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Registered Nurse (RN), Hospice House, Full time, 7am - 7:30 pm

PIH Health Whittier Hospital - Whittier, California

Overview

PIH Health is a nonprofit, regional healthcare network that serves approximately 3 million residents in the Los Angeles County, Orange County and San Gabriel Valley region. The fully integrated network is comprised of PIH Health Downey Hospital, PIH Health Good Samaritan Hospital, PIH Health Whittier Hospital, 37 outpatient medical office buildings, a multispecialty medical (physician) group, home healthcare services and hospice care, as well as heart, cancer, digestive health, orthopedics, women’s health, urgent care and emergency services. The organization is nationally recognized for excellence in patient care and patient experience, and the College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME) has identified PIH Health as one of the nation’s top hospital systems for best practices, cutting-edge advancements, quality of care and healthcare technology. For more information, visit PIHHealth.org or follow us on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram.

Success Profile

What makes a successful Nurse at PIH Health?

Check out the traits we're looking for and see if you have the right mix.

  • Collaborative
  • Problem solver
  • Compassionate
  • Patient
  • Team Player
  • Versatile

Culture

Mission:

Our mission is to make a positive impact in the lives of patients, families and colleagues

Vision:

PHI Nurses will achieve excellence in all we do

Philosophy:

We believe in

  • The art and science of nursing practice
  • The power of professional autonomy and leadership of every nurse
  • The dynamic pursuit of professional excellence through lifelong learning
  • Caring, respect and dignity demonstrated through courageous intentional actions
  • The collective wisdom of the team will achieve optimal outcomes for the patient and family
  • Data driven decisions to exceed national benchmark

Theory

Relationship Base Care

Career Path

We want our Registered Nurses to feel both challenged and accomplished in their professional journeys. PIH Health has several promotional opportunities to help you achieve your professional goals including specialty certification programs, the Professional Enrichment career ladder, and the PIH Health Career Pathway Program

The PIH Health Career Pathway Program for example is a formalized program that prepares our nurses to transfer into specialty areas.

Specialized Pathway for Nurses

(Critical Care, Emergency, Operative, Dialysis, Infection Preventionist)

Preceptor
Charge Nurse
Clinical Educator
Wound Ostomy Nurse
Clinical Analyst
Case Manager
Risk Manager
Clinical Director
Chief Nursing Officer

Testimonials

“PIH Health takes care of their nurses. When I had an opportunity to work here and see the culture I fell in love with this hospital and everything it stands for… the impact of the community is huge.”

- Sara Ries BSN, RN

“As a New Grad or as a new nurse coming in, even if you have lots of experience, you will never be seen as an outsider. You will always have the support of the nurses…the staff and well as the nurse managers and nursing administration.”

- Lori Russell MSN, RN, FNP

Nursing at PIH Health

Nursing is a vital part of our organization. At PIH Health, we value collaboration, personal development, and professional excellence. Through the delivery of compassionate, excellent care and the promotion of courageous innovation, we strive to put our “patients first.”

Benefits & Rewards

  • Paid Time Off

  • Health Plan

  • Tuition Reimbursement

  • Daisy Award

  • Work/Life Balance

  • Professional Enrichment Program

Responsibilities

Hospital Name PIH Health Whittier Hospital Location Whittier, California Job Type Full-Time/Regular Job ID 21482-977 Date posted 02/05/2024

New Grad-Nursing Administration, Maternal Childcare, NICU, Nursing Administration, Critical Care, G.I. Services, Surgery:

Provides direct nursing care including assessment, plan of care, education, and evaluation for assigned patients.  Performs patient duties necessary to maintain the flow of patient care as well as coordinates the delivery of care provided by other care team members and disciplines.

