Registered Nurse - Neonatal Intensive Care Unit - Full-Time 12 Hour Nights | University of Southern California (USC) - Military Veterans

at HERC - Southern California

Glendale, California

As an integral member of the patient care team, the Registered Nurse supports the Chief Nursing Officer in leading the patient care team in providing for the safety, recovery and comfort of patients by implementing the nursing process (assessment, nursing diagnosis, developing the plan of care and the education plan; implementation of interventions, evaluation of interventions and revision of plan as needed); and provides education and advocacy.  Practices in compliance with regulatory requirements including CMS Conditions of Participation, Title 22, CDPH regulations, DNV-GL/NIAHO standards, etc. The Registered Nurse supports department manager and director in quality improvement and growth of unit services; leadership in collaboration with co-workers and other departments; management of efficient services with meaningful and valuable outcomes. Decision-making authority: Patient care within the scope of practice Patient acuity based on patient classification decision-making method RNs are expected to practice to the full extent of his/her legal scope of practice based on education, training and competency.  RNs are expected to make judgments and decisions about patient care and to act on the assessments performed. RNs are accountable for providing a healing environment for recovery and safe passage of patients through their episode of care in the hospital; for prevention of harm; for educating the patient about their condition and implementation of self-care actions; of educating about abnormal findings and when and how to report to their care-giver; for providing comfort and compassionate care Executive Functions Planning: Assists charge nurse with planning delivery of patient care for the shift; Contributes to overall unit planning and improvement Directing: Precepting and competency validating new hires and to new procedures Teaching nursing students Delegating: As indicated to other RNs, LVNs, CNAs Coordinating: Assigned team Communicating Expectations to assigned staff (interventions; report back; etc.) Improvement opportunities; information through chain of command; unusual events; Other duties as assigned. Minimum Education:Graduation from Registered Nurse ProgramBSN desired (if not upon hire, will obtain within 5 years preferred)Minimum Experience/Knowledge:1 year clinical experience in an acute care setting preferred. For RNs applying specifically for the new graduate program, this requirement is waived.If applicable - experience in treating ortho and stoke patient population preferred.For Cardiac Cath Lab Nurses:?1 year Nursing experience in an acute care setting such as the ICU, stepdown, or ER.?1 year+ IR, EP, or Cardiac Cath Lab experience preferred.For 6th Floor Med/Surg and Transitional Care Unit Employees:?Two years?? experience with Orthopedic and Medical-Surgical nursing preferred?Certification in Medical-Surgical, Orthopedic or other specialty preferredRequired License/Certification:California Registered Nurse LicenseCertification in clinical specialty or management desired ?Surgery: BLS, ACLS?PACU/SDS/ GI Lab: BLS, ACLS, PALS?Cath Lab: BLS, ACLS?ED: BLS, ACLS, PALS, AB508 (within 30 days of hire), NIHSS (within 30 days of hire), NRP (within 6 months of hire), ENPC (within 12 months of hire),?L&D/Post-Partum: BLS, ACLS, NRP ?NICU: BLS, PALS, NRP?Nursery: BLS, NRP?Geropsych: BLS, AB508 (within 30 days of hire)?ICU/ 5S and 4th Telemetry: BLS, ACLS, NIHSS (within 30 days of hire)?6th Med Surg: BLS, ACLS, NIHSS (within 30 days of hire)?TCU: BLSBLS, ACLS, PALS, and NRP must be AHA certified. All certifications must be active effective date of hire/transfer unless otherwise indicated. As part of Keck Medicine of USC, USC Verdugo Hills Hospital is the only community hospital in the Foothills area of Los Angeles backed by an academic medical center. With its 40-year legacy of personalized care from expert physicians, experienced nurses and a dedicated staff the community has come to know and trust, USC??VHH brings patients the latest medical advancements and 24/7 emergency services. Join this world-class team providing highly-specialized care, up-to-the-minute research and innovative clinical trials.

Glendale, California

Southern California HERC, established in 2003, is a non-profit organization composed of a diverse group of colleges and universities, and research, medical, and cultural institutions. Our institutions are committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion in the recruitment process and providing a work environment sensitive to work/life balance. We also understand that employment decisions often involve two careers and offer state of the art dual career resources and solutions. SoCal HERC includes members from the Central Coast, Los Angeles, Orange County, Inland Empire, and San Diego.

HERC is a gateway to more jobs in higher education and related fields than any other website. HERC provides job seekers with comprehensive and transparent access to job opportunities, daily job alerts, career advice news and webinars, dual career support, and regional multicultural resources to help with relocating to a new community.

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Antioch University, Azusa Pacific, University Cal Tech

CSU Fullerton, CSU Northridge,  CSU San Bernardino 

Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Chapman University, Citrus College

Concordia University Irvine, Grossmont-Cuyamaca CCD, Kaiser Permanente School of Medicine 

Loyola Marymount University, MiraCosta Community College, Mount St. Mary’s University

North Orange County CCD, Occidental College,  Pacific Oaks College & Childrens School 

Point Loma Nazarene University, San Diego State University, Soka University of America

The Claremont Colleges, The Salk Institute for Biological Sciences, UC Path Center

UC Irvine, UCLA, UC Riverside

UCSD, University of Redlands, University of San Diego

University of Southern California, Vanguard University, Whittier College

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