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RN II - Step Down Unit *Up to $20,000 Hiring Bonus*

Company: Providence St. Joseph's Health
Location: Montebello
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

Advance your career working at a Magnet recognized hospital known for clinical quality and patient safety. Providence St. Joseph Health offers a comprehensive range of benefits including but not limited to professional advancement, extensive health and program wellness offerings as well as competitive compensation, PTO, and retirement plans. We look forward to hearing from you! We are looking for a Registered Nurse II for the Step Down Unit at St. Jude Medical Center Sign-On Bonus $20,000. 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. The Intermediate care/ Step Down unit is organized, operated and maintained to provide the monitoring and care of patients with moderate or potentially severe physiologic instability requiring specialized equipment and or personnel necessary for invasive monitoring. 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.
  • Intermediate Care/ Step Down Unit (4N-CCU/SDU, 601001-F01):
  • Responsible for the patients in Step down Unit (SDU) requiring step-down level of care. This may include but not limited to respiratory failure, congestive heart failure, drug overdose, sepsis, DKA, GI bleed, Pneumonia, cardiothoracic surgeries, AMI, CVA, vascular surgeries and neurosurgeries.
  • 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.
  • Demonstrates creativity, sensitivity and critical thinking ability in the coordination and provision of patient care, evaluation of care delivery and revision of organizational systems to improve patient outcomes.
  • Supports and fosters strong nursing morale. Maintains a positive professional image of nursing and encourages and recognizes staff for their contributions.
  • Acts as a collaborative resource person whose clinical expertise is actively sought. Encourages and supports the clinical bedside RN in improving their assessment and critical thinking skills. Maintains open lines of communication to address concerns or problems.
  • Promotes a team approach by including the unit RN staff in patient care, communication and disposition. Assures that the coordinator on the unit is involved and is notified of any Rapid Response visitation/consultation.
  • Provides teaching as opportunity permits and the need is identified. Minimum Position Qualifications: Education:
    • Bachelor's Degree of 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 Bachelors Degree in Nursing; or
    • Hired as a result of a unit transfer from Heritage: Graduate from nursing school with a diploma, Associate Degree, or Bachelors Degree in Nursing; or
    • Hired as a ministry transfer: Currently enrolled in a BSN program with an expected graduation date within 6 months of hire. Experience: One (1) year acute care experience. Licenses and Certifications:
      • Current CA Registered Nurse License.
      • American Heart Association BLS Health Care Provider.
      • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Preferred Position Qualifications: Licenses and 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. Company: St. Jude Medical Center Category: Critical Care Nursing Req ID: R347423 id="detrack" defer src="https://d2e48ltfsb5exy.cloudfront.net/p/t.js?i=0,1" data-g="41687D331DBE4656AC67636DF64157E41537">

Keywords: Providence St. Joseph's Health, Montebello , RN II - Step Down Unit *Up to $20,000 Hiring Bonus*, Healthcare , Montebello, California

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