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HCA, Hospital Corporation of America ICU Break Relief Nurse in West Hills, California

Hospital Corporation of America (HCA) is a community of 94,000 Registered Nurses and 38,000 active physicians. We have over 1,900 facilities ranging from hospitals, freestanding ER’s, ambulatory surgery centers, and urgent care clinics. Our facility based staff continues to raise the bar in patient care. Ten HCA hospitals have been named in IBM Watson Health’s top 100 best-performing hospitals based on patient satisfaction and operational data.

West Hills Hospital & Medical Center is a full-service acute care facility located in West Hills, CA, in the Western San Fernando Valley. The 225-bed facility recently completed an $80-million expansion that includes a new Emergency Department, Intensive Care Unit, Outpatient Services Unit, Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory, and The Grossman Burn Center. Healthgrades (a leading independent health care rating company) announced that West Hills Hospital has received the Distinguished Hospital Award for Clinical Excellence for 2011 & 2012, the Clinical Excellence Award for Critical Care for 2012. West Hills Hospital is also among the Top 100 Hospitals nationwide for Gastrointestinal and General Surgery. West Hills Hospital was the first Accredited Chest Pain Center in Los Angeles County, and recently received a Certificate of Distinction as a Primary Stroke Center from the Joint Commission.

West Hills Hospital & Medical Center’s Mission & Vision:

Mission: Above all else, we are committed to the care and improvement of human life.

Vision:To be the hospital of choice in our community.

We offer you an excellent total compensation package, including competitive salary, excellent benefit package and growth opportunities. We believe in our team and your ability to do excellent work with us. Your benefits include 401k, PTO medical, dental, flex spending, life, disability, tuition reimbursement, employee discount program, employee stock purchase program and student loan repayment. We would love to talk to you about this fantastic opportunity.

Position Summary:

The Break Relief Pool (BRP) Registered Nurse serves in a pool that understands and uses established nursing practices, processes and the appropriate standard of care to deliver skilled, high-quality patient care among the Hospital’s emergency, ICU, medical/surgical and telemetry units while relieving other licensed RNs during break/meal periods. The BRP RN demonstrates an ability to exercise sound clinical nursing judgment and critical thinking in an efficient and effective manner. The BRP RN demonstrates proficiency in the coordination of patient care and is responsible for collaborating with members of the healthcare team.

Reports To: Assistant Chief Nursing Officer

Supervises: None

Position Requirements:

Licensure/ Certification/Registration:

  • Current licensure as a Registered Nurse in the state of California.
  • BCLS certification required
  • ACLS certification required
  • PALS certification required
  • Hospital Fire & Safety certification required within 60 days of hire.

Education:

  • Graduate of an accredited School of Nursing.
  • Baccalaureate in Nursing or equivalent preferred.
  • Successfully pass Pharmacology test.
  • BKAT test.
  • Cardiac Arrhythmia test.
  • Ventilator Competency is to be completed within 30 days of hire.

Experience:

  • Must have one-year of acute-care hospital experience in either of the following areas: (a) Med/Surg/Tele or (b) ED/ICU

Special Qualifications:

  • Hear/speak adequately to communicate with and be understood by staff, patients, physicians and general public.
  • Must be computer literate.
  • Reads, writes, speaks and comprehends English language.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Job: *Nursing - Professional

Title: ICU Break Relief Nurse

Location: California-West Hills-West Hills Hospital and Medical Center

Requisition ID: 01554-5396

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