CLINICAL NURSE I - 3 EAST - BRAIN AND SPINE UNIT:
Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian

50967-en_US
Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian
Newport Beach California
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Do you love meeting the challenges of caring for patients suffering from strokes and other neurological issues/deficits? Does the chance to work with a team that is dedicated to delivering advanced neurological care, and surpassing the needs of those they treat excite you? Are you well versed in the standards, equipment and devices that can help our patients recover and thrive? If you said yes, keep reading – we may have the perfect opportunity for you. 

As part of the Advanced Brain & Spine Unit at Hoag Memorial Hospital, Newport Beach, you’ll deliver direct inpatient nursing care as per the California Nurse Practice Act, and in support of the mission of the Patient Care Services Division. Being a Hoag Clinical Nurse I means serving our community by using research and evidence-based outcomes, and collaborating with members of your team to offer an extraordinary level of patient care.  

Inside Hoag’s Stroke Unit 

Our Advanced Brain & Spine Unit features 12 beds (expanding to 33), and a nurse to patient ratio of 1:4. Your primary responsibility will be to ensure the delivery of safe, timely, and appropriate, quality care to adolescent, adult and geriatric patients suffering from acute non-complex ischemic stroke and/or neurological deficits, and those recovering from spinal, other orthopedic, and various neurosurgical procedures. You may also be assigned to care for general cardiac medical patients.  

Other duties may include:  

  • Caring for stroke, transient ischemic attack, and spinal surgical patients 

  • Providing continuity of care through implementation/utilization of the Plan of Care (POC) for the patients. 

  • Administering medications and intravenous therapy with the ability to assess the appropriate indication dosing and effects of the medication administered. 

  • Communicating changes in the patient's condition to the Charge Nurse/Supervisor and the physician directing care, as well as pertinent information at shift report using the patient POC. 

  • Appropriately assessing and implementing prescribed interventions to ensure pain management. 

  • Providing ongoing assessment of the nutritional status for each patient, implementing dietary consultation when indicated to provide/maintain adequate nutritional intake, and communicating nutritional needs/problems to the physician. 

Hoag nurses consistently maintain a high standard of professional communication, appearance and conduct. They’re driven to excel in patient treatment and nursing, and they’re deeply passionate about their work. To that end, we’ll expect you to participate in our continuous quality improvement process and maintain a working knowledge of departmental and hospital standards, policies and procedures. 

We’re keen on following safety measures and infection control protocols, being attentive to details, and having intimate knowledge of the populations we serve. 

Hoag is the Place to Be 

We believe that when you join Hoag, you become part of a family. We’re deeply committed to giving back to those who help us serve our community, making your ongoing growth and development our priority. In addition to Pay for Performance salary increases, and sponsored training, Hoag employees enjoy: 

  • Annual performance incentives 

  • Safe Harbor bonuses 

  • Competitive 401 (k) program with matching contributions 

  • Generous Paid Time Off (PTO) 

  • Nursing Scholarships 

  • Tuition Reimbursement 

  • Nursing Clinical Ladder Program  

  • On-site childcare at our Newport Beach location 

  • Excellent Medical, Dental and Vision coverage 

On-site Wellness Centers in our Irvine and Newport Beach campuses that include discounted services for massage therapy, acupuncture, mediation and mindfulness, yoga, Pilates and fitness coaches. 

We look for passion, an ownership mentality, and out-of-the box thinking. If this is you and Hoag sounds like home, please apply. A member our Talent Acquisition Team will contact you if they want to know more. 

Required 

  • Active California RN License. 

  • Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification. 

  • Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) certification within 30 days of hire. 

  • National Institutes of Health Stroke Scale (NIHSS) certification within 30 days of hire. 

  • Successful completion of an EKG course or equivalent. 

  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN). If you haven't obtained a BSN upon hire, you will be asked to begin a BSN program within one year of the hire date and obtain your BSN within two years of starting the program. 

Preferred  

  • BSN. 

  • A minimum of one (1) year recent Neurovascular Telemetry/Stroke care experience in an acute care facility within the past three years. 

There’s no Place Like Hoag 

Recently, Hoag was recognized as the highest ranked hospital in Orange County in a 2018-2019 U.S. News & World Report. The organization was also ranked the #4 hospital in the Los Angeles Metro Area and the #8 hospital in California. 

We’re an industry leader at the cornerstone of exceptional patient care – but we can’t do it without you. 

To learn more about us and see our culture in action, check out this video on YouTube - https://youtu.be/O7YXZfHmhV4. 

Information 

  • Job ID #:  50967

  • Type: Part Time

  • Shift: 3rd (1900-730)

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Hoag is an equal opportunity employer.  

 

 

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