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Northridge, California

Northridge Hospital Medical Center


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  • Employment Type: Full Time
  • Department: Medical / Surgical ICU
  • Hours/Pay Period: 72

The posted compensation range of $45.72 - $65.08 /hour is a reasonable estimate that extends from the lowest to the highest pay CommonSpirit in good faith believes it might pay for this particular job, based on the circumstances at the time of posting. CommonSpirit may ultimately pay more or less than the posted range as permitted by law.

Requisition ID 2023-293553 Employment Type Full Time Hours/Pay Period 72 Shift Night Weekly Schedule 7:00 pm - 7:00am Remote No Category ICU Nurse
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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 for more information.


Northridge Hospital Medical Center

The ICU unit at Northridge Hospital Medical Center is actively seeking individuals who demonstrate patient care excellence.  We are seeking a Registered Nurse (RN) for the ICU unit to coordinate supervise and implement patient care based on competence professional expertise knowledge and evidence-based practice. The Registered Nurse is expected to practice autonomously consistent with professional standards Nurse Practice Act and hospital job description specific to the unit.  This position is critical to the success of Northridge Medical Center and 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. 

The Registered Nurse provides professional nursing care to patients of all ages in accordance with individual needs, physician orders, Hospital policy and standards of nursing practice. He/she is responsible for directing and coordinating members of the care team, focusing on the provision of individualized quality patient care consistent with organizational values.

We appreciate your interest in our company and are pleased to inform you that we offer a comprehensive benefits package to our employees; such as health insurance, life insurance, paid time off, and retirement plans


  • Adheres to established Hospital/departmental policies and procedures, objectives, Quality Assessment and Improvement Program, legal, safety, environmental, infection control standards, Nurse Practices Act and Patient's Bill of Rights.
  • Applies clinical knowledge and expertise for coordinating patient care by regularly planning and evaluating the care of patients.
  • Establishes and maintains professional and collaborative relationships with other staff members, physicians, patients, patient family members, and the public as appropriate, while assuring confidentiality of all patient information.
  • Demonstrates effective nursing judgement and a working knowledge of the nursing process.
  • Provides guidance to interdisciplinary team members by supervising nursing interventions and assisting with related tasks.
  • Provides leadership by establishing priorities and coordinating nursing care.
  • Documents and communicates all observed symptoms, reactions, treatments and changes in the patient condition to the appropriate member of the interdisciplinary health care team.
  • Coordinates plan of care with other members of the interdisciplinary health care team to achieve desired goals and outcomes.
  • Communicates the plan of care to the patient and care partner(s) for the active involvement of the patient in the evolution of the plan throughout hospitalization.
  • Conducts hourly rounds with the patient and care partner, focusing on pain management, skin integrity, elimination and other miscellaneous patient needs.
  • Demonstrates a professional, cooperative manner when dealing with all members of the interdisciplinary health care team.
  • Demonstrates understanding of organizational structure and utilizes appropriate channels of communication.
  • Acts as a resource for all aspects of the Electronic Health Record (EHR) for employees and medical staff.
  • Serves as a preceptor and role model to new personnel and nursing students.
  • Administers medications to assigned patients as directed and assesses and documents patient responses; initiates appropriate interventions per Hospital/Unit policy.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned or requested.


  • Minimum one (1) year current acute care registered nursing experience in specialty area required.
  • Current certification in specialty area preferred.
  • Experience with open heart and balloon pump preferred.
  • CCRN TNCC certification preferred.
  • Experience with EHR (Cerner MediTech etc?) preferred.
  • Registered Nurse with current California License required.
  • Current AHA BLS card required.
  • ACLS EKG competency required.
  • LA City Fire Care required within 90 days of hire.

This position is represented by SEIU L121 and is covered by the terms and conditions of the applicable collective bargaining agreement.

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