Community Hospital of the Monterey Peninsula

       

Community Hospital of the Monterey Peninsula, founded in 1934 and located at 23625 Holman Highway in Monterey, has grown and evolved in direct response to the changing healthcare needs of the people it serves.

It is a nonprofit healthcare provider with 258 licensed hospital beds and 28 skilled-nursing beds, delivering a continuum of care from birth to end of life, and every stage in between.

It serves the Monterey Peninsula and surrounding communities through locations including the main hospital, outpatient facilities, satellite laboratories, a mental health clinic, a short-term skilled nursing facility, Hospice of the Central Coast, and business offices.

Full time
 
Community Hospital of the Monterey Peninsula Monterey, CA, USA
Under the leadership of the department director, assistant director, nursing supervisor, and/or charge nurse, the registered nurse is responsible and accountable for planning directing, assessing and providing nursing care according to the policies and procedures of the hospital and department. Important dimensions of this position consist of quality of care, professional commitment, teamwork, interpersonal skills, safety, good public/customer relations and a broad nursing knowledge. The registered nurse is an experienced nurse who shall orient new staff, precept students, and assume relief charge nurse duty as oriented and assigned. This position requires critical thinking, sharp assessment skills, quick decision-making ability, effective communication, and the ability to work under pressure.This position requires the willingness and ability to be required to be on-call on a rotating basis. The registered nurse may be responsible for but not limited to performing cath lab invasive procedures, providing patient education for cardiac inpatients, focuses on patient outcomes, core measures, and other organizational initiatives, and coordinates clinical research activities. Experience: Must have Cath Lab experience with pre and post procedure assessment and groin management skills and/or at least two years critical care experience (to include experience with ventilators, vasoactive drips and/or advance telemetry). Education: Bachelor's degree in nursing preferred. Must pass the arrhythmia interpretation/telemetry test at 85% prior to completion of orientation and independent assignment of telemetry/monitored patients, then annually. Successful passing of the competency for Cath Lab and the Pre and Post Holding area is required within 6 months from the date of hire. Licensure/Certification : State of California RN license required. American Heart Association Healthcare Provider BLS (required). ACLS must be obtained prior to completion of orientation and independent assignment. Must be Telemetry certified. Equal Opportunity Employer
Nov 11, 2019
Community Hospital of the Monterey Peninsula Monterey, CA, USA
The Wound and Ostomy Patient Educator reports directly to the Director of Intensive Care Unit. S/he is responsible for providing patient education to inpatients. The Wound Patient Educator possesses a broad scope of knowledge and skills to provide education to facilitate patient self-care management, multi-level effective communication with providers and multi-disciplinary members to promote coordination of care, education and discharge during admission. Serves as a resource and as a consultative support for wound, ostomy and tracheostomy patients. Collaborates with multidisciplinary members to assess patient needs for nursing care, patient/family education and other services. Coaches and assists team members to ensure optimum wound, ostomy and trach care and efficient use of resources. Integrates knowledge of age and developmental specific care, institutional goals and standards, current best practice standards, WOC Nurses Society standards. Experience: Two years acute care RN nursing experience in the last five years; nursing experience in two or more clinical areas; formal and informal teaching experience. Ability to cultivate relationships within all departments, exhibit integrity and initiative, and is poised, mature, and professional. Ability to prioritize easily and quickly. Communicates with discretion: confidently and effectively with superiors, peers, and subordinates. Is a vital member of the team with the understanding that covering sick calls and time off requests within the department is a team responsibility. Preferences: Exhibits genuine interest, enthusiasm, passion and dedication of learning and teaching opportunities. Keeps abreast of the latest scientific, health-related literature, and evidenced-based practice. Displays impressive ability to articulate knowledge and ideas. Education: Bachelor's in nursing preferred. Licensure/Certification: State of California RN license required. American Hospital Association Healthcare Provider BLS certification required. Certified Wound Specialist (CWS) and/or Wound, Ostomy, and Continence Nursing (WOCN) certifications preferred. Equal Opportunity Employer
Nov 11, 2019
Community Hospital of the Monterey Peninsula Monterey, CA, USA
