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Registered Nurse II Perinatal Per Diem Santa Cruz

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  • JOB TYPE: Per Diem
  • JOB LEVEL: All Levels
  • TRAVEL: Home Health & Hospice Only

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  • Healthcare

    Medical, dental, vision, life insurance

  • Paid Time Off

    Holidays, sick days, leaves of absence

  • Continuing Education

    Tuition Reimbursement and Professional Development

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Job ID SMSC-2100574 Date Posted 01/22/2021 Location Santa Cruz, California Schedule/Shift Per Diem/ Night
Position Overview:


The Perinatal RN is responsible and accountable for coordinating the delivery of care for Perinatal patients so that the physical, psychosocial, safety and learning needs of the patients and their families are addressed. Serves as patient advocate.

Principal Accountabilities

  • Important dimensions of this position consist of quality of care and services, professional commitment, courtesy, teamwork, interpersonal skills, good public relations and a broad knowledge of the nursing process.
  • Must maintain knowledge of and comply with the Joint Commission National Patient Safety Goals. Incumbent has access to Protected Health Information as needed to accomplish the duties in this job description, which includes the entire medical record.



Education, including Licensure / Certification / Registration

Graduate of an accredited school of nursing required

Current  California Registered Nurse license required

Current AHA BLS/CPR certification rquired

Certification in Neonatal Resuscitation (NRP) (within 6 months of hire) required

AHA ACLS (within 6 months of hire) required


Two (2) years current experience in Perinatal nursing, including labor/delivery, postpartum and neonatal nursing preferred

Bilingual, Spanish speaking preferred

Organization: Sutter Maternity and Surgery Center of Santa Cruz
Employee Status: Regular
Benefits: No
Position Status: Non-Exempt
Union: No
Job Shift: Night
Shift Hours: 8 Hour Shift
Days of the Week Scheduled: Varied Days
Weekend Requirements: Every Other Weekend
Schedule: Per Diem
Hrs Per 2wk Pay Period: Per Diem
Applications Accepted: All Applications Accepted

Sutter Health Affiliates are equal opportunity employers EOE/M/F/Disability/Veterans

This position may regularly work, store, prepare, receive, unpack, transport, dispose of, or administer drug(s) identified as hazardous, or potentially hazardous, by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) for purposes of USP 800.

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