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Employment Type:
Full time
Job Category:
Health Care & Medicine
RN - Medical Procedures Unit
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UCLA Health | Los Angeles, CA
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Job Description

Job Duties
To provide nursing care to patients and their families in the MPU. Under direct supervision, the primary responsibilities of the Clinical Nurse II includes the direct nursing care of patients, utilizing the nursing process; the development and application of leadership, management, and communication concepts, teaching of patients and staff; maintenance of professional standards; ability to assume the charge nurse role for the unit in the stead and/or absence of administrative staff. Participate with health team members for problem solving in area management. Assist in the development and implementation of standards, methods and tools to improve patient care. Candidate must be able to function with a minimum of supervision and be highly motivated to provide excellent care and patient advocacy. Incumbent will assist with GI/Pulmonary procedures as well as administer conscious sedation

Job Qualifications
Behaviors, actions, and language reflect conscious commitment to supporting unit, department, and hospital vision. Projects a calm, reassuring and confident manner and promotes a cohesive team environment. Consistently achieves high standards in clinical duties and holds self to same standards as others are held to. Makes decisions in the best interest of the patient. Effectively listens and communicates to peers both positive and constructive feedback. Consistently uses good judgment in making decisions. Develops rapport with patients and patients families. Able to recognize peers' accomplishments. Consistently identifies opportunities to improve unit performance and takes action to implement ideas. Maintains positive attitude towards unit and work, helping to build unit's positive reputation. Skills in coaching and assisting staff in 1. developing a plan of care including setting goals, monitoring and documenting progress 2. implementing interventions that are pertinent to goals established in the plan of care 3. evaluating the effective of interventions toward the attainment of established goals and 4. recognizing the need to reassess or reset goal parameter. BSN required. Three years of related experience in a hospital or outpatient setting with GI/Endoscopy procedures preferred. Official Transcripts and/or original diploma from a registered nursing program must be provided upon hire

About UCLA Health

For more than half a century, UCLA Health  has provided the best in healthcare and the latest in medical technology to thepeople of Los Angeles and throughout the world. Today we are one of the most comprehensive and advanced healthcare systems in existence. We are comprised of Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center, UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica, Resnick Neuropsychiatric Hospital at UCLA, Mattel Children’s Hospital UCLA, and the UCLA Medical Group, with offices throughout the region.

Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center is consistently ranked by U.S.News & World Report as one of the top five hospitals in the nation and the best medical center in the western United States. The doctors, scientists and caregivers of UCLA are leaders in their fields. Every day, they perform pioneering work across an astounding range of disciplines, from organ transplantation and cardiac surgery to neurosurgery and cancer treatment. Year after year, our people have achieved medical breakthroughs and earned the highest industry honors. And we’re just getting started.

The dedicated professionals of UCLA Health are committed to healing humankind, one patient at a time, by improving health, alleviating suffering, and delivering acts of kindness on a daily basis.