Reporting to the Nursing Manager, this position is responsible for the planning and delivery of family-centered patient care utilizing the nursing process: assessment, diagnosis, planning, implementation, and evaluation. Responsible for directing and coordinating nursing care for blood and apheresis donors and patients undergoing apheresis based on established clinical nursing practice standards. Collaborate with patient/family/blood donors and other professional disciplines. Create a partnership to ensure effective and efficient patient care delivery for the achievement of mutually desired patient outcomes. Support the organization's vision and mission. Promote and provide excellence in nursing care.
2 years acute care nursing experience
Graduation from an accredited school of Registered Nursing; Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing (BSN) (effective on all offers made after November 1, 2015)
Knowledge of and ability to provide appropriate family-centered patient care based upon age appropriateness and cultural and spiritual needs
Excellent customer satisfaction skills
Effective communication skills
Ability to prioritize and complete duties in a timely and organized manner
Ability to work collaboratively and in a positive manner with others
Ability to prepare timely and accurate documentation and reports
Ability to perform work according to CHOC policies and procedures, professional standards of care, and applicable laws
Demonstrate flexibility and creativity in response to unexpected changes in work load/staffing
Ability to set goals and judge results in accordance with the highest standards; care with sensitivity and respect; advance care through development of new ideas and technology; promote teamwork to achieve CHOC?s mission; and understand and exceed customer expectations
Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS)
Basic Life Support (BLS)
2 years experience in the clinical specialty of apheresis, including whole blood and donor apheresis collections, and therapeutic apheresis. Pediatric acute care nursing experience preferred
CHOC Children's and CHOC Children's at Mission Hospital form the backbone of Orange County's premier resource for pediatric healthcare, exclusively serving infants, children, and adolescents.
Since opening our doors in 1964, Children's Hospital in Orange County (CHOC) has provided the highest quality medical care to children. Our regional health system includes a state-of-the-art main hospital... facility in the City of Orange, a hospital-within-a- hospital in Mission Viejo, and five community clinics -plus over 100 additional programs and services. With admissions growing by 90% over the last eight years, CHOC and CHOC at Mission combined rank as the 15th busiest children's hospital in the country.
Committed to making Orange County one of the healthiest places for children in the nation, CHOC Children's built a new state-of-the-art patient care tower which opened in Spring 2013. Designed to be one of the most advanced children's hospitals in the world, our newly expanded facility features an additional 28 beds and 425,000+ square feet of space within an advanced pediatric emergency department, operating rooms, laboratory, pathology, imaging and radiology services. To promote a serene, healing environment for children and their families, the tower will also incorporate leading design and safety principles, private rooms and enhanced family amenities, as well as open and inviting indoor/outdoor spaces, including a café.