New Grad Registered Nurse – Full Time (Fixed-Term 6 Month Program) – Variable Shifts – (Glendale, California, United States)

Application Requirements:

All candidates must submit the following documents as an attachment in their application to be considered. Please  only  attach the required documents listed below:

  • Resume

  • Unofficial Transcript(s)

  • One Professional Letter of Recommendation (preferred from a previous employer)

  • Personal Statement (please limit each answer to one paragraph for the questions below)

1. What practice area are you interested in and why?

2. Why did you decide to become an RN?

3. Why did you choose USC Verdugo Hills Hospital?

4. If you have had your RN license for over 1 year, what has been the challenge or obstacle in finding a position? (if applicable)

Under direct guidance of a mentor, the supervision of the charge nurse, and directly responsible to the Clinical Director, the new graduate staff nurse is accountable for the delivery of skilled patient care and unit activities for the specified shift.

Minimum Education:
Graduation from Registered Nurse Program
BSN desired (if not upon hire, will obtain within 5 years preferred)

Minimum Experience/Knowledge:
Must have less than 1 year of acute care experience as a Registered Nurse

Required License/Certification:
California Registered Nurse License
Certification in clinical specialty or management desired

• Surgery: BLS, ACLS
• Cath Lab: BLS, ACLS
• ED: BLS, ACLS, PALS, AB508 (within 30 days of hire), NIHSS (within 30 days of hire), NRP (within 6 months of hire), ENPC (within 12 months of hire),
• L&D: BLS, ACLS, NRP, Advanced Fetal Monitoring, S.T.A.B.L.E (optional)
• Post-Partum: BLS, ACLS, NRP
• Nursery: BLS, NRP
• Geropsych: BLS, AB508 (within 30 days of hire)
• ICU/ 5S, 4th Telemetry, 6th Med Surg and Float Pool: BLS, ACLS, NIHSS (within 30 days of hire)

BLS, ACLS, PALS, and NRP must be AHA certified.
Advanced Fetal Monitoring must be AWHONN certified.
All certifications must be active effective date of hire/transfer unless otherwise indicated.

As part of Keck Medicine of USC, USC Verdugo Hills Hospital is the only community hospital in the Foothills area of Los Angeles backed by an academic medical center. With its 40-year legacy of personalized care from expert physicians, experience nurses and a dedicated staff the community has come to know and trust, USC–VHH brings patients the latest medical advancements and 24/7 emergency services. Join this world-class team providing highly-specialized care, up-to-the-minute research and innovative clinical trials.

The hourly rate range for this position is $43.00 – $75.00. When extending an offer of employment, the University of Southern California considers factors such as (but not limited to) the scope and responsibilities of the position, the candidate’s work experience, education/training, key skills, internal peer equity, federal, state, and local laws, contractual stipulations, grant funding, as well as external market and organizational considerations.

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