Mar 04, 2021

RN - Emergency Department - Westwood

  • UCLA Health and David Geffen School of Medicine
  • Los Angeles, CA, USA
Full Time

Job Description

Responsibilities

The role of the emergency department RN is to provide professional nursing care to patients in an academic, emergency department setting.  The emergency department RN provides quality care to multiple patients of all ages with complex medical conditions. Ability to identify patient and family learning needs and promote effective working relationships is required. Populations include adult, pediatric, psych, geriatric, trauma, STEMI and stroke.

Qualifications

  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing with a BSN or MSN degree
  • Current and valid California RN license
  • Current BLS, ACLS, PALS and TNNC (in process is acceptable)
  • One year of direct patient care in an emergency department setting
  • Official transcripts and/or original diploma from a registered nursing program must be provided upon hire
  • Clinical skills include patient assessment, IV start, and knowledge of medications, IV infusions and airway management
  • Ability to provide appropriate care for high acuity patients such as stroke, STEMI, trauma, psych, and pediatric populations
  • Identification of abnormal/ lethal cardiac rhythms and ability to provide appropriate treatment.
  • Knowledge of electronic medical record documentation
  • Skill in speaking English clearly and distinctly
  • Ability to identify changes in patient condition and provide appropriate interventions

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.