RN PCU Tele 65 Hour 13 Week Assignment
Location: Palm Springs
Posted on: October 11, 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:
? Competent in arrhythmia interpretation and expected cardiology
? Obtains information and interpret information in terms of the
? Demonstrates knowledge of growth and development.
? Understands the range of treatment needed as appropriate to the
ages of the patients served.
? Maintains 2 Sinatra competencies.
? Initiates interdisciplinary communications and incorporates
? Acts as a consultant in complex patient care.
? Documentation demonstrates advanced practice. Requires at least 3
cases per year reviewed for demonstration of this measure.
? Facilitates effective problem solving. Identifies at least 3
issues that affect patient care and submits resolution of issues.
may be used in place of measure 3 when clinical responsibilities do
not involve medical record documentation
? Works with other disciplines for complex discharge planning and
early facilitation of discharge process.
? Utilizes current theories and knowledge for accurate assessments
? Completes acuity evaluation on all assigned patients according to
? 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.
? Educates staff in current or changing clinical practice.
Evidenced by at least 2 different classes at least 30 min. in
length attended by 5 or more people with class outline, goals and
objectives and sign sheet included.
? Active participation on an interdisciplinary or central committee
or task force with at least 75% participation.
? Revises the orientation program or participates in same.
? Involvement in developing procedural case management standards
and or clinical practice guidelines and ensures departmental
maintenance of standards.
? 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 =
Current CA Registered Nurse License
Current American Heart Association BLS and ACLS certification
(maintain current at all times)
Must successfully complete EKG test within the first 30 days of
Must successfully complete NIHSS within the first 30 days of
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
Able to independently manage multiple priorities
Must comply with Respiratory Fit Testing Protection Policy
Job: Cardio/Coronary/TelePrimary Location: Palm Springs,
CaliforniaFacility: Desert Regional Medical CenterJob Type:
PT2YShift Type: Nights
Keywords: Tenet, Palm Springs , RN PCU Tele 65 Hour 13 Week Assignment, Healthcare , Palm Springs, California
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