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RN Per Diem Nights Float Pool

Company: Tenet
Location: Palm Springs
Posted on: July 31, 2019

Job Description:

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:
Ability to care for patients on telemetry monitoring including strip interpretation
Knowledge and ability to care for neurologically compromised patients; ability to care for pre and post -op orthopedic patients
Knowledge and ability to care for combative or psychologically impaired patients
Specialty units: ICU; NICU; ER; Labor and Delivery; Peds ? additional competencies will be required and orientation will be tailored to the specific units. Additional certifications may be necessary.
Demonstrates knowledge of growth and development.
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 unit?s competencies.
Initiates interdisciplinary communications and incorporates recommendations.
Acts as a consultant in complex patient care.
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.
Maintains competence in nursing practice through in services and participation in ongoing continuing education per year. 3 = > 25 CEU or 10 CEU + 3 Units College Credit, 2 = 10 - 24 CEU , 1 =

Qualifications:
Required:
Current CA Registered Nurse License
Associate Degree in Nursing -ADN Required
Bachelor?s Degree in Nursing-BSN Preferred
Current American Heart Association BLS and ACLS 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-workers
Possess active listening skills
Compassionate and non judgmental care giver and advocate
Able to independently manage multiple priorities
Must comply with Respiratory Fit Testing Protection Policy
Must successfully complete EKG test within the first 30 days of hire
NIHSS
Job: NursingPrimary Location: Palm Springs, CaliforniaFacility: Desert Regional Medical CenterJob Type: PT2YShift Type: Nights

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