• RN DOU Part Time Nights

    TENETFountain Valley, CA 92708

    Job #1067365080

  • Fountain Valley Regional Hospital is
    proud of the full range of quality services we provide. Since 1971, we have
    dedicated our efforts to meet and serve the medical needs of our growing
    community. We were the first hospital in Orange County to offer residents an
    accredited Chest Pain Center and a Thrombectomy Receiving Center certified by
    The Joint Commission. We are one of only two certified Pediatric ICUs in Orange
    County and the only hospital in Fountain Valley and Huntington Beach with a
    Level III Neonatal ICU. We?re proud of the efforts of our physicians, nurses
    and staff who strive to provide you with the best care possible.

    We offer competitive salaries and benefits including a matching 401(k),
    several health & dental plans to choose from, generous tuition assistance
    plans, and relocation assistance for select positions.

    Job Summary:

    The Registered Professional Nurse is
    responsible for the delivery of patient care, utilizing the nursing process for
    assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation while meeting competently
    all safe expectations of a nurse.

    Interviews patient, family history,
    significant others to formulate nursing history.

    Observes, identifies and collects data
    to identify nursing care needs of the patient and family.

    Demonstrates decision making process and
    ability to recognize priorities and resolve appropriately.

    Documents primary assessment in a timely

    Identifies and reports to the
    appropriate person(s) abnormal diagnostic data and clinical changes in
    the patient's condition.


    Develops and/or updates individualized
    nursing care plan on each patient.

    Documents patient problems and nursing
    care needs of the patient and family/significant others.

    Actively involves patient and
    family/significant others in planning patient's care.

    Develops short- and long-term goals for
    the patient and family/significant others.

    Identifies the need to involve other
    disciplines in the patient's care.

    Initiates discharge planning upon


    Performs common nursing procedures as
    defined in Policy and Procedure Manual.

    Implements changes in physicians' orders
    in a timely manner.

    Explains treatments and procedures to
    patient and family/significant others.

    Provides patient and family teaching.

    Provides for safety, cleanliness and
    comfort for patient.

    Initiates emergency procedures as needed
    within the scope of practice and hospital policy.

    Demonstrates critical thinking skills in
    dealing with infrequently encountered or difficult situations.


    Evaluates the patient's response to
    nursing care.

    Updates and revises care to be
    delivered, as patient's needs change.

    Appropriately communicates changes and
    care given to other members of the health care team.

    Keeps immediate supervisor informed of organizational,
    staff and patient problems.


    Maintains an awareness of legal aspects
    of nursing, including accurate/timely documentation according to
    standards/policy and procedure.

    Conducts patient care conferences.

    Updates skills and knowledge and attends
    peer's patient care conferences.

    Assists in orientation and/or acts as a
    preceptor for new personnel.

    Provides evaluation materials in a
    timely manner.

    Participates in quality assurance
    programs and/or committees.


    Manages patients as a primary care

    Demonstrates ability to utilize
    equipment in the clinical setting.

    Demonstrates basic computer entry

    Demonstrates knowledge and skills in
    application of monitoring equipment.

    Demonstrates knowledge and skills in
    recognizing and acting accordingly to life threatening arrhythmias.

    Attends skills lab (knowledge and
    clinical ability to perform)



    Minimum Education:

    Current California RN license


    Graduate of an accredited School of Nursing


    Academic degree in nursing (Bachelors or Masters degree)

    Minimum Experience:

    Current American Heart Association BLS. ACLS
    certification and Initial Dysrhythmia Recognition within 90 days of hire


    At least 1 year prior Telemetry experience

    hospital, in its sole discretion, reserves the right to combine any of the
    above required experiences, or to consider applicants other work related
    experience in order to meet the above mentioned requirements.



    Primary Location:

    Fountain Valley, California


    Fountain Valley Regional Hospital and Medical Center

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