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.
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 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
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.
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
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) Current American Heart Association BLS. ACLS At least 1 year prior Telemetry experience
certification and Initial Dysrhythmia Recognition within 90 days of hire
Current California RN license
Graduate of an accredited School of Nursing
Academic degree in nursing (Bachelors or Masters degree)
Current American Heart Association BLS. ACLS
At least 1 year prior Telemetry experience
Fountain Valley, California
Fountain Valley Regional Hospital and Medical Center