Childrens Hospital of Los Angeles


Registered Nurse II / ECMO (42460300)
Location: Los Angeles, California - United States
Posted: 10/23/2017

Registered Nurse II / ECMO

Give your career the best treatment. 

Ready to be part of the first and largest pediatric hospital in Southern California? This is Children's Hospital Los Angeles. A place where you can make a real difference in the lives of our patients and their families. A big responsibility? Absolutely. But if you’re up for the challenge, we’re on the lookout for amazing professionals to join our elite teams – talented individuals who can continue our high level of care.

The Registered Nurse in the ECMO Unit will, under general supervision, serve as an ECMO Specialist and Registered Nurse. Children's Hospital of Los Angeles began using extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) in 1987. The ECMO Program has treated approximately 1180 patients in the last 29 years.  The RN in the ECMO Unit will conduct assessments, participate in the development of the pan of care, implement and evaluate care according to patient specific age and/or developmental needs. Will provide and advocate for patient and family centered care.  The RN in the ECMO Unit will maintain an in depth knowledge of the relationship between the patient and the ECMO pump. The RN will consistently collaborate with the health care team members in the delivery of the appropriate level of ICU care.

Minimum Education: Bachelor's Degree required in Nursing preferred.

Minimum Experience: Three years' experience as an RN in pediatric critical care. Preferred: ECMO experience. 

License, Registration or Certification required: Current licensure as a Registered Nurse in the state of California. BLS and PALS 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 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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