Emergency:

Provide a full range of nursing practice guided by the American Nursing Association’s (ANA) Nursing Scope and Standards of Practice (2004) and dependent upon experience, role, and population served. Primary nursing responsibilities include assessment, diagnosis, outcome identification, planning, implementation and evaluation. Standards of professional performance required include quality practice, education/competency, professional practice evaluation, collegiality, collaboration, and ethics, research/best practice integration, resource utilization and leadership (ANA, 2004). Assists patients to attain or maintain optimal health, implementing a strategy of care to accomplish defined goals within the context of a patient-centered health care plan, and evaluating responses to nursing care and treatment (National Council of State Board of Nursing, 2004).

RN Clinical Resource Coordinator/NICU:

To provide the Clinical Directors with review of performance improvement findings and analysis of data in collaboration with the appropriate staff.  To assist center management with processing of unit specific duties including but not limited to orientation, education, performance improvement, timecards, policies and procedures, hearing screening, and patient follow-up.

PACU:

Provides pre/post-operative nursing care to assigned patients utilizing the nursing process.  Performs within the standards of professional practice and hospital policies and procedures, is a resource person for the post anesthesia care unit.  Available to take call on a rotational basis as assigned and flexes with schedule as unit census requires.

Same Day Surgery:

Provides peri-operative nursing care to assigned patients utilizing the nursing process.  Performs within the standards of professional practice and hospital policies and procedures.

RN MDS/DSD Coordinator-Transitional Care Unit/Acute Rehabilitation Center:

Responsible for the coordination of data collection for the Resident Assessment Instrument (RAI) which includes Minimum Data Set (MDS) and the Resident Assessment Protocol Summary (RAPS) by all appropriate health care disciplines and the timely transmission of the MDS to the Department of Health and Human Services (DHS).   Responsible for the coordination of required training as set forth in various regulations.

RN PPS Coordinator-Transitional Care Unit/Acute Rehabilitation Center:

The PPS (Prospective Payment System) Coordinator is responsible for the accurate and timely completion and transmission of the Inpatient Rehabilitation Facility-Patient Assessment Instrument (IRF-PAI).   Meets the regulatory requirements related to the collection and transmission of the IRF-PAI as outlined by Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS).  Serves as a role model and provides clinical and regulatory expertise to the department.

RN (19N) MICN-Emergency:

Provides emergency nursing care to patients utilizing the nursing process.  Performs within the standards of professional practice and hospital policies.

RN Nurse Navigator-OP Care Center Management:

Provides the coordination of pulmonary screening for at-risk populations and coordinates oncology services for lung cancer patients to address the physical, spiritual and psycho-social needs of the patient as indicated. Provides patient education, follow-up and referral to appropriate resources. Acts as a patient advocate and liaison in the coordination of timely diagnostic recall and/or follow-up services.  Serves as a resource to patients, their families and staff regarding cancer disease related issues.  Collaborates with other members of the oncology team to present pre-treatment and other educational conferences. Assists with data collection, tracking and reporting of clinical outcomes.

PIH Health is a nonprofit, regional healthcare network that serves approximately 3 million residents in the Los Angeles County, Orange County and San Gabriel Valley region. The fully integrated network is comprised of PIH Health Downey Hospital, PIH Health Good Samaritan Hospital, PIH Health Whittier Hospital, 37 outpatient medical office buildings, a multispecialty medical (physician) group, home healthcare services and hospice care, as well as heart, cancer, digestive health, orthopedics, women’s health, urgent care and emergency services. The organization is nationally recognized for excellence in patient care and patient experience, and the College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME) has identified PIH Health as one of the nation’s top hospital systems for best practices, cutting-edge advancements, quality of care and healthcare technology. For more information, visit PIHHealth.org or follow us on FacebookTwitter, or Instagram.


Required Skills

New Grad/Nursing Administration, Maternal Childcare, NICU, Nursing Administration, Critical Care:

  • Written and verbal communications, interpersonal skills.
  • Basic organizational skills.
  • Basic computer skills.
  • Demonstrated leadership abilities.
  • Patient assessment.
  • Clinical education related to specialty.
  • Principles of patient/family teaching.

