Community Medical Centers of Fresno, CA Registered Nurse, Orthopedics Full Time 12 hour in Fresno, California

CRMC is the flagship hospital of Community Medical Centers – a private, not-for-profit healthcare system based in Fresno, California, and the largest healthcare provider and private employer in central California. We measure up with top hospitals nationally and are the 3rd largest in California. With 685 beds, we are home to the only Level 1 Trauma and comprehensive burn centersbetween Los Angeles and Sacramento. The 56,000 square-foot emergency department is one of the largest and busiest in the state. We have an 84 bed Level 3 NICU and a brand new pediatric specialty care unit. Future plans include building a women and children’s facility on campus and expanding with 65 additional beds. Our hospital serves 2.5 million people within 9 counties, averaging a daily census of 641 patients. We’re affiliated with UCSF as a teaching facility and have trained 3,000 Medical Doctor’s to date plus remain investing in research and training grants.

We provide excellent health benefits (medical, dental & vision) along with a 403(b) and Pension packages to plan for your future. Additionally, you will accrue paid time off (PTO) from your first day of employment, totaling 5 weeks as a full-time employee. Other Benefits include; Long-term Disability Insurance, Basic Life Insurance and Accidental Death and Dismemberment Coverage, Educational Reimbursement, Employee Assistance Program, Credit Union Membership, Retirement Planning classes, and an onsite Fitness Center, 24 hour Subway and concierge service.


  • Are you a skilled orthopedic and/or spine nurse with the ambition to utilize your skills as part of a team, using the latest technology?

  • Would you like to join a team where your talents will be used to the fullest?

  • Do you want to be part of a growing practice, with opportunities for added responsibilities?

Our Total Joint Replacement Center of Excellence is the first of its kind in the central valley to earn the Gold Seal of Approval from the Joint Commission. The dedicated orthopedic unit is designed to care for this patient population and help them return to an optimal level of functional mobility after surgery. Nurses, physical therapists, and other support staff assist patients and their families to navigate through the continuum of care.

5 West is a 25-bed orthopedic unit located on the west wing of the 10-story hospital building at Community Regional Medical Center. The 5 West environment is clean and quiet which helps to support the patient's healing process. The 5 West staff excel in providing patient centered care as shown from our high patient satisfaction scores. The unit has a nurse educator an Orthopedic Coordinator to ensure staff competencies are up to date and evidence-based practices are in place. This team works closely with the innovation and performance improvement team to integrate new technology into the workflow to enhance the patient experience and improve overall efficiency.

In this role you will work closely with our Orthopedic and Spine surgeons that are highly trained, board certified, and dedicated to managing and treating orthopedic and spine related diseases and conditions.

You and your team members will develop and enhance significant specialized skills that can best be honed in a specialized team like ours. Your duties as an orthopedic nurse will include participating in daily care coordination rounds, implementing the plan of care, administering medications, wound care, cardiac monitoring, educating patients and their families on steps to manage pain, how to avoid post-surgical infections, and achieve the best possible outcomes.

Minimum requirements include; Graduation from an accredited registered nursing program. Current RN license for the state of California, BLS

Completion of Basic Arrhythmia training preferred

ACLS certification required within 6 months of hire

Orthopedic Nurse Certification preferred.

Qualities and experience we are looking for:

  • Ability to work closely with orthopedic services team members

  • Excellent communication & problem solving skills

  • Desire to work closely with skilled surgeons, other physicians, nurses and support staff in all areas of speciality, including trauma cases



Requisition ID: 2016-4744

Facility (Tazworks integration): Community Regional Medical Center (CRMC)

Updated Date: 7/12/2017

External Company Name: Community Medical Centers of Fresno, CA

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