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RN ICU Full Time Days 15K Sign On
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  Job posted:   Tue Mar 13, 2018
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RN ICU Full Time Days 15K Sign On
Fountain Valley Regional Hospital and Medical Center has provided high quality health care to residents of western Orange County since 1971. Our 400-bed hospital has grown to meet its communities' needs to become the full-service hospital it is today. Our many distinctions include Primary Stroke Center and Advanced Inpatient Diabetes Care certifications by The Joint Commission, one of only two CCS-Certified Pediatric ICUs in Orange County and the only hospital in Fountain Valley and Huntington Beach with a Level III Neonatal ICU.

**RN - ICU - FT -** Interviews patient, family history, significant others to formulate nursing history.

+ Observes, identifies and collects data to identify nursing care needs of the patient and family.

+ Demonstrates decision making process and ability to recognize priorities and resolve appropriately.

+ Documents primary assessment in a timely manner.

+ Identifies and reports to the appropriate person(s) abnormal diagnostic data and clinical changes in the patient's condition.


Develops and/or updates individualized nursing care plan on each patient.

+ Documents patient problems and nursing care needs of the patient and family/significant others.

+ Actively involves patient and family/significant others in planning patient's care.

+ Develops short- and long-term goals for the patient and family/significant others.

+ Identifies the need to involve other disciplines in thepatient's care.

+ Initiates discharge planning upon admission.


+ Performs common nursing procedures as defined in Policy and Procedure Manual.

+ Implements changes in physicians' orders in a timely manner.

+ Explains treatments and procedures to patient and family/significant others.

+ Provides patient and family teaching.

+ Provides for safety, cleanliness and comfort for patient.

+ Initiates emergency procedures as needed within the scope of practice and hospital policy.

+ Demonstrates critical thinking skills in dealing with infrequently encountered or difficult situations.


+ Evaluates the patient's response to nursing care.

+ Updates and revises care to be delivered, as patient's needs change.

+ Appropriately communicates changes and care given to other members of the health care team.

+ Keeps immediate supervisor informed of organizational, staff and patient problems.


+ Maintains an awareness of legal aspects of nursing, including accurate/timely documentation according to standards/policy and procedure.

+ Conducts patient care conferences.

+ Updates skills and knowledge and attends peer's patient care conferences.

+ Assists in orientation and/or acts as a preceptor for new personnel.

+ Provides evaluation materials in a timely manner.

+ Participates in quality assurance programs and/or committees.


+ Manages patients as a primary care giver.

+ Demonstrates ability to utilize equipment in the clinical setting.

+ Demonstrates basic computer entry skills.

+ Demonstrates knowledge and skills in application of monitoring equipment.

+ Demonstrates knowledge and skills in recognizing and acting accordingly to life threatening arrhythmias.

+ Attends skills lab (knowledge and clinical ability to perform

**Minimum Education** : Knowledge necessary to obtain RN license in the state of California and current California RN license.

Current American Heart Association BLS Certification.

ACLS Certification and Initial Dysrhythmia Recognition within 90 days of hire.

**Minimum Experience** : Six (6) months recent ICU experience preferred.

**Job:** _Nursing_

**Organization:** _Fountain Valley Regional Hospital and Medical Center_

**Title:** _RN ICU Full Time Days 15K Sign On_

**Location:** _CA-Fountain Valley_

**Requisition ID:** _1805009432_

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