RN CHARGE NURSE, PIH HEALTH - Whittier, Main OR, Full time, 3pm-11:30pm
Location: Whittier, California
Internal Number: 16085
We’re a nonprofit, regional healthcare network with two hospitals, numerous outpatient medical offices, a multispecialty medical (physician) group, home healthcare services and hospice care, as well as heart, cancer and emergency services. Our leadership is dedicated to putting patients first—a cornerstone of our mission, vision and values—as we deliver top-quality healthcare.
From our extensive facilities in Whittier, California and Downey, California, PIH Health serves more than two million residents in Los Angeles and Orange Counties and throughout the San Gabriel Valley.
Provides direct patient care and charge nurses duties. The primary nursing responsibilities include assessment, diagnosis, outcome identification, planning, implementation and evaluation. Standards of professional performance required include ethics, education/competency, quality practice, effective communication, leadership skills, collaboration, and evidence-based practice/research utilization. Charge nurse duties include, assessment of patient and staff needs, coordination of care delivery and patient flow, and serve as role model and resource.
Written and verbal communications, interpersonal competence, negotiation and confrontation skills
Organizational, prioritizing, and time management skills
Basic computer skills
Demonstrated leadership abilities
Clinical education related to specialty
Principles of patient/family teaching
Current California RN license
Clinical certifications preferred for applicable units, i.e. ACLS, NRP, PALS, etc.
Evidence of continuing education
2 years prior OR chare nurse experience required
Open heart experience a plus
Current Basic Life Support certification
Must be able to work on holidays
Beyond the benefits that come with working for the area's leading community healthcare provider – one that also recognizes the need to ensure patient safety and comfort – you'll enjoy an extremely competitive compensation and benefits package. We are an equal opportunity employer and seek diversity in our workforce. EOE M/F/D/V