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Pasadena, California - USD Full Time Posted: Monday, 15 April 2019
 
 
When you join Huntington Hospital in Pasadena, CA, you are aligning yourself with an organization whose values drive our philosophy of care. Our focus on delivering quality, service, and cutting edge care, enables Huntington Hospital to be an organization committed to patient outcomes-not the bottom line. More importantly, it empowers you to enact change and deliver the results that continuously improve our ability to provide our community with care.

Responsible for coordination of care to meet identified needs of the patient/family. Supervises the management of patient care utilizing critical thinking and nursing process, discharge planning, resource identification, linking and scheduling patients with required services, monitoring care delivery, advocating for the patient, care planning and evaluating outcomes. Coordinates patient care across the health care continuum, and assists other team members with meeting individual patient needs. The Cardiac Nurse provides quality nursing care to meet the needs of the pre admit and recovery of Cath Lab/Electrophysiology patients and Pre, Post, and Intraprocedure care for patients undergoing TEE and Cardioversion. This position may require flexibility of hours.

Education:

For hires prior to 9/1/15, Graduate from accredited nursing program required.

For internal promotions to a RN New Grad or for hires between 9/1/15 - 5/1/2018, must be currently enrolled in a BSN or MSN program & degree must be completed within 3 years of DOH or date of transition to an RN position.

Effective for New Hires after 5/1/18, BSN or higher required.

Diploma or transcripts on highest degree earned required.

Experience/Training:

Minimum 2 year of current experience in acute care area of expertise/equivalent service area, 3 years preferred.

Minimum two years ICU/CCU, PACU or Cath Lab experience, preferred.

Must successfully pass the Basic Dysrhythmia course curriculum within 21 days of hire. Basic computer skills/experience with computerized documentation systems required.

Licenses/Certifications:

Current active unrestricted RN license issued by State of California. Current American Heart Association BLS and ACLS Provider required.

Skills:

1. Exemplary communication and interpersonal skills, use of critical thinking. 2. Ensures each patient's readiness for procedure via assessment and documentation. Reports any abnormal results to proceduralist and/or anesthesiologist. 3. Knowledge and use of the Universal Protocol. 4. Procedural sedation knowledge and experience of recovery phase 5. Provides post procedure monitoring and documentation. 6. Establishes readiness for discharge (in conjunction with Physician order and standardized procedure) and provides patient education and written discharge instructions. 6. Advanced hemodynamic monitoring experience 7. Knowledge and skills for IV access and care, 8. Cardiac prep for various procedures. 9. Venous and arterial line management skills including percutaneous vascular closure devices and line pulls.

Innovating the delivery of healthcare as the San Gabriel Valley region's only Level II Trauma Center and Level III NICU, Huntington Hospital is a 635-bed non-profit regional medical center. We deliver nationally recognized care across over 90 service areas to our community and beyond.

Located in downtown Pasadena, you'll find yourself among charming neighborhoods and a relaxed community that is still close enough to all that L.A. has to offer. So join us, and find out what it's like to discover Careers at a Higher Level .



Pasadena, California, United States of America
Healthcare
Graduate
USD
Huntington Hospital
Huntington Hospital
JS1184_105133/693664232
4/15/2019 12:55:11 PM

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