Providence RN Break Relief - Medical/Surgical Unit in Mission Hills, California
Providence is calling a Registered Nurse (RN) Break Relief - Medical/Surgical Unit (Part-Time/Day Shift) to Providence Holy Cross Medical Center in Mission Hills, CA.
We are seeking a Registered Nurse (RN) Break Relief - Medical/Surgical Unit who will demonstrate proficiency in delivering care to assigned patient population and participates in related continuing education. Provides professional nursing care to assigned patients in clinical areas according to established procedures. The Nurse performs specific duties while covering for staff nurse on break which include but are not limited to: provide active coverage, sign off orders, admission/discharge, give due medication, give appropriate education, implement necessary treatment, and fulfill professional needs to continue with the current plan of care.
In this position you will:
Implement and maintain established department, unit, hospital policies, procedures, and objectives as well as improving organization performance program, safety, environmental, and infection control policies
Orient, instruct, and train assigned personnel
Cooperate with other personnel to achieve department objectives and maintain good employee relations, interdepartmental objectives, and infection control policies
Provide direction to the other members of the nursing team to coordinate administrative aspects of a nursing unit for a shift, and to problem solve issues regarding patient care regime
Establish and maintain communication between the nursing unit and ancillary departments for the purpose of problem solving. Utilize appropriate lines of communication within the nursing department
Provide direct patient care, evaluates outcomes, consults with other specialists as required and adjusts nursing care processes as indicated to ensure optimal patient care
Prepare patients for scheduled procedures to assist in patient assessment Monitor medical condition of patients and reports changes to appropriate personnel
Demonstrate sensitivity to patients' comfort and privacy and expresses interest in their progress
Assist physicians with examinations, procedures and other processes related to direct patient care
Write initial nursing histories, assesses patients' conditions, and develops individual care plans for patients assigned to the unit
Maintain a safe, comfortable and therapeutic environment for patients/families in accordance with hospital standards
Assist attending physicians, patients, and families as needed in times of stress or crisis
Document in a clear, complete, concise, and organized manner, demonstrating skill in the nursing process and critical thinking. Monitor and ensure accuracy of recording on patient medical records. Maintain all required reports, records, statistics, etc
Inspect area daily for compliance with policies, procedures, regulations, and standards and takes corrective action when violations occur
Enhance professional growth and development through participation in educational programs, professional affiliations, current literature, in-service meetings, and workshops, and successful completion and maintenance of required certifications of specialty areas
Investigate problems of communication regarding ethical issues that may surface between professionals and patients as they related to legal counsel and/or risk management. Attempt to rectify these problems through appropriate mechanisms, such as the ethics committee, policy modification, or educational efforts
Develop, implement, and evaluate individualized teaching plans/discharge plan, protocols for patient, family, and/or significant other in accordance with nursing department standards
Attend meetings as required
Ensure an adequate stock of supplies and proper functioning of equipment
Required qualifications for this position include:
California Licensed Registered Nurse.
CPR/BLS is required by Adult, Child, Infant (Provider), including Obstructed Airway Management, sponsored by the American Heart Association or the American Red Cross. All RNs are required to have this certification.
ACLS is required in ICU, Progressive Care, Tele/Neuro, Acute Vents, Med/Surg, Oncology, Telemetry, Emergency Services, Labor & Delivery, OP Antepartum, Recovery Room, Cardiac Cath Lab, Cardiac Rehab Program, Radiology Special Procedures, GI Lab, Float Pool and Critical Care Float Pool,
LA City Fire Card within 30 days of hire
Sufficient clinical experience.
Preferred qualifications for this position include:
- Bachelor's Degree in Nursing
About the hospital you will serve.
Nationally recognized for clinical excellence and trauma care, Providence Holy Cross Medical Center is a 377-bed, level II trauma center in Mission Hills, California. We are the only Magnet®Designated Hospital in the San Fernando Valley. Providence Holy Cross also has been recognized this year by the Los Angeles Business Journal as one of the best places to work in Los Angeles. As our reputation for excellence grows, so does our facility. We have recently expanded our medical center with the addition of a new 138-bed patient care wing. This expansion has made Providence Holy Cross Medical Center one of the largest hospitals serving the San Fernando and Santa Clarita valleys.
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As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.
Providence is a comprehensive not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services continuing a more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.
Job Category: Medical/Surgical Nursing
Location: California-Mission Hills
Req ID: 269431