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Registered Nurse (32hrs/wk MS/Tele Night)

Chinese Hospital | San Francisco Bay Area

About This Role



Reports to

Director of Acute Care & Surgical Services


Full Time, Non Exempt

Requisition #


The Clinical RN is a professional caregiver who assumes responsibilities and accounts for a group of patients for a designated time frame and provides therapeutic and safe care to patients using the nursing process of individualized patient/client assessment, outcomes identification planning, implementation/intervention and evaluation. The RN is responsible and accountable for nursing care delivered to their assigned patients by LVNs, HAs and others. Professional duties include patient teaching, staff development, delegation, supervision, coordination, and patient advocacy. The RN will demonstrate competency and commitment in achieving organizational and nursing department goals, as outlined in the RN Behavior List and Competency Checklist.

  • Complies with CHA Compliance Handbook including Code of Ethics and all Statues, regulations and guidelines applicable to federal and state programs. Responsibilities include, following the guidelines and reporting suspected violations of any statue, regulations, agreements or guidelines applicable to all healthcare programs.
  • Practices Chinese Hospital service philosophy standards in all aspects of job performance and promotes professional, positive, supportive work relationships with all members of the hospital work force.
  • Demonstrates positive behavior and the ability to perform ongoing clinical assessment of the patient, establishes and implements a plan of care and evaluates the outcome of that care, utilizing the nursing practice process that is specific of the patient.
  • Demonstrates the personal responsibility to deliver high quality patient care, which is founded upon established nursing standards and practice, emphasizing education, practice skills and clinical competence.
  • Responsible for delegating the delivery of care to others as well as motivating staff to deliver and maintain care that best demonstrates the mission, vision and values of Chinese Hospital through professional excellence with personal concern.
  • Maintains Chinese Hospital’s attendance and punctuality standards in a consistent and regular manner.
  • Promotes and maintains a safe working environment and ensures safe conduct in all aspects of job performance.
  • Formulates a plan of care based on assessment and information obtained from patient, family and other health team members. Reviews and revises discharge goals and care plans daily.
  • Delivers care as outlined in plan of care in accordance to Policy and Procedures, Standards of Care and the Registered Nurse Practice Act, Blood borne Pathogens/Infection Control Standard and other professional standards.
  • Communicates and accurately documents all nursing care delivered on the patient’s medical record.
  • Administers prescribed medications and treatments in accordance to approved nursing standards and protocols.
  • Assesses, plans, teaches and provides the patient/family the necessary knowledge and skills to better address their knowledge deficits.
  • Involved in the PI activities on the nursing unit.
  • Provide general nursing care, which address the personal, hygienic, comfort and safety needs of the patient.
  • Takes vital signs and complete other assessments as needed.
  • Serves/collects food trays and assist in the feeding of patients.
  • Greets and direct all visitors. Answer calls light and telephone promptly and professionally.
  • Assist in the preparation of the unit, room, bed for admissions and completes or reviews admission assessment.
  • Assist in preparation for discharge and/or provide post-mortem care.
  • Must be proficient in the operation of the following: computer keyboard, patient call system, telephone copier, fax machine and addressograph.
  • Must be proficient in the operation of the equipment used in the unit in which the nurse is assigned to work.
  • Follows Hospital and Department policies and procedures at all times, including but not limited to: Administrative Manual, Environment of Care, Human Resources, Infection Control, Corporate Compliance, Code of Ethics, etc.
  • Attend, actively participate and complete in-services, training classes, mandatory classes, seminars/workshops, staff meetings, exercises and drills; reads all department communication and assigned materials.
    Customer Service – Provides excellent customer service and shows compassion to all patients, visitors and co-workers. Seeks feedback to ensure all needs are met. Anticipates and recognizes the concerns of others, even if those concerns are not openly expressed.
  • Communication – Keeps manager and team informed of progress, problems, development and plans. Gets along and interacts positively with co-workers and others.
  • Accepts and performs other duties as assigned.


  • Currently licensed in the State of California to practice as a Registered Nurse.
  • Six (6) months previous experience in Medical-Surgical (M/S) nursing preferred.
  • Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS) Certification
  • Able to speak, write and understand English
  • Bilingual Cantonese-speaking preferred
  • Familiarity with computer keyboard.


  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certificate required for ICU, Emergency department, Post Anesthesia Care Unit (PACU), Same Day Surgery Unit (SDSU) and Endoscopy Suite (ENDO). CCRN recommended for ICU. Current Oncology Nursing Society (ONS) certification required for core Outpatient Medical Therapy Center (OMTC) staff.
  • Must be able to assess and care for the special needs and behavior of specific age population:
  • Medical/Surgical (M/S), Telemetry Units and ICU – Adolescent to frail elderly
  • Surgical Suite/PACU – Adolescent to frail elderly
  • SDSU/ENDO Suite/OMTC – 13 years to frail elderly
  • Emergency Department – Birth to elderly

  • Prolonged standing
  • Frequent bending, pushing, pulling, stooping, crouching and lifting up to or > 100 pounds with assistance/equipment.
  • The ability to walk up and down stairs
  • Ability to move about quickly and adjust to short notice changes – emergency, unusual or routine
  • Must be proficient in the use of medical and office equipment
  • Ability to assist and/or perform procedures including those requiring strenuous manipulation.


  • Must be able to articulate and be understood in interactions with patients, visitors and staff.
  • Must be able to convey spoken instructions accurately, quickly and loudly if necessary.


  • Must be able to hear in interactions with patients, visitors and staff without using loud volumes.
  • Must be able to hear and differentiate telephone, patient call system, equipment/telemetry alarms, overhead pages.
  • Must be able to comprehend language without the use of lip-reading.
  • Must be able to auscultate B/P, assess lung, bowel and heart sounds, etc.


  • Must be able to see with clarity at a distance of 20 inches, patient documents, computer and equipment panels, cardiac monitors and to adequately assess patient’s condition, i.e. respiratory status, skin color, skin breakdown, etc.
  • Must be able to see with clarity at a distance of 20 feet to aid in transporting and maneuvering beds, gurneys and wheelchairs. Must be able to assess patient’s needs, greet visitors and direct emergency personnel adequately.
  • Must have the ability to focus, judge distances, distinguish colors and possess good peripheral vision.


  • Must be able to palpate and differentiate abnormalities such as bumps, lumps, swelling when performing assessment.
  • Sense of smell for monitoring presence or absence of body fluids or fire.
  • Ability to handle specialize surgical/medical instruments.

Complies with Chinese Hospital Compliance Handbook including Code of Ethics and all statutes, regulations, guidelines applicable to federal and state programs. Responsibilities include, following the guidelines and reporting suspected violations of any statute, regulations, agreements or guidelines applicable to all healthcare programs.

Starting at $64.33 – $84.06 per hour. The salary of the finalist selected for this role will be set based on a variety of factors, including but not limited to, internal equity, experience, education, specialty and training. This pay scale is not a promise of a particular wage.

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