Paradise Valley Hospital is a recipient of the Healthgrades 2018 Patient Safety Excellence Award™, a designation that recognizes superior performance of hospitals that have prevented the occurrence of serious, potentially avoidable complications for patients during hospital stays.
Paradise Valley is the only hospital in San Diego County to receive this recognition five years in a row (2014-2018). Paradise Valley is a member of Prime Healthcare, and Prime Healthcare has more Patient Safety Excellence Award recipients for three consecutive years (2016-2018) than any other health system in the country.
"We applaud the hospitals who have received the Healthgrades 2018 Patient Safety Excellence Award," said Brad Bowman, MD, Chief Medical Officer, Healthgrades. "Their dedication and commitment to providing safe care creates tangible results for patients."
The distinction places Paradise Valley among the top five percent of all acute care hospitals reporting patient safety data for its excellent performance as evaluated by Healthgrades
, the leading online resource for comprehensive information about physicians and hospitals.
"We are extremely honored to receive this award," says Neerav Jadeja, Paradise Valley Hospital CEO. "All of our staff, both clinical and non-clinical, physicians, and leadership are devoted to providing the highest quality care for our community. Their hard work and dedication to our hospital helps ensure a safe environment for our patients."Responsibilities
The Registered Nurse is responsible for the delivery of safe patient care utilizing the nursing process of assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation. Provides direct patient care within the scope of practice. The Registered Nurse also directs and guides patient/family teaching and activities of other nursing personnel while maintaining standards of care in the ICU. The Registered Nurse is directly responsible and accountable for the care given to his/her assigned patients. He/She communicates with the physician about changes in the patient's clinical condition including hemodynamic monitoring, results of diagnostic studies and abnormal results and symptomatology. Is able to respond quickly and accurately to changes in condition and/or response to treatment. Maintains patient privacy and confidentiality.Qualifications
Education and Work ExperienceCurrent and valid state RN License.Current BLS (AHA) certificate upon hire and maintain current.Completion of Critical Care Course preferred.Current ACLS certificate 30 days upon hire and maintain current.Minimum of one year as a staff RN in acute care hospital, critical care preferred.Critical Care RN (CCRN) Certification preferred.Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) preferred.
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Critical Care Registered Nurse (Ccrn)
Registered Nurse Certified
Basic Life Support
Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (Acls)