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 with telemetry or Emergency Department experience required; Trauma nursing experience preferred. Must challenge and successfully pass the Basic Dysrhythmia course curriculum within 21 days of hire. If new to ED, must successfully pass the ED Core Curriculum and complete required on-unit preceptorship. 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, ACLS, PALS Provider required. MAB (Management of Assaultive Behavior) required within 30 days of hire or transfer. Must be renewed annually. CEN or related certification, preferred.
ENPC required for full time and part-time employee or within six months of employment. 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.