Under the leadership of the department director, assistant director, nursing supervisor, and/or charge nurse, the registered nurse is responsible and accountable for planning directing, assessing and providing nursing care according to the policies and procedures of the hospital and department. Important dimensions of this position consist of quality of care, professional commitment, teamwork, interpersonal skills, safety, good public/customer relations and a broad nursing knowledge. The registered nurse is an experienced nurse who shall orient new staff, precept students, and assume relief charge nurse duty as oriented and assigned. This position requires critical thinking, sharp assessment skills, quick decision-making ability, effective communication, and the ability to work under pressure.This position requires the willingness and ability to be required to be on-call on a rotating basis. The registered nurse may be responsible for but not limited to performing cath lab invasive procedures, providing patient education for cardiac inpatients, focuses on patient outcomes, core measures, and other organizational initiatives, and coordinates clinical research activities. Experience: Must have Cath Lab experience with pre and post procedure assessment and groin management skills and/or at least two years critical care experience (to include experience with ventilators, vasoactive drips and/or advance telemetry). Education: Bachelor's degree in nursing preferred. Must pass the arrhythmia interpretation/telemetry test at 85% prior to completion of orientation and independent assignment of telemetry/monitored patients, then annually. Successful passing of the competency for Cath Lab and the Pre and Post Holding area is required within 6 months from the date of hire. Licensure/Certification : State of California RN license required. American Heart Association Healthcare Provider BLS (required). ACLS must be obtained prior to completion of orientation and independent assignment. Must be Telemetry certified. Equal Opportunity Employer
Nov 11, 2019
Community Hospital of the Monterey Peninsula Monterey, CA, USA
Under the leadership of the department director, the assistant director collaborates with the Director of the Outpatient Surgery Center in planning, goal setting, developing department budgets, and coordinating supplies/equipment, staffing, and care/service to carry out the department’s responsibilities in an efficient and effective manner in conjunction with and in support of Community Hospital’s strategic plan. The assistant director is responsible and accountable, twenty-four hours a day, for assigned tasks such as supervising the department’s operations, including but not limited to, being a resource and role model to staff for problem resolution with issues with patient care, service delivery, safety, supplies, equipment, computer software, and customer concerns. The assistant direct ensures staff have the appropriate orientation/training and competence for the care/service provided and that all staff adhere to all Exceeding Expectations standards. This is achieved through supportive training, coaching, developing, evaluating staff performance, policy/procedure enforcement, and corrective action, if necessary. The assistant director plays a major role in supporting quality initiatives through ensuring compliance with regulatory requirements, collection and analysis of quality and performance improvement data, assisting with development of future performance improvement targets and quality initiatives, and development or revision of department policies and procedures, as needed. The assistant director supports financial viability with attention to expenses, revenue, utilization and productivity in assigned cost centers, and tactical execution of Lean concepts. Direct reports include charge nurses, staff nurses, ancillary and support staff. Experience: Must be qualified by education and experience in the care of the perioperative patient. Must have at least 2 years current experience as a perioperative RN in an acute care hospital operating room or multidisciplinary ambulatory surgery center. Must demonstrate competence in the formulation of individual perioperative treatment plans and in providing skilled intraoperative nursing care. Must demonstrate ability to direct, monitor and evaluate nursing care provided by nursing staff. Previous Charge RN or related management experience is required. Education: Bachelor’s degree required or current enrollment in a formal BSN program or enrollment in courses that can be applied to completion of a formal BSN program within six months of hire. BSN must be completed within five years of hire. Current knowledge and experience with sterile processing standards and regulations preferred. Licensure/Certification: State of CA RN license required. American Heart Association Healthcare Provider BLS required. ACLS certification must be obtained prior to completion of orientation and independent assignment. CNOR certification is preferred upon hire and required within 30 months of start date. Equal Opportunity Employer
Nov 04, 2019
Part time
 
