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Providence Health & Services Resource Nurse (RN) in Mission Hills, California

Description:

Providence is calling a Resource Nurse (RN) in Internal Medicine (Full Time/Day Shift) to our Providence Facey Medical Foundation in Mission Hills, CA.

We are seeking a Resource Nurse (RN) in Internal Medicine who will provide professional patient care for all patients following established standards and practices. Serves as a role model for Medical Assistants and LVNs by providing leadership, which fosters positive attitudes and change, as well as supports management policies and procedures. Trains and acts as a resource for Licensed Vocational Nurses and Medical Assistants.

Age of Patients Served: 18 to 64 years.

In this position you will:

  • Act as a resource to LVNs and Medical Assistants, utilizes knowledge of advanced nursing principles

  • Deliver upon the service expectations of both our patients and fellow staff members by listening to their needs; engaging in positive interactions; and following through on promises made in a thoughtful, efficient, timely and courteous manner so that their total outcome is better than expected

  • Respect the dignity, confidentiality and privacy of patients

  • Perform and asses patient care skills of LVN’s and Medical Assistants, including but not limited too vital signs, history taking, injections, EKG, catheterization, Accu check, sterile procedure set-ups, assists with minor surgeries, pulse oxycemetry, phlebotomy, autoclaving and controlled substance counts.

  • Mix and administer IV medications, per physician’s order and within the scope of practice

  • Perform advanced clinical procedures

  • Perform Telephone Triage

  • Assist with emergencies and minor procedures and/or directs care to Medical Assistants and LVN’s during these procedures

  • Provide accurate, complete, legible and timely documentation of all nursing procedures in the medical record and ensures proper documentation of LVN’s and MA’s

  • Demonstrate effective nursing judgment and a thorough knowledge of nursing procedures and practices

  • Communicate clinically significant information to the physician, including but not limited to, abnormal test results, patient concerns and changes in the patient’s condition

  • Demonstrate the ability to work independently with minimal direction adjusting to changes in workload

  • Demonstrate the ability to prioritize patient care appropriately

  • Follow correct procedures for handling and disposing of biohazardous infectious waste

  • Ensure daily and weekly environmental cleaning and equipment quality control and maintenance

  • Ensure ordering and maintenance of medications and supply inventory

  • Check for outdated medication on a monthly basis on the unit and crash cart

  • Comply with all applicable infection control and safety procedures

  • Provide direction to Licensed Vocational Nurses and Medical Assistants

  • Assist the Patient Care Supervisors with daily staffing needs

  • Provide input to the Patient Care Supervisor for periodic Performance Appraisals

  • Work in a safe manner, adhering to general safety precautions and standards. Report any unsafe conditions to their supervisor and/or the safety hotline

  • Demonstrate awareness of current state, federal and local laws governing the delivery of care

  • Use appropriate reporting mechanisms as required by state laws

  • Respect the dignity, confidentiality and privacy of patients

  • Obtain appropriate authorizations and consents for treatment

  • Provide open and timely communication with patients and their families

  • Provide sufficient information to allow patients and their families to participate in the patient’s care

  • Provide educational resources to the patient/family as appropriate

  • Demonstrate commitment to education and sharing of knowledge

  • Assist in the orientation of new personnel to the office and assess clinical skills of the LVN’s and Medical Assistants

  • Obtain ongoing education consistent with level and area of practice

  • Maintain current ACLS and CPR for Health Care Providers and other appropriate licensure/certifications

  • Participate in Quality Improvement audits

Qualifications:

Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Graduate of a recognized Registered Nursing program

  • Current California RN license

  • American Heart Association BLS for Health Care Providers

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) and Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS)

  • Related specialty experience defined by the department

  • Med/Surg experience

  • 2 years Medical office experience

About the organization you will serve:

Facey Medical Group is a multi-specialty medical group with over 160 physicians providing care to the growing population in the North & East regions of Los Angeles & Ventura Counties. Twelve medical clinics, including two urgent care centers and dedicated women's centers, are located across the San Fernando, Santa Clarita and Simi Valleys. The group began as a single medical practice over 90 years ago.

Facey is part of Providence Health & Services, an integrated, not-for-profit 5-state network of hospitals, care centers, medical clinics, affiliated services and educational facilities spanning from California to Alaska.

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details

http://www.providenceiscalling.jobs/rewards-benefits/

Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence Health & Services is a not-for-profit Catholic network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services guided by a Mission of caring the Sisters of Providence began over 160 years ago. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Clinic/Ambulatory Care Nursing

Location: California-Mission Hills

Req ID: 250164

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