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Registered Nurse - RN - Medical Acute 2 South - New Hire Incentives up to $7K

Company: Scripps Health
Location: Encinitas
Posted on: June 24, 2022

Job Description:

Scripps Health Administrative Services supports our five hospitals and 19 outpatient facilities, which treat half a million patients annually through 2,600 affiliated physicians.At Scripps Health, you will experience the pride, support, respect that has been repeatedly recognized as one of the nation's Top 100 Places to work. -You'll be surrounded by people committed to making a difference in the lives of their patients and their teammates. - So, if you're open to change, go ahead and unlock your potential. -Scripps Memorial Hospital Encinitas has served North County's coastal communities since 1978. - Medical Acute 2 South -provides -comprehensive care to a variety of medical and telemetry patients. -As Registered Nurse on 2 South, you will join a team of highly engaged nurses who provide exceptional patient care in a compassionate, welcoming environment. - Our nurses thrive in a culture that is team-oriented and focused on quality care and patient experience.We invite you to join Medical Acute 2 South, a 32 bed unit where you will provide primary care to patients dealing with cardiac, pulmonary, diabetic, neurologic, cognitive orthopedic, CIWA, psychiatric issues; observed progress and update patient charts. You will observe and monitor patient lab work for trends and report abnormal lab tests to the appropriate physician and utilize clinical data to implement appropriate interventions. Administer blood and blood product transfusions and monitor patients for adverse reactions. Prepare and administer oral, rectal, NG/PEG tubes, SUBQ, IM, IV, PICC medications following SOPs and physician orders and parameters. Care for patients with conditions such as: chest pains, arrhythmias, CVA, MI, post-infarct and recognize heart rhythms such as A-fib, heart blocks, V-tach/fib and administer medications to manage irregular cardiac rhythms. Deliver appropriate dose and monitoring of titratable drips such as Heparin, Amiodarone and Cardizem.Receive patients from cath lab, perform appropriate assessment for vital signs, affected limb, insertion site, & restriction in activity immediately after procedure. Use the NIHSS clinical stroke assessment tool to evaluate and document neurological status in acute stroke patients. Continuous frequent monitoring and consecutive neuro checks while utilizing clinical knowledge for change of status and physician notification. Utilize appropriate medical and pharmacological interventions to relive and minimize effects of stroke symptoms and deficits. Provide patient education regarding necessary lifestyle changes, physical limitations, adaptation, pharmacological intervention and prophylaxis regarding stroke outcomes and deficits.You will work collaboratively with other members of the patient care team to ensure optimal patient care. -This is a Full Time 12 Hour Night Shift, position located at Scripps Memorial Encinitas.Position is eligible for New Hire Retention Incention up to $7K.The following are not eligible for hiring incentives:

  • Internal candidates
  • Rehires that left Scripps less than 3 years agoIn order to remain eligible for your retention incentive the following -criteria must be met:
    • Must remain in original hired FTE Status and Shift (if specified in offer -letter)
    • Must remain in original department/specialty
    • Must remain in original Job Title
    • Transfers to other locations will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis and -may result in forfeiting remaining incentive bonus unless specifically noted -in your offer letter.Required Qualifications:
      • Current CA RN License
      • One (1) year of recent RN experience
      • Current American Heart Association Healthcare Provider BLS Certification
      • Must be able to speak, read and follow instructions in English
      • Must be able to demonstrate positive behaviorsPreferred Qualifications:
        • ACLS Certification
        • Recent RN experience in an acute care setting
        • Bachelor's degree in Nursing
        • Epic EHR experienceScripps Health is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, or gender identity/expression), age, marital status, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.

Keywords: Scripps Health, Encinitas , Registered Nurse - RN - Medical Acute 2 South - New Hire Incentives up to $7K, Healthcare , Encinitas, California

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