• Registered Nurse (RN), Orthopedics, Full-Time, 12hrs

    Requisition ID
    2018-10849
    Category
    Licensed Nursing Positions
    Facility
    Community Regional Medical Center (CRMC)
    Location
    US-CA-Fresno
    Posted Date
    12/13/2018
  • Overview

    Community Regional Medical Center (CRMC) is the flagship hospital of Community Medical Centers – a not-for-profit healthcare system based in Fresno, California, and the largest healthcare provider and private employer in central California. We measure up with top hospitals nationally and are the 3rd largest in California. CRMC encompasses several additional campuses totaling 909 beds to offer the most comprehensive care to our region which includes; the Fresno Heart and Surgical Hospital, a behavioral health center, a subacute and transitional care center, a cancer center, and home health services.

    CRMC is home to the only Level 1 Trauma Center and has the only comprehensive burn care in the Valley serving 2.5 million people within 9 counties. The 56,000 square-foot emergency department is one of the largest and busiest in the state. We have an 84 bed Level 3 NICU and a brand new pediatric specialty care unit. Future plans include building a women and children’s facility on campus and expanding with 65 additional beds.

    We are affiliated with one of the top medical schools in the nation - University of California San Francisco Medical School that offers our employees to work with some of the brightest physicians and medical specialists in the nation.

     

    We provide excellent health benefits along with a 403(b) package to plan for your future. Additionally, you will accrue paid time off (PTO) from your first day of employment. Other Benefits include; Long-term Disability Insurance, Basic Life Insurance, Accidental Death and Dismemberment Coverage, Educational Reimbursement, Employee Assistance Program, Credit Union Membership, Retirement Planning classes, onsite Fitness Center with free Personal Trainers, 24 hour Subway and concierge services.

    Our ability to provide the highest level of care begins with our incredible staff. This is why we provide unparalleled resources, benefits and a variety of incentives – including referral bonuses, special compensation packages and generous relocation bonuses for eligible positions.

     

    Responsibilities

    In this role you will work closely with our Orthopedic and Spine surgeons that are highly trained, board certified, and dedicated to managing and treating orthopedic and spine related diseases and conditions.

     

    You and your team members will develop and enhance significant specialized skills that can best be honed in a specialized team like ours. Your duties as an orthopedic nurse will include participating in daily care coordination rounds, implementing the plan of care, administering medications, wound care, cardiac monitoring, educating patients and their families on steps to manage pain, how to avoid post-surgical infections, and achieve the best possible outcomes.

    Qualifications

    Minimum requirements include; Graduation from an accredited registered nursing program.  Current RN license for the state of California, BLS, Basic Arrythmia must be obtained within 6 months of hire or transfer into job.

    ACLS certification required within 6 months of hire

    Orthopedic Nurse Certification preferred.

    Qualities and experience we are looking for:

    • Ability to work closely with orthopedic services team members
    • Excellent communication & problem solving skills
    • Desire to work closely with skilled surgeons, other physicians, nurses and support staff in all areas of speciality, including trauma cases

    Adult Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certification within 6 months of hire or transfer into job.

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