Registered Nurse - Lunch Relief Resource Pool, Tele - Full Time - Days

  • Company: Hospital Corporation of America
  • Location: Riverside, California
  • Posted: January 19, 2017
  • Reference ID: 07150-7954
Riverside Community Hospital founded in 1901 is a 478 licensed bed, full-service acute care hospital in the heart of the Inland Empire. RCH has been recognized as a Top Performing Hospital and has invested in a new campus expansion project that includes a new 7 story patient tower, 3 story medical office building, and a recently completed 5 level state of the art parking garage. With over 500 physicians on staff, representing over 200 specialties and over 1,900 employees, Riverside Community Hospital is an Inland Empire leader in providing advanced, comprehensive health care to the Inland region. RCH houses the largest Emergency Room and Trauma Center in the Inland Empire at 50 beds with an average wait time of only 15 minutes. RCH is one of Riverside County's only STEMI receiving centers and is a fully accredited Chest Pain Center. Centers of Excellence include the HeartCare Institute, offering invasive and non-invasive cardiac procedures, Center of Excellence for Surgical Weight Loss, the Transplant Program and a Level II Neonatal Intensive Care Unit.

Mission: Committed to providing compassionate care and improving the overall health of our community.
Vision: Leading with innovation. Serving with compassion.

Job Summary:
The Meal Relief Registered Nurse servicing the Telemetry and Step-Down units, as a professional practitioner, assumes responsibility and accountability for the application of the nursing process and the delivery of patient care while he/she is relieving other licensed nurses during break/meal periods. According to the established standards of nursing practice and standards of care, he/she demonstrates an ability to make clinical nursing judgement in an efficient and effective manner. He/She demonstrates critical thinking and performance ability in the coordination of patient care and consistently performs according to the standards of the profession. The Registered Nurse is responsible for the delivery of skilled, high quality patient care; for assisting in planning, organizing, implementing and evaluating nursing practice and collaborating with members of the healthcare team.

*This is an 12 hour shift.
A. Licensure/ Certification/ Registration:
1. Valid California RN license.
2. Current BCLS certification. ACLS within 6 months of hire
3. National RN Certification preferred.

B. Education:
Graduate from an accredited school of nursing.

C. Experience:
1. Minimum of one year acute care hospital experience preferred.

D. Special Qualifications:
1. Computer literate
2. Competencies are reflected by valid California RN license and are validated during preceptor/orientation process.

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