UCLA Health and David Geffen School of Medicine

       

U CAN HELP DEFINE NURSING EXCELLENCE

At UCLA Health and David Geffen School of Nursing, there’s no limit to what U CAN do in your nursing career. Because our nurses are essential in the delivery of the world-class care UCLA Health is known for, we provide them with every resource and opportunity to achieve their fullest professional and personal potential. Through our Center for Nursing Excellence, state-of-the-art clinical technology, shared governance, recognition programs and more, we’re inspiring, empowering and supporting our nurses to go further in their practice. It’s no wonder we’ve been able to achieve Magnet status multiple times in multiple locations.

When you’re ready to elevate your nursing career, we have ongoing openings at locations throughout our system, including:

  • Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center
  • UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica
  • Resnick Neuropsychiatric Hospital at UCLA
  • UCLA Mattel Children’s Hospital
  • Over 160 UCLA ambulatory clinics, specialty practices and urgent care centers

No matter where you serve with UCLA Health, you’ll enjoy all of the cultural, recreational and lifestyle advantages Southern California has to offer.

Full time
 
UCLA Health and David Geffen School of Medicine Santa Monica, CA, USA
Responsibilities Under general supervision provide professional nursing care of NICU patient. Assess plan, develop, document and evaluate patient care plans. Provide guidance to team members by supervising nursing interventions and assigning related tasks. Assess patient, family and staff learning needs and promote effective working relationships. Qualifications Graduate of an accredited school of nursing, current active California R.N. licensure and clinical skills applicable to nursing specialty. Ability to perform historical, physical and behavioral status assessments of patients using appropriate framework. Demonstrated skill in the delivery of patient care, utilizing team, total, primary or functional systems. Skill in implementing appropriate nursing interventions on a consistent basis. Writing skills to document accurately interventions and patient response. Ability to develop and implement and evaluate patient care plan actively involving patients, family, and staff. Knowledge of POMR charting. Skill in setting priorities, organizing workload to effectively administer direct patient care. Skill in speaking English clearly and distinctly to interpret and describe patient assessments and identify nursing interventions and direct staff. Ability to work effectively with stress and in crisis situations Ability to comply with departmental standards on punctuality, attendance, dress code and varied work schedules. Knowledge and practice in the proper use of safe body mechanics. BSN/MSN required Previous NICU experience required. Official Transcripts and/or original diploma from a registered nursing program must be provided upon hire UCLA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.
Dec 11, 2019
Full time
 
UCLA Health and David Geffen School of Medicine Los Angeles, CA, USA
Responsibilities The LVN on the Perinatal Units, under RN supervision performs the following responsibilities: Clinical: the assessment of basic & complex patient care problems both actual and potential. Collaborates with the RN and MD to formulate a patient plan of care; updates the care plan with input from all team members, assumes an active role in the actual planning of patient care goals. Assists in providing and maintaining a safe patient care environment. Prepares and administers medications according to policy. Keeps self-current with orders written for assigned patients.Performs other specific functions according to specific protocols. Assists in emergency situations. Documents records. Teaching: Participates in developing, implementing and evaluating the patient and family teaching plan for effectiveness. Assists in assessing learning needs of students, new LVNs and floats. Orients LVN staff, students, and floats. Professional Standards: support institutional standards and systems operations. Fulfillment of work schedule commitments. Completion of health courses and requirements per policy, maintains appearance, conduct and attitude of the LVN role model. Qualifications Graduation from an accredited school of nursing Current active licensure as an LVN in the State of California. Knowledgeable in university, hospital, and departmental policies and procedures. Be able to communicate effectively. Must be able to perform basic nursing functions in the care of patients. Must be able to organize work, set priorities and work under stress. Must be able to accept direction, be flexible, and work scheduled hours as needed. Blood and IV withdrawal required. Minimum of 6 months of LVN experience required. Experience in a perinatal unit and scrub nurse experience preferred. BLS from the AHA or ARC, required UCLA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.
Dec 11, 2019
Full time
 
UCLA Health and David Geffen School of Medicine Santa Monica, CA, USA
Responsibilities The Unit Director is responsible for assisting with clinical management and administrative coordination of Perinatal Services (Labor and Deliver, Antepartum, Post Partum, Triage, Birthplace and Prenatal Clinic). The position is a combination of clinical decision-making and administrative responsibilities. Qualifications Graduate from an accredited School of Nursing and current active California RN license. BSN with a Master’s Degree or an MSN preferred Knowledge of principles and practices of patient care related to area of expertise. Ability to organize workload and set priorities that reflects the relative importance of the job responsibilities. Knowledge of management principles and practices. Knowledge of the principles of sound fiscal management. Knowledge on the management of disaster incidents, sentinel events and ability to problem solve with Critical Thinking Skills. Ability to communicate effectively. Competency in speaking English, using appropriate vocabulary and grammar to obtain and convey information to individuals at various levels of the organization. Ability to write concisely and maintain written communications. Ability to counsel and teach. Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with staff, patients and families. Working knowledge of University, Medical Center, and Departmental policies and procedures. Ability to support institutional standards and operational goals. 3 years or greater of leadership experience preferred. L and D, Antepartum and Post Partum experience required. UCLA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.
Dec 11, 2019
Full time
 
