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Nursing
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St. Jude Medical Center
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R331185 Requisition #
We are looking for a Registered Nurse II for the Pre-Op Department at St. Jude Medical Center.
 
Location: Fullerton, CA
Work Schedule:  Full Time - 80 Biweekly Hours
Shift: 10-hour, Days
 
Apply Today!  Applicants that meet qualifications will receive a text with some additional questions from our Modern Hire system.
 
Job Summary:
The RN independently uses the nursing process to safely, therapeutically and efficiently care for a group of patients. Uses information from a variety of sources to assess, plan, implement, identify outcomes and evaluate patient's plan of care.
 
Essential Functions:
  • Facilitates patient care through effective communication.
  • Develops and maintains therapeutic and effective relationships with patient/family and the health care team.
  • Delegates care appropriately.
  • Participates in Shared Governance/Participative Leadership.
  • Demonstrates awareness of unit and service guidelines related to staffing and scheduling.
  • Pre-Op, 742901-F01:
    • Responsible for patients in Surgical Admitting – Inpatient. 
    • Accurately identifies and interprets dysrhythmias on EKG’s and consistently documents interpretations of rhythm strips per hospital policy.  Acts as a resource for peers in the interpretation of EKG dysrhythmias. Initiates and delivers appropriate interventions related to dysrhythmias in a timely manner and consistently documents interventions and outcomes.
    • Demonstrates knowledge of narcotic/anesthetic agents, reversal agents, and effects of these agents and the potential complications and side effects.
    • Demonstrates the ability to assist anesthesiologists with Intercostal Nerve Blocks, Occipital Nerve Blocks, and Epidural Steroid Injections. YAG laser to incorporate all services provided by unit.
Skills:
  • Demonstrates knowledge and ability to care for pediatric patients in SAA.
  • Provides care appropriate to the age of the patients including infant (0-1 year), child (1-5 years), school age (6-12 years), adolescent (13-17 years), young adult (18-45 years), middle adult (46-60 years), and older adult (60 + years).  Demonstrates knowledge in the administration/performance of procedures that vary based on the age of the patient.
Minimum Position Requirements:
Education:
  • Bachelor's Degree in Nursing,
    • Graduate from nursing school (Hired on/after 1/1/11), or Hired prior to 1/1/11 (and rehired after 1/1/11):  
    • Graduate from nursing school with a diploma, Associate Degree, or Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing; or Hired as a result of a unit transfer from Heritage:
    • Graduate from nursing school with a diploma, Associate Degree, or Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing; or Hired as a ministry transfer: 
    • Currently enrolled in a BSN program with an expected graduation date within 6 months of hire.
Experience: 1 year acute care experience.
Licenses/Certifications:
  • Current CA Registered Nurse License.
  • American Heart Association BLS Health Care Provider.
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS).
  • Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS).
Preferred Position Qualifications:
Licenses/Certifications: Professional Nursing Organization Membership
 

St. Jude Medical Center is a faith-based, non-profit, 384-bed, tertiary care facility, and is one of Southern California's most-respected and technologically-advanced hospitals. With nearly 700 of the area's finest physicians on staff, St. Jude offers nearly every medical specialty and sub-specialty.  Whether for the birth of a baby, life-saving surgery or a routine mammogram, St. Jude continues to set the standard for medical care and offers the community the most comprehensive array of services and programs.

St. Jude Medical Center provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, St. Jude Medical Center complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Positions specified as “on call/per diem” refers to employment consisting of shifts scheduled on as “as needed basis” to fill in for staff vacancies.

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