NATIONAL LEADERS IN PEDIATRIC CARE
Ranked No. 5 in the nation by U.S. News & World Report, Children's Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA) provides the best care in California.
Here world-class experts in medicine, education and research work together to deliver family-centered care half a million times each year. From primary to complex critical care, more than 350 programs and services are offered, each one specially designed for children.
The CHLA of the future is brighter than can be imagined. Investments in technology, research and innovation will create care that is personal, convenient and empowering. Our scientists will work with clinical experts to take laboratory discoveries and create treatments that are a perfect match for every patient. And together, CHLA team members will turn health care into health transformation.
Join a hospital where the work you do will matter—to you, to your colleagues, and above all, to our patients and families. The work will be challenging, but always rewarding.
Position Summary: The Registered Nurse II Specialist 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. Ensure appropriate operations of specialized equipment through the continuous monitoring of the patient condition and all related equipment. Based on their findings, the registered nurse specialist is expected to assess, implement and evaluate interventions within ordered parameters. Registered nurse specialist will maintain an in depth knowledge of the relationship between the patient and the environment. Collaborate with other health care team members in the delivery of care. Employee will follow applicable policies and procedures in handling supplies, pharmaceuticals, and equipment.
Minimum Qualifications: 3+ years’ experience as an RN II in a Neonatal/Pediatric Critical Care/Trauma ED/ECMO. 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.
Education/Licensure/Certifications: BSN plus current licensure as a Registered Nurse in the state of California, American Heart Association CPR/BLS/ACLS/ PALS/ NRP certifications required.