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Posted:
4/28/2019
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Nursing
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Registered Nurse - Cardiovascular OR
Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center | Los Angeles, California
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Job Description

Overview

CHA Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center

CHA Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center (HPMC) is an acute care facility that has been caring for the Hollywood community and surrounding areas since 1924. The hospital is committed to serving local multicultural communities with quality medical and nursing care. With more than 500 physicians representing virtually every specialty, HPMC strives to distinguish itself as a leading healthcare provider, recognized for providing quality, innovative care in a compassionate manner.

HPMC is part of a global healthcare enterprise which owns and operates general hospitals throughout Korea, numerous fertility and research centers in the U.S. and Korea including CHA Fertility Center, a medical university, and CHAUM (a premier anti-aging life center).

Professional Requirements

Position Summary:

Reporting to the Administrative Director, this position is responsible for planning, coordinating and providing high quality, individualized patient care using the components of the nursing process.

* Maintains current competencies and skill levels required for work/specialty area.
* Participates in quality and performance improvement programs.
* Orients, and trains assigned personnel and students.
* Provides direction to other members of the patient care team to coordinate all aspects of a nursing unit/department for an assigned shift.
* Assesses effectiveness of direction given and problem solving issues regarding patient care.
* Knowledgably administers IV's and medications per protocol/policy, observing and documenting patient's response. Verifies patient's identity/ID band before treatments and procedures.
* Writes initial nursing history, assesses patients' conditions and develops and updates individual plans of care for patients assigned to the unit/department.
* Conducts patient care conferences.
* Monitors physiological, cognitive status of patients and timely report changes to physicians and/or other appropriate personnel, includes follow-up on lab/test results.
* Demonstrates knowledge of age specific care, including but not limited to, identifying the need for additional safety measures, physiological normal values/readings; and assessing skin integrity, behavior, motor skills and/or activities that place patients at risk as well as communicates effectively in a clear, concise, understandable manner. Applicable for the populations checked: Infant () Pediatric (x) Adult (x) Geriatric (x).
* Provides direct patient care, evaluates outcomes, timely consults with other care providers as warranted and adjusts nursing care interventions appropriately to ensure optimal patient care.
* Prepares patient/families for schedule procedures and tests.
* Develops, implements and evaluates individualized education and teaching plans, discharge plans and protocols for patient family, and/or significant other in accordance with patient needs and department standards.
* Demonstrates effective team leader/charge nurse skills including hourly patient rounds.
* Provides a safe, therapeutic environment for patient and families.
* Uses patient restraints appropriately, documenting observations/interventions completely.
* Documents in a clear, complete, legible, organized and timely manner, demonstrating skill in the nursing, process and critical thinking.
* Monitors and ensures accuracy of recording on patient medical records.
* Maintains all required reports, records, statistics, etc.
* Identifies and communicates problems regarding ethical issues that may surface between professionals and patients.
* Demonstrates respect for patient rights.
* Answers telephone and patient call lights in a prompt and courteous manner, addressing callers and patients appropriately by name and/or title.
* Performs efficiently in crisis and emergency situations, following established protocols, remaining calls, informing appropriate persons and documenting events.
* Demonstrates effective team leader/charge nurse skills, including hourly patient rounds.
* Demonstrates sensitivity to patient's comfort and privacy (confidentiality).
* Acts as a patient advocate.
* Cooperates with other personnel in a positive manner to achieve departmental and interdepartmental objectives and maintains good employee relations.
* Cooperates and collaborates with physicians assisting with patient examinations and procedures.
* Demonstrates effective communication methods and skills, using lines of authority appropriately.
* Adapts approaches based on recognized cultural and religious diversity.
* Ensures adequate stock of supplies and proper function of equipment including quality control monitoring as needed.
* Demonstrates responsibility for cost containment, conservation of supplies and equipment, as well as other organizational resources.

Qualifications

Minimum Education:

* Graduate of an RN program.

Preferred Education:

* N/A

Minimum Work Experience and Qualifications:

* Minimum 1 year recent experience in an acute care setting preferred.
* One (1) year recent experience in an operating room setting preferred.
* Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing.

Preferred Work Experience and Qualifications:

* N/A

Required Licensure, Certification, Registration or Designation:

* Current California RN license
* BLS
* Fire card

About Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center

CHA Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center is a 434-bed acute-care facility that has been caring for the Hollywood community and surrounding areas since 1924. The hospital is committed to serving local multicultural communities with quality medical and nursing care. With more than 500 physicians representing virtually every specialty, CHA Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center is ready to serve your medical needs and those of your loved ones and strives to distinguish itself as a leading healthcare provider, recognized for providing quality, innovative care in a compassionate manner.

In addition to CHA Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center, the CHA Health Systems owns and operates four acute care hospitals with approximately 2,000 beds, two specialty clinics for Oriental medicine, a medical university and a cell and gene therapy research institute, all in Korea, as well as two infertility medical centers in the United States and Korea, including the CHA Fertility Center in Los Angeles.