Clinical Nurse II - PACU
at Northbay Healthcare

Date Posted: 11/19/2019

Job Description


Clinical Nurse II - PACU

Part Time, 0.875; Shift Hours: 0800-1830 (10-hour shifts) Stand-by with call back required Weekend and Holiday rotation required
Vaca Valley Hospital
Vacaville, CA

Job Summary:

  1. The Clinical Nurse has the responsibility, accountability, and the authority to deliver safe, effective, quality, excellent nursing care according to the philosophy and goals/objectives of the Department of Nursing.
  2. Assesses, plans, implements and evaluates care for all patients assigned to his/her care utilizing the Jean Watson’s Theory of Caring, the Relationship Based Care, and the NorthBay’s professional nursing practice model. 
  3. Makes determinations regarding the progress of the patient toward goals and utilizes a therapeutic professional relationship with the patient/family
    and interdisciplinary team to facilitate the promotion, maintenance, and
    restoration of health. 
  4. Care is provided according to the specific physiologic, developmental and psycho-social needs of the patient. 
  5. Supports the mission, vision, values and expectation of excellence of the


  1. Graduate from an accredited school of professional registered nursing,
  2. BSN is required (excludes those employees grandfathered as outlined in March 2014 letter).

Licensure and Certifications:

  1. Valid, current and unencumbered RN license by the State of California. 
  2. Current AHA or AHA equivalent BLS. ACLS and PALS required within 3 months of hire.
  3. TNCC certification once in nursing career (must show proof if taken prior to coming to NorthBay Healthcare) or within 12 months of date of hire.
  4. Telemetry, Procedural sedation and RN Discharge of Outpatients certification required within 3 months of hire.
  5. CSPAN, ATCN and TCAR preferred.

Experience, Knowledge, and Skills

  1. Two years acute care PACU, critical care, or ED nursing experience within the past 5 years required, 5 years experience preferred.  
  2. Must have good arrhythmia interpretation skills.
  3. The nurse modifies and delivers care that is specific to the special needs/behaviors of the infant through school aged adolescent, adult, and geriatric patient within the scope of service of the perioperative departments.
  4. Proficient written, verbal, and electronic communication skills in the English language.


  1. The NorthBay Way is a set of value-based behaviors that are to be consistently demonstrated and role modeled by all employees that work at NorthBay Healthcare. The NorthBay Way principles consist of Caring, Communication, Collaboration, and Competence. Ideal candidate must be able to demonstrate these principles. 
  2. All clinical nurses in the Patient Care Services Department are required to wear Graphite (Dark Gray) colored scrubs per the dress code policy.


Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type: Part-Time
  • Location: Vacaville, CA
  • Job Type: Health Care
  • Experience: Not Specified
  • Date Posted: 11/19/2019

About Us

At NorthBay Healthcare, we are committed to upholding the health, wellness, and vitality of the California community members throughout Solano County and beyond. Tracing our roots back to 1960, we are the area’s only locally-based, locally-managed non-profit healthcare organization. Our presence as a leader in innovative healthcare solutions is made possible by a talented team of professionals who enjoy making a difference as well as a living. We call it “The NorthBay Way.” The principles that lead our work include:

  • Caring– be friendly, be helpful; treat others in the way they want to be treated. Be compassionate; demonstrate genuine concern for the well-being of others. Affirm the worth and potential of others, and encourage caring behaviors.
  • Collaborationhonor promises and commitments; work in a spirit of cooperation. Establish and maintain healthy interpersonal relationships. Appreciate and use the knowledge and experience of others; fully support decisions once they are made. Be fair, be equitable, and be aware in all actions affecting others.
  • Communication be consistent; earn and maintain the trust of others. Listen first; strive to understand events as they have meaning to others. Provide frequent, direct, and truthful communications. Ensure a clear and compelling purpose for the work that needs to be done. Show appreciation, recognize results, and celebrate accomplishments.
  • Competence – take personal responsibility for uncompromising levels of service, quality, and safety. Be accountable for problems that cross your path: do whatever it takes to do the right thing. Manage resources with prudence and responsibility; encourage innovation and risk-taking in others. Engage in lifelong learning to grow more skilled, professionally and personally.

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