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staff - Registered Nurse (RN) - Med Surg - $51-76 per hour

Company: Adventist Health
Location: Los Angeles
Posted on: May 12, 2024

Job Description:

Adventist Health is seeking a Registered Nurse (RN) Med Surg for a nursing job in Los Angeles, California.Job Description & Requirements

  • Specialty: Med Surg
  • Discipline: RN
  • Duration: Ongoing
  • Employment Type: Staff
    Centered in the heart of Boyle Heights, Adventist Health White Memorial is one of the area's leading healthcare providers since 1913. We are comprised of a 353-bed hospital, three medical office buildings, residency programs, comprehensive cancer care and a vast scope of services located in the Los Angeles area. In 2019, Adventist Health White Memorial was recognized with the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award, the nation's highest presidential honor for performance excellence. We are proud to promote wellness in the community at the local farmers market and through our community resource center with services for seniors and Spanish-speakers. Los Angeles is known for its art, rich culture, numerous sports teams and world-renowned dining. There is something for everyone in this culturally diverse city.
    Job Summary:
    Provides support to patient care unit staff/patients. Performs general Registered Nurse (RN) functions. Collaborates with nursing staff, respiratory therapy, physicians and other members of the interdisciplinary team on patient care. Evaluates hospitalized patients for early signs of clinical deterioration on non-intensive adult acute care units in an effort to prevent respiratory/cardiac arrest, admission to Intensive Care Unit (ICU) and to preserve the quality of life. Acts as role model for positively influencing the practice of nursing.
    Job Requirements:

    Education and Work Experience:

    • Bachelor's Degree in Nursing (BSN): Preferred
    • Four years' acute care nursing experience-two of which must be critical care nursing: Preferred
    • Rapid Response/Code Team background: Preferred


      • Maintains current state-approved or compact state Registered Nurse (RN) license: Required
      • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS OR HS-ACLS OR RQIACLS) certification: Required
      • National Institute of Health (NIH) Stroke Scale certification: Required
      • National Certifications/Certified Emergency Nurse (CEN)/Critical Care Registered Nurse (CCNRN)/Progressive Care Certified Nurse (PCCN): Preferred within two years' of hire
      • Maintains all applicable specialty certifications: Required
      • NIH Stroke Scale (NIHSS): Required
      • Certified Emergency Nurse (CEN) or AACN: Required

        Essential Functions:

        • Promotes exceptional patient experience by fostering nurse-patient relationships. Provides care in an effective manner utilizing appropriate technical and decision-making skills. Maintains responsibility for assessing patient needs/conditions and provides appropriate resources, as needed. Detects obvious changes in patient conditions and provides care appropriately. Responds emergently to assist non-intensive adult acute care units in the short-term management of patients.
        • Responds and actively participates in all Rapid Response, i.e., CODE BLUE, CODE SEPSIS, Stroke, STEMI and CODE POLAR. Practices nursing in crisis and non-crisis situations across all adult inpatient areas. Delegates, supervises and evaluates abilities and performance of other team members. Reflects application of knowledge/skills pertaining to all diagnoses and procedures, medications and complications associated with specific patient populations.
        • Evaluates patient progress in a systematic, ongoing manner. Utilizes assessment data to revise diagnoses, outcomes and plan of care. Implements a safe plan of care for patients of varying complexity. Participates in and leads practice changes and process improvement initiatives within the Code Blue committee. Collaborates with management to improve the quality and outcome of Rapid Responses/Codes. Follows policy, procedure, standards of care and protocol changes common to patient population.
        • Participates with management and fellow associates in defining, implementing and evaluating unit goals. Partners with other departments to educate staff in rapid response/code management and improve the overall success of Rapid Responses/Code scenarios.
        • Participates in cost effectiveness initiatives, seeks opportunities to eliminate inappropriate and wasteful use of resources, makes recommendations and assists in development of plans to meet monthly operational budget.
        • Performs other job-related duties as assigned.

          Organizational Requirements:
          Adventist Health is committed to the safety and wellbeing of our associates and patients. Therefore, we require that all associates receive all required vaccinations, including, but not limited to, measles, mumps, flu (based on the seasonal availability of the flu vaccine typically during October-March each year), COVID-19 vaccine (required in CA, HI and OR) etc., as a condition of employment, and annually thereafter. Medical and religious exemptions may apply.

          Adventist Health Job ID #23889. Posted job title: rn, statAbout Adventist HealthAdventist Health is a faith-based, nonprofit, integrated health system serving more than 80 communities on the West Coast and Hawaii with over 400 sites of care, including 26 acute care facilities. Founded on Adventist heritage and values, Adventist Health provides care in hospitals, clinics, home care, and hospice agencies in both rural and urban communities. Our compassionate and talented team of 37,000 includes employees, physicians, allied health professionals and volunteers driven in pursuit of one mission: living God's love by inspiring health, wholeness, and hope. We are committed to staying true to our heritage by providing patient-centered, quality care. Together, we are transforming the healthcare experience with an innovative and whole-person focus on physical, mental, spiritual and social healing to support community well-being.Benefits
          • Continuing Education
          • Bereavement
          • Medical benefits
          • Dental benefits
          • Vision benefits
          • Health Care FSA
          • 403b retirement plan
          • Employee assistance programs
          • Life insurance
          • Holiday Pay
          • 401k retirement plan
          • Sick pay
          • Health savings account

Keywords: Adventist Health, Los Angeles , staff - Registered Nurse (RN) - Med Surg - $51-76 per hour, Healthcare , Los Angeles, California

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