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Charge Nurse - Medical Surgical Cardiology
TORRANCE CA 90509
Category: Health Care Industry
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Job code: lhw-e0-86811702

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  Job posted:   Thu Mar 22, 2018
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Charge Nurse - Medical Surgical Cardiology

**Description:**

**Providence is calling a Charge Nurse - Med Surg Cardiology, Full time, Day Shift to Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center in Torrance, CA**

**In this position you will:**

+ Provide professional, comprehensive nursing care for patients in an acute care environment.

+ Accountable for the delivery of coordinated, safe, compassionate, therapeutic, evidence-based quality care to patients and families, based on individual physical, emotional, and spiritual needs, and appropriate care strategies throughout the lifespan.

+ Practice in accordance with the Nurse Practice Act in the state of employment, the American Nurses Association (ANA) Code of Ethics for Nurses, and the ANA scope and standards of practice.

+ Key functions and specific skills for the job are found in the unit specific on-boarding checklist and in standards that are applicable to the specialty.

+ Be responsible for the workflow of the unit under the direction of the unit management team.

+ Determine unit priorities for assigned time frame with regard to patient care, patient flow (bed control), staffing and distribution of resources. Responsible for ensuring adherence to standards and regulations.

**Qualifications:**

**Required qualifications for this position include:**

+ Unencumbered California Registered Nurse license

+ If the Registered Nurse holds a multistate license through the Nurse Licensure Compact, the RN must adhere to the requirements of licensure in the new state(s) of hire

+ Nursing degree/diploma

+ All Registered Nurses without a minimum of a Bachelor's degree in Nursing must obtain a Bachelor's degree or higher within 3 years of hire

+ A RN with 20 years of RN experience will not be required to obtain a BSN

+ Any previously agreed upon effective date for obtaining a Bachelor's degree in nursing between individual and facility will remain in effect

+ Any collective bargaining contract with specific time frames for obtaining a bachelor's degree in nursing will supersede the above point and will remain in effect

+ Exceptions will be considered on a case-by-case basis at each facility by the most senior administrative nursing leader in consultation with the Human Resources leader

+ 12 months acute care experience working with the patient population similar to department of hire or completion of the specialty residency located at the facility

+ 1 year experience with like population of hiring unit and demonstrated Leadership accomplishments

+ Current Basic Life Support for Healthcare Provider card must be from the following authorized governing bodies: American Heart Association (AHA), American Red Cross (ARC), or Military Training Network (MTN) upon hire.

**Preferred qualifications for this position include:**

+ Bachelor's degree in Nursing

+ Previous charge nurse experience, to including leading teams

**About the hospital you will serve:**

**Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center Torrance** is a 436-bed non-profit hospital serving the greater South Bay communities of Los Angeles since 1960. We are proud of our reputation for clinical excellence, use of advanced technology, and a distinct focus on providing care with a personal, healing touch. In addition to the finest general medical, surgical, and critical care services, we offer a number of specialty programs including Cardiovascular Services, Women's and Children's Health, Oncology, and Emergency Care.

Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center,Torrance is proud to be recognized as a MagnetŪ Designated Hospital. We are the only South Bay area hospital to be named a 100 Top Hospital by Truven Health; a distinction we have held four years in a row. As a recent recipient of the Premier Award for Quality by the Premier healthcare alliance and the American Hospital Association McKesson Quest for Quality, our commitment to outstanding patient care and operational efficiency is clear.

As a member of Providence Health & Services, a Catholic-sponsored healthcare ministry, we believe strongly in respecting the dignity of each person and give special concern to the most vulnerable members of our community.

**We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details**

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**Our Mission**

As people of Providence, we reveal God's love for all, especially the poor and vulnerable, through our compassionate service.

**About Us**

Providence Health & Services is the third largest not-for-profit health system in the United States. Providence employs more than 82,000 caregivers (employees) across a five-state area; AK, WA, MT, OR, and CA. Our facilities include 34 hospitals, 600 physician clinics, senior services, supportive housing and other health and educational services. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

**Schedule:** Full-time

**Shift:** Day

**Job Category:** Medical/Surgical Nursing

**Location:** California-Torrance

**Req ID:** 180337

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