Emergency:

  • Demonstrates fluency in English communication, to include reading, writing, and verbal communication.
  • Basic organizational skills to include ability to follow directions as outlined in policies or given by supervisor.
  • Basic EKG interpretation
  • Demonstrates good interpersonal skills
  • Knowledge of legal implications of nursing
  • Demonstrates appropriate critical intervention skills.

RN Clinical Resource Coordinator/NICU:

  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills, written and verbal
  • Strong organizational skills and analytical abilities
  • Basic computer skills
  • Detail oriented, able to assess and interpret findings
  • Knowledge of continuous performance improvement, rapid cycle improvement and the PDCA model for performance improvement.   

G.I. Services:

  • Demonstrates good English communication skills, written and verbal communications, and
    interpersonal skills.
  • Basic organizational skills.
  • Basic computer skills.
  • Demonstrated leadership abilities.
  • Patient assessment.
  • Clinical education related to specialty.
  • Principles of patient/family teaching
  • Basic EKG skills

PACU:

  • Written and verbal communications, interpersonal skills.
  • Basic organizational/time management skills.
  • Basic computer skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to apply the nursing process to pediatric, adolescent, adult and geriatric patients.
  • Must have successfully completed a basic EKG course or have evidence of proficiency through testing.

Same Day Surgery:

  • Demonstrates good English communication skills
  • Knowledge of nursing process
  • Basic organization skills
  • Demonstrates ability to work with others
  • Basic EKG skills

Surgery:

  • Demonstrates good English communication skills, written, verbal and interpersonal
  • Basic organization skills
  • Basic computer skills
  • Demonstrated leadership abilities
  • Patient assessment skills
  • Clinical education related to specialty
  • Basic EKG skills

RN MDS/DSD Coordinator-Transitional Care Unit/Acute Rehabilitation Center:

  • Written and verbal communications.
  • Basic organization.
  • Proficient with computer.
  • Demonstrated leadership abilities.
  • Patient assessment.
  • Clinical education related to specialty.
  • Principles of patient/family teaching.

RN PPS Coordinator-Transitional Care Unit/Acute Rehabilitation Center:

  • Demonstrated leadership ability.
  • Written and verbal communication skills, negotiation and confrontation skills.
  • Computer skills
  • Organizational, prioritization, to include time management skills
  • Demonstrates a commitment to customer service and an ability to meet the needs and
    expectations of patients and colleagues.
  • Knowledge of the IRF-PAI process and Function Independent Modifiers (FIM) system
  • Creative, motivated, goal oriented and able to complete assignments independently.

RN (19N) MICN-Emergency:

  • Demonstrates fluency in English communication, to include reading, writing, and verbal communication.
  • Basic organizational skills to include ability to follow directions as outlined in policies or given by supervisor.
  • Basic EKG interpretation
  • Demonstrates good interpersonal skills
  • Knowledge of legal implications of nursing
  • Demonstrates appropriate critical intervention skills
  • Demonstrates knowledge of and abides by rules and regulations of Pre-hospital Care as outlined   by LA County
    EMSA.

RN Nurse Navigator-OP Care Center Management:

  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills, written and verbal.
  • Strong organizational skills and analytical abilities.
  • Demonstrated leadership abilities focusing on self-direction/empowerment.
  • Knowledge of adult education principles.
  • Strong clinical assessment skills.
  • Strong clinical knowledge of cancer disease management & treatment modalities.
  • Basic computer skills.
  • Ability to promote team-building among an interdisciplinary team.

Required Experience

New Grad/Nursing Administration:

  • Current California RN license (BSN/MSN preferred)
  • Evidence of continuing education
  • Prior experience in an acute care facility or formal classroom education
  • Current Basic Life Support Card

Emergency:

Required:

  • Valid California RN License with evidence of continuing education 30 units per two years
  • BLS, ACLS, PALS, and National Institute of Health Stroke Scale (NIHSS) 
  • Experience in use of critical intervention skills (preferably Emergency Department)
  • Formal hospital orientation
  • Non-violent crisis intervention training annually
    * See additional competencies addendum for unit specific requirements

Preferred:

  • Basic windows and mouse skills preferred
  • Emergency Nursing and/or Critical Care Course

Maternal Child Care:

Required:

  • Current California RN license
  • Evidence of continuing education
  • Prior experience in an acute care facility or formal classroom education in Maternal-Child
    Care as appropriate for clinical specialty
  • Current AFM, ACLS, CPR and NRP care as appropriate for clinical specialty. 

