Posted

30+ days ago

Location

Los Alamitos, CA

Description

The dedicated staff, highly-skilled physicians and surgeons, and advanced technology combine to make working at Los Alamitos Medical Center a personally-rewarding work environment. Nursing staff often hold advanced degrees, are dedicated to caring for others in both their personal and professional lives, and work side-by-side with talented colleagues and medical staff. The hospital has an advanced bi-plane catheterization lab, robot-assisted surgery capabilities, an Orthopedic Destination Center, and the radiation oncology physician services are provided by UCLA Health. Outpatient services are provided in a colorful patient setting in our Total Care Pavilion and there will soon be nurse navigators to assist orthopedic and cancer patients. The hospital’s quality indicators reflect the hard work of physicians and staff. LAMC awards and distinctions include an A on the Leapfrog Hospital Safety Score, American Heart Association Get with the Guidelines Gold+ Performance Achievement Award for Heart Failure, American Stroke Association Get with the Guidelines Gold+ Performance Achievement Award for Stroke, American Stroke Association Target Stroke Honor Roll, and is a Joint Commission Advanced Primary Stroke Center. Los Alamitos Medical Center is a great place to work. There are more than 150 staff members who have been here over 20 years and the hospital has been in the community for nearly 50 years treating generations of families.

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.

Job Summary:

This position is responsible for providing patient care in a safe and effective manner. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: delegation of tasks and duties to team members; synthesizing patient information; assessment and care appropriate to the age of the patients served, with appropriate nursing interventions; creating and updating the patient plan of care. Registered Nurse demonstrates excellent organization, interpersonal skills and excellent customer satisfaction to patients. The RN ensures that all physician orders are carried out appropriately. The Registered Nurse is an outgoing individual who relates well to patients and the care giver team. Patient and family education are provided by the Registered Nurse. Integration of patient care standards are incorporated into all clinical activities.

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Qualifications:

Mandatory:
  • Two years of acute care experience with orthopedic and spine nursing in Medical Surgical units. In lieu of experience, consideration will be made for staff with strong education and associated experiential background.
  • Active California Registered Nurse license
  • Current Healthcare Provider Basic Life Support
  • Basic EKG Course or equivalent knowledge within first 90 days of employment as available
  • Outgoing individual with strong communication skills who relates well to the patients and the care provider team
  • Demonstrated ability to work within a team
Preferred:
  • Certificate in Orthopedic Nursing

Job: Med/Surg
Primary Location: Los Alamitos, California
Facility: Los Alamitos Medical Center
Job Type: PT2Y
Shift Type: Days

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About the Company

Los Alamitos Medical Center

Opened in 1968, Los Alamitos Medical Center is a 167-bed acute care hospital located at 3751 Katella Ave in Los Alamitos. Medical services include a 24-hour emergency department, Birthing Center; cardiology, including a cardiac catheterization/angiography suite; oncology; respiratory; an on-site laboratory; MRI and open MRI; CT Scan; PET Scan; physical therapy; secured geropsychiatry unit, in addition to educational lectures and support groups. The hospital is part of an integrated medical campus that includes three medical office buildings and the TotalCare Pavilion. The TotalCare Pavilion is home to the TotalCare Cancer Center and TotalCare Infusion Center and also has the TotalCare Imaging Center and the TotalCare Breast Center. The hospital is fully accredited by the Joint Commission, the nation's oldest and largest hospital accreditation agency. Los Alamitos Medical Center also has eight new patient treatment areas in an expanded ER department. The hospital is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to meet your health care needs.

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Website

http://www.losalamitosmedctr.com/