UCLA Health and David Geffen School of Medicine Los Angeles, CA, USA
Responsibilities Play a vital role within a world-class health organization. Advance our compassionate, award-winning care. Take your career to the next level. UCan do all this and more at UCLA Health. Provide direct patient care for diverse patient population within Medicine practice, working with faculty physicians, fellows, residents, medical students, nursing staff, patient services staff and ancillary personnel. The Licensed Vocational Nurse must be able to work with a primary nursing model as delivery care systems and follow established university, hospital, and departmental work policies, procedures, and guidelines. UCLA Health is a world-renowned health system with four award-winning hospitals and dozens of primary care practices, specialty practices, urgent care centers and other ancillary locations throughout metro Los Angeles as well as the David Geffen School of Medicine. Through the efforts of our outstanding people, we have become Los Angeles’ trusted provider of exceptional, compassionate patient care. If you’re looking to experience greater challenge and fulfillment in your career, UCan at UCLA Health. Qualifications Required: Current California LVN License Current and valid CPR certification with ability to administer CPR. Possession of EKG, Phlebotomy and IV certification. Ability to travel to Westwood/LAX locations for mandatory 2 or 4-week training upon hire. Knowledge of all instruments and supplies to perform physical examinations and/or procedures. Ability to take vital signs, administer medications and obtain drug refills as needed. Ability to recognize abnormal laboratory values and report to the physician. Knowledge of symptomatology of common and/or life threatening medical problems. Excellent interpersonal skills in maintaining a cooperative working environment with the physicians, staff, and all health providers. Keyboard literacy skills to access and input data in computerized logging systems. Demonstrated ability to be punctual and maintain good attendance. Skill and knowledge to submit quality work in a timely manner. UCLA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.
Dec 11, 2019
Full time
 
UCLA Health and David Geffen School of Medicine Torrance, CA, USA
Responsibilities The GI/Endoscopy Registered Nurse is a professional caregiver who assumes responsibility and accountability for a group of patients for a designated time frame and provides care to these patients via the nursing process and other input from healthcare team members. Responsible for the all-around healthcare needs of patients who are under the care management of the faculty members on an as needed basis. Acts as liaison between the MDs, the patients (including the family and staff members), schedulers, clinic staff and UCLA and non-UCLA physicians involved with the patients' healthcare. Provides up-to-date patient status reporting to the physicians and nurse supervisor by presenting laboratory or procedural results either in written or verbal form as well as conveying information from patients. The GI/Endoscopy RN will perform clinical nursing duties that includes but not limited to assisting physicians in performing procedures in endoscopy area, GI lab, administering medications and, monitoring vital signs and medications, and provide health education, procedure instruction/information to patients and families. Qualifications Graduated from an accredited school of nursing with BSN or MSN California Registered Nursing License. BLS required. 2 years or greater of experience in procedural area. GI experience preferred. Skill in reading and interpreting comprehensive medical procedures and making them easily understood by patients and families with appropriate vocabulary. Skill in working independently to complete multiple complex tasks with rapid changes in priorities. Demonstrated strong organizational skills to facilitate an extremely busy and demanding office environment. Ability to work efficiently and calmly under pressure. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with tact and sensitivity at all levels. Ability to deal effectively with patients, physicians, technicians, and other staff members. Ability to serve as a key response person to patients, physicians, technicians and staff members. Demonstrated ability to create and maintain cooperative and respectful working relationships with staff members, physicians, technicians, patients and all other UCLA staff. Skill in assessing and meeting patients’ various emotional and physical needs in a timely manner. Skill in setting and recognizing priorities; ability to react and perform effectively in medical emergencies. Skills in listening and obtaining knowledge to provide accurate reporting to the physicians. Strong interpersonal skills to effectively interact with large variety of individuals, including staff members, physicians and patients. Willingness to provide individualized services to patients. Ability to arrange for referrals and consultations on short notice. Ability to work independently with minimal supervision yet function as a team. Ability to maintain patient confidentiality at all times. Ability to work overtime when necessary and provide back up support in times of absences, vacations, etc. Proficiency in a Windows environment and Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Internet, E-mail Knowledge in the use of EMR. Ability to travel between the endoscopy area/GI labs when necessary. Demonstrate knowledge in all areas of care specific to endoscopy area/GI Laboratory, including conscious sedation. Knowledge of cardiac monitoring and ability to identify dysrhythmias. Demonstrate an ability to assist physicians in performing procedures in the endoscopy area/GI Laboratory practicing medical and surgical asepsis at all times. Self-motivated with providing the best patient healthcare and patient privacy as the main priorities. Knowledgeable in pharmacology/drug interactions/side effects. Ability to complete a Nursing physical assessment. Skill in developing a plan of care including setting goals, monitoring and documenting progress. Ability to implement interventions that are pertinent to goals established in the plan of care. Ability to evaluate the effective of interventions toward the attainment of established goals and to recognize the need to reassess or reset goal parameters. Ability to delegate tasks in a management style that is consistent with promoting leadership and teamwork. Knowledge base to provide education to patients, families, and other staff regarding clinical and patient care issues. UCLA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.
Dec 11, 2019
Full time
 
