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No one has more expertise treating children than Children's Hospital Los Angeles. CHLA is the only children's hospital in California to make the prestigious U.S. News & World Report Honor Roll of "Best" children's hospitals, and is nationally ranked in all 10 pediatric specialties.
Join a hospital where the work you do will matter—to you, to your colleagues, and above all, to our patients and families. At times the work may be challenging, but it is always rewarding. We hope you’ll come and find out for yourself.
The Registered Nurse Specialist is under general supervision, conducts patient assessments, participates in the development of the plan of care, implements and evaluates care according to patient specific age and/or developmental needs. Ensure appropriate operations of specialized equipment through the continuous monitoring of the patient condition and all related equipment. Based on their findings, the registered nurse specialist is expected to assess, implement and evaluate interventions within ordered parameters. Registered nurse specialist will maintain an in depth knowledge of the relationship between the patient and the environment. Collaborate with other health care team members in the delivery of care. Employee will follow applicable policies and procedures in handling supplies, pharmaceuticals, and equipment.
Minimum Education: BSN required.
Minimum Experience: 3 years’ experience as an RN II or III in a tertiary NICU/PICU/CTICU/Trauma ED.
License, Registration or Certification Required:
Current licensure as an RN in CA with the ability to be licensed in the following states:
Must obtain and maintain medical staff credentialing to perform the following expanded role procedures:
• Needle Thorocostomy
• Insertion of umbilical lines
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:
Broad knowledge of patient care principles and equipment; CHLA patient care policies and procedures. Ability to assess effectiveness of patient care; maintain a calm demeanor and assist in crises and emergencies; prioritize tasks for complex patient care; communicate tactfully, professionally and effectively, verbally and in writing
Initial and annual training in Aviation Operations, Aircraft Operations, Aircraft safety and emergency procedures, Air medical resource management: Survival training, Flight Physiology, Human Factors, Critical Incident Stress Management.
Ability to pass initial and annual Agility Testing, must maintain weight below 225.
Must be able to tolerate noisy, cramped environments (helicopter, airport, ambulance), ability to lift 90# from floor to waist, able to sit, squat, stand, kneel for extended periods of time.