CLINICAL NURSE I - SURGICAL-6TH FLOOR

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Date: May 17, 2019

Location: Newport Beach, CA, US

Company: Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian

Job Description:

Is delivering exceptional care to patients in dire health situations second nature? Are you well-educated on medical and surgical procedures, and thrive in the challenging, dynamic environment of a busy surgical unit? Are you ready to support a dedicated team of like-minded health practitioners? If you said yes, keep reading – we may have the perfect opportunity for you.

As part of the Surgical team 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 Surgical Department

Our Surgical floor features 33 beds, with three levels of care and a nurse to patient ratio dependent on each level, ranging from 1:3 to 1:5. You’ll be serving adult and geriatric patients with cardiac medical and/or cardiac surgical diagnoses, including: colon surgery, thoracotomies, endarterectomies, jaw surgery and various other surgical patients. This will also include Telemetry admits along with overflow patients from other medical/surgical units.

As the Registered Nurse you may also care for patients requiring the following interventions:

  • Endotracheal intubation, ventilatory support, invasive pressure monitoring (including arterial, pulmonary artery, central venous pressure and left atrial), 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:

  • Initiating IV therapy.
  • Demonstrating skill in the use of equipment and devices pertinent to treatment, procedures and practices.
  • Responding to emergency situations.
  • Following Standard Precautions, and specific isolation precautions for the prevention and spread of bloodborne pathogens and other communicable diseases.
  • Assessing the patient's educational ability/level and incorporating available educational material into patient/significant other teaching and documenting understanding in the patient record.
  • Providing ongoing assessment of the nutritional status for the patient, implementing dietary consultation when indicated to provide/maintain adequate nutritional intake, and communicating nutritional needs/problems to the physician.

Hoag nurses consistently maintain a high standard of professional communication, appearance and conduct. They’re driven to excel in patient treatment and nursing, and are 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) and Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) certifications.
  • Completion of an EKG course or equivalent.
  • A minimum of one (1) year of recent acute hospital experience.
  • Successful completion of Critical Care Course prior to assuming care of patients in critical care areas.
  • 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.

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 #: 48635
  • Type: Full Time
  • Shift: 1st (700-1930)

 

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Hoag is an equal opportunity employer.

 

 


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