Community Hospital of the Monterey Peninsula Monterey, CA, USA
Under the leadership of the department director, assistant director, nursing supervisor, and/or charge nurse, the registered nurse is responsible and accountable for planning directing, assessing and providing nursing care according to the policies and procedures of the hospital and department. Important dimensions of this position consist of quality of care, professional commitment, teamwork, interpersonal skills, safety, good public/customer relations and a broad nursing knowledge. The registered nurse is an experienced nurse who shall orient new staff, precept students, and assume relief charge nurse duty as oriented and assigned. Experience: A minimum of one year of current practice in an acute care hospital with critical care and/or ambulatory surgery center PACU is required. Must have previous experience that is consistent with the Critical Care/PACU core competencies within this job description. Education: Bachelor's degree in nursing preferred. Licensure/Certification: State of California RN license required. American Heart Association Healthcare Provider BLS is required. ACLS and PALS must be obtained prior to completion of orientation and independent assignment. Equal Opportunity Employer
Oct 28, 2019
Full time
 
Community Hospital of the Monterey Peninsula Monterey, CA, USA
Under the leadership of the department director, assistant director, nursing supervisor, and/or charge nurse, the registered nurse is responsible and accountable for planning directing, assessing and providing nursing care according to the policies and procedures of the hospital and Emergency Department. Important dimensions of this position consist of quality of care, professional commitment, teamwork, interpersonal skills, safety, good public/customer relations and a broad nursing knowledge. The registered nurse is an experienced nurse who shall orient new staff, precept students, and assume relief charge nurse duty as oriented and assigned. Experience: Must have at least 1 year of critical care nursing experience such as Emergency Dept and ICU. Must have knowledge of hemodynamics and basic IV skills, and a thorough understanding of cardiac rhythms. Excellent assessment skills, above average critical thinking skills, the ability to work in a fast- paced and often stressful environment, and the ability to work autonomously are essential. Education: Bachelor's degree in nursing preferred. Licensure/Certifications: State of California RN license required. American Heart Association Healthcare Provider BLS, ACLS, and PALS are required. Must pass the arrhythmia interpretation/telemetry test at 85% prior to completion of orientation and independent assignment of telemetry/monitored patients, then annually. Assault crisis training certification must be obtained within the first 6 months of hire. Equal Opportunity Employer
Oct 28, 2019
Community Hospital of the Monterey Peninsula Monterey, CA, USA
Position Summary: The Cardiovascular Nurse Practitioner (CV NP) reports to the Director of Tyler Heart Institute. The NP provides direct care to patients undergoing inpatient and outpatient cardiac testing. The NP will be responsible for assisting with the managemene of Cardiac Patients pre and post procedure as well as assisting the physicians with patient flow for all patients within the service line. The CV NP will be also assist with supervising Stress Echocardiograms, Treadmills, Dobutamine and Bubble Studies, as well as cardiac nuclear imaging testing as ordered by staff physicians. Position works collaboratively with members of the nursing, cardiology and medical staff. Must have ability to depict lethal diagnostic information that should be considered emergent and communicate timely information to the physicians (both referring and reading). Also maintains registered nurse competencies by possessing the skills and knowledge to competently provide appropriate patient care. The Nurse Practitioner (NP) functions under general Nurse Practitioner Standardized Procedure approved by the Interdisciplinary Practice Committee (CIDP), and provides routine care and management of the patient with acute and chronic complaints in collaboration with the supervising physician and through implementation of standardized procedures. The NP possesses skills and knowledge to competently provide excellent patient care, offer a high level of compassion, patience, and subject matter expertise. The NP will also educate patients and families in terms of services provided by the hospital and community resources when appropriate. Experience: Demonstrated teaching, leadership, and critical thinking skills are essential. Clinical background in cardiovascular management is required with a minimum two (2) years of experience in an Acute Care Setting. Knowledge of cardiac registries and quality improvement is preferred. Experience with nursing research is also preferred. Education: As necessary for required licensures. Master's Degree in Nursing and relevant Nurse Practitioner training certification preferred. Licensure/Certifications: Current California RN licensure and authorization as a nurse practitioner required. Certified by a recognized national certifying body that has established standards for nurse practitioners. American Heart Association Healthcare Provider BLS and ACLS certification required. Certification by the American Board of Cardiovascular Medicine (ABCM) within 12 months of hire.
Oct 21, 2019
Full time
 