UCLA Health and David Geffen School of Medicine Los Angeles, CA, USA
Responsibilities The role of the Emergency Care Unit (ECU) overflow nurse is to provide inpatient Medical, Surgical, Telemetry, Stepdown level of care to patients whom are admitted to the hospital from the Emergency Department (ED). The Overflow Nurse will care for the admitted patients in the dynamic, fast-paced, high-patient turnover environment of the Emergency Department. The patients have been admitted to the hospital and are awaiting their inpatient room to be assigned, and the inpatient medical team is managing the patients. The overflow nurse will advance the inpatient plan of care in coordination with the admitting team, case management and ED Charge Nurse. The patient population consist of all medical, surgical, telemetry patients who are admitted to UCLA including the management of neurological, cardiac, transplant, psychiatric, oncology, trauma, HEENT, GI, Orthopedic, geriatric, bariatric, and includes the specialty patients served by UCLA. The overflow nurse will complete and document the admission assessment, physical assessment, vital signs, care plans, patient and family education as per hospital standards using the inpatient charting templets. The overflow nurse will complete admission orders and provide guidance to team members and assigning related tasks. The nurse will assess and address patient and family needs and provide outstanding customer service while in their care. Qualifications Graduate of an accredited school of nursing with a BSN or MSN degree required. Current and valid California RN license required. Current BLS and ACLS from the American Heart Association or American Red Cross required. Must have at least 1 year of telemetry or med surg and telemetry experience Official Transcripts and/or original diploma from a registered nursing program must be provided upon hire. Clinical skills applicable to medical surgical, telemetry, neuro and geriatric nursing. Ability to manage multiple patients in an overflow unit with rapid patient turnover. Skill in implementing appropriate nursing interventions based on patient history and current medical condition. Ability to identify changes in patient medical condition and application of appropriate nursing interventions. Ability to accurately document interventions and patient response. Ability to develop, implement and evaluate patient care plan. Knowledge of electronic medical record documentation. Skill in setting priorities and organizing workload to effectively administer direct patient care. Skill in speaking English. Ability to comply with department standards on punctuality, attendance and dress. UCLA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.
Dec 11, 2019
Full time
 
UCLA Health and David Geffen School of Medicine Los Angeles, CA, USA
Responsibilities The role of the Emergency Care Unit (ECU) overflow nurse is to provide inpatient Medical, Surgical, Telemetry, Stepdown level of care to patients whom are admitted to the hospital from the Emergency Department (ED). The Overflow Nurse will care for the admitted patients in the dynamic, fast-paced, high-patient turnover environment of the Emergency Department. The patients have been admitted to the hospital and are awaiting their inpatient room to be assigned, and the inpatient medical team is managing the patients. The overflow nurse will advance the inpatient plan of care in coordination with the admitting team, case management and ED Charge Nurse. The patient population consist of all medical, surgical, telemetry patients who are admitted to UCLA including the management of neurological, cardiac, transplant, psychiatric, oncology, trauma, HEENT, GI, Orthopedic, geriatric, bariatric, and includes the specialty patients served by UCLA. The overflow nurse will complete and document the admission assessment, physical assessment, vital signs, care plans, patient and family education as per hospital standards using the inpatient charting templets. The overflow nurse will complete admission orders and provide guidance to team members and assigning related tasks. The nurse will assess and address patient and family needs and provide outstanding customer service while in their care. Qualifications Graduate of an accredited school of nursing with a BSN or MSN degree required. Current and valid California RN license required. Current BLS and ACLS from the American Heart Association or American Red Cross required. Must have at least 1 year of telemetry or med surg/telemetry experience Official Transcripts and/or original diploma from a registered nursing program must be provided upon hire. Clinical skills applicable to medical surgical and telemetry, neuro and geriatric nursing. Ability to manage multiple patients in an overflow unit with rapid patient turnover. Skill in implementing appropriate nursing interventions based on patient history and current medical condition. Ability to identify changes in patient medical condition and application of appropriate nursing interventions. Ability to accurately document interventions and patient response. Ability to develop, implement and evaluate patient care plan. Knowledge of electronic medical record documentation. Skill in setting priorities and organizing workload to effectively administer direct patient care. Skill in speaking English. Ability to comply with department standards on punctuality, attendance and dress. UCLA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.
Dec 11, 2019
Full time
 
