RN - ICU

Providence Health & Services

Torrance,CA  

2019-11-11 2019-12-11
rn nursing health.system

As the third largest not-for-profit health system in the U.S., we are committed to providing for the needs of our communities – especially for those who are poor and vulnerable – across Alaska, California, Montana, Oregon and Washington.

Our system includes more than 76,000 caregivers (all employees) serving in a range of ministries from birth to end of life, including acute care, physician clinics, long-term and assisted living, palliative and hospice care, home health, supportive housing and education.

We operate 34 hospitals, 475 physician clinics, 22 long-term care facilities, 19 hospice and home health programs and 693 supportive housing units in 14 locations. Our health plan serves our caregivers and other employer groups covering 436,000 members.



**Description:**

**Providence is calling a Registered Nurse -** **ICU,** **Full-time, Night shift** **to Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center -Torrance, California.**

***$12,500 Sign-on Bonus for External Candidates!**

***$5,000 Referral Bonus for any current caregiver who refers a selected external candidate!**

**In this position you will:**

+ Provides and supervises professional, independent nursing care for Providence patients, that is as evidence-based as possible

+ Care is based in the nursing process and is consistent with the California Nurse Practice Act, the ANA Scope and Standards, and the ANA Code of Ethics

+ The I.C.U. RN applies knowledge of assessing, planning, ordering, giving, delegating, teaching and supervising professional nursing care delivery that promotes patients optimal health and independence.

+ All Providence professional nursing practice requires a broad range of general nursing knowledge and expertise.

+ In addition, development and validation of knowledge and skills essential to the assigned department, patient population and/or practice area are crucial in the Intensive Care Unit.

+ The RN participates in and leads clinical teams and may supervise, assigns or delegate to licensed vocational nurses (LVN), unlicensed assistive personnel and other caregivers.

+ The RN performs all duties in a manner that promotes effective team functioning and reflects the Sisters of Providence and Little Company of Mary mission and philosophy and the Nurse's Bill of Rights.

**Qualifications:**

**Required qualifications for this position include:**

+ Nursing degree/diploma upon hire

+ Bachelors of Nursing (BSN) or higher required within three (3) years or 20 years of RN experience

+ Active California state RN license

+ Current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification for Healthcare Providers from the American Heart Association (AHA), American Red Cross (ARC) or Military Training Network (MTN).

+ Current Advance Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certification from the American Heart Association (AHA) or Military Training Network (MTN).

+ Current National Institutes of Health Stroke Scale (NIHSS) Certification.

+ Twelve (12) or more months acute care experience working with the patient population similar to department of hire or completion of the specialty residency located at that facility.

**Preferred qualifications for this position include:**

+ MSN

+ CCRN certification preferred

**About the hospital you will serve:**

**Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center Torrance** is a 436-bed non-profit hospital that has served the greater South Bay communities of Los Angeles since 1960. We have a reputation for clinical excellence and advanced technology, while providing care with a personal, healing touch. In addition to the finest general medical, surgical and critical care services, we offer a number of specialty programs including Cardiovascular Services, Women’s and Children’s Health, Oncology, and Emergency Care.

+ We are proud to be recognized as a Magnet® Designated Hospital.

+ We are honored to be named one of the Top 50 U.S. Hospitals for Heart Care by Thomson Reuters, the only community hospital in California to receive this honor

+ Newsweek named us on their first ever list of the World’s Best Hospitals. The list recognizes the best 1,000 hospitals across 11 countries and Providence LCM Torrance was ranked 185.

+ We are one of five hospitals in the United States recognized by American Hospital Association-McKesson for leadership and quality improvement innovation

+ We received The Choice Award by AAHCP for Outstanding Customer Service Delivery, and were one of 24 hospitals and health systems in the nation to receive the Premier Award for Quality by the Premier healthcare alliance

As a member of Providence Health & Services, a Catholic-sponsored healthcare ministry, we believe strongly in respecting the dignity of each person, and give special concern to the most vulnerable members of our community.

**We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details**

http://www.providenceiscalling.jobs/rewards-benefits/

**Our Mission**

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

**About Us**

Providence Health & Services is a not-for-profit Catholic network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services guided by a Mission of caring the Sisters of Providence began over 160 years ago. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

**Schedule:** Full-time

**Shift:** Night

**Job Category:** Critical Care Nursing

**Location:** California-Torrance

**Req ID:** 215720
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