Community Hospital of the Monterey Peninsula Monterey, CA, USA
Under the leadership of the department director, assistant director, nursing supervisor, and/or charge nurse, the registered nurse is responsible and accountable for planning directing, assessing and providing nursing care according to the policies and procedures of the hospital and department. Important dimensions of this position consist of quality of care, professional commitment, teamwork, interpersonal skills, safety, good public/customer relations and a broad nursing knowledge. The registered nurse is an experienced nurse who shall orient new staff, precept students, and assume relief charge nurse duty as oriented and assigned. Experience: Must possess current acute care hospital Operating Room scrub and circulating experience within the past 5 years. Must be able to work varied 10-hour shifts (i.e. 0700-1730, 1100-2130, 1300-2330) based on a pre-planned staffing schedule. Willingness and ability to be on-call on a rotational basis as scheduled and to respond within 30 minutes of call-back communication is essential. Education: Bachelor's degree in nursing preferred. Licensure/Certification: State of California RN license required. American Heart Association Healthcare Provider BLS is required. Equal Opportunity Employer
Oct 21, 2019
Part time
 
Community Hospital of the Monterey Peninsula Monterey, CA, USA
Under the leadership of the department director, assistant director, nursing supervisor, and/or charge nurse, the registered nurse is responsible and accountable for planning directing, assessing and providing nursing care according to the policies and procedures of the hospital and department. Important dimensions of this position consist of quality of care, professional commitment, teamwork, interpersonal skills, safety, good public/customer relations and a broad nursing knowledge. The registered nurse is an experienced nurse who shall orient new staff, precept students, and assume relief charge nurse duty as oriented and assigned. The FBC is a full service birthing center with 13 birthing suites where the RN will be responsible for antepartum, labor, delivery, post-partum, and mother-baby care. We are a BABY FRIENDLYâ„¢ hospital designated by the World Health Organization and UNICEF. Experience : At least 1 year of current labor and delivery experience is required. Must have knowledge of hemodynamics and basic IV skills, and a thorough understanding of fetal monitoring equipment and tracings. Excellent assessment skills, above average critical thinking skills, the ability to work in a fast-paced often stressful environment and the ability to work autonomously are essential. PACU and scrub skills are highly preferred. Education: Bachelor's degree in nursing preferred. Licensure/Certification: State of California RN license required. American Heart Association Healthcare Provider BLS, NRP, and advanced fetal monitoring are required. ACLS preferred Equal Opportunity Employer
Oct 21, 2019
Part time
 
Community Hospital of the Monterey Peninsula Monterey, CA, USA
The Surgical Services Zone Educator reports to the Director of Educational Services. (S)he is responsible for providing formal and informal education programs for the Main OR Staff, OPSC OR Staff, and Sterile Processing staff with planning assistance from the Assistant Directors and the Directors of Surgical Services. The Surgical Services Zone Educator possesses a broad scope of knowledge and skills to facilitate improved patient outcomes and improved staff performance in the clinical setting. The Surgical Services Zone Educator possesses the skills and knowledge to competently provide nursing services to staff and patients. Experience: Must be currently licensed to practice in the State of California with no less than five years of recent acute care hospital operating room clinical and teaching experience. The Surgical Services Zone educator must be experienced in formal and informal teaching of adult learners. Education: Minimum of BSN required or (1) currently enrolled in formal BSN program; or (2) enrolled in courses that can be applied to completion of formal BSN program. MSN or MSN with a specialization in nursing education strongly preferred. Licensure/Certification: State of California RN license required. American Heart Association Healthcare Provider BLS (required). CNOR certification is required within 12 months of hire. Must have current competencies in Educational Needs Analysis formulation and implementation. AORN Clinical Educator Certificate course must be completed within 24 months of hire date. Current membership in AORN preferred. Equal Opportunity Employer
Oct 21, 2019
Community Hospital of the Monterey Peninsula Monterey, CA, USA
Under the leadership of the department director and assistant director, the registered nurse assigned to the Adult Partial Hospitalization Program is responsible and accountable for planning directing, assessing and providing nursing care according to the policies and procedures of the hospital and department. Important dimensions of this position consist of quality of care, professional commitment, teamwork, interpersonal skills, safety, good public/customer relations and a broad nursing knowledge. May be required to float to inpatient services as needed . Experience: One year recent experience in an acut psychiatric treatment setting, or a partial hospitalization setting, is required. Education: BSN preferred. Licensure/Certification: State of California RN license required. American Heart Association Healthcare Provider BLS (required). MOAB certification must be obtained within the first 6 months of hire. Equal Opportunity Employer
Oct 21, 2019
Part time
 
