Critical Care Registered Nurse

St. Joseph Health Fullerton , CA 92838

Posted 3 weeks ago

We are looking for a Registered Nurse II for the Critical Care Unit at St. Jude Medical Center.

Up to $20,000 Hiring Bonus for eligible external candidates who meet all conditions for payment - this is in addition to the fantastic benefits and compensation package offered by Providence that begin on your first day of employment.

Location: Fullerton, CA

Work Schedule: Full time - 72 Biweekly Hours

Shift: 12-hour, Nights

Job Summary:

The RN independently uses the nursing process to safely, therapeutically and efficiently care for a group of patients. Uses information from a variety of sources to assess, plan, implement, identify outcomes and evaluate patient's plan of care.

Essential Functions:

  • Facilitates patient care through effective communication

  • Develops and maintains therapeutic and effective relationships with patient/family and the health care team

  • Delegates care appropriately

  • Participates in Shared Governance/Participative Leadership

  • Demonstrates awareness of unit and service guidelines related to staffing and scheduling.

  • Critical Care Unit (CCU), (4N-CCU/SDU, 601001-F01 and 4SW CCU, 601000-F01):

  • Responsible for the patients in Critical Care Unit (CCU).

  • Demonstrates the ability to care for the patient/or manage the Intra-Aortic balloon pump, after completing the IABP competency program. (Does not apply for all RN's).

  • Demonstrates the ability to care for the patient, and manage the R VAD/L VAD/BIVAD, after completing the BIVAD competency program. (does not apply to all RN's).

  • Demonstrates the ability to care for and/or manage the patient requiring continuous Renal Replacement Therapy (CRRT) after completing CRRT competency training program. (Does not apply for all RN's).

  • Assists physicians with special tests and procedures (e.g. tracheotomy, pericardiacentesis, arterial lines, PA lines, CVP lines, pacemaker insertion, cardioversions, bronchoscopy, and internal defibrillation.

  • Demonstrates knowledge/ability to use/interpret results of equipment in the area i.e. EKG strips.

  • Appropriately manages the patient with temporary pacemaker. Recognized normal and abnormal functioning, and accurately adjusts the rate, milli-amperage or polarity of a temporary pace maker in accordance with the physicians specific orders.

Minimum Position Requirements:

Education:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Nursing, graduate from nursing school (Hired on/after 1/1/11), or hired prior to 1/1/11 (and rehired after 1/1/11): Graduate from nursing school with a diploma, Associate Degree, or Bachelor's Degree in Nursing.

  • Hired as a result of a unit transfer from Heritage: Graduate from nursing school with a diploma, Associate Degree, or Bachelor's Degree in Nursing.

  • Hired as a ministry transfer: Currently enrolled in a BSN program with an expected graduation date within 6 months of hire.

Experience: 1 year acute care experience.

Licenses/Certifications:

  • Current CA Registered Nurse License.

  • American Heart Association BLS Health Care Provider.

  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS).

Preferred Position Qualifications:

Licenses/Certifications:

  • Professional Nursing Organization Membership.

  • CCRN.

Apply Today! Applicants that meet qualifications will receive a text with some additional questions from our Modern Hire system.

St. Jude Medical Center is a faith-based, non-profit, 384-bed, tertiary care facility, and is one of Southern California's most-respected and technologically-advanced hospitals. With nearly 700 of the area's finest physicians on staff, St. Jude offers nearly every medical specialty and sub-specialty. Whether for the birth of a baby, life-saving surgery or a routine mammogram, St. Jude continues to set the standard for medical care and offers the community the most comprehensive array of services and programs.

St. Jude Medical Center provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, St. Jude Medical Center complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Positions specified as "on call/per diem" refers to employment consisting of shifts scheduled on as "as needed basis" to fill in for staff vacancies.

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