RN NICU Per Diem Nights
Location: Palm Springs
Posted on: September 13, 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.
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:
Perform according to policy patient assessments, vital signs,
obtain laboratory specimens, administer medications, feed infants
orally or via gavage tubes the ordered formula or breast milk.
Insert and manage peripheral IV catheters and the ordered fluid
infusions, manage arterial and central lines and the ordered
fluids. Perform point of care testing as ordered or per protocol.
Attend deliveries and C/S as requested. Assume resource
responsibility as assigned, participate in transport team as
assigned. Teach parents newborn care and how to administer
medications. Develop and implement and document to the plan of
care. Assist mothers with breastfeeding and maintain according to
policy the storage of breast milk. Manage patient on various
ventilatory modes to include nasal cannulas, oxygen hoods, nasal
CPAP, ventilators, high frequency ventilators, pneumogram machines.
Document patient interventions and results.
Current CA Registered Nurse License
Current American Heart Association BLS certification (maintain
current at all times)
Neonatal Resuscitation Provider (NRP) certification within 90 days
Current S.T.A.B.L.E. certification within 120 days of hire
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 Job:
Pediatric/NeonatalPrimary Location: Palm Springs,
CaliforniaFacility: Desert Regional Medical CenterJob Type:
PT2YShift Type: Nights
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