Dignity Health

  • RN

    Job ID
    2018-48182
    Employment Type
    Per Diem
    Department
    Psych Crisis Team
    Hours / Pay Period
    8
    Facility
    Northridge Hospital Medical Center
    Shift
    Night
    Location
    NORTHRIDGE
    State/Province
    CA
    Standard Hours
    ( 12:00 am - 8:00 am )
    Work Schedule
    8 Hour
  • 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 dignityhealth.org/northridgehospital for more information.

    Responsibilities

    Registered Nurse-Psych Crisis Team Non-Mobile (PD/Nights)
    Dignity Health Northridge Hospital Medical Center
     
    The PSYCH CRISIS TEAM at Northridge Hospital Medical Center is actively seeking individuals who have a minimum 18 months post licensure acute psych experience in a hospital or closely related setting. Prior experience in crisis intervention and/or emergency room setting is desirable. Must have completed the L.A. County LPS training and successfully passed LPS Designation testing. Must obtain Dignity Health Northridge Hospital Allied Health Medical Staff privileges for writing 5150s. This position is non-mobile and is limited to the hospital campus. Most work is performed within the ED, with some assessments on medical floors or inpatient Behavioral Health.  This position is critical for timely ED throughput and for to the success of Northridge Medical Center. It  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. 
     
     
     

    Qualifications

    Requirements:
    •  Must be LPS designated by LA County Dept of Mental Health and will work primarily in the ED setting
    • Graduate of Accredited RN school of Nursing.
    • California Registered Nurse license.
    • Minimum 18 months recent registered nursing experience in acute Behavioral Health.
    • Current AHA BLS required.
    • Hospital approved annual management of assaultive behavior course.
     
    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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