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Registered Nurse - Emergency Room - Full-Time 12 Hour Midshift/Evenings

Company: Keck Medicine of USC
Location: Glendale
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

As an integral member of the patient care team, the Registered Nurse supports the Chief Nursing Officer in leading the patient care team in providing for the safety, recovery and comfort of patients by implementing the nursing process (assessment, nursing diagnosis, developing the plan of care and the education plan; implementation of interventions, evaluation of interventions and revision of plan as needed); and provides education and advocacy. Practices in compliance with regulatory requirements including CMS Conditions of Participation, Title 22, CDPH regulations, DNV-GL/NIAHO standards, etc.The Registered Nurse supports department manager and director in quality improvement and growth of unit services; leadership in collaboration with co-workers and other departments; management of efficient services with meaningful and valuable outcomes.Decision-making authority:Patient care within the scope of practicePatient acuity based on patient classification decision-making methodRNs are expected to practice to the full extent of his/her legal scope of practice based on education, training and competency. RNs are expected to make judgments and decisions about patient care and to act on the assessments performed.RNs are accountable for providing a healing environment for recovery and safe passage of patients through their episode of care in the hospital; for prevention of harm; for educating the patient about their condition and implementation of self-care actions; of educating about abnormal findings and when and how to report to their care-giver; for providing comfort and compassionate careExecutive FunctionsPlanning:Assists charge nurse with planning delivery of patient care for the shift;Contributes to overall unit planning and improvementDirecting:Precepting and competency validating new hires and to new proceduresTeaching nursing studentsDelegating:As indicated to other RNs, LVNs, CNAsCoordinating:Assigned teamCommunicatingExpectations to assigned staff (interventions; report back; etc.)Improvement opportunities; information through chain of command; unusual events;Other duties as assigned.
Minimum Education:Graduation from Registered Nurse Program BSN desired (if not upon hire, will obtain within 5 years preferred) Minimum Experience/Knowledge: 1 year clinical experience in an acute care setting preferred. If applicable - experience in treating ortho and stoke patient population preferred. For Cardiac Cath Lab Nurses: 1 year Nursing experience in an acute care setting such as the ICU, stepdown, or ER. 1 year+ IR, EP, or Cardiac Cath Lab experience preferred. For 6th Floor Med/Surg Employees: Two years experience with Orthopedic and Medical-Surgical nursing preferred Certification in Medical-Surgical, Orthopedic or other specialty preferred Required License/Certification:California Registered Nurse License Certification in clinical specialty or management desired Surgery: BLS, ACLS PACU/SDS/ GI Lab: BLS, ACLS, PALS Cath Lab: BLS, ACLS ED: BLS, ACLS, PALS, AB508 (within 30 days of hire), NIHSS (within 30 days of hire), NRP (within 6 months of hire), ENPC (within 12 months of hire), L&D/Post-Partum: BLS, ACLS, NRP NICU: BLS, PALS, NRP Nursery: BLS, NRP Geropsych: BLS, AB508 (within 30 days of hire) ICU/ 5S and 4th Telemetry: BLS, ACLS, NIHSS (within 30 days of hire) 6th Med Surg: BLS, ACLS, NIHSS (within 30 days of hire) BLS, ACLS, PALS, and NRP must be AHA certified. All certifications must be active effective date of hire/transfer unless otherwise indicated. As part of Keck Medicine ofUSC,USCVerdugo Hills Hospital is the only community hospital in the Foothills area of Los Angeles backed by an academic medical center. With its 40-year legacy of personalized care from expert physicians, experienced nurses and a dedicated staff the community has come to know and trust, USCVHH brings patients the latest medical advancements and 24/7 emergency services. Join this world-class team providing highly-specialized care, up-to-the-minute research and innovative clinical trials. The hourly rate range for this position is $41.00 - $88.00. When extending an offer of employment, the University of Southern California considers factors such as (but not limited to) the scope and responsibilities of the position, the candidates work experience, education/training, key skills, internal peer equity, federal, state, and local laws, contractual stipulations, grant funding, as well as external market and organizational considerations.

Keywords: Keck Medicine of USC, Glendale , Registered Nurse - Emergency Room - Full-Time 12 Hour Midshift/Evenings, Healthcare , Glendale, Arizona

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