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Clinical Nurse , Adult Emergency Department Training Program

Company: Stanford Health Care
Location: Palo Alto
Posted on: November 25, 2022

Job Description:

If you're ready to be part of our legacy of hope and innovation, we encourage you to take the first step and explore our current job openings. Your best is waiting to be discovered.Night - 12 Hour (United States of America)Join our team of dedicated professionals and transform your nursing practice!Stanford Nurses are recognized as bold leaders, compassionate healers, educators, and mentors, providing the highest standards of excellence in care while generating long-term impressions that continue to set SHC apart as the best place to work and thrive. Stanford Nursing offers a wide array of career advancement opportunities, access to the latest technologies and health care innovations, and boasts a workplace culture that encourages personal growth and work-life balance, while honoring its commitment to delivering evidence-based and patient-centered care.BenefitsOur core benefits include medical insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance, an employee assistance program, savings and spending accounts, disability, life and accident insurance, and COBRA. For medical insurance, you have the choice of three generous health plans through Stanford Health Care Alliance, Aetna, or Kaiser Permanente. Each plan includes 100% coverage for preventive care, telemedicine through Teledoc, prescription drug coverage, and behavioral health coverage. Additional incentives exist for healthy choices. And so much more - Generous Leave & Time Off, Wellness Program, Special Programs, Educational Assistance, and Adoption Assistance!Department DescriptionThe Stanford Adult Emergency Department is a Level 1 Trauma Center, a designated Comprehensive Stroke Center, Stemi receiving facility, and is Level II Geriatric Accredited. This brand-new state of the art department is designed to enhance every aspect of a patient-centered care experience. As a three time Lantern Award winning department, the latest medical technologies have been implemented. The treatment spaces consisting of 66 beds and an 11 bed Clinical Decision unit with over 250 patients seen daily. Our emergency department prides itself on compassionate and excellent care working with a diverse population.Emergency Nursing Training ProgramThis intense 10-week training program prepares the registered nurse to practice emergency nursing at the novice level.Application requirements:--- 2 years of RN experience--- BLS, ACLS, and PALS certifications--- BSN--- Telemetry experience required--- In good standing without any disciplinary action within the past twelve months prior to the program start dateProgram Description:This 400-hour program consists of 80 hours didactic and 320 hours of clinical rotation in all major areas of the emergency department including the clinical decision unit. Each week will include (2-3) clinical 8-12 hour shifts with preceptor assigned to specific area of the department.Didactic portion of the program consists of pre-assigned learning activities [i.e., podcast, emergency nursing orientation modules, policies, and procedures], lectures, and skills laboratory. This will be (2) 4-hour shifts per week. Lectures include guest speakers from nursing management, peers, pharmacist, and physicians who are experts in their field of practice.There is a initial, midterm and final clinical rotation evaluation based on mastery of the Emergency Departments core competencies.Resources: Sheehy's Manual of Emergency Care 7th Edition, Emergency Nursing Association (ENA) Emergency nursing orientation modules 3.0.This is a Stanford Health Care job.A Brief OverviewThe Clinical Nurse (CN) is an RN who provides hands-on care to patients, practicing in an evidence-based manner, within the Scope of Practice of the California Nursing Practice Act, regulatory requirements, standards of care, and hospital policies. Within that role, the CN performs all steps of the nursing process, including assessing patients; interpreting data; planning, implementing, and evaluating care; coordinating care with other providers; and teaching the patient and family the knowledge and skills needed to manage their care and prevent complications. The CN partners with the patient's family wherever possible, considering all aspects of care, to deliver family centered care. As a professional, monitors the quality of nursing care provided. The Clinical Nurse is responsible for his/her own professional development, including licensure, Basic Life Support (BLS) certification, and maintaining current knowledge regarding the assigned patient population. As a member of the nursing profession, the Clinical Nurse contributes to the profession of nursing through such activities as teaching others, sharing expertise In unit or hospital.Please note: A Nurse who voluntarily agrees to work in a "weekends only" position is not eligible for premium pay under Section 17.2.Our Clinical Nurse (RN) job classification is represented by the Committee for Recognition of Nursing Achievement (CRONA). CRONA is an independent union for Registered Nurses at Stanford Health Care and Lucile Packard Children's Health Stanford. For more information, please visit the CRONA website at you will doThe Helping Role Establishes Therapeutic Relationships: Creates and maintains a climate conducive to healing through being present to the patient and family, identifying and managing discomforts; providing emotional support and information; guiding