Are you a critical thinker who is proficient in using
sophisticated equipment, and able to make rapid decisions? Are you
highly organized and passionate about patient and family education?
Do you work well on a team, and does interpreting cardiac rhythms
and other vital patient data excite you? If you said yes, keep
reading - we may have the perfect opportunity for you.
As part of the Telemetry Unit at Hoag Memorial Hospital, Newport
Beach, you will deliver direct inpatient nursing care as per the
California Nurse Practice Act, and in support of the mission of the
Patient Care Services Division. Being a Hoag Clinical Nurse I means
serving our community by using research and evidence-based
outcomes, and collaborating with members of your team to offer the
highest level of care to those who depend on us.
Inside Hoag Telemetry
Our Hoag, Newport Beach, Telemetry unit has 33 beds and a nurse
to patient ratio of 1:4. Your primary responsibility will be to
ensure the delivery of safe, timely, and appropriate, quality care
to adolescent, adult, and geriatric patients with acute cardiac
medical and/or cardiac surgical diagnoses, who require extensive
monitoring. You will work with post and non-surgical patients
including those recovering from interventional cardiological
procedures such as PCI; patients experiencing heart failure,
dysrhythmias and conduction disturbances, and post myocardial
infarction (MI) patients. You may also be assigned patients who
overflow from our various medical/surgical units such as Oncology,
Pulmonary, Surgical, and Gynecology/Urology.
Other duties may include:
- Assessing and documenting a complete physical assessment,
nursing interventions, and teaching and discharge needs for
patients assigned to each shift, utilizing documentation
guidelines, Standards of Care and Pathway goals.
- Communicating changes in the patient's condition to the Charge
Nurse/Supervisor and the physician directing care, as well as
pertinent information at shift report using the patient Plan of
- Providing continuity of care through the implementation and
utilization of the POC.
- Responding to emergency situations in a timeframe appropriate
to the needs of each patient.
- Administering medications and intravenous therapy with the
ability to assess the appropriate indication dosing and effects of
the medication administered.
- Assessing the educational ability/level for the patient,
incorporating available educational material into
patient/significant other teaching and documenting understanding in
the patient record.
Hoag nurses consistently maintain a high standard of
professional communication, appearance and conduct. They're driven
to excel in patient treatment and nursing, and they're deeply
passionate about their work. To that end, we'll expect you to
participate in our continuous quality improvement process and
maintain a working knowledge of departmental and hospital
standards, policies and procedures.
We're keen on following safety measures and infection control
protocols, being attentive to details, and having intimate
knowledge of the populations we serve.
Hoag is the Place to Be
We believe that when you join Hoag, you become part of a family.
We're deeply committed to giving back to those who help us serve
our community, making your ongoing growth and development our
priority. In addition to Pay for Performance salary increases, and
sponsored training opportunities, Hoag employees enjoy:
- Annual performance incentives
- Safe Harbor bonuses
- Competitive 401 (k) program with matching contributions
- Generous Paid Time Off (PTO)
- Nursing Scholarships
- Tuition Reimbursement
- Nursing Clinical Ladder Program
- On-site childcare at our Newport Beach location
- Excellent Medical, Dental and Vision coverage
- On-site Wellness Centers in our Irvine and Newport Beach
campuses that include discounted services for massage therapy,
acupuncture, mediation and mindfulness, yoga, Pilates and fitness
We look for passion, an ownership mentality, and out-of-the box
thinking. If this is you and Hoag sounds like home, please apply. A
member our Talent Acquisition Team will contact you if they want to
- Active California RN License.
- Basic Life Support (BLS) certification.
- Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certification.
- Successful completion of an EKG course or equivalent.
- A minimum of one (1) year of RN experience in an acute care
facility within the past three (3) years.
- Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN). If you haven't obtained a
BSN upon hire, you will be asked to begin a BSN program within one
year of the hire date and obtain your BSN within two years of
starting the program.
- Additional skills and knowledge of various equipment and
software may be required.
There's no Place Like Hoag
Recently, Hoag was recognized as the highest ranked hospital in
Orange County in a 2018-2019 U.S. News & World Report. The
organization was also ranked the #4 hospital in the Los Angeles
Metro Area and the #8 hospital in California.
We're an industry leader at the cornerstone of exceptional
patient care - but we can't do it without you.
To learn more about us and see our culture in action, check out
this video on YouTube - https://youtu.be/O7YXZfHmhV4.
- Job ID #: 77008
- Type: Full Time
- Shift: 1st (700-1930)
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