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 also recently received a Certificate of Distinction as a Primary Stroke Center from the Joint Commission. 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. Job Summary
Responsible for providing patient care and/or directing patient care by utilizing initiative and independent judgment. He/she adheres to the nursing process to assess, plan, implement and evaluate the nursing care rendered according to hospital policies and ASPAN guidelines. * This is a Per Diem (various shifts) position.Qualifications: Education/Certificates/Licenses:
- Graduate of an accredited School of Nursing .
- Current licensure as a Registered Nurse in the state of California .
- Basic Life Support (BLS); ACLS and PALS required.
- Successfully pass Basic EKG test and Pharmacology test at time of hire.
- Previous experience in Post Anesthesia Care Nursing is preferred.