UCLA Health and David Geffen School of Medicine Torrance, CA, USA
Responsibilities In this role, you will support the physician in the delivery of health care by performing a variety of medically related tasks. Clinical duties include recording vital signs, obtaining medical histories, assisting in procedures, administer medications, and high-level sterilization of surgical instrumentation. Greets patients and manages patient care flow. Prepares patients for provider by reviewing current medications and record in medical record. Sets up exam room/procedure rooms appropriately based on patient visit needs. Assists provider in examination/procedure rooms as needed. Assists in follow-up scheduling needs. Answers patient calls in timely fashion. Prepares charts as needed. Handles all designated clinical care telephone interactions with provider input. Qualifications Two year's of work experience as a LVN in an ambulatory setting. Prior experience in a surgery office highly desired. Knowledge of all instruments and supplies to perform physical examinations and/or procedures. Ability to take vital signs, administer medications and obtain drug refills as needed. Ability to recognize abnormal laboratory values and report to the physician. Knowledge of symptomatology of common and or life threatening medical problems. Interpersonal skills in maintaining a cooperative working environment with the physicians, staff, and all health providers. Performs phlebotomy, CPR, Injections, and other skills within scope of practice. Demonstrate proficiency in computer skills, Windows computer function, computer navigation, and ability to use computerized patient care systems. Possess active license issued by the State of CA Board of Vocational Nurse Examiners. Possession of active Red Cross or American Heart Association CPR certification/BCLS Possession of active Phlebotomy and IV Certification UCLA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.
Dec 11, 2019
Full time
 
UCLA Health and David Geffen School of Medicine Santa Monica, CA, USA
Responsibilities Under general supervision provide professional nursing care of patient. Assess plan, develop, document and evaluate patient care plans in the Adult ICU. Provide guidance to team members by supervising nursing interventions and assigning related tasks. Assess patient, family and staff learning needs and promote effective working relationships. Qualifications Graduate of an accredited school of nursing, current active California R.N. licensure and clinical skills applicable to nursing specialty Adult ICU. Ability to perform historical, physical and behavioral status assessments of patients using appropriate framework. Demonstrated skill in the delivery of patient care, utilizing team, total, primary or functional systems. Skill in implementing appropriate nursing interventions on a consistent basis. Writing skills to document accurately interventions and patient response. Ability to develop and implement and evaluate patient care plan actively involving patients, family, and staff. Knowledge of POMR charting. Skill in setting priorities, organizing workload to effectively administer direct patient care. Skill in speaking English clearly and distinctly to interpret and describe patient assessments and identify nursing interventions and direct staff. Ability to work effectively with stress and in crisis situations Ability to comply with departmental standards on punctuality, attendance, dress code and varied work schedules. Knowledge and practice in the proper use of safe body mechanics. BSN or MSN required. 3 years or greater of Adult ICU experience strongly required. Official Transcripts and/or original diploma from a registered nursing program must be provided upon hire. UCLA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.
Dec 11, 2019
Full time
 
UCLA Health and David Geffen School of Medicine Santa Monica, CA, USA
Responsibilities Under general supervision provide professional nursing care of NICU patient. Assess plan, develop, document and evaluate patient care plans. Provide guidance to team members by supervising nursing interventions and assigning related tasks. Assess patient, family and staff learning needs and promote effective working relationships. Qualifications Graduate of an accredited school of nursing, current active California R.N. licensure and clinical skills applicable to nursing specialty. Ability to perform historical, physical and behavioral status assessments of patients using appropriate framework. Demonstrated skill in the delivery of patient care, utilizing team, total, primary or functional systems. Skill in implementing appropriate nursing interventions on a consistent basis. Writing skills to document accurately interventions and patient response. Ability to develop and implement and evaluate patient care plan actively involving patients, family, and staff. Knowledge of POMR charting. Skill in setting priorities, organizing workload to effectively administer direct patient care. Skill in speaking English clearly and distinctly to interpret and describe patient assessments and identify nursing interventions and direct staff. Ability to work effectively with stress and in crisis situations Ability to comply with departmental standards on punctuality, attendance, dress code and varied work schedules. Knowledge and practice in the proper use of safe body mechanics. BSN/MSN required Previous NICU experience required. Official Transcripts and/or original diploma from a registered nursing program must be provided upon hire UCLA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.
Dec 11, 2019
Full time
 
