As an integral member of the patient care team, the Registered Nurse supports the Chief Nursing Officer in leading the patient care team in providing for the safety, recovery and comfort of patients by implementing the nursing process (assessment, nursing diagnosis, developing the plan of care and the education plan; implementation of interventions, evaluation of interventions and revision of plan as needed); and provides education and advocacy. Practices in compliance with regulatory requirements including CMS Conditions of Participation, Title 22, CDPH regulations, DNV-GL/NIAHO standards, etc.
Minimum Education:Graduation from Registered Nurse ProgramBSN desired (if not upon hire, will obtain within 5 years preferred)Minimum Experience/Knowledge:1 year clinical experience (except new graduate RN) in an acute care setting preferred.If applicable - experience in treating ortho and stoke patient population preferred.For 6th Floor Med/Surg and Transitional Care Unit Employees:â¢ Two yearsâ experience with Orthopedic and Medical-Surgical nursing preferredâ¢ Certification in Medical-Surgical, Orthopedic or other specialty preferredRequired License/Certification:California Registered Nurse LicenseCertification in clinical specialty or management desiredâ¢ Surgery: BLS, ACLSâ¢ PACU/SDS/ GI Lab: BLS, ACLS, PALSâ¢ ED: BLS, ACLS, PALS, AB508 (within 30 days of hire), NIHSS (within 30 days of hire), NRP (within 6 months of hire), ENPC (within 12 months of hire),â¢ L&D/Post-Partum: BLS, ACLS, NRPâ¢ NICU: BLS, PALS, NRPâ¢ Nursery: BLS, NRPâ¢ Geropsych: BLS, AB508 (within 30 days of hire)â¢ ICU/ 5S and 4th Telemetry: BLS, ACLS NIHSS (within 30 days of hire)â¢ 6th Med Surg: BLS, ACLSâ¢ TCU: BLSBLS, ACLS, PALS, and NRP must be AHA certified.All certifications must be active effective date of hire/transfer unless otherwise indicated.As part of Keck Medicine of USC, USC Verdugo Hills Hospital is the only community hospital in the Foothills area of Los Angeles backed by an academic medical center. With its 40-year legacy of personalized care from expert physicians, experience nurses and a dedicated staff the community has come to know and trust, USCâVHH brings patients the latest medical advancements and 24/7 emergency services. Join this world-class team providing highly-specialized care, up-to-the-minute research and innovative clinical trials.
USC is the leading private research university in Los Angeles—a global center for arts, technology and international business. With more than 47,500 students, we are located primarily in Los Angeles but also in various US and global satellite locations. As the largest private employer in Los Angeles, responsible for $8 billion annually in economic activity in the region, we offer the opportunity to work in a dynamic and diverse environment, in careers that span a broad spectrum of talents and skills across a variety of academic and professional schools and administrative units. As a USC employee and member of the Trojan Family—the faculty, staff, students, and alumni who make USC a great place to work—you will enjoy excellent benefits, including a variety of well-being programs designed to help individuals achieve work-life balance.