Facility Notes: 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.- -West Hills Hospital & Medical Center’s Mission & Vision|- -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.- -Summary of Responsibilities| -Reporting to the Charge Nurse and Service Line Director, this position is responsible for planning, directing, coordinating and providing high quality, individualized patient care using the components of the nursing process. Those with BICU competencies will be assigned to both the BICU and Burn Medical-Surgical Unit.--Experience & Skills|-Pay Rate is $42.65/hour -Minimum of 2 years Critical Care RN experience req- 6 months experience in acute pediatric care setting preferred. -Proficiency in hemodynamic and respiratory interventions preferred. -ICU nurse preferred - 70% of the time nurse will be working in Surgical/Tele. - --Education/Certificates/Licenses| Current CA RN license required. Current BCLS, ACLS and PALS required. Advanced Burn Life Support (ABLS) preferred upon hire, required within 6 months of hire. BSN, Current CCRN, Pediatrics Critical Care Course and Adult Care Course completion preferred. Recent Post traumatic stress training preferred.
Recent Experience: Must have at least 1 year of recent experience in same or similar department