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RN OR Per Diem Variable 8 Hour Shift

Company: Desert Regional Medical Center
Location: Palm Springs
Posted on: November 9, 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.







Position Overview:

The clinical nurse assumes principal responsibility for the total care assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation of each assigned patient.

The clinical nurse initiates teaching and educates the patient and family and/or significant other to attain optimal health.

The clinical nurse is responsible for adhering to all standards of nursing care.







Department Specific Duties:




Validates and documents correct patient, procedure, and site.

Responsible for the delivery of safe, effective, and quality patient-family centered care in the operating room and other areas of perioperative services for all patient populations.

Insures appropriate preparation of the operating room and patient for specific procedures.

Plans care to insure a safe peri-operative experience for patient and staff

Patient assessment

Perioperative plan of care

Protect patient from injury

Perform count procedures to protect patient

Insure correct site, side, and level for procedure

Manage specimens in appropriate manner

Administer medications appropriately

Protect patient s rights, dignity, and privacy

Delegate tasks appropriately according to CA nurse practice act

Document nursing care

Participate in performance improvement

Maintain required competencies

Act as patient advocate

related to patient care.




Qualifications:
Position Qualifications:

Graduate of accredited professional nursing program

Current RN licensure in the State of California.

Current American Heart Association BLS certification (maintain current at all times).

Prior clinical experience is desired.

Effective verbal and written communication skills to communicate with people on all levels and able to maintain positive working relationships with patients, families, and co-workers inter- and intra-departmentally.

Possess active listening skills.

Demonstrates knowledge of current nursing theory and practice.

Compassionate, non-judgmental patient caregiver and advocate.

Must be able to tolerate physically and mentally demanding work.

Possesses audible acuity necessary for taking blood pressures and maintaining patient safety.

Completion of mandatory programs to meet TJC standards is a job requirement



Job: Surgical Services
Primary Location: Palm Springs, California
Facility: Desert Regional Medical Center
Job Type: PT2Y
Shift Type: Rotate

Employment practices will not be influenced or affected by an applicant's or employee's race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status or any other legally protected status. Tenet will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship.

Keywords: Desert Regional Medical Center, Palm Springs , RN OR Per Diem Variable 8 Hour Shift, Healthcare , Palm Springs, California

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