Community Hospital of the Monterey Peninsula Monterey, CA, USA
Position Summary: Under the leadership of the department director, assistant director, nursing supervisor, and/or charge nurse, the registered nurse (RN) is responsible and accountable for planning directing, assessing and providing nursing care according to the policies and procedures of the hospital and department. Important dimensions of this position consist of quality of care, professional commitment, teamwork, interpersonal skills, safety, good public/customer relations and a broad nursing knowledge. The registered nurse is an experienced nurse who shall orient new staff, precept students, and assume relief charge nurse duty as oriented and assigned. Experience: Acute care hospital experience within the past 5 years is preferred. One year of Oncology experience with experience in administering chemotherapy treatments is preferred. Education: Bachelor’s degree in nursing preferred. Must complete a chemotherapy certification class within one year of hire. Licensure/Certification: State of California RN license required. American Heart Association Healthcare Provider BLS (required). OCN certification highly preferred. Equal Opportunity Employer
Oct 21, 2019
Part time
 
Community Hospital of the Monterey Peninsula Monterey, CA, USA
Under the leadership of the department director, nursing supervisor, and/or charge nurse, the registered nurse is responsible and accountable for planning directing, assessing and providing nursing care according to the policies and procedures of the hospital and department. Important dimensions of this position consist of quality of care, professional commitment, teamwork, interpersonal skills, safety, good public/customer relations and a broad nursing knowledge. The registered nurse is an experienced nurse who shall orient new staff, precept students, and assume relief charge nurse duty as oriented and assigned. The RN will also be responsible for the admission process, which includes obtaining patient history, conducting physical assessment, administering medication, intravenous access, cardiac monitoring and strip interpretation, and educating the patient and family. Experience: Acute care hospital experience within the past 5 years is preferred. Strong clinical skills are essential and cardiac experience is a plus. Education: Bachelor's degree in nursing preferred. Must pass the arrhythmia interpretation/telemetry test at 85% prior to completion of orientation and independent assignment of telemetry/monitored patients, then annually. Licensure/Certification: State of California RN license required. American Heart Association Healthcare Provider BLS is required. ACLS certification must be obtained prior to completion of orientation and independent assignment. Equal Opportunity Employer
Oct 21, 2019
Part time
 
