RN ER Full Time Nights $15K Sign On Bonus
Location: Fountain Valley
Posted on: May 3, 2021
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.
This position is responsible for
the nursing care delivered to patients in the ED. Utilizes the
nursing process (assessment, nursing diagnosis, planning,
intervention, and evaluation) throughout a patient's stay in the
ED, from triage to discharge/admission. Communicates effectively
with other ED team members to ensure appropriate, timely, and
professional care to all patients. Demonstrates ability to function
safely and efficiently in high-stress situations and in response to
unexpected changes in workload. Demonstrates knowledge of resources
available within the hospital and in the community. Reports to ED
Manager and overseen by the Admin Director of Nursing
Demonstrated knowledge of
cross-sectional anatomy, specifically abdominal organs and the
reproductive system, brain and small parts.
Recognizes and demonstrates
ability to differentiate normal and abnormal sonographic anatomy
with regard to specific age groups.
Selects proper technical factors
on an individual basis.
competently and efficiently within department protocol.
Properly prepares and sets up
equipment for special examinations.
Displays sterile technique
without contamination, takes appropriate action should this
Demonstrates reliability when
on-call and follows policies and procedures regarding
Completes basic charting,
interprets orders correctly investigates vague or seemingly
incorrect orders, recognizes correct date and time for examination
and checks for or obtains proper consent.
Maintains records of examination
data, history sheets and presents case to radiologist in a timely
Schedules procedures to
coordinate with other patient examinations including outside
service exams and informs patient or nurse of any
Charges patients necessary fees
when required in IR Coder.
Maintains stock supplies or
notifies supervisor of supplies which are not adequately
Assists students with patient
handling, scanning, techniques and critiques images. Informs
supervisor of students' progress.
Transports patient when needed,
recognizes patient needs (O2, IV fluids, etc.), maintains patient
safety and displays correct body mechanics to avoid injury to self
Cleans and maintains equipment;
takes measures to prevent breakdown of equipment (e.g., proper
handling of transducers, supplies, etc.).
Obtains service when equipment
malfunctions and/or notifies supervisor of problem.
Displays knowledge of front
office procedures including filing, processing requests, use of
computer and telephone.
In the absence of supervisor,
assures department policies and procedures are followed and
productivity meets standards.
Demonstrates knowledge regarding
dispensing and use of non-controlled medications used in Radiology
procedures and appropriately handles such medications under the
direct supervision of a qualified
*Sign on bonus eligible for RNs
with 1+ years of ER experience.
Bachelors of Science in Nursing
(BSN) preferred. Minimum 6 months critical care
Knowledge and skills necessary
to provide age appropriate emergent, urgent, and non-urgent care to
all persons who present to the ED for evaluation and
Knowledge of dysrhythmias and
Must speak, read and write
Current California RN license;
Current American Heart Association ACLS, BLS, and PALS. TNCC and
Crisis Prevention Intervention (CPI) course within 3 months of
hire. Certified Emergency Nurse (CEN)
The 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
Fountain Valley, California
Fountain Valley Regional Hospital and Medical Center
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