Saddleback Memorial’s centers of excellence are renowned for prevention, diagnosis and treatment of cancer, heart disease, stroke, pulmonary disease, orthopedics and diabetes; and for leadership in emergency medicine, critical care medicine, breast health, outpatient rehabilitation, advanced imaging, women’s health, geriatric care and surgery, including robotic-assisted procedures.
Saddleback Memorial Medical Center (Orange County, CA) has consistently been named one of Healthgrades’ America’s 50 Best Hospitals, an achievement gained by just 1% of the nation’s hospitals. It has also been honored among Truven Health Analytics’ Top 50 Cardiovascular Hospitals in the U.S., consecutively voted Orange County’s #1 Best Hospital in the Orange County Register’s Best of Orange County poll of readers and has appeared on both Becker’s Hospital Review and Thomson Reuters’ lists of America’s Best Hospitals. Saddleback Memorial’s U.S. News & World Report “high-performance” ranking categories included Heart Failure, Hip Replacement, Knee Replacement and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease.
Provides intermittent visits to the terminally ill patient and family, providing teaching for Hospice and palliative care to maximize quality of life. This position requires the full understanding and active participation in fulfilling the mission of Saddleback Memorial Medical Center.
This position if for Hospice North Orange/LA county
Experience Medical/surgical experience in an acute care setting. Home Health, Oncology, and Hospice experience, highly preferred. Able to provide direct patient care activities, such as transferring and positioning adult patients. Effective problem solving skills. Ability to relate to a variety of health professionals in different settings. Good interpersonal and communication skills.
Education/License/Certification * Current RN license issued by the California Board of Registered Nursing * BSN preferred (obtained within 36 months of hire) * BLS issued by the American Heart Association * Hospice and Palliative Care Certification preferred * Valid and clean CA driver’s license * Valid and clean drivers Insurance