Community Hospital of the Monterey Peninsula Monterey, CA, USA
Under the leadership of the department director, assistant director, nursing supervisor, and/or charge nurse, the registered nurse is responsible and accountable for planning directing, assessing and providing nursing care according to the policies and procedures of the hospital and department. Important dimensions of this position consist of quality of care, professional commitment, teamwork, interpersonal skills, safety, good public/customer relations and a broad nursing knowledge. The registered nurse is an experienced nurse who shall orient new staff, precept students, and assume relief charge nurse duty as oriented and assigned. Experience: Strong clinical skills are essential and cardiac experience is a plus. Must demonstrate excellent critical thinking skills, administer compassionate quality patient care, and be a team player. Acute care hospital experience within the past 5 years is preferred. Experience with cardiac drips is highly desirable. Education: Bachelor's degree in nursing preferred. Must pass the arrhythmia interpretation/telemetry test at 85% prior to completion of orientation and independent assignment of telemetry/monitored patients, then annually. Licensure/Certification: State of California RN license required. American Heart Association Healthcare Provider BLS is required. ACLS must be obtained prior to completion of orientation and independent assignment. Equal Opportunity Employer
Oct 21, 2019
Community Hospital of the Monterey Peninsula Monterey, CA, USA
Under the leadership of the department director, assistant director, nursing supervisor, and/or charge nurse, the registered nurse is responsible and accountable for planning directing, assessing and providing nursing care according to the policies and procedures of the hospital and department. Important dimensions of this position consist of quality of care, professional commitment, teamwork, interpersonal skills, safety, good public/customer relations and a broad nursing knowledge. The registered nurse is an experienced nurse who shall orient new staff, precept students, and assume relief charge nurse duty as oriented and assigned. The perioperative registered nurse possesses skills, knowledge, and experience to competently provide perioperative nursing care within the OPSC care areas of admitting, PACU, operating rooms, and/or GI endoscopy. Performs circulating nurse tasks in the operating room and provides moderate sedation for procedures throughout the department. Must be able to take call and be available to respond to the hospital within forty-five minutes. Experience: A minimum of one year operating room circulating nurse experience in an acute care hospital or multi-specialty ambulatory surgery center. Acute care hospital operating room experience within the last five years preferred. Computer documentation skills preferred. Education: Bachelor's degree in nursing preferred. Licensure/Certification: State of California RN license required. American Heart Association Healthcare Provider BLS is required. ACLS must be obtained prior to completion of orientation and independent assignment. Equal Opportunity Employer
Oct 21, 2019
Part time
 
Community Hospital of the Monterey Peninsula Monterey, CA, USA
Under the leadership of the department director, assistant director, nursing supervisor, and/or charge nurse, the registered nurse is responsible and accountable for planning directing, assessing and providing nursing care according to the policies and procedures of the hospital and department. Important dimensions of this position consist of quality of care, professional commitment, teamwork, interpersonal skills, safety, good public/customer relations and a broad nursing knowledge. The registered nurse is an experienced nurse who shall orient new staff, precept students, and assume relief charge nurse duty as oriented and assigned. The perioperative registered nurse possesses skills, knowledge, and experience to competently provide perioperative nursing care within the OPSC care areas of admitting, PACU, operating rooms, and/or GI endoscopy. Performs circulating nurse tasks in the operating room and provides moderate sedation for procedures throughout the department. Must be able to take call and be available to respond to the hospital within forty-five minutes. Experience: A minimum of one year operating room circulating nurse experience in an acute care hospital or multi-specialty ambulatory surgery center. Acute care hospital operating room experience within the last five years preferred. Computer documentation skills preferred. Education: Bachelor's degree in nursing preferred. Licensure/Certification: State of California RN license required. American Heart Association Healthcare Provider BLS is required. ACLS must be obtained prior to completion of orientation and independent assignment. Equal Opportunity Employer
Oct 21, 2019
Part time
 
Community Hospital of the Monterey Peninsula Monterey, CA, USA
Under the leadership of the department director, nursing supervisor, and/or charge nurse, the registered nurse is responsible and accountable for planning directing, assessing and providing nursing care according to the policies and procedures of the hospital and department. Important dimensions of this position consist of quality of care, professional commitment, teamwork, interpersonal skills, safety, good public/customer relations and a broad nursing knowledge. The registered nurse is an experienced nurse who shall orient new staff, precept students, and assume relief charge nurse duty as oriented and assigned. The Float Pool RN may also be responsible for the admission process, which includes obtaining patient history, conducting physical assessment, administering medication, intravenous access, cardiac monitoring and strip interpretation, and educating the patient and family. Experience: Acute care hospital experience within the past 5 years is preferred. Strong clinical skills are essential and cardiac experience is a plus. Education: Bachelor's degree in nursing preferred. Must pass the arrhythmia interpretation/telemetry test at 85% prior to completion of orientation and independent assignment of telemetry/monitored patients, then annually. Licensure/Certification: State of California RN license required. American Heart Association Healthcare Provider BLS is required. ACLS certification must be obtained prior to completion of orientation and independent assignment. Equal Opportunity Employer
Oct 21, 2019
Full time
 
