The dedicated staff, highly-skilled physicians and surgeons, and advanced technology combine to make working at Los Alamitos Medical Center a personally-rewarding work environment. Nursing staff often hold advanced degrees, are dedicated to caring for others in both their personal and professional lives, and work side-by-side with talented colleagues and medical staff. The hospital has an advanced bi-plane catheterization lab, robot-assisted surgery capabilities, an Orthopedic Destination Center, and the radiation oncology physician services are provided by UCLA Health. Outpatient services are provided in a colorful patient setting in our Total Care Pavilion and there will soon be nurse navigators to assist orthopedic and cancer patients. The hospital’s quality indicators reflect the hard work of physicians and staff. LAMC awards and distinctions include an A on the Leapfrog Hospital Safety Score, American Heart Association Get with the Guidelines Gold+ Performance Achievement Award for Heart Failure, American Stroke Association Get with the Guidelines Gold+ Performance Achievement Award for Stroke, American Stroke Association Target Stroke Honor Roll, and is a Joint Commission Advanced Primary Stroke Center. Los Alamitos Medical Center is a great place to work. There are more than 150 staff members who have been here over 20 years and the hospital has been in the community for nearly 50 years treating generations of families.
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 Operating Room Charge Nurse, under the supervision of the Director of Surgical Services and/or Clinical Manager, the Registered Nurse is responsible for organizing, planning, directing, coordinating, providing high quality, and individualized patient care. The nurse will demonstrate organizational, interpersonal, and time management skills. The Charge Nurse will demonstrate proficient performance standards in performing daily work duties to meet the department expectations. The Charge Nurse works effectively and productively with shared responsibilities. The Charge Nurse oversee the development and implementation of the system for evaluation of clinical competency of the nursing staff, helping to develop and update standards and policies, consultation of the nursing staff for complex issues. He/She will provide pertinent continuing education for the existing staff, mentoring of new staff and performance improvement activities. Continuously seeks ways to improve processes and meet customer satisfaction with patients and physicians. The RN provides services to the following population: infant (31 days to 12 months), child (1 year to 12 years), adolescent (13 years to 17 years), adult (ages 18 to 64 years), and older adults (ages 65 years and above).
Training and Experience:
Required – CA RN license, BLS, ACLS, Completion of yearly supplemental competency validation, preceptor class and management class. 10 CEUs in perioperative nursing, 5 CEUs in leadership/management.
Preferred – CNOR certification, three years of experience as a perioperative nurse and one as a Charge Nurse.
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