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Registered Nurse (RN) - ICU - Intensive Care Unit - $45-56 per hour

Company: ScionHealth - Kindred Cornerstone & Solara Hospita
Location: West Covina
Posted on: July 8, 2024

Job Description:

ScionHealth - Kindred Cornerstone & Solara Hospitals is seeking a Registered Nurse (RN) ICU - Intensive Care Unit for a nursing job in West Covina, California.Job Description & Requirements

  • Specialty: ICU - Intensive Care Unit
  • Discipline: RN
  • Duration: Ongoing
  • 36 hours per week
  • Employment Type: Staff
    Description$20,000 Sign on Bonus
    $45.26 - $68.67 / hour

    ScionHealth is committed to a culture of service excellence as demonstrated by our employees' adherence to the service excellence principles of Pride, Teamwork, Compassion, Integrity, Respect, Fun, Professionalism, and Responsibility.
    As our most acute level of care, our specialty hospitals offer the same critical care patients receive in a traditional hospital or intensive care unit, but for an extended recovery period. Our clinicians play a vital role in the recovery process for chronic, critically ill and medically complex patients.
    Registered Nurse - Advanced Skills / ICU Registered Nurse / ICU RN
    Summary: Provides quality patient care to critically ill patients, through the nursing process of Assessment, Planning, Intervention, and Evaluation. Serves as a patient advocate at all times. Supervises the nursing care provided to each patient by other caregivers. Develops the plan for nursing care as a result of coordination with the patient, family and staff of other disciplines as necessary. Applies critical thinking in order to promote positive clinical outcomes. Ensures patient education. Participates in discharge planning.

    • Maintains the standard of nursing care and implements the policies and procedures of the hospital and the nursing department.
    • Assesses the patient on admission within the required time frame. Makes referral to other disciplines based on the assessment, such as rehabilitation and nutritional services.
    • Develops a nursing care plan for assigned patient on admission and updates the plan of care as needed. Ensures the plan is discussed and developed as a result of the coordination of patient and family and the interdisciplinary team.
    • Able to release, remove, and reapply restraints to patient. Ensures patient. is in proper position and alignment.
    • Documents patient admission assessment and reassessments, patient care plans, and other pertinent information completely in the patient's electronic medical record.
    • Demonstrates correct use of Biomedical equipment such as defibrillator, Suction machine, IV and feeding pumps, PCA pump, blood glucose monitoring machine.
    • Demonstrates safe and effective delivery of patient care such as completing team/patient assignments on time, making effective use of available time, showing initiative and team work.
    • Obtains consents for procedures and blood transfusions, ensuring patient has necessary information to make an informed decision.
    • Receives physician's orders, ensures transcription is accurate, and order entry is accurate. Follows through to ensure order is carried out.
    • Recognizes and responds appropriately to patient change in condition such as Cardiac rhythm, respiratory distress, GI bleed, pulmonary emboli/ edema, diabetic Ketoacidosis, adverse drug reaction and Blood transfusion reaction, etc. Institutes emergency action, notifies physician, obtains orders, etc.
    • Completes and documents patient admission assessment and reassessments as required according to policy.
    • Reports pertinent observations and reaction regarding patients to the appropriate person (i.e., physician, supervisor, charge nurse) and records these observations accurately.
    • Administers medications with verbalized knowledge of the action, side effects, correct dosages and route according ICU policies and procedures.
    • Demonstrates ability to recognize and Institute arrhythmia protocol for the following Cardiac rhythms V-tach, V-fib, PVC's, asystole, 1st, 2nd and 3rd degree heart block, atrial fibrillation, and atrial flutter.
    • Directs, supervises, and evaluates nursing care provided to patients.
    • Administers medications utilizing the seven "rights" of medication administration: right patient, route, time, medication, dose, reason and documentation.
    • Assist physicians with special tests and procedures such as thoracentesis, paracentesis, arterial line and bronchoscopy.
    • Participates in economical utilization of supplies and ensures that equipment is maintained in a clean and safe manner.
    • Participates in orientation of new personnel and performance evaluations of nursing staff.
    • ScionHealth - Kindred Cornerstone & Solara Hospitals Job ID #511737. Posted job title: Registered Nurse FT ICU DaysAbout ScionHealth - Kindred Cornerstone & Solara HospitalsDefined by its team of approximately 22,000 talented, heroic caregivers, ScionHealth strives to provide quality-driven, patient-centered acute and post-acute hospital solutions in communities across the country.The health system is focused on driving innovation and investing in people and technology to deliver compassionate patient care and excellent health outcomes in ways that lift a community and improve health equity. Based in Louisville, Kentucky, ScionHealth operates 79 hospital campuses in 25 states - 61 long-term acute care hospitals, and 18 community hospital campuses and associated health systems.ScionHealth launched in December 2021 following a transaction between leading healthcare companies LifePoint Health and Kindred Healthcare, with talent and resources from both companies combining to form an organization devoted to providing great care to tens of thousands of patients annually.For years, the hospitals now operated by ScionHealth have been vital to the communities they serve - as medical providers, as supportive employers, and as inclusive partners in giving back. ScionHealth is proud to inherit this role and find innovative ways to grow and evolve for years to come.Benefits
      • Sign-On bonus

Keywords: ScionHealth - Kindred Cornerstone & Solara Hospita, West Covina , Registered Nurse (RN) - ICU - Intensive Care Unit - $45-56 per hour, Healthcare , West Covina, California

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