Community Hospital of the Monterey Peninsula Monterey, CA, USA
Under the leadership of the department director, assistant director, nursing supervisor, and/or charge nurse, the registered nurse is responsible and accountable for planning directing, assessing and providing nursing care according to the policies and procedures of the hospital and department. Important dimensions of this position consist of quality of care, professional commitment, teamwork, interpersonal skills, safety, good public/customer relations and a broad nursing knowledge. The registered nurse is an experienced nurse who shall orient new staff, precept students, and assume relief charge nurse duty as oriented and assigned. Experience: Must possess current acute care hospital Operating Room scrub and circulating experience within the past 5 years. Must be able to work varied 10-hour shifts (i.e. 0700-1730, 1100-2130, 1300-2330) based on a pre-planned staffing schedule. Willingness and ability to be on-call on a rotational basis as scheduled and to respond within 30 minutes of call-back communication is essential. Education: Bachelor's degree in nursing preferred. Licensure/Certification: State of California RN license required. American Heart Association Healthcare Provider BLS is required. Equal Opportunity Employer
Oct 21, 2019
Community Hospital of the Monterey Peninsula Monterey, CA, USA
Position Summary: Under the leadership of the Department Director and Assistant Director, the Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner is responsible for providing care to patients with acute and chronic psychiatric disorders. Setting for patient care will include both inpatient and outpatient areas as scheduled. Duties include the evaluation and treatments of patients including, but not limited to, performing initial and follow up psychiatric assessments; initiating, renewing, and changing medications; ordering routine laboratory, radiological, and diagnostic tests and providing initial interpretations of results; initiating or expediting requests for consultations, special tests or studies; evaluating and initiating therapy for acute and chronic mental health problems; providing education and training (individual or groups) to the patient and family as necessary; and communicating clinical findings to Physicians. Duties also include documenting all findings and results in the medical record. Important dimensions of this position consist of excellence in patient care through observation, assessment, nursing judgment, communication skills and interpersonal relations. Must have demonstrated critical thinking, problem solving, decision-making ability and able to work independently. Experience: Two years previous experience as a psychiatric nurse practitioner in acute inpatient mental health field strongly preferred. Experience with dual diagnosis patients preferred. Must be an approved Medicare provider. Must demonstrate a thorough and complete understanding of psychotropic medications, side effects, and drug/drug interactions. Education: Masters of Science degree in Nursing required. Licensure/Certification: State of California RN and Nurse Practitioner license with specialty certification in psychiatry. American Heart Association Healthcare Provider BLS required. Management of Aggressive Behavior (MOAB) certification must be obtained within the first 6 months of hire. Pharmacology Course: Neuroscience Education Institute Master Psychopharmacology Program or equivalent to be completed within 9 months of hire. DEA registration for Suboxone within 9 months. Equal Opportunity Employer
Oct 21, 2019
Community Hospital of the Monterey Peninsula Monterey, CA, USA
Position Summary: Under the leadership of the Department Director and Assistant Director, the Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner is responsible for providing care to patients with acute and chronic psychiatric disorders. Setting for patient care will include both inpatient and outpatient areas as scheduled. Duties include the evaluation and treatments of patients including, but not limited to, performing initial and follow up psychiatric assessments; initiating, renewing, and changing medications; ordering routine laboratory, radiological, and diagnostic tests and providing initial interpretations of results; initiating or expediting requests for consultations, special tests or studies; evaluating and initiating therapy for acute and chronic mental health problems; providing education and training (individual or groups) to the patient and family as necessary; and communicating clinical findings to Physicians. Duties also include documenting all findings and results in the medical record. Important dimensions of this position consist of excellence in patient care through observation, assessment, nursing judgment, communication skills and interpersonal relations. Must have demonstrated critical thinking, problem solving, decision-making ability and able to work independently. Experience: Two years previous experience as a psychiatric