Do you thrive in dynamic, fast-paced environments? Are you
highly organized, think quickly, and passionate about working in
the ordered chaos that comes with immediate patient care? Are you
ready to support the needs of patients and your teammates through
the challenges of emergency medical situations? If you said yes,
keep reading - we may have the perfect opportunity for you.
As part of the Emergency Department (ED) team at Hoag Hospital,
Irvine, you'll give 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 the
highest level of care to those who depend on us.
Inside Hoag Irvine's ED
As a Certified Primary Stroke Center, Hoag's Irvine Emergency
Department provides high-quality and compassionate emergency
medical care; 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. The ED currently has
12 beds, but will be expanding to 38 by 2019. The nurse to patient
ratio is 1:4, depending on the acuity of patients assigned, and
you'll be collaborating with Emergency Board Certified Physicians,
Emergency Care Technicians and Clinical Social Workers, just to
name a few. The patient population served ranges from infant to
geriatric and includes a broad scope of emergency diagnoses.
As a Hoag ED nurse, your primary responsibility will be caring
for patients requiring the following interventions:
- Cardiac and ST segment monitoring
- Cardioversion and defibrillation
- Central venous catheters and chest drainage
- Critical medications, intravenous therapy, and conscious
- Ventilator management, rapid sequence intubation, and
- 12 lead ECG, transcutaneous and transvenous pacer
- Phlebotomy, Accu-Chek and NIH Stroke Scale
- Restraint management, assaultive behavior, and other medical,
psychiatric and surgical diagnoses
Other duties may include:
- Assessing and documenting a complete physical assessment,
nursing interventions, and teaching and discharge needs for
patients assigned to each shift, utilizing documentation
guidelines, Standards of Care and Pathway goals.
- 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 Plan of
- Administering medications and intravenous therapy with the
ability to assess the appropriate indication dosing and effects of
the medication administered.
- Assessing the educational ability/level for the patient,
incorporating available educational material into
patient/significant other teaching and documenting understanding in
the patient record.
- Appropriately assesses, intervenes and cares for the
adult/geriatric patient, family and significant other requiring
emotional support, coping support and care for significant life
changes and end of life issues. Coordinates support services with
Social Services, Pastoral Care, Case Management, etc.
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 opportunities, 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
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 of our Talent Acquisition Team will contact you if they want
to know more.
- Active California RN License.
- ACLS, BLS, NIHSS, and PALS certifications.
- Associate Degree in Nursing.
- A minimum of one (1) year of recent acute hospital
- 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.
- Certified Emergency Nurse (CEN) certification.
- One (1) year or more of Emergency Room or Critical Care
- Additional skills and knowledge of various equipment and
software may be required.
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.
- Job ID #: 62628
- Type: Full Time
- Shift: 3rd (1900-730)
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Hoag is an equal opportunity employer.