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.
Patient care within the scope of practice
Patient acuity based on patient classification decision-making
RNs 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 care.
Graduation from Registered Nurse Program
BSN desired (if not upon hire, will obtain within 5 years
1 year clinical experience (except new graduate RN) in an acute
care setting preferred.
If applicable - experience in treating ortho and stoke patient
For 6th Floor Med/Surg and Transitional Care Unit Employees:
- Two years' experience with Orthopedic and Medical-Surgical
- Certification in Medical-Surgical, Orthopedic or other
California Registered Nurse License
Certification in clinical specialty or management desired
- Surgery: BLS, ACLS
- PACU/SDS/ GI Lab: BLS, ACLS, PALS
- 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
- 6th Med Surg: BLS, ACLS
- TCU: BLS
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 of USC, USC Verdugo 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, experience nurses and a
dedicated staff the community has come to know and trust, USC-VHH
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.
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