SUMMARY: The Registered Nurse (RN) is accountable for providing competent nursing care. Responsible for coordination of the patient's plan of care through assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation of nursing interventions that lead to established outcomes. This position practices under the direction of the designated nurse executive, within the scope of the Nursing Practice Act, and in accordance with Valley Children's Hospital policies.
The House Resource Pool (or Central Staffing) Department consists of 92 employees who care for patients across the hospital. House Resource staff work on every unit providing treatment throughout the continuum of care. The team members take a variety of core classes so they can provide optimal care to all patients. Team members get assigned to units to back-fill sick calls, leaves and to supplement during times of patient census surge. They are a unique group of individuals who love to float in and out of units on a daily basis and sometimes to a variety of units during one shift. They are some of the most flexible people in the organization, as their role requires them to jump in and help regardless of the location of the patient. Members of the House Resource Pool bring their best knowing children and staff are counting on them.
POSITION REQUIREMENTS: A) a graduate from an accredited nursing program. BSN strongly preferred; B) an active California Registered Nurse licensure (RN); C) Life Support Certifications (see specifics below); and D) experience to correlate with Clinical Ladder level. Minimum of 1 year experience as an RN required, experience in pediatrics highly desirable. Bilingual skills desirable.
Life Support Certifications Required: 1) Heart Code Basic Life Support (BLS) within 30 days; 2) Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) within 12 months of hire or transfer into the position.
POSITION DETAILS: two Part Time positions available, 46 Hours per pay period (4 x 11.5 hour shifts) & 57.5 hours per pay period (5 x 11.5 hour shifts), both positions are night shift.
Valley Children’s Healthcare – one of the largest pediatric healthcare networks in the nation – provides Central California’s only high-quality, comprehensive care exclusively for children, from before birth to young adulthood. Our independent, nonprofit network offers highly specialized medical and surgical services to treat conditions ranging from common to the most unusual and complex at our 356-bed children’s hospital as well as through partner hospitals, specialty care centers, satellite practices and primary care services. Our family-centered, pediatric services extend from a leading pediatric cancer and blood diseases center on the West Coast, and our pediatric heart center known for its expertise and pioneering treatments, to our Level IV neonatal intensive care unit (NICU), the highest level referral center between Los Angeles and the Bay Area.
Valley Children’s consistently ranks at the top of our peer group for quality patient outcomes, patient satisfaction and nursing excellence. Recognized as a Magnet® designated facility since 2004 and granted the gold-level Beacon Award for Excellence™ in critical care, Valley Chil...dren’s neonatal and pediatric intensive care units achieve some of the lowest mortality rates in the country while treating some of the sickest kids.
In affiliation with Stanford University School of Medicine, Valley Children’s Pediatric Residency and fellowship programs provide first-class training for the next generation of pediatricians and pediatric surgical and medical specialists. With more than 550 physicians and 3,400 staff, Valley Children’s partners with other providers and organizations throughout our 12-county service area to support delivering the best care to kids closer to home.