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Providence Health & Services RN - Direct Observation Unit in Tarzana, California

Description:

Providence is calling a Registered Nurse - Direct Observatory Unit (RN) ( Full time/Night Shift ) to Providence Tarzana Medical Center in Tarzana, CA.

In this position you will:

  • Provide professional, comprehensive nursing care for patients in an acute care environment

  • Accountable for the delivery of coordinated, safe, compassionate, therapeutic, evidence-based quality care to patients and families, based on individual physical, emotional, and spiritual needs, and appropriate care strategies throughout the lifespan

  • Practice in accordance with the Nurse Practice Act in the state of employment, the American Nurses Association (ANA) Code of Ethics for Nurses, and the ANA scope and standards of practice. Key functions and specific skills for the job are found in the unit specific onboarding checklist and in standards that are applicable to the specialty

Qualifications:

Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Nursing degree/diploma

  • Bachelor’s degree in Nursing or higher within 3 years of hire. Or;

  • A RN with 20 years of RN experience will not be required to obtain a BSN

  • Any previously agreed upon effective date for obtaining a Bachelor’s degree in nursing between individual and facility will remain in effect.

  • Any collective bargaining contract with specific time frames for obtaining a Bachelor’s degree in nursing will supersede the above point and will remain in effect

  • Exceptions will be considered on a case-by-case basis at each facility by the most senior administrative nursing leader in consultation with the Human Resources leader

  • RNs employed prior to 1/1/17 are encouraged to obtain a Bachelor’s degree or higher degree in Nursing, but obtaining the degree will not be a condition of employment

  • Current Basic Life Support (BLS) card must be from the following authorized governing bodies: American Heart Association (AHA) - (BLS Provider), American Red Cross (ARC) - (BLS for Health Care Provider), or Military Training Network (MTN) – (BLS Provider) upon hire

  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)

  • National Institutes of Health Stroke Scale (NIHSS)

  • 1 year Acute care experience working with the patient population similar to department of hire or completion of the specialty residency located at that facility

  • Proficiency with Information Technology; such as electronic health records, communications systems, computers and equipment necessary to perform essential functions of the position

  • Skilled to work with a wide range of staff as part of an interdisciplinary team including physicians, nurses, and ancillary staff

  • Ability to use independent, critical judgment in all aspects of patient care delivery

  • Demonstrated interpersonal skills that convey a positive and supportive attitude

  • Ability to effectively manage multiple responsibilities, urgent responses, and challenging situations

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing

  • National Certification in area of specialty

About the hospital you will serve.

Providence Tarzana Medical Center is a 245-bed not-for-profit medical center that serves the San Fernando Valley, offering high quality specialty services, including: heart and vascular care, orthopedics, oncology and senior services. Recognizing the special health care needs of women and children, our Women’s Pavilion & Resource Center provides women’s health and maternity care in once central location. The hospital specializes in pediatrics and has one of the largest neonatal intensive care units in the San Fernando Valley. Providence Tarzana has a reputation for clinical excellence and sophisticated technology with a personal touch. Providence Health & Services cares about the people and the lives that we touch each and every day. We are continually driven by the caring tradition of our heritage – the foundation of our Mission and core-values – to embrace respect, compassion, justice, excellence and stewardship. With a rich past reaching back more than 65 years in Southern California, and 150 years in total, Providence Health & Services today celebrates unprecedented growth, recognition for top quality health care, a vibrant employee culture where new ideas are encouraged and a drive to help the underprivileged - all with an eye toward the future.

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details

http://www.providenceiscalling.jobs/rewards-benefits/

Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence Health & Services is a not-for-profit Catholic network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services guided by a Mission of caring the Sisters of Providence began over 160 years ago. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Night

Job Category: Nursing - Other

Location: California-Tarzana

Req ID: 240817

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