NICU (Mission Viejo Campus) - RN Residency & Fellowship Program – Clinical Nurse I or II

Children's Hospital of Orange County Orange, CA
2018 August RN Residency & Fellowship Program

* RN Residency & Fellowship Program Start Date: August 13, 2018

* There is a separate job posting for each unit, please carefully review job posting information

* Both RN Resident and Fellowship applicants interested in NICU (Mission Viejo Campus) apply to this job posting

* Applicants may apply to only one unit for the August training program

NICU RN Residency – Clinical Nurse I, FT, Variable, 12 AWS

This position is located at the Mission Viejo Campus.

This program is a comprehensive 17-week program that incorporates education, specialized training and the support needed to assist New Grad Nurses in transitioning into a successful pediatric nurse.

NICU RN Fellowship – Clinical Nurse II, FT, Variable, 12 AWS

This position is located at the Mission Viejo Campus.

Our RN Fellowship Program is a 10-week program designed for the experienced nurse who wants to be trained in pediatrics.

Reporting to the Manager of the RN Residency/Fellowship in collaboration with the unit leadership team, this position is responsible for the planning and delivery of family-centered patient care utilizing the nursing process: assessment, diagnosis, planning, implementation, and evaluation.

Upon successful completion of the RN Residency/Fellowship program, the nurse transitions in to the unit of hire and reports to the Nursing Manager.


RN Resident (Clinical Nurse I):

* New graduate RN with less than 6 months clinical nursing work experience

* California RN license (not required during application process but is required prior to start of program)

* Basic Life Support

RN Fellow (Clinical Nurse II):

* RN with at least 6 months clinical nursing work experience

* California RN license

* Basic Life Support

RN Resident & RN Fellow:

* Mission Viejo Campus education requirement:

* Associate degree in Nursing from an approved school; Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing strongly preferred

* Knowledge of and ability to provide appropriate family-centered patient care based upon age appropriateness and cultural and spiritual needs; Excellent customer satisfaction skills; Effective communication skills

* Ability to prioritize and complete duties in a timely and organized manner; Ability to work collaboratively and in a positive manner with others; Ability to prepare timely and accurate documentation and reports; Ability to perform work according to CHOC policies and procedures, professional standards of care, and applicable laws

* Demonstrate flexibility and creativity in response to unexpected changes in work load/staffing; Ability to set goals and judge results in accordance with the highest standards; care with sensitivity and respect; advance care through development of new ideas and technology; promote teamwork to achieve CHOC's mission; and understand and exceed customer expectations