RN - Med Surg - Loan Forgiveness & $20,000 Sign-on Bonus - Full Time, Nights (Culver City)
Company: Alta Hospitals
Posted on: September 20, 2023
The Registered Nurse - Med/Surg collaborates with
interdisciplinary teams to develop and implement a plan of care for
a specific group of assigned patients, ensuring the coordination of
care between other disciplines, physicians, and support staff.
Performs professional nursing duties that incorporate the
psychosocial, psychomotor and age appropriate cognitive skills of
the patient/family/significant other to assess, plan, intervene and
advocate for the patient on an ongoing basis throughout the
continuum of care. Will reevaluate patient response and outcomes,
effectiveness of plan of care, and readiness for discharge and
revise plan or make referrals as necessary. Acts as a role model
and mentor to a variety of new graduate nurses, orientees and
- Provides patient care, reviews and administers patient
medications, treatments and procedures in a safe, effective and age
appropriate manner that meets scope of practice and standards of
nursing practice. Recognizes change in patient's clinical
conditions, taking appropriate action and documenting intervention.
Effectively collaborates with the health care team to intervene,
and advocate as necessary. Intervenes appropriately in instances of
abuse, assault or neglect, or when adequate financial or social
resources are not available. Makes appropriate referrals to resolve
patient issues effectively.
- Develops long and short-term goals consistent with treatment
plans, standards of practice, and the plan of care, incorporating
patient preference and discussing plan of care with patient.
Appropriately utilizes pain management resources and other
interventions to provide pain relief. Provides ongoing assessments
and documents the patient's physical and psychosocial condition, as
well as response to care. Reviews patient test results, identifies
critical results, and communicates in a timely manner consistent
with the condition of the patient and correlates information into
the plan of care. Consistently ensures nursing practice is evidence
based, within scope of licensure and compliant with hospital wide
standards of nursing care, including core measures. Ensures
Infection Control procedures and HIPPA compliance.
- Collaborates with staff, physicians and members of the
healthcare team, ensuring the coordination of care between other
disciplines and support staff. Supervises, monitors and delegates
patient care activities to appropriate members of the health care
team, provides effective leadership and ensures that care is safe
and of high quality. Acts as a source of information and
articulately responds to questions, providing resources, guidance,
and education about treatment plan, plan of care, and medications.
Develops and implements accurate teaching and ongoing discharge
- Empathizes with patient and patient support systems, expresses
compassion and understanding for the situation and demonstrates
care which is appropriate for the age, and cultural, religious,
gender identity, or ethnic background. Engages in caring behaviors,
taking conscious ownership for work and takes deliberate/thoughtful
actions regarding how to best carry out interactions with the
patient, families, physicians, and co-workers.Minimum Education:
Graduate of an Accredited School of Nursing required. Bachelor of
Science in Nursing preferred.Minimum Experience: Ability to read,
write and communicate effectively in English. Ability to work
variable shifts including evenings, nights, weekends, and holidays.
Ability to maintain flexibility and composure in a constantly
changing environment. Bilingual skills to communicate effectively
with patients and families preferred. Recent experience as a
Registered Nurse in an Acute Care setting preferred.Req.
Certification/Licensure: Active, current, and unencumbered
Licensure as a Registered Nurse in the State of California
required. AHA Basic Life Support certification required. Hospital
Fire and Life Safety Card (Los Angeles City Employees only)
required. Certification in specialty area of Practice
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