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Children's Hospital Los Angeles - Transition Registered Nurse Fellowship / CardioThoracic Intensive Care Unit


Location: Los Angeles, California - United States
Posted: 1/17/2019

Job Description:

The Transition Nurse Fellowship in the CTICU (Cardiac Thoracic Intensive Care Unit) has an exciting opportunity for the experienced nurse to transition to a CTICU Nurse. The Transition Residency, ranging from 12 weeks to 16 weeks depending on the area of specialty, includes competency-driven clinical immersion and curriculum, as well as formal mentoring and debriefing. The CTICU is a 24 bed unit that provides care to patients both preoperatively and immediately post-operatively. One of the highest acuity units in the hospital, training in CTICU allows the nurse to be competent and confident providing care to patients requiring the following support: Central and Arterial line monitoring Temporary and permanent pacemakers Chest tube management Mechanical ventilator Ventricular assist devices Peritoneal dialysis Delayed sternal closure Inotropic infusions Minimum Education: BSN or MSN or ADN with a Bachelor's Degree in any field required. Minimum Experience: At least 1 year of experience working as an RN in an acute care setting required. Pediatric or cardiac experience preferred. License, Registration or Certification required: CA RN license required, AHA CPR and PALS. Knowledge Skills and Abilities Required: Broad knowledge of patient care principles and equipment; CHLA patient care policies and procedures. Ability to assess effectiveness of patient care; maintain a calm demeanor and assist in crises and emergencies; prioritize patient care tasks for complex patient care; communicate tactfully, professionally and effectively, verbally and in writing.

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Job Capacity:Employee (full-time)
Minimum Education Level:See Job Description
Visa Sponsorship: No
Related Industries:Other

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