Preferred:

  • N/A

RN Clinical Resource Coordinator/NICU:

  • Current California RN license
  • Evidence of continuing education
  • Current CPR card
  • Prior experience in acute care facility, specialty in maternal-child care preferred.

NICU:

Required:

  • Current California RN license
  • Current BLS and NRP care as appropriate for clinical specialty

Nursing Administration:

Required:

  • Current California RN license.
  • Evidence of continuing education.
  • Current Basic Life Support Card.
  • Prior experience in an acute care facility or formal classroom education. 

Preferred:

  • BSN/MSN preferred.

Critical Care:

  • Current California RN license
  • Evidence of continuing education
  • Prior experience in an acute care facility or formal classroom education
  • Current Basic Life Support Card
  • Basic EKG interpretation required within 6 months of hire date
  • ACLS certification required (for new RN graduates within 6 months)
  • Critical Care Course required within one year of hire. 

G.I. Services:

  • Current California RN license
  • ACLS card within 1 year of hire/transfer for nurses providing direct patient care.
  • Conscious Sedation module completed within 1 year of hire or transfer to department.
  • Previous GI Lab experience preferred
  • 1 year med/surg. experience

PACU:

  • Current California RN license.
  • Evidence of continuing education.
  • Current BCLS card, ACLS and PALS required within 6 months of hire.
  • Demonstrates expertise in direct patient care pre/post operative nursing.
  • Critical care/ER experience and/or have demonstrated competency in EKG interpretation.
  • Prior experience in an acute care facility or formal classroom education in critical care.

Same Day Surgery:

  • Current California RN license
  • Current BCLS certification
  • For PACU nurses, one year in a critical care area
  • For OR nurses, previous experience.

Surgery:

  • Current California RN license
  • Current BCLS certification
  • Previous OR experience preferred
  • Evidence of continuing education

RN MDS/DSD Coordinator-Transitional Care Unit/Acute Rehabilitation Center:

  • Current California RN license
  • BSN degree required
  • Evidence of continuing education
  • Prior experience in an acute care facility or formal classroom education
  • Prior experience in long term care setting
  • Knowledge of Title XXII, OBRA, MDS and Medicare regulations
  • Knowledge/experience in adult teaching methods.
  • Current Director of Staff Development certification (DSD)
  • Current Basic Life Support Card

RN PPS Coordinator-Transitional Care Unit/Acute Rehabilitation Center:

Required:

  • Current California RN License
  • Current CPR certification
  • Two years clinical experience in an acute care facility 

Preferred:

  • BSN or currently enrolled in BSN program

RN (19N) MICN-Emergency:

  • Valid California RN License with evidence of continuing education 30 units per two years and 48 hours of Pre-hospital Care approved courses
  • Current BLS certification
  • Current ACLS certification
  • Current PALS certification
  • Experience in use of critical intervention skills (preferably Emergency Department)
  • Formal hospital orientation
  • Current MICN Certification
  • Basic windows and mouse skills preferred
  • Non-violent crisis intervention training annually

RN Nurse Navigator-OP Care Center Management:

Required:

  • Current California RN license
  • OCN required or needs to be obtained within one year
  • Member of professional organizations
  • Minimum 2 years of working with oncology patients. 

Preferred:

  • BSN preferred
  • MSN preferred
  • Chemo-certification preferred
  • Current BCLS certification

Address
12401 Washington Blvd.

Salary
48.50-78.56

FLSA Status
Non-Exempt

Zip Code
90638
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