the patient and family through phases of illness and recovery/passage to death and in accordance with the patient's goals and culture. Mobilizes the patient's strengths and abilities towards participation in recovery and control over plan of care.Diagnostic and Monitoring Functions: Obtains accurate and relevant assessment data and interprets the data as normal vs abnormal. Determines nursing diagnosis. Monitors and evaluates data as frequently as needed based on stability.Plans and Implements Therapeutic Interventions: Collaborates with the patient, family and members of health care team to develop an individualized plan of care. Implements nursing and medical interventions safely. Evaluates effectiveness of interventions and monitors patient for adverse responses and side effects.Teaching and Coaching, Patient and Staff Teaching: Assesses a patient's and family's learning needs and readiness to learn. Teaches needed information for self-care and illness prevention. Adjusts information and expectations based on responses from patient, developmental levels, physiological and psychological condition, and cultural variations. Teaches other staff members both incidentally and/or through formal roles such as preceptor or super-user.Effective Management of Rapidly Changing Situations: Ability to rapidly grasp problem situations and respond quickly and appropriately. Identifies the need for and activates emergency protocols.Monitors and Ensures Quality Healthcare Practices: Monitors own practices and assists in monitoring others for practices related to patient and employee safety and compliance to standards and policies. Looks for opportunities for continual improvement in patient care and the work environment.Organization and Work Role Functions: Integrates multiple requests and work expectations by setting priorities, delegating tasks appropriately, and seeking assistance as needed.Priorities: Contributes to team building through participation in unit programs and meetings; contributes to positive morale, using constructive and effective conflict resolution skills.Management and Delegation: Learns and utilizes the available technology for communication, documentation, and locating information regarding unusual clinical situations, diagnosis, and treatments. Contributes to the knowledge and skill of other members of the nursing staff through one or more activities such as formal or informal teaching, participation on Shared Governance groups, professional publications and/or presentations.Education: Attains knowledge and competence that reflects current nursing practice. Demonstrates commitment to lifelong learning.Communication: Communicates effectively in a variety of formats in all areas of practice.Leadership: Demonstrates leadership in the professional practice setting and the profession.Professional Practice Evaluation: Evaluates own nursing practice in relation to professional practice standards and guidelines, relevant statutes, rules and regulations.Education QualificationsBachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) from an accredited college or university preferred.Required Knowledge, Skills and AbilitiesAble to communicate effectively in English.2 years of RN experience.Telemetry experience required.As a Stanford or LPCH employee, must be in good standing and without any disciplinary action within the past twelve months at the start of program.Licenses and CertificationsRN - Registered Nurse - State Licensure And/Or Compact StateBLS - Basic Life Support certification issued by the American Heart AssociationLicensureACLS - Advanced Cardiac Life Support certification issued by the American Heart AssociationPALS - Pediatrics Advanced Life Support issued by the American Heart AssociationTNCC must be completed within 6 months of hire.These principles apply to ALL employees:SHC Commitment to Providing an Exceptional Patient & Family ExperienceStanford Health Care sets a high standard for delivering value and an exceptional experience for our patients and families. Candidates for employment and existing employees must adopt and execute C-I-CARE standards for all of patients, families and towards each other. C-I-CARE is the foundation of Stanford's patient-experience and represents a framework for patient-centered interactions. Simply put, we do what it takes to enable and empower patients and families to focus on health, healing and recovery.You will do this by executing against our three experience pillars, from the patient and family's perspective:Know Me: Anticipate my needs and status to deliver effective careShow Me the Way: Guide and prompt my actions to arrive at better outcomes and better healthCoordinate for Me: Own the complexity of my care through coordination#LI-BS1Equal Opportunity Employer Stanford Health Care (SHC) strongly values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity and non-discrimination in all of its policies and practices, including the area of employment. Accordingly, SHC does not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation or gender identity and/or expression, religion, age, national or ethnic origin, political beliefs, marital status, medical condition, genetic information, veteran status, or disability, or the perception of any of the above. People of all genders, members of all racial and ethnic groups, people with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Qualified applicants with criminal convictions will be considered after an individualized assessment of the conviction and the job requirements.

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