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Published
February 26, 2020
Location
Throughout The County Of Santa Clara, California
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Description

Description

Under general supervision, incumbents provide care to patients in a structured environment. Clinical Nurse III's initiate and perform established nursing interventions utilizing current clinical knowledge and are expected to have the skills and knowledge ot assume charge nurse responsibility.Clinical Nurse III apply the theoretical concepts of nursing to clinical practice by performing routine patient care assignments and established nursing policies and procedures in controlled patient care situations.

Clinical Nurse III would meet the employment standards by possessinga valid California RN License and at least three to four years of progressively responsible acute clinical experience.

JOB FAIR - O'Connor Hospital
Monday, March 9th
11 a.m. to 7 p.m.

O'Connor Hospital Medical Office Building, 2101 Forest Ave., San Jose

  • Meet with hiring managers
  • Receive on-the-spot interviews
  • Take ahospital tour

We have a wide range of nursing opportunities available for experienced and compassionate registered nurses in numerous areas of specialization.

Check out what's new at O'Connor Hospital!

  • New RNPA Contract ratified effective 1/27/20
  • Clinical Nurses are receiving an 11% increase this year!
  • Day and Night shifts available
  • 8 and 12 hour shifts available
  • County of Santa Clara Benefits

Better Health for All!

The County of Santa Clara owns and operates a Hospitals and Clinics Delivery System that includes Santa Clara Valley Medical Center, O'Connor Hospital, and St. Louise Regional Hospital.

Santa Clara Valley Medical Center - 731 bed tertiary level acute care hospital provides the highest level of adult and pediatric emergency medical and trauma services, a regional high risk Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, an ACS-verified Burn Trauma Center, a Primary Stroke Center, a CARF-accredited Rehabilitation Center, emergency and acute inpatient psychiatric services, as well as a range of other specialized services ? in some cases the only such treatment in the region.

O'Connor Hospital -358 bed acute care facility offering a full range of inpatient and outpatient medical, surgical and specialty programs to more than 1 million residents of San Jose. O'Connor Hospital was founded in 1889 as one of the first hospitals in Santa Clara County.

St. Louise Regional Hospital - 93 bed acute care facility, affectionately known as South County's community hospital, is a Designated Primary Stroke Center, and is the only acute care hospital in the area. Located in Gilroy, St. Louise is one of the largest employers in the community.

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Typical Tasks

Assessment

  • Analyzes and validates data taken from interview of patients for common relationships, revises assessments based on patient behaviors and conceptual view of individuals;
  • Identifies common recurrent patient problems, symptoms and behavioral changes in relation to standards of care and individual patient needs;
  • Assesses the needs of a specific patient population by:
    1. Making purposeful rounds
    2. Participating in clinical conferences
    3. Collaborating with physicians and other health team members;
  • Assesses the competencies of personnel assigned to a specific patient group;
  • Assesses the need for development of standards of care for a specific patient population;
  • Assesses the numbers and levels of personnel needed to provide nursing care fora specific patient population.

Planning

  • Identifies patient care problems, establishes priorities and develops individual patient plan of care based on nursing and medical diagnosis;
  • Plans strategies for solving patient care problems with other members of the health team;
  • Involves the patient needs within current assignment to determine amount and type of assistance needed;
  • Develops a plan for teaching patients and family regarding:

Implementation

  1. Recurrent health problems
  2. Coping mechanisms
  3. Health practices related to maintenance of wellness/prevention of disease
  • Collaborates with appropriate personnel in performing new procedures and/or in functioning in unfamiliar situations;
  • Coordinates activities needed to implement the plan of care;
  • Coordinates patient and family teaching;
  • Coordinates discharge plans with appropriate support personnel;
  • Complies with external and internal regulations pertaining to nursing practice;
  • Recognizes legal and ethical duties and responsibilities of registered nurses;
  • May participate in conducting research activities.
  • When assigned charge responsibility makes recommendations for the unit level staffing pattern and assigns personnel to provide for patient care during an 8-hour period;
  • Assists in teaching students and staff;
  • May assume role of primary nurse with accountability to specific assigned patients;

Evaluation

  • Evaluates patient response to care and utilizes this information to re-assess and revise plan of care;
  • As a clinical partner:
    1. Evaluatesorientee, student or staff's ability to perform critical nursing procedures;
    2. Evaluatesorientee, student, staff's decision-making abilities in adapting policy and procedures to the clinical setting;
    3. Evaluates documentation of patients response to care;
    4. Evaluates and adapts policies, procedures and standards.
Employment Standards

Possession of the legal requirements to practice as a Registered Nurse as determined by the California Board of Registered Nursing and sufficient experience to enable a candidate to demonstrate possession of the qualifications necessary to successfully perform the typical tasks noted above. This class has a nine-month probationary period.

