Registered Nurse - Observation Unit
Located in Southern California, Eisenhower Health is a not-for-profit hospital seeking a Registered Nurse - Observation Unit. Please visit careers.eisenhowerhealth.org to learn more information and apply.
The Registered Nurse must meet the following qualifications:
- Education: BSN or MSN or enrollment in an RN-BSN or RN-MSN program within 1 year of hire and completion within 5 years of hire
- Licensure/Certification: California RN licensure, American Heart Association BLS, and NIH Stroke Certificate (required); Certified in specialty practice area (preferred)
- Experience: Experience in the area of specialty or in area of higher acuity or participation in internship program/course (preferred)
The Registered Nurse's responsibilities include:
- Demonstrating compliance with Code of Conduct and compliance policies, and taking action to resolve compliance questions or concerns and reporting suspected violations
Assessing, utilizing age specific data, the patient’s physical, psychosocial, and spiritual status in a comprehensive manner.
Demonstrating accurate assessment skills, appropriate to the age of the patient, based on scientific facts and principles.
Performing initial assessment and completing required documentation within organizational standards.
Performing and documenting ongoing assessments including observation, physical examination, laboratory/test results, and patient response to procedural intervention.
Participating in the identification and clarification of patient needs, as evidenced by participation in multidisciplinary care planning, to achieve optimal patient outcomes.
Reviewing and revising plan of care according to change in patient’s status.
Completing patient classification for assigned patients as required.
Implementing plan of care according to identified physical, psychosocial, and spiritual needs.
Implementing and utilizing the Relationship-Based Care Professional Practice Model as the guide to all interactions between patients, families, co-workers, staff, physicians, and self.
Completing patient care assignments in compliance with established hospital policies and procedures of clinical area.
Prioritizing nursing interventions commensurate with patient’s needs.
Utilizing effective verbal and written communication skills through the presentation of pertinent information using the SBAR format as appropriate.
Assisting other staff in the delivery of patient care, as appropriate.
Incorporating patient teaching/discharge planning to promote optimal patient outcomes.
Providing, evaluating retention of, and documenting education to the patient/family/significant other according to organizational standards.
Coordinating and documenting appropriate discharge planning and referrals to ensure continuity of care after discharge.
Recognizing, accepting responsibility for, and maintaining commitment to professional development and clinical competency.
Attending required professional development sessions and staff meetings. If unable to attend, reviewing minutes or discussing proceedings of meetings with peers or managers.
Identifying personal knowledge deficits and seeking resources/consultation to ensure safe patient care.
Utilizing all channels of communication including reading organizational email at least once a week, to obtain knowledge, transmit information, address concerns, and solve problems.
Embracing change and continuously identifying opportunities for improvement by demonstrating a commitment to utilizing evidence based practice.
Articulating knowledge and actively participating in nursing practice quality initiatives.
Incorporating performance improvement recommendations into daily practice.
Accepting accountability and participating in problem-solving issues related to quality patient care outcomes.
Sharing knowledge and acting as a professional resource to other members of the health care team.
Supporting and participating in Unit Based Council initiatives.
Contributing to professional growth of peers by providing feedback through peer coaching and evaluation.
Striving to be a life-long learner continuing to enroll and completing classes and courses to advance and increase new clinical knowledge.
Complying with divisional and unit specific matrices.
- Performing other duties as assigned.
Eisenhower is proud to offer:
- Competitive compensation
- A generous benefits package and matched retirement plan
- Health and wellness programs
About Eisenhower Health:
Near Palm Springs, California, our vibrant community offers an enviable lifestyle including affordable housing, minimal traffic, world-class dining and shopping, and year round recreational activities. Additionally, Eisenhower Health is less than two hours away from sandy beaches and mountain resorts.
At Eisenhower Health, we offer a progressive environment with an emphasis on individual growth and advanced medical practices seldom seen in other hospitals. As a not-for-profit and comprehensive health care institution, we are honored to be recognized as one of the top-ranking hospitals in California. For 2017-2018, U.S. News and World Report has ranked us as the #1 performing hospital in the Riverside Metro area and #16 in California, placing us in the top six percentile of hospitals in the state. In addition, we were within the 20 percent of hospitals nationwide to receive five star stars from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, in its Overall Hospital Quality and Star Rating (2017-2018).
Located on 130 acres in Rancho Mirage, we offer our community a 517-bed acute care hospital with telemetry, critical care and medical/surgical floors. We also have a multitude of specialty centers on our campus including The Betty Ford Center, The Barbara Sinatra Children’s Center, The Annenberg Center for Health Sciences and The Lucy Curci Cancer Center.
Eisenhower Health has recently been granted Magnet recognition by the ANCC for its nursing excellence, which makes us the first and only hospital in the Inland Empire to achieve this prestigious Magnet distinction. For the fifth consecutive year, Eisenhower Health has been recognized as a Leader in LGBT Healthcare Equality by the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Foundation (2017), a testament to our commitment to provide equitable care.
In 2017-2018, U.S. News recognized Eisenhower Health as one of the High Performing Hospitals in these specific areas: Geriatrics, Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair, Aortic Valve Surgery, Chronic Obstructive, Pulmonary Disease (COPD), Colon Cancer Surgery, Heart Bypass Surgery, Heart Failure, Hip Replacement, Knee Replacement, Lung Cancer Surgery. Eisenhower Health is the only hospital in Riverside and San Bernardino counties to be named one of the nation's 50 Top Cardiovascular Hospitals by IBM Watson Health for 2016 & 2017.
Eisenhower Health has had a great deal of growth in our Clinic Divisions throughout the Coachella Valley. We also cultivate an environment that fosters outstanding levels of employee engagement and was one of only 20 organizations nationwide to receive the Workplace of the Year Award from The Advisory Board Company (2016-2017).
Come JOIN our TEAM! To apply for a position now please visit careers.eisenhowerhealth.org.