Childrens Hospital of Los Angeles


RN II / CardioThoracic Intensive Care Unit (40870581)
Location: Los Angeles, California - United States
Posted: 10/21/2017

RN II / CardioThoracic Intensive Care Unit

The RN II in the CTICU will, under general supervision, serve as a registered nurse, conducts patient assessments, participates in the development of the plan of care, implements and evaluates care according to patient specific age and/or developmental needs. Collaborates with health care team members in the delivery of ICU level care.

The 24 bed Cardiothoracic Intensive Care Unit (CTICU) was established at CHLA in 1993. It is staffed by pediatric intensivists and located within the Heart Institute. About 900 patients are admitted each year, including children with the most complex diseases of the heart and lung. The CTICU is known as a worldwide leader in the treatment of heart disease (congenital or acquired) and lung disorders in children. We provide virtually every advanced treatment for all heart disorders and defects affecting children from neonate to young adult.

Minimum Education: BSN or MSN or ADN with a Bachelor's Degree in any field required.

Minimum Experience: 1 year of RN experience with 1 year of acute pediatric experience preferred.

License, Registration or Certification required: AHA CPR and PALS and CA RN license required.

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.

 

Additional Requirments / Information

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

“Graduation doesn’t mean your education ends.”
Ted Chow, RN


“When I was looking for an RN Residency program, I wanted something exceptional. That’s why I came to Children's Hospital Los Angeles. Their program is innovative and supportive, with one-to-one preceptors, classroom and skills lab education, a personal mentor, support meetings and an individualized rotation to related units. My time here has not only been rewarding, but has fully prepared me for the transition from graduate nurse to professional RN.”


The 22-week pediatric RN Residency program at Children's Hospital Los Angeles is offered in the Spring and Fall and offers: comprehensive classroom and clinical experience, competitive salary and benefits, rapid promotion program, and five pediatric specialty choices.


Founded in 1901, Children's Hospital Los Angeles is one of the nation's top children's hospitals and is acknowledged worldwide for its leadership in pediatric and adolescent health. Children's Hospital is one of only eight in the nation - and the only one in the western United States - named to the national "Honor Roll" of children's hospitals in the 2010 U.S. News & World Report rankings for clinical excellence. The hospital is preparing to open a $636 million, 317-bed state-of-the-art facility in July 2011 that will further expand services and capabilities at its main campus on Sunset Boulevard in Hollywood, Calif., as well as increase the ability to provide family-centered care to residents throughout the region.


If you’re interested in working with the very best physicians, surgeons and nurses, in a place where the kids come first, please contact (323)361-2193 or visit Children's Hospital Los Angeles at www.chla.org/nursing


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