UCLA Health and David Geffen School of Medicine Los Angeles, CA, USA
Responsibilities Join Jules Stein Eye Institute and be part of a renowned team of professionals caring for patients undergoing Ocular procedures The Assistant Nurse is responsible for assisting with clinical management and coordination of the nursing unit. The position is a combination of clinical (direct care) and administrative responsibilities. The Assistant Nurse Manager is able to coach, mentor, and assist staff in developing plan of care. Able to ensure smooth flow of the schedule, manage the schedule, accept add on’s, urgent, and emergent cases. Able to coordinate and facilitate flow of patient admissions, discharges, and transfers with patient placement, physicians, and unit team members. Able to collaborate with staff to identify, develop, plan, implement, and evaluate staffs’ competencies, educational needs, and readiness to learn. Able to manage staff assignments, makes daily assignments, understands appropriate staffing models to maintain productivity and reduce overtime. Assists in evaluating and modifying action plans for performance improvement in achieving patient safety goals, cost reduction/control, improving quality care, improving throughput, and improving patient experience. Qualifications Baccalaureate or Masters degree in Nursing with 3 years of recent acute or ambulatory PTU/PACU experience CAPA/ ASPAN certification preferred BLS, ACLS, PALS certified Pediatric and adult populations nursing experience required Care and treatment of patients undergoing ocular procedures preferred At least 2 years of recent management/charge experience required 2 years or greater of PACU or ER experience preferred UCLA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.
Dec 11, 2019
Full time
 
UCLA Health and David Geffen School of Medicine Santa Monica, CA, USA
Responsibilities Under general supervision provide professional nursing care of Pediatrics patient. Assess plan, develop, document and evaluate patient care plans. Provide guidance to team members by supervising nursing interventions and assigning related tasks. Assess patient, family and staff learning needs and promote effective working relationships. Qualifications Graduate of an accredited school of nursing, current active California R.N. licensure and clinical skills applicable to nursing specialty. Ability to perform historical, physical and behavioral status assessments of patients using appropriate framework. Demonstrated skill in the delivery of patient care, utilizing team, total, primary or functional systems. Skill in implementing appropriate nursing interventions on a consistent basis. Writing skills to document accurately interventions and patient response. Ability to develop and implement and evaluate patient care plan actively involving patients, family, and staff. Knowledge of POMR charting. Skill in setting priorities, organizing workload to effectively administer direct patient care. Skill in speaking English clearly and distinctly to interpret and describe patient assessments and identify nursing interventions and direct staff. Ability to work effectively with stress and in crisis situations Ability to comply with departmental standards on punctuality, attendance, dress code and varied work schedules. Knowledge and practice in the proper use of safe body mechanics. BSN or MSN required 2 years Pediatrics experience required Biotherapy Chemotherapy certification preferred. Pediatric ICU/Pediatric Step Down experience preferred. UCLA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.
Dec 11, 2019
Full time
 
UCLA Health and David Geffen School of Medicine Santa Monica, CA, USA
Responsibilities The NP functions in an interdependent role by implementing the appropriate Standardized Procedures (SPs). By using the SPs the NP is able to change treatment regimen after observing signs and symptoms of illness, reactions to treatment, general behavior and physical condition and determines if they are abnormal findings (Ca Nursing Practice Act, subsection(b) of Section 2725). The NP will provide and coordinate the care of patients, provide patient/family education, promote safe continuity of care. The NP also participates in interdisciplinary and clinical rounds, provides education and support, as well as makes appropriate referrals. Document services rendered. NPIII is designated as an expert resource within the specialization or clinical experience. Qualifications MSN with Acute Care NP specialty required. State of California NP, National Certification (i.e. ANCC) required. NP 1 less than 6 months of NP experience NPII 6 months or greater NP experience 2 years or greater of RN experience in Med/Surg or geriatrics required. Geriatric NP experience preferred. UCLA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.
Dec 11, 2019
Full time
 
