Registered Nurse II (RN) / Specialist
Location: Los Angeles, California US
Requisition Number: 39706
Work That Matters - Our work is 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.
No one has more expertise treating children than Children's Hospital Los Angeles. CHLA is the only children's hospital in California to make the prestigious U.S. News & World Report Honor Roll of "Best" children's hospitals, and is nationally ranked in all 10 pediatric specialties.
Join a hospital where the work you do will matter—to you, to your colleagues, and above all, to our patients and families. At times the work may be challenging, but it is always rewarding. We hope you’ll come and find out for yourself.
It’s Work That Matters.
Position Summary: The Registered Nurse Specialist is under general supervision, conducts patient assessments, participates in the development of the plan of care, implements and evaluates care according to patient specific age and/or developmental needs. Ensure appropriate operations of specialized equipment through the continuous monitoring of the patient condition and all related equipment. Based on their findings, the registered nurse specialist is expected to assess, implement and evaluate interventions within ordered parameters. Registered nurse specialist will maintain an in depth knowledge of the relationship between the patient and the environment. Collaborate with other health care team members in the delivery of care. Employee will follow applicable policies and procedures in handling supplies, pharmaceuticals, and equipment.
Minimum Qualifications: 3 years’ experience as an RN II or III in a tertiary NICU/PICU/CTICU/Trauma ED. Broad knowledge of patient care principles and equipment. Ability to assess effectiveness of patient care; maintain a calm demeanor and assist in crises and emergencies; prioritize tasks for complex patient care; communicate tactfully, professionally and effectively, verbally and in writing Initial and annual training in Aviation Operations, Aircraft Operations, Aircraft safety and emergency procedures, Air medical resource management: Survival training, Flight Physiology, Human Factors, Critical Incident Stress Management. Ability to pass initial and annual Agility Testing, must maintain weight below 225. Must be able to tolerate noisy, cramped environments (helicopter, airport, ambulance), ability to lift 90# from floor to waist, able to sit, squat, stand, kneel for extended periods of time. Broad knowledge of patient care principles and equipment; CHLA patient care policies and procedures. Ability to assess effectiveness of patient care; maintain a calm demeanor and assist in crises and emergencies; prioritize tasks for complex patient care; communicate tactfully, professionally and effectively, verbally and in writing
Education/Licensure/Certifications: Bachelor’s degree in Nursing (BSN) required.
Current licensure as an RN in CA with the ability to be licensed in the following states:
Must obtain and maintain medical staff credentialing to perform the following expanded role procedures:
• Needle Thorocostomy
• Insertion of umbilical lines
City: Los Angeles
Community / Marketing Title: Registered Nurse II (RN) / Specialist
Children's Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit institution that provides pediatric health care and helps our patients more than half a million times each year in a setting designed just for their needs. Our history began in 1901 in a small house on the corner of Alpine and Castelar Streets (now Hill St. in Chinatown) and today our medical experts offer more than 350 pediatric specialty programs and services to meet the needs of our patients.
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Location_formattedLocationLong: Los Angeles, California US
Job Number: 26275