Experience Note:A candidate would typically acquire the experience necessary to successfully perform at this level through at least three to four years of progressively responsible acute clinical experience.

Benefit and Retirement information may vary from bargaining unit to bargaining unit.Due to changes in State Law, current pension provisions described in the union contracts are not automatically applied. Specific pension benefits for new hires who start on or after January 1, 2013 may be different than indicated in the union contracts.

Click hereto access all Memoranda of Understanding and most recent Summary of Changes.

01
Do you have an active California Registered Nurse License without restrictions? Include the RN License Number in the Certification and License section of your Application.

  • Yes
  • No
02
What is your highest level of Nursing Education?

  • AA/ AS/ Diploma, Clinical Practicum concurrent with theory in a non-accreditied Joint Commission acute care hospital
  • BSN, Clinical Practicum concurrent with theory in a non-accreditied Joint Commission acute care hospital
  • AA/ AS/ Diploma, Clinical Practicum concurrent with theory in an accredited Joint Commission acute care hospital
  • MEPN with RN license pursuing MS
  • BSN, Clinical Practicum concurrent with theory in an accredited Joint Commission acute care hospital
  • MSN
  • PhD
03
Is your BCLS current?

  • Yes
  • No
04
If you have a current BCLS certification, please indicate the Agency who issued it, the date it was issued and expiration date. If not, enter "N/A".

    05
    Is your ACLS certification current?

    • Yes
    • No
    06
    If you have a current ACLS certification, please indicate the Agency who issued it, the date it was issued and expiration date. If not, enter "N/A".

      07
      Is your PALS certification current?

      • Yes
      • No
      08
      If you have a current PALS certification, please indicate the Agency who issued it, the date it was issued and expiration date. If not, enter "N/A".

        09
        Do you have a current NRP certification?

        • Yes
        • No
        10
        If you have a current NRP certification, please indicate the Agency who issued it, the date it was issued and the expiration date. If not, enter "N/A".

          11
          Do you have a current S.T.A.B.L.E certification?

          • Yes
          • No
          12
          If you have a current S.T.A.B.L.E certification, please indicate the Agency who issued it, the date it was issued and the expiration date. If not, enter "N/A".

            13
            Have you completed NIH Stroke Scale (NIHSS) certification?

            • Yes
            • No
            14
            If you have a current NIHSS certification, please indicate the Agency who issued it, the date it was issued and expiration date. If not, enter "N/A".

              15
              Have you completed an EKG certification course or cardiac arrhythmia course?

              • Yes
              • No
              16
              Indicate date and location of your EKG certification course or cardiac arrhythmia course?

                17
                Are you currently Chemotherapy and Biotherapy Certified?

                • Yes
                • No
                18
                Do you have an ONC (Orthopaedic Nurse Certification)?

                • Yes
                • No
                19
                Are you Wound Care Certified?

                • Yes
                • No
                20
                List all active national and international nursing certification. Indicate the first year certified.

                  21
                  Indicate which unit you are interested in working at O'Connor Hospital.

                  • Emergency Department
                  • Medical/Surgical - Oncology
                  • Medical/Surgical - Neurosurgery/Orthopedic
                  • Float Pool
                  • Subacute Unit
                  • Intensive Care Unit
                  • Wound Care Center
                  • Infusion Center
                  • Labor and Delivery
                  • Neonatal ICU
                  • Mother Baby Unit
                  • Pediatrics
                  • Operating Room
                  • Post Anesthesia Care Unit
                  • Ambulatory Surgery Unit
                  • Cardiac Cath Lab
                  • Endoscopy
                  • Intermediate Care Telemetry Unit
                  22
                  Indicate the commitment you are willing to work (Check all that apply).

                  • 1.0 FTE, 80 hours in two weeks
                  • .9 FTE, 72 hours in two weeks
                  • .8 FTE, 64 hours in two weeks
                  • .75 FTE, 60 hours in two weeks
                  • .7 FTE, 56 hours in two weeks
                  • .6 FTE, 48 hours in two weeks
                  • .5 FTE, 40 hours in two weeks
                  23
                  Select all the shifts you are willing to work.

