Registered Nurse
California Hospital Med Center - Los Angeles, CA

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The Emergency Depatment RN provides effective and comprehensive evidence based nursing care to achieve desired health outcomes. Organizes and prioritizes patient care activities balanced with the needs and comfort of the patient. Collaborates with other disciplines to insure comprehensive, holistic and effective plan of care. Applies knowledge of current practice standards, guidelines, statutes, rules and regulations. Demonstrates accountability for own ethical behavior and supports ethical practice by addressing or escalating issues. Serves as a patient advocate. Completes patient assessments competently. Assesses for and identifies needs of unit-specific patient population: Assesses for and identifies any physical, emotional, psychosocial, spiritual, educational, discharge and cultural needs. Completes an individualized plan of care based on assessment of the patient. Coordinates with other disciplines when indicated. Prioritizes care needs and sets measurable goals and time frames. Includes patient and family in the planning. Implements interventions based on nursing and medical plan of care. Manages patient population, diagnosis and age specific needs through appropriate adaptation of interventions. Appropriately utilizes equipment and supplies (including following established policies, procedures and protocols governing the transport, handling and storage of intravenous fluids). After implementation, reassesses the patient to verify effectiveness of interventions. Updates the plan of care to reflect current care needs.

Qualifications

Current licensure to practice as a Registered Nurse in California. Basic Life Support (BLS) required for all areas. ACLS, PALS and MOAB required for Emergency. This position represented by CNA.

Experienced RNs – (i) upload/attach a copy of your resume (ii) most recent performance evaluation (not more than a year old) and (iii) two professional references; preferably from individuals authorized to evaluate your work performance.

New Graduate RNs – (i) upload 2 letters of recommendation from professors or preceptors.

This documentation is required prior to advancing to the next step in the process.

Your Dignity Health application must include all relevant employment history and explain any gaps in employment (i.e. unemployed, school, leave of absence, etc). You must include your work experience for each position listed on the Dignity Health application form. Entering "see resume" for your work experience on the Dignity Health application form is not acceptable and your application may be rejected. You must also include salary information for each job you list, your reason for leaving each job and names, e-mail address and phone numbers of present and past supervisors or managers. Your application may be rejected if incomplete or if you fail to provide this information. We are unable to sponsor or relocate for most positions. If you are planning to move to the area in which the position is based, please note this in your application (along with your planned date of arrival and any other relevant details).

After reviewing your qualifications, we may invite you to the next step in our hiring process –taking two online assessments. All candidates must meet minimum experience and training requirements for the posted job. We use these assessments to learn more about your work style and disposition, your work-related judgment and more about your background and experience.

This helps us to gain additional insights on how you might fit into Dignity Health’s culture. The assessments include a mix of the following types of questions:

1. Questions requiring you to analyze information and make judgments about responses to work related situations

2. Questions asking you to indicate your level of agreement with questions related to your work style and preferences

3. Questions asking you about your experience.

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We're California Hospital Medical Center (CHMC), a not-for-profit, 319-bed acute and ambulatory care hospital that provides services to the dynamic community of downtown Los Angeles and its surrounding neighborhoods. With a 120-year history of healing, our vision is a growing and diversified health care ministry distinguished by excellent quality and committed to expanding access to those in need.

The hospital is part of Dignity Health , formerly Catholic Healthcare West, one of the largest healthcare systems in the West with 40+ hospitals in Arizona, California and Nevada. Our mission, vision and values were all formed out of the recognition of the inherent dignity of each person. It also represents our commitment to delivering excellent medical care to all, to advocating on behalf of the poor, and to partnering with others to improve the quality of life.

Our outstanding benefits package includes 100% employer paid Medical Benefits for you and your family, including domestic partners. Also included are a 403 (b) plan with company match, tuition reimbursement and comprehensive dental and vision plans. .

Located blocks from Staples Center and LA Live, California Hospital is walking distance from the Metro Blue Line and employee parking is complimentary. The hospital also sponsors shuttle service to and from Union Station. To find out more, go to www.chmcla.org . EOE.