Nurse – Psychiatric Acute Adult

Northridge Hospital Medical Center
Published
May 4, 2021
Location
Los Angeles, CA
Category
Job Type

Description

Overview:

Founded in 1955, Dignity Health - Northridge Hospital Medical Center is a 394-bed, acute care, nonprofit community hospital located in Northridge, California. The hospital offers a full complement of award winning services, including the Leavey Cancer Center, a cardiovascular center, stroke center, the Center for Assault Treatment Services, a pediatric medical center, and the only pediatric trauma center in the San Fernando Valley. As a leading provider of compassionate, high-quality and affordable patient-centered care, we share a rich legacy with Dignity Health, one of the nation's five largest health care systems. We are part of a 21-state network of nearly 9,000 physicians, 62,000 employees and more than 400 care centers. Visit for more information.

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Responsibilities
REGISTERED NURSE - PSYCHIATRIC ACUTE
BEHAVIORAL HEALTH SERVICES
Northridge Hospital Medical Center The PSYCHIATRIC unit at Northridge Hospital Medical Center is actively seeking individuals who demonstrate patient care excellence. We are seeking a Registered Nurse
(RN)
for the PSYCHIATRIC unit to coordinate, supervise and implement patient care based on competence, professional expertise, knowledge and evidence-based practice. The
Registered Nurse
is expected to practice autonomously, consistent with professional standards, Nurse Practice Act and hospital job description specific to the unit. This position is critical to the success of Northridge Medical Center and requires the full understanding and active participation in fulfilling the Mission and organizational values of the Dignity Health system. In addition, Dignity Health has made the conscious decision to implement solutions that will improve patient care outcomes and nursing competencies. As a result, all RN candidates considered for this position will be required to take a series of assessments during our application and interviewing process that include a basic math assessment and a thorough behavioral-based questionnaire in addition to providing up to three professional references and a copy of your most recent performance evaluation. Requirements: Graduate of Accredited RN school of Nursing. Registered Nurse with current California license required. Minimum 1 year acute care registered nursing experience in Med/Surg preferred. Current AHA BLS required. Current certification in psychiatric nursing or alcohol and drug abuse counseling and Management of Assaultive Behavior training preferred.

This position is represented by SEIU L121RN and is covered by the terms and conditions of the applicable collective bargaining agreement.

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Qualifications

  • Minimum one (1) year current acute care registered nursing experience in Psych -specialty area required.
  • Crisis Prevention (CPI) training required within 90 days of hire.
  • Current certification in specialty area preferred.
  • Current Certification in psychiatric nursing or alcohol and drug abuse counseling preferred.
  • Experience with EHR (Cerner, MediTech, etc?) preferred. Registered Nurse with current California License required. Current AHA BLS card required.
  • LA City Fire Care required within 90 days of hire.

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