RN- Orthopedic Nurse

Location: Mission Viejo, CA
RN- Orthopedics
Santa Monica, California
$115,000-162,000 + Benefits + Bonus + Shift Dif

The Orthopedic Registered Nurse assumes the role of leading the team responsible for the care of orthopedic patients. They assess, plan, implement, and evaluate patient care with a focus on patient outcomes. The nurse addresses the physical, emotional, and spiritual needs of the patient while collaborating with physicians, case managers, and other healthcare professionals.
  • Create and implement care plans based on established standards of care. Communicate these plans to patients and other members of the healthcare team.
  • Provide age-appropriate care and patient/family education to promote wellness and involvement in decision-making.
  • Assess, reassess, evaluate, and document patient responses to interventions and progress toward desired outcomes.
  • Coordinate patient care activities through effective collaboration with the healthcare team.
  • Accurately and efficiently carry out physician orders, seeking clarification when needed.
  • Promptly report any adverse or sudden changes in patient condition to appropriate healthcare professionals.
  • Recognize and report adverse drug reactions as needed.
  • Assess and manage patient pain effectively.
  • Administer blood and blood products, monitoring patients for transfusion reactions and taking appropriate action.
  • Follow hospital policies and procedures for safe and efficient utilization of patient care equipment.
  • Adhere to standard precautions and principles of infection control in patient care.
  • Achieve performance goals set for the position.
  • Graduation from an accredited nursing program
  • Valid California Registered Nurse License
  • BLS Certification - American Heart Association
  • ACLS Certification - American Heart Association
  • Minimum of 1 year of nursing experience
Ideal Candidate:
  • At least 1 year of recent experience in the Orthopedics department of an accredited hospital.
  • Availability for day shift and full-time employment.
  • Valid California Registered Nurse License


  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Continuing education credits
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Employee discount
  • Flexible schedule
  • Flexible spending account
  • Free parking
  • Health insurance
  • License reimbursement
  • Life insurance
  • Loan forgiveness
  • Malpractice insurance
  • Paid sick time
  • Paid time off
  • Pet insurance
  • Referral program
  • Relocation assistance
  • Travel reimbursement
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision insurance
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