Providence Health & Services Registered Nurse - Float Pool (Per Diem - Variable Shift ) in Torrance, California


Providence is calling a Registered Nurse, Specialized Workforce Adaptable Team (Per diem/DayShift) to Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center Torrance in Torrance, CA.

In this position you will:

  • Under the general supervision of the Manager, Staffing Office, the SWAT (Skilled Workforce Adaptable Team) Registered Nurse is categorized as per diem supporting multiple nursing units within the organization.

  • Accountable and responsible for the delivery of direct care to patients individually and through the assignment and direction of the patient focused care team, utilizing a collaborative patient care management process, meeting established standards of nursing care and integrating other health care team members.

  • Responds to patients and families with knowledge of age-specific needs based on the standards of care of unit/department where assigned.

  • Able to make quick decisions, change assignments and/or tasks with short notice and is flexible to support organizational needs. Upon hire, the SWAT RN will be required to sign an agreement outlining the terms of the per diem assignment, which will be reviewed annually during the performance evaluation.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Current California Registered Nurse (RN) license

  • Current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification for Healthcare Providers from the American Heart Association

  • Current Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certification

  • Minimum of 1 year Telemetry experience and/or 1 year Intensive Care Unit experience

  • Successful completion of basic medication administration exam prior to hire

  • Ability to work 12 hour shifts, with availability for at least 10 shifts per 6 week schedule.

  • Available for 5 weekend days per 6 week cycle

  • Ability to work one major and one minor holiday and one major and one minor holiday eve

  • Float to various units throughout the shift depending on hospital's needs and staff competency

  • Ability to make quick decisions, change assignments and/or tasks with short notice and be flexible to support organizational needs of Providence Little Company of Mary in Torrance

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN)

About the hospital you will serve:

Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center Torrance is a 436-bed non-profit hospital serving the greater South Bay communities of Los Angeles since 1960. We are proud of our reputation for clinical excellence, use of advanced technology, and a distinct focus on providing care with a personal, healing touch. In addition to the finest general medical, surgical, and critical care services, we offer a number of specialty programs including Cardiovascular Services, Women’s and Children’s Health, Oncology, and Emergency Care.

Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center Torrance is the only South Bay area hospital to be named a 100 Top Hospital by Truven Health; a distinction we have held four years in a row. As a recent recipient of the Premier Award for Quality by the Premier healthcare alliance and the American Hospital Association McKesson Quest for Quality, our commitment to outstanding patient care and operational efficiency is clear.

As a member of Providence Health & Services, a Catholic-sponsored healthcare ministry, we believe strongly in respecting the dignity of each person and give special concern to the most vulnerable members of our community.

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details

Our Mission

As people of Providence, we reveal God's love for all, especially the poor and vulnerable, through our compassionate service.

About Us

Providence Health & Services is the third largest not-for-profit health system in the United States. Providence employs more than 76,000 caregivers (employees) across a five-state area; AK, WA, MT, OR, and CA. Our facilities include 34 hospitals, 475 physician clinics, senior services, supportive housing and other health and educational services. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: On Call

Shift: Variable

Job Category: Nursing - Other

Location: California-Torrance

Req ID: 137793