Clinical Nurse IV-ED (lead RN)
at Northbay Healthcare

Date Posted: 11/25/2019

Job Description


Clinical Nurse IV-ED (lead RN)
Part Time, FTE: 0.8; Shift Hours: 2200-0630 Weekend and Holiday rotation required
Vaca Valley Hospital
Vacaville, CA

Job Summary:

  1.  The CN IV is the first-line supervisor for the unit on a specific shift.
  2. This role may include, but is not limited to directing the flow of patients, monitoring care provided, managing hour to hour unit activity, acting as a clinical resource, assisting in the coordination of care between departments, evaluating staff performance, and working toward resolution of employee, physician, and patient complaints that occur on the shift.
  3. Responsible for making staff assignments, for monitoring the quality of work, the productivity and professionalism of the work group, the working relations with physicians, and employee adherence to hospital policies, procedures, and guidelines.   
  4. The CN IV may delegate care to other health care personnel consistent with their scope of practice and job description.
  5. Has the responsibility, accountability, and the authority to deliver safe, effective, excellent nursing care according to the philosophy and goals/objectives of the Department of Nursing. 
  6. Utilizing the Jean Watson’s Theory of Caring, the Relationship Based Care, and NorthBay’s professional nursing practice model assesses, plans, implements and evaluates care for all patients assigned to his/her care.
  7. 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. 
  8. Care is provided according to the specific physiologic, developmental and psycho-social needs of the patient. 
  9. Supports the mission, vision, values and expectation of excellence of t


  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 and ACLS required.
  3. CEN, CPEN, or TCRN  preferred.
  4. Telemetry certification, Procedural Sedation certification, PALS or ENPC certification and Wound infiltration certification required within 6 months of hire
  5. TNCC or ATCN  certification required within one year of hire.
  6. Pediatric Asthma standardized procedure and Triage standardized procedure certifications within one year of employment.
  7. National certification in emergency nursing preferred.

Experience, Knowledge, and Skills:

  1. Three years acute care experience in ED required.
  2. Demonstrates skills in the areas including but not limited to: arrhythmia interpretation, advanced patient assessment, safe utilization of medications, advanced airway management and ventilator care. 
  3. Capable of working independently. 
  4. Demonstrated leadership abilities. 
  5. Completion of ST Segment/Lead  selection class within 6 months of employment.
  6. Completion of  “A Stroke of Genius” class within one year of employment.
  7. Proficient written, verbal, and electronic communication skills in the English language.
  8. Modifies and delivers care that is specific to the special behaviors/needs of the neonate, child, adolescent, adult and geriatric patient within the scope of service of the Emergency Department.  


  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: 11/25/2019

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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