This position requires the full understanding and active participation in fulfilling the mission of Saddleback Medical Center. It is expected that the employee demonstrate behavior consistent with our core values: Integrity, Accountability, Best Practices, Compassion and Synergy. The employee shall support Saddleback Medical Center’s strategic plan and participate in and advocate performance improvement/patient safety activities.
Utilizing the nursing process and clinical nursing practice standards, the STAT RN is responsible for directing and coordinating nursing care for patients within the hospital in accordance with the policies and procedures of the Nursing Department. Responsibilities include directing unlicensed employee activity, synthesizing patient information, assessment of patients, planning of care /interventions, teaching patients/family, implementation of treatment plan/MD orders, and evaluation of care rendered. The STAT RN must effectively communicate and document data relevant to the care of the patient. The STAT RN utilizes knowledge of patient age, cultural diversity, and psychosocial and/or spiritual needs into the patient’s plan of care. The STAT RN contributes to the promotion of quality nursing care through performance improvement processes that demonstrates positive outcome in patient care. In addition, the STAT RN collaborates with other professional disciplines to ensure safe and effective patient care delivery and the achievement of desired patient outcome.
The STAT RN position requires expertise in vascular access therapy. Experience in insertion of PICC lines, Midlines, peripheral IV’s, accessing ports and utilization of ultrasound as indicated for insertion is required. The STAT RN supports Cardiac Services and provides care for patients undergoing stress testing, Cardioversions, TEE’s, Bronchoscopy’s and other procedures as indicated.
PICC line insertion, minimum of 1 year experience preferred
Utilization of Ultrasound for vascular access, minimum of 1 year experience preferred
Cardiac stress testing, procedural sedation, minimum of 1 year experience preferred
California RN License
BSN or higher
BLS certification required
ACLS certification required
PICC certification preferred (or must obtain within 6 months of hire)
NIHSS certification preferred
Internal Number: SAD002610
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