Fountain Valley Regional Hospital is proud of the full range of quality services we provide. Since 1971, we have dedicated our efforts to meet and serve the medical needs of our growing community. We were the first hospital in Orange County to offer residents an accredited Chest Pain Center and a Thrombectomy Receiving Center certified by The Joint Commission. We are one of only two certified Pediatric ICUs in Orange County and the only hospital in Fountain Valley and Huntington Beach with a Level III Neonatal ICU. Weï¿½re proud of the efforts of our physicians, nurses and staff who strive to provide you with the best care possible.
We offer competitive salaries and benefits including a matching 401(k), several health & dental plans to choose from, generous tuition assistance plans, and relocation assistance for select positions.
Job Summary: The Registered Professional Nurse is responsible for the delivery of patient care, utilizing the nursing process for assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation while meeting competently all safe expectations of a nurse. Interviews patient, family history, significant others to formulate nursing history. Observes, identifies and collects data to identify nursing care needs of the patient and family. Demonstrates decision making process and ability to recognize priorities and resolve appropriately. Documents primary assessment in a timely manner. Identifies and reports to the appropriate person(s) abnormal diagnostic data and clinical changes in the patient's condition.
PLANNING: Develops and/or updates individualized nursing care plan on each patient. Documents patient problems and nursing care needs of the patient and family/significant others. Actively involves patient and family/significant others in planning patient's care. Develops short- and long-term goals for the patient and family/significant others. Identifies the need to involve other disciplines in the patient's care. Initiates discharge planning upon admission.
IMPLEMENTATION: Performs common nursing procedures as defined in Policy and Procedure Manual. Implements changes in physicians' orders in a timely manner. Explains treatments and procedures to patient and family/significant others. Provides patient and family teaching. Provides for safety, cleanliness and comfort for patient. Initiates emergency procedures as needed within the scope of practice and hospital policy. Demonstrates critical thinking skills in dealing with infrequently encountered or difficult situations.
EVALUATION: Evaluates the patient's response to nursing care. Updates and revises care to be delivered, as patient's needs change. Appropriately communicates changes and care given to other members of the health care team. Keeps immediate supervisor informed of organizational, staff and patient problems.
PROFESSIONAL GROWTH AND RESPONSIBILITY: Maintains an awareness of legal aspects of nursing, including accurate/timely documentation according to standards/policy and procedure. Conducts patient care conferences. Updates skills and knowledge and attends peer's patient care conferences. Assists in orientation and/or acts as a preceptor for new personnel. Provides evaluation materials in a timely manner. Participates in quality assurance programs and/or committees.
UNIT SPECIFIC: Manages patients as a primary care giver. Demonstrates ability to utilize equipment in the clinical setting. Demonstrates basic computer entry skills. Demonstrates knowledge and skills in application of monitoring equipment. Demonstrates knowledge and skills in recognizing and acting accordingly to life threatening arrhythmias. Attends skills lab (knowledge and clinical ability to perform)
Minimum Education: Current California RN license Required: Graduate of an accredited School of Nursing Preferred: Academic degree in nursing (Bachelors or Masters degree) Minimum Experience: Current American Heart Association BLS. ACLS certification and Initial Dysrhythmia Recognition within 90 days of hire. Required: At least 1 year prior Telemetry experience
The hospital, in its sole discretion, reserves the right to combine any of the above required experiences, or to consider applicants other work related experience in order to meet the above mentioned requirements.
Primary Location: Fountain Valley, California
Facility: Fountain Valley Regional Hospital and Medical Center
Job Type: Full-time
Shift Type: Days
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Internal Number: 2005036025
About Fountain Valley Regional Hospital and Medical Center
Tenet Healthcare Corporation is a diversified healthcare services company with 115,000 employees united around a common mission: to help people live happier, healthier lives. Through its subsidiaries, partnerships and joint ventures, including United Surgical Partners International, the Company operates general acute care and specialty hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, urgent care centers and other outpatient facilities. Tenet's Conifer Health Solutions subsidiary provides technology-enabled performance improvement and health management solutions to hospitals, health systems, integrated delivery networks, physician groups, self-insured organizations and health plans.