CLINICAL NURSE I - CCU

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Date: Apr 12, 2019

Location: Newport Beach, CA, US

Company: Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian

Job Description:

Do you have the strength, quick thinking and sensitivity needed to treat patients in critical health situations? Are you highly organized and passionate about patient and family education? Are you ready to help your patients as they navigate the challenges of complex surgical and/or medical cardiac diagnoses? If you said yes, keep reading – we may have the perfect opportunity for you.

As part of the Coronary Care Unit (CCU) at Hoag Memorial Hospital, Newport Beach, you’ll give direct inpatient nursing care as per the California Nurse Practice Act, and in support of the mission of the Patient Care Services Division. Being a Hoag Clinical Nurse I means serving our community by using research and evidence-based outcomes, and collaborating with members of your team to offer the highest level of care to those who depend on us.

Inside Hoag’s CCU

Our CCU features 12 beds and has a nurse to patient ratio of 1:1 or 1:2. Your primary responsibility will be to ensure the delivery of safe, timely, and appropriate quality care to patients ranging from adult to geriatric, with acute cardiac medical and/or cardiac surgical diagnoses, and other medical/surgical diagnoses.

You may be required to use a range of interventions such as: endotracheal intubation, ventilatory support, invasive pressure monitoring, tracheostomies, thrombolytic therapy, cardioversions, hemofiltration, peritoneal dialysis, atrial and ventricular overdrive pacing, intra-aortic balloon pumping, insertion of pulmonary artery and transvenous pacing catheters, chest tubes, pericardial catheters, arterial lines, bronchoscopy and Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy (CRRT).

Other duties may include:

  • Providing care for patients requiring hemodynamic monitoring and vasopressor therapy, experiencing respiratory distress, and receiving sedation and neuromuscular blocking medications.
  • Demonstrating skill in the use of specialized equipment and devices pertinent to treatment, procedures and practices.
  • Caring for patients with induced Hypothermia and pacemakers, undergoing bypass procedures, experiencing chest pain, and those with central venous catheters, including multi-lumen, dialyses, PICC, etc.
  • Preparing and assisting with invasive procedures.
  • Identifying, assessing, and intervening for patients experiencing complex cardiac dysrhythmias.

Hoag nurses consistently maintain a high standard of professional communication, appearance and conduct. They’re driven to excel in patient treatment and nursing, and they’re deeply passionate about their work. To that end, we’ll expect you to participate in our continuous quality improvement process and maintain a working knowledge of departmental and hospital standards, policies and procedures.

We’re keen on following safety measures and infection control protocols, being attentive to details, and having intimate knowledge of the populations we serve.

Hoag is the Place to Be

We believe that when you join Hoag, you become part of a family. We’re deeply committed to giving back to those who help us serve our community, making your ongoing growth and development our priority. In addition to Pay for Performance salary increases, and sponsored training opportunities, Hoag employees enjoy:

  • Annual performance incentives
  • Safe Harbor bonuses
  • Competitive 401 (k) program with matching contributions
  • Generous Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Nursing Scholarships
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Nursing Clinical Ladder Program
  • On-site childcare at our Newport Beach location
  • Excellent Medical, Dental and Vision coverage
  • On-site Wellness Centers in our Irvine and Newport Beach campuses that include discounted services for massage therapy, acupuncture, mediation and mindfulness, yoga, Pilates and fitness coaches

We look for passion, an ownership mentality, and out-of-the box thinking. If this is you and Hoag sounds like home, please apply. A member our Talent Acquisition Team will contact you if they want to know more.

Required

  • Active California RN License.
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) certification.
  • Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) certification.
  • Minimum of one (1) year Critical Care experience in an acute care facility.
  • Successful completion of a Critical Care course.
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN). If you haven't obtained a BSN upon hire, you will be asked to begin a BSN program within one year of the hire date and obtain your BSN within two years of starting the program.

Preferred

  • BSN.
  • Previous experience in post-operative critical care of adult cardiac surgical patients, Intra-Aortic Balloon Pumps, and Continuous Renal Replacement Therapies (CRRT).

There’s no Place Like Hoag

Recently, Hoag was recognized as the highest ranked hospital in Orange County in a 2018-2019 U.S. News & World Report. The organization was also ranked the #4 hospital in the Los Angeles Metro Area and the #8 hospital in California.

We’re an industry leader at the cornerstone of exceptional patient care – but we can’t do it without you.

To learn more about us and see our culture in action, check out this video on YouTube.

 

Information

  • Job ID #: 47911
  • Type: Full Time
  • Shift: 1st (700-1930)

 

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Hoag is an equal opportunity employer.

 

 


Nearest Major Market: Orange County
Nearest Secondary Market: Los Angeles

Job Segment: Clinic, Geriatric, Neurology, Nursing, Medical, Healthcare

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