                  • Day 8 hour shift
                  • Day 12 hour shift
                  • Evening 8 hour shift
                  • Night 8 hour shift
                  • Night 12 hour shift
                  • Variable
                  24
                  Indicate the location of your current RN role

                  • No prior RN nursing experience
                  • Inpatient Acute Care Hospital
                  • Ambulatory Care Clinic
                  • Subacute Care Facility
                  • Surgery Center
                  • Long Term Acute Care
                  • Home Care
                  • Hospice
                  • Dialysis Center
                  • Specialty Care Clinic
                  • Skilled Nursing Facility
                  25
                  Do you have 3 or more years of acute care experience as an RN in a Joint Commission Accredited Acute Hospital? Do not include nursing school experience.

                  • Yes
                  • No
                  26
                  Indicate the number of years you've worked as a RN in an Joint Commission Accredited Acute Care hospital. Do not include years while in nursing school.

                  • No Acute Care experience
                  • 1 - 2 years
                  • 2 - 3 years
                  • 3 - 4 years
                  • 4 - 5 years
                  • 5 years
                  • 10 years
                  27
                  Do you have recent (1 year in the last 3 years) Medical Surgical experience as an RN at a Joint Commission accredited acute care hospital? Do not include nursing school experience.

                  • Yes
                  • No
                  28
                  Indicate the number of months/years (not counting clinical experience while in nursing school) of RN experience with Medical Surgical patients in a Joint Commission Accredited Acute Care hospital.

                  • No Med/Surg RN Experience
                  • 1 - 6 Months
                  • 7 - 12 months
                  • 1 - 2 years
                  • 2 - 3 years
                  • 3 - 5 years
                  • 5 years
                  • 10 years
                  29
                  Do you have experience with CAPD (Continuous Ambulatory Peritoneal Dialysis)?

                  • Yes
                  • No
                  30
                  Do you have experience with CBI (Continuous Bladder Irrigation)?

                  • Yes
                  • No
                  31
                  Indicate the number of months/years (not counting clinical experience while in nursing school) of RN experience with Oncology patients in Joint Commission Accredited Acute Care Hospital.

                  • No Oncology RN experience
                  • 1 - 6 months
                  • 7 - 12 months
                  • 1 - 2 years
                  • 2 - 3 years
                  • 3 - 5 years
                  • 5 years
                  • 10 years
                  32
                  Indicate the number of months/years (not counting clinical experience while in nursing school) of RN experience with Neurosurgery or Orthopedic patients in a Joint Commission Accredited Acute Care Hospital.

                  • No experience
                  • 1 - 6 months
                  • 7 - 12 months
                  • 1 - 2 years
                  • 2 - 3 years
                  • 3 - 5 years
                  • 5 years
                  • 10 years
                  33
                  Do you have recent (1 year in the last 3 years) Progressive Care/Stepdown/Telemetry experience as an RN at a Joint Commission Accredited Acute Care hospital? Do not include nursing school experience.

                  • Yes
                  • No
                  34
                  Indicate the number of months/years (not counting clinical experience while in nursing school) of RN experience with Progressive Care/Stepdown/Telemetry patients in a Joint Commission Accredited Acute Care hospital.

                  • No Telemetry RN experience
                  • 1 - 6 months
                  • 7 - 12 months
                  • 1 - 2 years
                  • 2 - 3 years
                  • 3 - 5 years
                  • 5 years
                  • 10 years
                  35
                  What is/was the RN to patient ratio in the Progressive Care/Stepdown/Telemetry unit you work(ed) in?

                  • Primarily 1:1
                  • Primarily 1:2
                  • Primarily 1:3
                  • Primarily 1:4
                  • Primarily 1:5
                  • N/A
                  36
                  Do you have Subacute RN or Long Term Care RN experience in a distinct part hospital based unit?

                  • Yes
                  • No
                  37
                  Indicate the number of months/years (not counting clinical experience while in nursing school) of RN experience with Subacute patients in an acute care hospital.

                  • No experience
                  • 0 - 6 months
                  • 7 months - 12 months
                  • 1 - 2 years
                  • 2 - 3 years
                  • 3 - 4 years
                  • 5 years
                  • 10 years
                  38
                  Do you have RN experience providing tracheostomy care?

                  • Not Applicable
                  • Yes
                  • No
                  39
                  Do you have RN experience providing care to ventilator dependent patients?

                  • Not Applicable
                  • Yes
                  • No
                  40
                  Do you have recent (1 year in the last 3 years) Neonatal ICU experience as an RN at a Joint Commission Accredited Acute Care hospital? Do not include nursing school experience.

