RN - Emergency Department - Loan Forgiveness & $25,000 Sign-on Bonus - Full Time, Evening/Mid
Company: Alta Hospitals
Location: El Monte
Posted on: September 20, 2023
The Emergency Department Registered Nurse is specially trained
to provide prompt response and treatment for any patient presenting
with any life threatening, emergent, or urgent medical need.
Provides monitoring and therapeutic equipment necessary to provide
specialized nursing care to acute or complex patients. Collaborates
with interdisciplinary teams to develop and implement a plan of
care for a specific group of assigned patients, ensuring the
coordination of care between other disciplines, physicians, and
support staff. Performs professional nursing duties that
incorporate the psychosocial, psychomotor and age appropriate
cognitive skills of the patient/family/significant other to assess,
plan, intervene and advocate for the patient on an ongoing basis
throughout the continuum of care. Will reevaluate patient response
and outcomes, effectiveness of plan of care, and readiness for
discharge and revise plan or make referrals as necessary. Acts as a
role model and mentor to a variety of new graduate nurses,
orientees and support staff.
- Provides patient care, reviews and administers patient
medications, including intravenous titrations, invasive and
arterial lines, cardiac monitoring, ventilator management,
treatments and procedures in a safe, effective and age appropriate
manner that meets scope of practice and standards of nursing
practice. Recognizes change in patient's clinical conditions,
taking appropriate action and documenting intervention.
Appropriately responds to RRT/Code Blues/Code Whites as assigned.
Effectively collaborates with the health care team to intervene,
and advocate as necessary. Intervenes appropriately in instances of
abuse, assault or neglect, or when adequate financial or social
resources are not available. Makes appropriate referrals to resolve
patient issues effectively.
- Develops long and short-term goals consistent with treatment
plans, standards of practice, and the plan of care, incorporating
patient preference and discussing plan of care with patient.
Appropriately utilizes pain management resources and other
interventions to provide pain relief. Provides ongoing assessments
and documents the patient's physical and psychosocial condition, as
well as response to care. Reviews patient test results, identifies
critical results, and communicates in a timely manner consistent
with the condition of the patient and correlates information into
the plan of care. Consistently ensures nursing practice is evidence
based, within scope of licensure and compliant with hospital wide
standards of nursing care, including core measures. Ensures
Infection Control procedures and HIPAA compliance.
- Collaborates with staff, physicians and members of the
healthcare team, ensuring the coordination of care between other
disciplines and support staff, focusing on efficient and effective
emergency department throughput. Supervises, monitors and delegates
patient care activities to appropriate members of the health care
team, provides effective leadership and ensures that care is safe
and of high quality. Acts as a source of information and
articulately responds to questions, providing resources, guidance,
and education about treatment plan, plan of care, and medications.
Develops and implements accurate teaching and ongoing discharge
- Empathizes with patient and patient support systems, expresses
compassion and understanding for the situation and demonstrates
care which is appropriate for the age, and cultural, religious,
gender identity, or ethnic background. Engages in caring behaviors,
taking conscious ownership for work and takes deliberate/thoughtful
actions regarding how to best carry out interactions with the
patient, families, physicians, and co-workers.Minimum Education:
Graduate of an Accredited School of Nursing required. Bachelor of
Science in Nursing preferred.Minimum Experience: One (1) year of
previous emergency nursing experience or completion of emergency
department training course (to include EMTALA and ESI 5 level
triage within first six months of employment as RN in the Emergency
Department) required. Ability to read, write and communicate
effectively in English. Ability to work variable shifts including
evenings, nights, weekend, and holiday. Ability to maintain
flexibility and composure in a constantly changing environment.
Bilingual skills to communicate effectively with patients and
families preferred.Req. Certification/Licensure: Active, current,
and unencumbered Licensure as a Registered Nurse in the State of
California required. AHA Basic Life Support, AHA Advanced Cardiac
Life Support and AHA Pediatric Advanced Life Support required.
De-escalation certification upon hire; Upon recertification, SAMA
Certification required. Hospital Fire and Life Safety Card (Los
Angeles City Employees only) required. Certified Emergency Nurse
(CEN) preferred. SAMA Certification upon hire preferred.Sign On
Bonus Eligibility: To be eligible for the Sign On Bonus, you must
have one or more years (1+) of acute care RN hospital experience.
Current Alta Hospital employees are not eligible and former Alta
Hospital employees may not be eligible. The Sign on Bonus Program
is only available for full-time RN positions. Bonus payments are
made in increments over the course of 18 or 24 months to active
employees in good standing.
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