Purpose Statement/Position Summary
The Registered Nurse on 5 West under general supervision, conducts patient assessments, participates in the development of the plan of care, implements and evaluates care according to patient specific age and/or developmental needs. Collaborates with other health care team members in the delivery of care. Employee will follow applicable policies and procedures in handling supplies, pharmaceuticals, and equipment. 5 West is 32-bed medical/surgical unit caring for a high acuity population. Primarily focused on respiratory diseases and infectious diseases, however we specialize on chronic ventilator dependent patients and diabetics.
Minimum Qualifications/Work Experience
1+ year experience as an RN. Pediatric experience preferred. Broad knowledge of patient care principles and equipment; CHLA patient care policies and procedures. Ability to assess effectiveness of patient care; maintain a calm demeanor and assist in crises and emergencies; prioritize tasks for complex patient care; communicate tactfully, professionally and effectively, verbally and in writing.
BSN or ADN required. Current licensure as a Registered Nurse in the state of California. Current American Heart Association CPR certification. Current American Heart Association PALS card.
This a Night role 7PM-7AM