Fountain Valley Regional Hospital is proud of the full range of quality services we provide. Since 1971, we have dedicated our efforts to meet and serve the medical needs of our growing community. We were the first hospital in Orange County to offer residents an accredited Chest Pain Center and a Thrombectomy Receiving Center certified by The Joint Commission. We are one of only two certified Pediatric ICUs in Orange County and the only hospital in Fountain Valley and Huntington Beach with a Level III Neonatal ICU. We re proud of the efforts of our physicians, nurses and staff who strive to provide you with the best care possible.
We offer competitive salaries and benefits including a matching 401(k), several health & dental plans to choose from, generous tuition assistance plans, and relocation assistance for select positions.
The Acute Care Nurse Practitioner (ACNP) manages patients on their specialty service/practice under the direction and indirect supervision of their supervising physician, who may or may not be the Service Line Medical Director. This role is a leadership position and the individual is responsible for effective time management, resource utilization, cost effective delivery of patient care and demonstration of positive role modeling. Other duties and skills include, but are not limited to:
Telephone skills must demonstrate hospital telephone etiquette by answering phones promptly, courteously and by identifying department and staff.
Policy/procedures is aware of and follows all hospital and department policies and procedures.
Teamwork promotes positive co-worker relationships through teamwork and cooperation. Understands and supports the needs of individuals in other departments and promotes conflict resolution. Shares information, work knowledge and experience with co-workers, physicians, and students in a non-threatening manner. Offers assistance and promptly responds to requests.
Productivity maintains high productivity and performs efficiently, regardless of whether the work volume is high or low. Appropriately prioritizes work activities. Responds to difficult situations with self-control and a positive attitude. Makes decisions independently and knows when to ask for assistance. Exercises good judgment and arrives at sound decisions.
Clinical skills Maintains clinical expertise to provide optimal patient care and act as resource to the staff. Demonstrates the necessary knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span and possesses the ability to assess data reflective of the patient s status and interpret the appropriate information needed to identify each patient s requirements relative to his/her age-specific needs.
Acts as a role model demonstrating the behaviors expected of staff relative to attendance, work quality productivity, and patient care.
Acts as a patient advocate.
Masters Degree in Nursing
Current California RN license and Nurse Practitioner Certificate
Specialty Board Certification as an ACNP or equivalent in specialty area
Current California Furnishing License and DEA Number
Demonstrated clinical competence and leadership skills.
Demonstrated ability to present self in positive and professional manner
Two years of clinical experience as a nurse practitioner
Employment practices will not be influenced or affected by an applicant’s or employee’s race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status or any other legally protected status. Tenet will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship.