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. Assumes responsibility of an additional 8 hours per pay period to fulfill Nurse Extender role including education and training of an assigned group of clinical staff. Reports directly to the ED manager and works in collaboration with a Nursing Supervisor for an assigned group of staff. This position may require flexibility of hours.
Minimum two years telemetry experience required. Minimum two years ED experience, required. Basic computer skills/experience with computerized documentation systems required. Understanding of principles of adult learning, facilitation of learning and coaching/mentoring; experience as a class instructor/presenter, required (formal or informal).
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 Course C, ACLS, and PALS required. MAB (Management of Assaultive Behavior) required within 30 days of hire or transfer. Must be renewed annually. MICN, CEN or other relevant certification, preferred
ENPC required. Care of the Trauma patient.
Demonstrates an understanding of the standards according to Los Angeles County (LACO) Guidelines of Prehospital Care. Participates in Quality Improvement process as required by LACO Base Station Contract.
Attends and participates in monthly Base Station Meetings. Maintains Mobile Intensive Care Nurse Certification Requirements and participates in continuing education efforts required by LACO Base Station Contract and Huntington Memorial Hospital Policy and Procedures. Communicates with Prehospital and Emergency Medical Services personnel in an objective manner and communicates with the Prehospital Care Coordinator regarding unresolved prehospital care issues.