RN Full Time Nights 4 Sinatra
Location: Palm Springs
Posted on: October 22, 2019
Desert Regional Medical Center is a 385 bed acute-care hospital
classified as a stroke receiving center and level 2 trauma facility
with an innovative , patient centered and evidence-based
Rehabilitation Services Department. Our compassionate team provides
a wide range of inpatient and outpatient services, including acute
care rehabilitation,joint replacement & spinal surgery,
neurosurgery, ICU, Telemetry, step-down care, skilled nursing, as
well as outpatient therapy, hand and lymphedema clinics.GENERAL
DUTIES:The Clinical Nurse assumes principal responsibility for the
total nursing care, assessment, planning, implementation,
evaluation of each assigned patient. The staff nurse initiates
teaching and educates the patient and family/or significant other
to attain optimal health. Access to all Patient Health Information
for treatment purposes only.
DEPARTMENT SPECIFIC DUTIES: ? Maintain Chemotherapy Competency?
Obtains information and interpret information in terms of the
patient?s needs.? Demonstrates knowledge of growth and development.
? Understands the range of treatment needed as appropriate to the
ages of the patients served.? Maintains 4 Sinatra competencies.?
Initiates interdisciplinary communications and incorporates
recommendations.? Works with other disciplines for complex
discharge planning and early facilitation of discharge process.?
Utilizes current theories and knowledge for accurate assessments
and evaluations ? Completes acuity evaluation on all assigned
patients according to unit protocol.? Consistently functions
proficiently on the nursing unit. Including but not limited to:
Manages an average caseload specific to unit Adapts to altered work
patterns, sets priorities, and modifies assignments to meet patient
needs utilizing available resources and staff ability and
availability.? Administers medications prescribed by physicians
according to policy, including IV?s, blood and blood products.
Knows actions, indications, contraindications, precautions, adverse
reactions, dosage and route of administration on all drugs before
administering to patient. ? Verifies against MAR for accuracy on an
ongoing basis? Functions as a charge nurse as assigned.?
Communicates changes in clinical practice to peers.? Mentors other
co-workers, functions as a resource, acts as preceptor, and other
duties as assigned.? Demonstrates knowledge of legal, ethical, and
safety issues and delivers care that is safe within the scope of
practice. ? Reports, documents, and takes appropriate action (by
the end of shift) for incidents and or quality care issues that may
affect the patient?s or staff well-being.? Consistently assesses
patients for risk of injury and takes appropriate action to reduce
risk and promote safety.? Uses restraints according to policy and
consistently explores other options less restrictive, with accurate
documentation.? Serves as advocate for patient/family by providing
information and assists in utilization of available resources and
or alternatives for making health care decisions (i.e. advanced
directives, ethics consult etc.)? Establishes or assesses proper
identification prior to delivery of care.? Requests clarification
of Physician orders as necessary
Required: Current CA Registered Nurse License BSNCurrent American
Heart Association BLS certification (maintain current at all
times)Effective verbal and written skills to communicate with
people on all levels and able to maintain positive working
relationships with parents, families, and co-workersPossess active
listening skillsCompassionate and non judgmental care giver and
advocateAble to independently manage multiple prioritiesMust comply
with annual health requirements Job: Med/SurgPrimary Location: Palm
Springs, CaliforniaFacility: Desert Regional Medical CenterJob
Type: Full-timeShift Type: Nights
Keywords: Tenet, El Centro , RN Full Time Nights 4 Sinatra, Other , Palm Springs, California
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