When you join Huntington Hospital in Pasadena, CA, you are aligning yourself with an organization whose values drive our philosophy of care. Our focus on delivering quality, service, and cutting edge care, enables Huntington Hospital to be an organization committed to patient outcomes-not the bottom line. More importantly, it empowers you to enact change and deliver the results that continuously improve our ability to provide our community with care.
Responsible for coordination of care to meet identified needs of the patient/family. Supervises the management of patient care utilizing critical thinking and nursing process, discharge planning, resource identification, linking and scheduling patients with required services, monitoring care delivery, advocating for the patient, care planning and evaluating outcomes. Coordinates patient care across the health care continuum, and assists other team members with meeting individual patient needs. This position may require flexibility of hours.
Minimum two years Med/Surg experience with telemetry required. Must challenge and successfully pass the Basic Dysrhythmia course curriculum within 21 days of hire. Basic computer skills/experience with computerized documentation systems required.
Bachelor's degree in Nursing, Required. Diploma or transcripts on highest degree earned required.
Current active unrestricted RN license issued by State of California. Current American Heart Association BLS and ACLS Provider required. MAB (Management of Assaultive Behavior) required within 30 days of hire or transfer. Must be renewed annually. PCCN or related certification, preferred.
Must pass or challenge the Basic Dysrhythmia course curriculum. Must be willing and able to work in a face paced, frequently changing environment. Must be willing and able to multi-task effectively to accomplish work assignments. Must pass or challenge the Basic Dysrhythmia course curriculum. Must successfully complete a Code Blue Drill every 12months.
Must complete initial and/or annual standardized procedures and competencies related to:
Management of Cardiac Emergencies. Care of the patient with Pacemakers/ICD. Application/usage and alternatives to restraints; appropriate documentation. Pressure Ulcer prevention and treatment. Hypoglycemia management. Universal Protocol. POCT for Bedside Blood Glucose monitoring. Regitine/Vitrase Administration. IV Admixture. Central line PICC line management. Wound VAC. Lift equipment.