UCLA Health and David Geffen School of Medicine Los Angeles, CA, USA
Responsibilities The role of the Emergency Care Unit (ECU) overflow nurse is to provide inpatient Medical, Surgical, Telemetry, Stepdown level of care to patients whom are admitted to the hospital from the Emergency Department (ED). The Overflow Nurse will care for the admitted patients in the dynamic, fast-paced, high-patient turnover environment of the Emergency Department. The patients have been admitted to the hospital and are awaiting their inpatient room to be assigned, and the inpatient medical team is managing the patients. The overflow nurse will advance the inpatient plan of care in coordination with the admitting team, case management and ED Charge Nurse. The patient population consist of all medical, surgical, telemetry patients who are admitted to UCLA including the management of neurological, cardiac, transplant, psychiatric, oncology, trauma, HEENT, GI, Orthopedic, geriatric, bariatric, and includes the specialty patients served by UCLA. The overflow nurse will complete and document the admission assessment, physical assessment, vital signs, care plans, patient and family education as per hospital standards using the inpatient charting templets. The overflow nurse will complete admission orders and provide guidance to team members and assigning related tasks. The nurse will assess and address patient and family needs and provide outstanding customer service while in their care. Qualifications Graduate of an accredited school of nursing with a BSN or MSN degree required. Current and valid California RN license required. Current BLS and ACLS from the American Heart Association or American Red Cross required. Must have at least 1 year of telemetry or med surg and telemetry experience Official Transcripts and/or original diploma from a registered nursing program must be provided upon hire. Clinical skills applicable to medical surgical, telemetry, neuro and geriatric nursing. Ability to manage multiple patients in an overflow unit with rapid patient turnover. Skill in implementing appropriate nursing interventions based on patient history and current medical condition. Ability to identify changes in patient medical condition and application of appropriate nursing interventions. Ability to accurately document interventions and patient response. Ability to develop, implement and evaluate patient care plan. Knowledge of electronic medical record documentation. Skill in setting priorities and organizing workload to effectively administer direct patient care. Skill in speaking English. Ability to comply with department standards on punctuality, attendance and dress. UCLA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.
Dec 11, 2019
Full time
 
UCLA Health and David Geffen School of Medicine Los Angeles, CA, USA
Responsibilities The role of the Emergency Care Unit (ECU) overflow nurse is to provide inpatient Medical, Surgical, Telemetry, Stepdown level of care to patients whom are admitted to the hospital from the Emergency Department (ED). The Overflow Nurse will care for the admitted patients in the dynamic, fast-paced, high-patient turnover environment of the Emergency Department. The patients have been admitted to the hospital and are awaiting their inpatient room to be assigned, and the inpatient medical team is managing the patients. The overflow nurse will advance the inpatient plan of care in coordination with the admitting team, case management and ED Charge Nurse. The patient population consist of all medical, surgical, telemetry patients who are admitted to UCLA including the management of neurological, cardiac, transplant, psychiatric, oncology, trauma, HEENT, GI, Orthopedic, geriatric, bariatric, and includes the specialty patients served by UCLA. The overflow nurse will complete and document the admission assessment, physical assessment, vital signs, care plans, patient and family education as per hospital standards using the inpatient charting templets. The overflow nurse will complete admission orders and provide guidance to team members and assigning related tasks. The nurse will assess and address patient and family needs and provide outstanding customer service while in their care. Qualifications Graduate of an accredited school of nursing with a BSN or MSN degree required. Current and valid California RN license required. Current BLS and ACLS from the American Heart Association or American Red Cross required. Must have at least 1 year of telemetry or med surg and telemetry experience Official Transcripts and/or original diploma from a registered nursing program must be provided upon hire. Clinical skills applicable to medical surgical, telemetry, neuro and geriatric nursing. Ability to manage multiple patients in an overflow unit with rapid patient turnover. Skill in implementing appropriate nursing interventions based on patient history and current medical condition. Ability to identify changes in patient medical condition and application of appropriate nursing interventions. Ability to accurately document interventions and patient response. Ability to develop, implement and evaluate patient care plan. Knowledge of electronic medical record documentation. Skill in setting priorities and organizing workload to effectively administer direct patient care. Skill in speaking English. Ability to comply with department standards on punctuality, attendance and dress. UCLA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.
Dec 11, 2019
Full time
 
UCLA Health and David Geffen School of Medicine Los Angeles, CA, USA
Responsibilities Join our Center for Nursing Excellence and be part of a team that helps to transform nursing practice! The NPD Specialist is a registered nurse whose practice is in nursing education, and who demonstrates the ability to facilitate lifelong nursing education using current teaching strategies and adult learning principles. The NPD Specialist demonstrates the knowledge and ability to develop, sustain, implement, and evaluate nursing professional development programs, and the ability to communicate and/or provide consultation to the design, present, and evaluate educational offerings at UCLA Health. Within each of these role functions, the NPD Specialist acts as a role model, change agent, advocate for nursing practice, and expert in use of educational methods. Qualifications Master’s degree required MSN in Nursing Education preferred. 3 years of recent acute care experience required Required: Knowledge of development, implementation and interpretation of Needs Assessments Knowledge of Adult Learning Theory Knowledge of Regulatory Agency requirements Knowledge of program evaluation theory and methods Knowledge of program development, implementation and evaluation Ability to act as consultant in appropriate areas of expertise; prepare reports and presentations Professional working relationship with nursing and interdisciplinary Colleagues UCLA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.
Dec 11, 2019
Full time
 
