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Registered Nurse - Emergency Room - Full-Time 12 Hour Nights

Company: University of Southern California
Location: Glendale
Posted on: June 6, 2021

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 practice

Patient acuity based on patient classification decision-making method

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

Executive Functions

Planning:

Assists charge nurse with planning delivery of patient care for the shift;

Contributes to overall unit planning and improvement

Directing:

Precepting and competency validating new hires and to new procedures

Teaching nursing students

Delegating:

As indicated to other RNs, LVNs, CNAs

Coordinating:

Assigned team

Communicating

Expectations 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 (except new graduate RN) in an acute care setting preferred.

If applicable - experience in treating ortho and stoke patient population preferred.

Required License/Certification: California Registered Nurse License

Certification in clinical specialty or management desired

  • 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),

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.

USC is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other characteristic protected by law or USC policy. USC will consider for employment all qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring ordinance. We provide reasonable accommodations to applicants and employees with disabilities. Applicants with questions about access or requiring a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process should contact USC Human Resources by phone at (213) 821-8100, or by email at uschr@usc.edu. Inquiries will be treated as confidential to the extent permitted by law.

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If you are a current USC employee, please apply to this USC job posting in Workday by copying and pasting this link into your browser:

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