                  • Yes
                  • No
                  41
                  Indicate the number of months/years (not counting clinical experience while in nursing school) of RN experience in a Neonatal ICU in a Joint Commission Accredited Acute Care Hospital.

                  • No Experience
                  • 1 - 6 months
                  • 7 - 12 months
                  • 1 - 2 years
                  • 2 - 3 years
                  • 3 - 5 years
                  • 5 years
                  • 10 years
                  42
                  Do you have recent (1 year in the last 3 years) Labor and Delivery experience as an RN at a Joint Commission Accredited Acute Care hospital? Do not include nursing school experience.

                  • Yes
                  • No
                  43
                  Indicate the number of months/years (not counting clinical experience while in nursing school) of RN experience in a Labor and Delivery Unit in a Joint Commission Accredited Acute Care Hospital.

                  • No experience
                  • 1 - 6 months
                  • 7 - 12 months
                  • 1 - 2 years
                  • 2 - 3 years
                  • 3 - 5 years
                  • 5 years
                  • 10 years
                  44
                  Do you have recent (1 year in the last 3 years) Mother Baby experience as an RN at a Joint Commission Accredited Acute Care hospital? Do not include nursing school experience.

                  • Yes
                  • No
                  45
                  Indicate the number of months/years (not counting clinical experience while in nursing school) of RN experience in a Mother Baby Unit in a Joint Commission Accredited Acute Care hospital.

                  • No experience
                  • 1 - 6 months
                  • 7 - 12 months
                  • 1 - 2 years
                  • 2 - 3 years
                  • 3 - 5 years
                  • 5 years
                  • 10 years
                  46
                  Do you have recent (1 year in the last 3 years) Pediatric experience as an RN at a Joint Commission Accredited Acute Care hospital? Do not include nursing school experience.

                  • Yes
                  • No
                  47
                  Indicate the number of months/years (not counting clinical experience while in nursing school) of RN experience in the Pediatric Unit in a Joint Commission Accredited Acute Care Hospital.

                  • No experience
                  • 1 - 6 months
                  • 7 - 12 months
                  • 1 - 2 years
                  • 2 - 3 years
                  • 3 -5 years
                  • 5 years
                  • 10 years
                  48
                  Do you have recent (1 year in the last 3 years) Emergency Room experience as an RN at a Joint Commission accredited acute care hospital? Do not include nursing school experience.

                  • Yes
                  • No
                  49
                  Indicate the number of months/years (not counting clinical experience while in nursing school) of RN experience in an Emergency Department in a Joint Commission Accredited Acute Care hospital.

                  • No experience
                  • 1 - 6 months
                  • 7 - 12 months
                  • 1 - 2 years
                  • 2 - 3 years
                  • 3 - 5 years
                  • 5 years
                  • 10 years
                  50
                  Do you have recent (1 year in the last 3 years) Intensive Care Unit experience as an RN at a Joint Commission accredited acute care hospital? Do not include nursing school experience.

                  • Yes
                  • No
                  51
                  Indicate the number of months/years (not counting clinical experience while in nursing school) of RN experience in an Intensive Care Unit in a Joint Commission Accredited Acute Care hospital.

                  • No experience
                  • 1 - 6 months
                  • 7 - 12 months
                  • 1 - 2 years
                  • 2 - 3 years
                  • 3 - 5 years
                  • 5 years
                  • 10 years
                  52
                  Do you have recent RN experience in Titrate Sedation?

                  • Yes
                  • No
                  53
                  Do you have recent (1 year in the last 3 years) Wound Care experience as an RN at a Joint Commission accredited acute care hospital/ambulatory clinic? Do not include nursing school experience.

                  • Yes
                  • No
                  54
                  Indicate the number of months/years (not counting clinical experience while in nursing school) of RN experience in a Wound Care Center.

                  • No Experience
                  • 1 - 6 months
                  • 7 - 12 months
                  • 1 - 2 years
                  • 2 - 3 years
                  • 3 - 5 years
                  • 5 years
                  • 10 years
                  55
                  Do you have recent (1 year in the last 3 years) Inpatient Operating Room experience as a RN at a Joint Commission Accredited Acute Care hospital. Do not include nursing school experience.

                  • Yes
                  • No
                  56
                  Indicate the number of months/years (not counting clinical experience while in nursing school) of RN experience with Operating Room patients in a Joint Commission Accredited Acute Care hospital.