UCLA Health and David Geffen School of Medicine Los Angeles, CA, USA
Responsibilities The Assistant Nurse Manager is responsible for assisting with clinical management and administrative coordination of the PACU. The position is a combination of clinical (direct care) and administrative responsibilities. Qualifications BSN required, Masters preferred BLS,ACLS, PALS certification required 2 years of recent PACU/ICU acute care experience required Charge RN or supervisory experience required. Adult experience required, Pediatric experience preferred. UCLA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.
Dec 11, 2019
Full time
 
UCLA Health and David Geffen School of Medicine Los Angeles, CA, USA
Responsibilities The Assistant Nurse Manager is responsible for assisting with clinical management and administrative coordination of the PTU/PACU/TRU. The position is a combination of clinical (direct care) and administrative responsibilities. Qualifications BSN required, Masters preferred BLS,ACLS, PALS certification required 2 years of recent PTU/PACU/ICU acute care experience required Charge RN or supervisory experience required. Adult experience required, Pediatric experience preferred. UCLA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.
Dec 11, 2019
Full time
 
UCLA Health and David Geffen School of Medicine Los Angeles, CA, USA
Responsibilities To provide nursing care to patients and their families in the Medical Procedure Unit. 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. 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. Ability to take call. Qualifications Graduated from an accredited school of nursing with a BSN or MSN. Current and valid California RN license required. Current BLS, ACLS and PALS required. Ability to complete a Nursing physical assessment. Skill in developing a plan of care including setting goals, monitoring and documenting progress. Ability to implement interventions that are pertinent to goals established in the plan of care. Ability to evaluate the effectiveness of interventions toward the attainment of established goals and to recognize the need to reassess or reset goal parameters. Ability to delegate tasks in a management style that is consistent with promoting leadership and teamwork. Knowledge base to provide education to patients, families, and other staff regarding clinical and patient care issues. Ability to comply with department standards inclusive of: attendance, dress code and varied work schedule. Two years of related experience in a hospital or outpatient setting with GI/Endoscopy procedures preferred. 2 years of Med/Surg Nursing experience required. ICU experience preferred. UCLA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.
Dec 11, 2019
Full time
 
UCLA Health and David Geffen School of Medicine Los Angeles, CA, USA
Responsibilities Under direct supervision of nurse manager, the incumbent will perform the following patient care responsibilities and safety measures: assist patient with admission procedure; assist patients during transfer procedure; assist patients with discharge procedure; provide for patients' personal hygiene; assist with patients' excretory needs; assist patients with meals and nourishment; and assist in providing for patient safety and comfort measures. Provide clerical support to the Administrative Nurse of the designated unit. Transcribe Doctor's orders; verify, record, post and file information materials via manual and/or automated systems; evaluate and report data pertinent to the functioning of the patient care unit; interpret and apply medical terminology; coordinate intra-departmental communications; foster public relations; participate in meetings and continuing education. This position floats to various units within the Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center and UCLA Santa Monica hospital locations based on the patient census and the skills of the RN/Staff. An ability to work efficiently and effectively with others, providing compassionate and cutting edge patient care while also contributing to the positive and collaborative team environment at UCLA Health is a must. Qualifications Ability to perform all physical requirements pertaining to delegated nursing, PT/OT, and RT assisted tasks. Certification of Nursing Assistant from a state approved program or demonstrated equivalency. Ability to speak clearly and distinctly using appropriate English vocabulary and grammar. Ability to understand oral and written English directives. Ability to read and write standard English text. Ability to perform basic arithmetic computations (add, subtract, multiply and divide). Ability to accurately complete assigned tasks. Ability to organize and prioritize work to complete assignments in a timely fashion. Understanding of basic medical terminology and abbreviations preferred. Recent ward clerk and/or appropriate clerical experience in an acute hospital environment. Skill in transcribing doctor's orders and medical information via manual or automated systems accurately, neatly and legibly. Skill in evaluating and reporting various kinds of emergent information pertinent to the functioning of an inpatient care unit. Ability to communicate on a one-to-one basis the duties of a ward secretary to float personnel and other staff members. Skill in responding to inquiries, imparting information and interpreting hospital policies and procedures to patients, public and staff in prompt and courteous manner, maintaining a professional manner. Ability to speak grammatically correct English clearly and distinctly to obtain and convey information to the public and hospital staff. Ability to read and write English to understand, interpret and record all ward clerk duties. Ability to perform with frequent interruption and distractions. Skill in prioritizing assignments to complete work in a timely manner when there are competing requirements and a heavy workload. Ability to pass an 8 hour computer data entry training course. BLS from the American Red Cross or American Heart Association required. CNA Certification required. Previous experience as a CNA required. UCLA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.
Dec 11, 2019
Full time
 
