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RN Orthopedics / Nights
Santa Monica, CA

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$15,000 - $162,000 / yr


RN Orthopedics / NIGHTS 
Santa Monica, California
$115,000-162,000 + Benefits + Bonus + Shift Dif

The Orthopedic Staff Nurse serves as the leader of the Nursing Care team who is ultimately responsible and accountable to the patient for the assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation of patient focused, outcome oriented care. Through assessment of the patient’s physical, nutritional, psychosocial, spiritual, emotional, cultural, educational, and rehabilitative needs, problems are identified and documented in the clinical record and communicated to the physician, case manager, and ancillary departments when appropriate.

  • Determine appropriate standards of care, care plans, and interventions are initiated, professionally modified, and communicated to the patient and other members of the healthcare team
  • Able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care based on physical, psychosocial, educational, safety, and related criteria appropriate to the following age groups: pediatric, children, adolescent, adult, geriatric Provides patient/family health education that promotes healthy behaviors, supports recovery, and enables the patient/family to be involved in decisions about their own care
  • The patient’s responses to interventions and progress toward desired outcomes are assessed, re-assessed, evaluated, and documented in the clinical record
  • Patient care activities are coordinated through collaboration and planning with other members of the healthcare team
  • Physicians’ orders are carried out accurately and efficiently, and clarified when necessary
  • Adverse or sudden changes in the patient’s conditions are promptly communicated to the physician, charge nurse, nursing supervisor, and/or family with specific and pertinent data
  • Able to recognize adverse drug reactions and demonstrates understanding of proper reporting mechanism once reaction is identified
  • Appropriately assesses the patient’s pain and involves the patient in effective management of that pain using appropriate interventions
  • Able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary for administration of blood and blood products and appropriately monitors the patient receiving blood/blood products for any transfusion reaction; takes proper measures once a reaction is recognized
  • Patient care equipment is utilized safely and efficiently in accordance with hospital policies and procedures
  • Standard precautions are promoted and followed in the utilization of principles of infection control in patient care
  • Achieves stated goals related to job performance

Qualifications:

  • Graduation from an accredited nursing program
  • California Registered Nurse License upon hire
  • National Provider BLS – American Heart Association upon hire
  • National Provider ACLS – American Heart Association upon hire
  • 1 year Nursing experience

Ideal Candidate:

  • At least you have at least 1 year of recent experience working as an RN in the Orthopedics department setting in a Accredited Hospital
  • Able to work day shift / full time position
  • California Registered Nurse License

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

Salary: $115,000.00 – $162,000.00 per year

Benefits:

 

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee discount
  • Flexible schedule
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Referral program
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision insurance


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