                  • No experience
                  • 1 - 6 months
                  • 7 months - 12 months
                  • 1 - 2 years
                  • 2 - 3 years
                  • 3 - 5 years
                  • 5 years
                  • 10 years
                  57
                  Do you have recent (1 year in the last 3 years) Inpatient PACU experience as a RN at a Joint Commission Accredited Acute Care hospital. Do not include nursing school experience.

                  • Yes
                  • No
                  58
                  Indicate the number of months/years (not counting clinical experience while in nursing school) of RN experience with PACU patients in a Joint Commission Accredited Acute Care hospital.

                  • No experience
                  • 1 - 6 months
                  • 7 months - 12 months
                  • 1 - 2 years
                  • 2 - 3 years
                  • 3 - 5 years
                  • 5 years
                  • 10 years
                  59
                  Do you have recent (1 year in the last 3 years) Endoscopy experience as a RN at a Joint Commission Accredited Acute Care hospital. Do not include nursing school experience.

                  • Yes
                  • No
                  60
                  Indicate the number of months/years (not counting clinical experience while in nursing school) of RN experience with Endoscopy patients in a Joint Commission Accredited Acute Care hospital.

                  • No experience
                  • 1 - 6 months
                  • 7 months - 12 months
                  • 1 - 2 years
                  • 2 - 3 years
                  • 3 - 5 years
                  • 5 years
                  • 10 years
                  61
                  Do you have recent (1 year in the last 3 years) Cardiac Cath Lab experience as a RN at a Joint Commission Accredited Acute Care hospital. Do not include nursing school experience.

                  • Yes
                  • No
                  62
                  Indicate the number of months/years (not counting clinical experience while in nursing school) of RN experience with Cardiac Cath Lab patients in a Joint Commission Accredited Acute Care hospital.

                  • No experience
                  • 1 - 6 months
                  • 7 months - 12 months
                  • 1 - 2 years
                  • 2 - 3 years
                  • 3 - 5 years
                  • 5 years
                  • 10 years
                  63
                  Do you have recent (1 year in the last 3 years) Ambulatory Surgery Unit experience as a RN at a Joint Commission Accredited Acute Care hospital. Do not include nursing school experience.

                  • Yes
                  • No
                  64
                  Indicate the number of months/years (not counting clinical experience while in nursing school) of RN experience with Ambulatory Surgery Unit patients in a Joint Commission Accredited Acute Care hospital.

                  • No experience
                  • 1 - 6 months
                  • 7 months - 12 months
                  • 1 - 2 years
                  • 2 - 3 years
                  • 3 - 5 years
                  • 5 years
                  • 10 years
                  65
                  Do you have recent (1 year in the last 3 years) Infusion RN experience as a RN at a Joint Commission Accredited Acute Care hospital/ambulatory clinic. Do not include nursing school experience.

                  • Yes
                  • No
                  66
                  Indicate the number of months/years (not counting clinical experience while in nursing school) of RN experience in an Infusion Center.

                  • No Experience
                  • 1 - 6 Months
                  • 7 - 12 months
                  • 1 - 2 years
                  • 2 - 3 years
                  • 3 - 5 years
                  • 5 years
                  • 10 years
                  67
                  Indicate type of electronic health record software you have experience using

                  • All Scripts
                  • ARCIS
                  • IBEX
                  • Cerner
                  • e Clinical Works
                  • EPIC
                  • Essentris
                  • GE EMR
                  • Meditech
                  • Intergy
                  • Other
                  • No exp with electronic health record software
                  68
                  Do you have committee or project experience as a RN?

                  • Yes
                  • No
                  69
                  Describe your committee or project experience as a RN. If not applicable, indicate N/A.

                    70
                    Do you have experience as a preceptor?

                    • Yes
                    • No
                    71
                    Describe your preceptor experience.

                      72
                      Do you have charge nurse experience?

                      • Yes
                      • No
                      73
                      Describe your charge nurse experience.

                        74
                        Do you have experience working in a County health care system?

                        • Yes
                        • No
                        75
                        How did you first learn about the job openings in the County of Santa Clara Health System?

                        • SCVMC Employee
                        • SLRH Employee
                        • OCH Employee
                        • LinkedIn
                        • Friends and Family
                        • Facebook
                        • Indeed
                        • Twitter
                        • Glassdoor
                        • SCVMC Website
                        • SCVMC Nurse Recruitment / HR
                        • Government Jobs.com
                        • School
                        • Professional Nursing Associations
                        • Hospital Website
                        • Other

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