UCLA Health and David Geffen School of Medicine Santa Clarita, CA, USA
Responsibilities Play a vital role within a world-class health organization. Advance our compassionate, award-winning care. Take your career to the next level. UCan do all this and more at UCLA Health. Under the supervision of a designated clinical staff member, act as a Sr. Licensed Vocational Nurse in the ambulatory care setting; assisting in providing total patient care, maintaining high standards of care, and recognizing normal and abnormal signs and symptoms of life threatening emergencies. UCLA Health is a world-renowned health system with four award-winning hospitals and dozens of primary care practices, specialty practices, urgent care centers and other ancillary locations throughout metro Los Angeles as well as the David Geffen School of Medicine. Through the efforts of our outstanding people, we have become Los Angeles’ trusted provider of exceptional, compassionate patient care. If you’re looking to experience greater challenge and fulfillment in your career, UCan at UCLA Health. Qualifications Required: CA LVN License Current and valid CPR certification with ability to administer CPR. Possess IV therapy certification. Recent experience working in an Urgent Care setting Minimum of 3 years of experience working with pediatric patients. Ability to travel to Westwood/LAX locations for mandatory 2 or 4-week training upon hire. Knowledge of normal and abnormal symptoms and life threatening medical problems. Ability to skillfully administer oral, IM and subcutaneous medications. Ability to obtain accurate vital signs and drug refills. Ability to assist in medical emergencies and office procedures. Knowledge of medical terminology. Interpersonal skills to interact with patients, families, ancillary departments, physicians and co-workers in a courteous and compassionate manner. Verbal skills to effectively convey sensitive information in a courteous manner in person or on the telephone. Skill to accurately perform a 12-lead EKG. Ability to follow proper channels of policies & procedures, communication & work standards. Ability to organize tasks to facilitate smooth work/patient flow. Knowledge to schedule patient for referrals to specialists. Ability to be flexible in working both back and front office to facilitate smooth workflow. Knowledge and ability to set up and assist physician with any procedures within ones scope of practice. Ability to perform accurate quality control and patient sample testing for waived tests. Knowledge of all safety requirements when handling bio hazardous specimens or contaminated instruments. Knowledge of MSDS and emergency treatments. Ability to work overtime in cases of emergency. Ability to be punctual and maintain a satisfactory attendance record. Skill in maintaining a harmonious work atmosphere, practicing excellent customer service. Preferred: Ability to schedule patient appointments and encounter patients using EPIC (Care Connect)- University’s Electronic Medical System. UCLA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.
Dec 11, 2019
Full time
 
UCLA Health and David Geffen School of Medicine Los Angeles, CA, USA
Responsibilities Under direct supervision of nurse manager, the incumbent will perform the following patient care responsibilities and safety measures: assist patient with admission procedure; assist patients during transfer procedure; assist patients with discharge procedure; provide for patients' personal hygiene; assist with patients' excretory needs; assist patients with meals and nourishment; and assist in providing for patient safety and comfort measures. Provide clerical support to the Administrative Nurse of the designated unit. Transcribe Doctor's orders; verify, record, post and file information materials via manual and/or automated systems; evaluate and report data pertinent to the functioning of the patient care unit; interpret and apply medical terminology; coordinate intra-departmental communications; foster public relations; participate in meetings and continuing education. This position floats to various units within the Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center and UCLA Santa Monica hospital locations based on the patient census and the skills of the RN/Staff. An ability to work efficiently and effectively with others, providing compassionate and cutting edge patient care while also contributing to the positive and collaborative team environment at UCLA Health is a must. Qualifications Graduate of an accredited school of nursing (BSN OR MSN Only), current active California R.N. licensure and clinical skills applicable to nursing specialty, BLS certification. Ability to perform historical, physical and behavioral status assessments of patients using appropriate framework. Demonstrated skill in the delivery of patient care, utilizing team, total, primary or functional systems. Skill in implementing appropriate nursing interventions on a consistent basis. Writing skills to document accurately interventions and patient response. Ability to develop and implement and evaluate patient care plan actively involving patients, family, and staff. Knowledge of POMR charting. Skill in setting priorities, organizing workload to effectively administer direct patient care. Skill in speaking English clearly and distinctly to interpret and describe patient assessments and identify nursing interventions and direct staff. Ability to work effectively with stress and in crisis situations Ability to comply with departmental standards on punctuality, attendance, dress code and varied work schedules. Knowledge and practice in the proper use of safe body mechanics. ICU RNs float to both ICU and Med Surg Units. 3 years ICU experience required. BSN or MSN degree required. BLS required. ACLS preferred. National Certification preferred. Official Transcripts and/or original diploma from a registered nursing program must be provided upon hire. UCLA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.
Dec 11, 2019