nurse practitioner in acute inpatient mental health field strongly preferred. Experience with dual diagnosis patients preferred. Must be an approved Medicare provider. Must demonstrate a thorough and complete understanding of psychotropic medications, side effects, and drug/drug interactions. Education: Masters of Science degree in Nursing required. Licensure/Certification: State of California RN and Nurse Practitioner license with specialty certification in psychiatry. American Heart Association Healthcare Provider BLS required. Management of Aggressive Behavior (MOAB) certification must be obtained within the first 6 months of hire. Pharmacology Course: Neuroscience Education Institute Master Psychopharmacology Program or equivalent to be completed within 9 months of hire. DEA registration for Suboxone within 9 months. Equal Opportunity Employer
Oct 21, 2019
Community Hospital of the Monterey Peninsula Monterey, CA, USA
Under the leadership of the department director, assistant director, nursing supervisor, and/or charge nurse, the registered nurse is responsible and accountable for planning directing, assessing and providing nursing care according to the policies and procedures of the hospital and Emergency Department. Important dimensions of this position consist of quality of care, professional commitment, teamwork, interpersonal skills, safety, good public/customer relations and a broad nursing knowledge. The registered nurse is an experienced nurse who shall orient new staff, precept students, and assume relief charge nurse duty as oriented and assigned. Experience: Must have at least 1 year of recent critical care experience such as ED and/or ICU. Must have knowledge of hemodynamics and basic IV skills, and a thorough understanding of cardiac rhythms. Excellent assessment skills, above average critical thinking skills, the ability to work in a fast- paced and often stressful environment, and the ability to work autonomously are essential. Education: Bachelor's degree in nursing preferred. Licensure/Certifications: State of California RN license required. American Heart Association Healthcare Provider BLS, ACLS, and PALS are required. Must pass the arrhythmia interpretation/telemetry test at 85% prior to completion of orientation and independent assignment of telemetry/monitored patients, then annually. Assault crisis training certification must be obtained within the first 6 months of hire. Equal Opportunity Employer
Oct 21, 2019
Community Hospital of the Monterey Peninsula Monterey, CA, USA
Position Summary: The Cardiovascular Nurse Practitioner (CV NP) reports to the Director of Tyler Heart Institute. The NP provides direct care to patients undergoing inpatient and outpatient cardiac testing. The NP will be responsible for assisting with the managemene of Cardiac Patients pre and post procedure as well as assisting the physicians with patient flow for all patients within the service line. The CV NP will be also assist with supervising Stress Echocardiograms, Treadmills, Dobutamine and Bubble Studies, as well as cardiac nuclear imaging testing as ordered by staff physicians. Position works collaboratively with members of the nursing, cardiology and medical staff. Must have ability to depict lethal diagnostic information that should be considered emergent and communicate timely information to the physicians (both referring and reading). Also maintains registered nurse competencies by possessing the skills and knowledge to competently provide appropriate patient care. The Nurse Practitioner (NP) functions under general Nurse Practitioner Standardized Procedure approved by the Interdisciplinary Practice Committee (CIDP), and provides routine care and management of the patient with acute and chronic complaints in collaboration with the supervising physician and through implementation of standardized procedures. The NP possesses skills and knowledge to competently provide excellent patient care, offer a high level of compassion, patience, and subject matter expertise. The NP will also educate patients and families in terms of services provided by the hospital and community resources when appropriate. Experience: Demonstrated teaching, leadership, and critical thinking skills are essential. Clinical background in cardiovascular management is required with a minimum two (2) years of experience in an Acute Care Setting. Knowledge of cardiac registries and quality improvement is preferred. Experience with nursing research is also preferred. Education: As necessary for required licensures. Master's Degree in Nursing and relevant Nurse Practitioner training certification preferred. Licensure/Certifications: Current California RN licensure and authorization as a nurse practitioner required. Certified by a recognized national certifying body that has established standards for nurse practitioners. American Heart Association Healthcare Provider BLS and ACLS certification required. Certification by the American Board of Cardiovascular Medicine (ABCM) within 12 months of hire.
Oct 21, 2019