RN Full Time Days Comprehensive Cancer
Location: Palm Springs
Posted on: August 5, 2019
GENERAL DUTIES:The Registered Nurse delivers direct care to
assigned adult and or geriatric patients in an ambulatory setting.
Nursing care is delivered using standards of care by following
approved policies and procedures.These services further the vision
of Desert Regional Medical Center to create unique environments,
where patients, their families, doctors and staff come together to
achieve longer and better lives in the fight against
cancer.DEPARTMENT SPECIFIC DUTIES:
? Assesses appropriately patient care needs and learning needs in
routine pediatric, adult and geriatric populations.
? Demonstrates ability to document pertinent nursing assessment
including physical and psycho-social findings on all assigned
? Demonstrates ability to interpret and use routine lab and
diagnostic test results.
? Demonstrates ability to apply new knowledge in routine and less
complex patient situations.
? Prioritizes identified patient care problems within assigned
patients and assumes responsibility for problem resolution,
utilizing all resources as appropriate.
? Plans patient care and education based on disease process,
anticipated patient outcomes, complications of treatment, and
psycho-social needs in collaboration with other healthcare team
? Initiates and follows through with appropriate referrals to other
interdisciplinary healthcare team members.
? Involves patient and care giver(s) in planning, setting of goals
for care, and in the delivery of care, as appropriate.
? Demonstrates compliance with protocols and/or clinical pathways
in all patient interventions.
? Provides nursing care and patient education to assigned routine
patient, applying approved standards of care and policies and
? Demonstrates knowledge of principles of growth and development
throughout the lifespan to competently provide care to pediatric,
adult and geriatric patients.
? Utilizes patient education as a component of care and documents
the outcome of this intervention.
? Utilizes effective time management to complete all assignments in
a timely manner to ensure safety of patients.
? Performance reflects compliance and knowledge based on principles
as described and demonstrated in annual competencies.
? Demonstrates competency in use of technical skills as required
(i.e., IV therapy equipment utilization, universal precautions,
? Communicates with supervisor the following: change in patient
status, inability to complete assignment, and/or priority
? Communicates at level of understanding of patient, taking into
consideration cultural, educational, and age criteria.
? Communicates ideas clearly; listens effectively; keeps others
informed as necessary; chooses appropriate and timely communication
methods; share information.
? Documents effectiveness of interventions, patient and/or care
giver(s) education and discharge planning in a clear, concise and
? Demonstrates ability to act calmly, decisively and timely in
? Participates in Continuous Quality Improvement (CQI) monitoring
to maintain or improve care of designated patient population.
? Cooperates with co-workers to maintain a productive and
harmonious work environment
? Maintains confidentiality of department and CCC patient
information. Interacts with patient/care givers, physicians and CCC
team in a positive proactive manner.
? Communicates with both hospital department and community services
professionally and appropriately.WORKING RELATIONSHIPS
? Patient, families, pharmacist, physicians, lab personnel, and
other personnel and community in a positive proactive manner. MAJOR
? Remaining current in all new technological and pharmacological
? Knowledge of insurance regulations and restrictions as it relates
to patient care.DECISION MAKING RESPONSIBILTIES
? Evaluates and reports changes in patient status to Supervisor and
? Determines when to hold treatment, when to question orders, and
when to implement orders.
? Complies with regulatory requirements (i.e. TJC) appropriate for
? Current CA RN license (maintain current at all times)
? Current BLS (maintain current at all times)
? 2 years experience in med/surg nursing
? 1 year Oncology Nursing experience
? Competency in intravenous skills and vascular access device
? Basic e-mail, Word proficiency
? Teaching skills
? Sound ethics and communication skills Preferred:
? Oncology Certified Nurse OCN desired.
Job: NursingPrimary Location: Palm Springs, CaliforniaFacility:
Desert Regional Medical CenterJob Type: Full-timeShift Type: Days
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