Hospital City : Sacramento Union Representation : Yes Benefits Eligible : No
THIS IS NOT AN H1- B OPPORTUNITY
Responsibilities Works within the clinical scale of the Job Performance Standards to implement the nursing process. Accountable for own practices as defined by the Nurse Practice Act. Provides direct patient care to a diversified patient population. Applies 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.
3 years of recent RN Critical Care experience in a Level I or Level II trauma center.
BLS, ACLS and TNCC Certifications.
Graduation from an accredited School of Nursing.
Possession of 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.
Bachelor of Science in Nursing.
CCRN and TCRN Certifications
Special Requirements Reference report reflect an overall meets or exceeds rating. 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
EEO 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.
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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