Job - Clinical Nurse CH (SSN)-FIT

Loma Linda University Shared Services - Loma Linda, California

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Clinical Nurse CH (SSN)-FIT

Loma Linda University Shared Services - Loma Linda - CA Careers Responsibilities

Full-Time This position is for Children’s Hospital only. NOC CA RN license CPR/BLS
Job Summary: This position will support LLUSS’s strategic plan and the
organization’s mission to continue the teaching and healing ministry of Jesus
Christ, while embracing the core values of Compassion, Integrity, Excellence,
Teamwork, and Wholeness. The Clinical Nurse CH (SSN)-FIT is part of Loma Linda
University Shared Services (LLUSS) supplemental staffing. The FIT nurse does
not have a physical home unit, but instead, functions out of a home department
and self-schedules or is assigned to units/departments on an as needed basis.
The FIT nurse supplements unit-based/department-based staffing resources as
needed, e.g., sick calls, vacations, federal and state legislative leaves,
vacancies.  Serves as a team member on multiple units/departments and
readily accepts full assignments. Exhibits flexibility by rotating through all
units within neighborhoods in which the FIT nurse has obtained competency.
Functions in a patient-centered care model of practice and performs the nursing
process independently. Serves as a role model in patient care delivery methods
and consistently demonstrates an advanced level of clinical practice,
communication and documentation. Facilitates the empowerment of the nursing
profession and embraces new knowledge, innovations and improvements in practice
to enhance the patient experience and clinical outcomes. Functions in a skills
mix environment and directly supervises and delegates tasks to licensed and
unlicensed staff. May be required to participate in on-call rotation based on
department business needs. May be required to serve in shift
coordinator role upon completion of shift coordinator orientation. Performs
other duties as needed. Job Specifications: Knowledge and
Skills: Demonstrates proficient competencies in clinical nursing for
multiple units/departments in assigned neighborhood(s). Skillfully adapts a
variety of clinical settings. Ability to apply theoretical concepts to clinical
practice and continually expands knowledge base and clinical skills with a
focus in neighborhood(s) of specialty. Basic knowledge of healthcare
regulations and accreditation required. Exhibit professional behavior at all
times. Able to: speak, read and write legibly in English (and Spanish
preferred) with professional quality; use computer, printer and software
programs necessary to the position, e.g., Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint,
electronic medical record, electronic event reporting program; troubleshoot and
calibrate patient care equipment; perform technical patient care activities;
relate and communicate positively, effectively and professionally with others;
be assertive and consistent in following and/or enforcing policies; work calmly
and respond courteously when under pressure; lead, supervise, teach and
collaborate; accept direction; think critically; work independently with
minimal supervision; perform basic math and statistical functions; manage
multiple assignments effectively; organize and prioritize workload; work well
under pressure; problem solve; recall information with accuracy; pay close
attention to detail; distinguish colors and smells as necessary for patient
care; hear sufficiently for general conversation in person and on the telephone;
identify and distinguish various sounds associated with the work place; see
adequately to read computer screens, medical records and written documents
necessary to position; discern temperature variances through touch. Education
and Experience: Associate Degree in Nursing required. Bachelor of
Science in Nursing (BSN) preferred. One year recent clinical nursing experience
in respective area required. Licensure, Certification, or Registration: Active California
Registered Nurse (RN) license required. Basic Life Support (BLS) certification
through the American Heart Association required. Other certifications as
required in the Department Plan for Providing Care and may be obtained during
orientation process.

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