Job Description & Requirements
Progressive Care Nurse
Opened in the fall of 2009, this medical center is the area's newest hospital in more than 40 years! Environmentally friendly and built with the patient in mind. The hospital rooms are 95% private with pullout beds for loved ones, and nurses' stations are close to the patients. The hospital has a full-service Emergency Department, Critical Care, high-risk obstetrical services, and a level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit.
What travelers and managers say about Downey: "I love it here and the people I work with, everyone is so friendly" A. Lal Director of Staffing
Downey Fun Facts
*Site of the oldest McDonald's restaurant, opened 1953, the First Taco Bell opened here in 1962 and the first Southern California Dunkin' Donuts opened in 2014 to include a drive-thru window.
*Hometown of the musical greats: The Carpenters, "Weird Al" Yankovic, James Hetfield and Ron McGovery of Melallica.
*Former NASA Industrial Plant that was the manufacturing home for both the Apollo Space Program and later the Spaceshuttle Program
*Downey Studios: approximately 80 acres on the former NASA site that was reconstructed as a state of the art medial production facility.
Unit Patient population: SD to ICU Vents Post MI’s CHF Post ops. Floating required when necessary where qualified to work: MS, OTC, Tele as needed based on census. Certifcations/Skills required: BLS, ACLS, Telemetry and Ventilator management. Special Medications: some vasoactive drips but do not titrate. Scrubs Nurse provides their own.
FLOATING: requires on an as needed basis to: where qualified to work -