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RN - Intensive Care Unit *$20,000 Hiring Bonus*

Company: Providence Health & Services
Location: Torrance
Posted on: June 20, 2022

Job Description:

Providence is calling a Registered Nurse (RN) - Intensive Care Unit (Full-time/Night-shift) to Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center Torrance in Torrance, California.

* $20,000 Sign-On Bonus Eligible to External Candidates! *

Apply today!

Please upload a current resume reflecting all relevant experience.

Applicants that meet qualifications will receive a text with additional questions from our MODERN HIRE system.

We are seeking a Registered Nurse (RN) - Intensive Care Unit who will provide professional, comprehensive nursing care for patients in an acute care environment. Accountable for the delivery of coordinated, safe, compassionate, therapeutic, evidence-based quality care to patients and families, based on individual physical, emotional, and spiritual needs, and appropriate care strategies throughout the lifespan. Practices in accordance with the Nurse Practice Act in the state of employment, the American Nurses Association (ANA) Code of Ethics for Nurses, and the ANA scope and standards of practice.

In this position you will:

* Employ Nursing Professional Practice: Assess, diagnose, plan, implements and evaluates patients' care. Develops, updates and coordinates the patient's plan of care to achieve patient goals and to optimize outcomes and transitions across the care continuum. Monitors, records and communicates patient condition as appropriate. Performs and maintains currency of essential competencies as required by specific area of hire and populations served
* Advocate: Effectively advocate for ethical and holistic care by partnering in care planning to promote the autonomy, dignity, rights, values and beliefs of those we serve.
* Facilitate Learning: Foster a learning environment for patient/families, nursing, and other members of the healthcare team including students; facilitates formal and informal learning for patient/families, nursing, other members of the healthcare team, and community
* Align Practice with Safety and Quality: Accountable for safety, identifies and corrects problems, and integrates evidence, and best practice into nursing care; uses data and evidence to improve patient outcomes. Aligns patient safety, self-safety and environmental safety as equally important for best outcomes
* Engage in Professional Development: Engage in ongoing professional development; practices to the top of license within the legal parameters of the Nurse Practice Act, the Nursing Social Policy Statement, the ANA Code of Ethics for Nurses, and specialty standards. Promotes a culture of inquiry that explores, integrates and disseminates research and evidence based practice
* Lead in the Practice Setting & Community: Lead and coordinate teams, appropriately delegates, coordinates care and collaborates with others as equal members of the inter-professional care team to integrate nursing knowledge. Models professional behaviors as a representative of the nursing profession



Required qualifications for this position includes:

* Nursing degree/diploma required upon hire.
* Bachelor's degree in Nursing or higher within 3 years of hire or equivalent educ/experience
* A RN with 20 years of RN experience will not be required to obtain a BSN
* Any previously agreed upon effective date for obtaining a Bachelor's degree in nursing between individual and facility will remain in effect
* Any collective bargaining contract with specific time frames for obtaining a Bachelor's degree in nursing will supersede the above point and will remain in effect
* Exceptions will be considered on a case-by-case basis at each facility by the most senior administrative nursing leader in consultation with the Human Resources leader
* RNs employed prior to 1/1/17 are encouraged to obtain a Bachelor's degree or higher degree in Nursing, but obtaining the degree will not be a condition of employment


* Current RN license with the State of California
* Current Basic Life Support (BLS) card must be from the following authorized governing bodies: American Heart Association (AHA) - (BLS Provider), American Red Cross (ARC) - (BLS for Health Care Provider), or Military Training Network (MTN) - (BLS Provider) upon hire
* Current Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certification upon hire
* Current National Institutes of Health Stroke Scale (NIHSS) certification upon hire
* One (1) year acute care experience working with the patient population similar to department of hire or completion of the specialty residency located at that facility
* Proficiency with Information Technology; such as electronic health records, communications systems, computers and equipment necessary to perform essential functions of the position
* Skilled to work with a wide range of staff as part of an interdisciplinary team including physicians, nurses, and ancillary staff
* Ability to use independent, critical judgment in all aspects of patient care delivery
* Demonstrated interpersonal skills that convey a positive and supportive attitude
* Ability to effectively manage multiple responsibilities, urgent responses, and challenging situations
* Special patient care equipment, to include Safe Patient Handling equipment, as specified by the assigned nursing unit.
* Telephone, paging, and fax and other communication technologies
* Clinical and administrative information systems

Preferred qualifications for this position includes:

* Bachelor's Degree in Nursing
* National Certification in area of specialty.

About the hospital you will serve:

Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center Torrance is a 436-bed non-profit hospital serving the greater South Bay communities of Los Angeles since 1960. We are proud of our reputation for clinical excellence, use of advanced technology, and a distinct focus on providing care with a personal, healing touch. In addition to the finest general medical, surgical, and critical care services, we offer a number of specialty programs including Cardiovascular Services, Women's and Children's Health, Oncology, and Emergency Care.

Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center Torrance is the only South Bay area hospital to be named a 100 Top Hospital by Truven Health; a distinction we have held four years in a row. As a recent recipient of the Premier Award for Quality by the Premier healthcare alliance and the American Hospital Association McKesson Quest for Quality, our commitment to outstanding patient care and operational efficiency is clear.

As a member of Providence Health & Services, a Catholic-sponsored healthcare ministry, we believe strongly in respecting the dignity of each person and give special concern to the most vulnerable members of our community.

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