Providence Health & Services Registered Nurse (RN) Clinics RN Resources in Santa Monica, California
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Providence is calling a Registered Nurse (RN) Clinics RN Resources (Full-Time/Day Shift) to Providence Saint Johns Medical Foundation in Santa Monica, CA .
We are seeking a Registered Nurse (RN) Clinics RN Resources who will implement delegated patient care functions under the direction of the Physician, Health Clinic Supervisor, Health Clinic Operations Manager, and the Director of Practice Management. Serve as a resource for Medical Assistants, Patient Care Reps, and LVNs. This individual will perform these functions according to established health clinic standards of care and scope of practice. Respond appropriately to patients and families with knowledge of age-specific needs based on scope of service of unit/department where assigned.
In this position you will have the following responsibilities:
Actively create an environment for safe delivery of patient care and functions with a constant awareness of safety issues identified within the institution
Comply with all hospital and department standards/policies as designated
Administer medications within scope of license
Start and add IV fluids in accordance with hospital/health clinic policies and procedures
Discontinue peripheral IV’s and PRN adapters
Assist with patient admission/transfer, to include room set-up, orientation of patient to environment, personal effects labeling and storing
Provide patient/family education related to self-care and supporting the Plan of Care
Provide direct patient care in a safe and caring manner, as delegated by the Physician:
Perform data collection through physical observation to include auscultation, palpation and percussion and basic mental status assessment to include observation of general behavior, appearance and attitude, collection of data relative to sensorium or orientation to time, person and place, and assessment of recall ability
Place, change and remove complex and simple dressings
Take and record vital signs, weight, etc., as assigned
Perform/record point of care tests
Collect, accurately labels, records phlebotomy specimens according to established protocols.
Perform monitoring activities, reports, documents (i.e. dynamap, pulse ox, fetal and telemetry)
Perform transportation of patients, lifting support as assigned
Assist in providing education services for staff
Maintain confidentiality of all patient and hospital related information
Perform documentation in patient’s record, which is timely, accurate, and concise
Utilize and document on patient data base and other computer based communication and patient monitoring systems (e.g. EKG, Pulse Oximeter, hemodynamic monitoring)
Communicate patient information/changes to physician or mid-level when appropriate
Take verbal/telephone orders from physician according to hospital policy and procedure
Enter and verify MD orders accurately
Obtain results on diagnostic data in a timely manner and communicates and files appropriately
Enter requisitions in a timely manner
Demonstrate responsibility and accountability for own professional growth and practice
Participate in in-services and committees as requested
Maintain own Education Record on unit
Maintain certification and competency in BLS through AHA
Performance Improvement/Quality and Safety:
Actively participates in performance improvement activities and works to correct deficiencies identified
Commit to and actively participates in ongoing compliance
Provide the best care and service to every person, every time (PHS Quality Vision)
Provide care that is safe, timely, effective, efficient, equitable and patient/family centered (PHS Quality definition)
Consistently practices financial responsibility and prudence. (Core Value)
Use equipment and supplies in a prudent and effective manner
Comply with budget and staffing standards
Support emergency staffing needs
Demonstrates responsibility and accountability for own professional practic
Attendance, punctuality and patient confidentiality
Positive public relation image and working relationships
Obtaining necessary knowledge and skill needed to maintain competence and certifications
Completing all mandatory requirements, including annual safety programs, CPR, infection control and annual physical
Comply with hospital, department and unit standards, including but not limited to safety, infection control, quality management, environmental, confidentiality, and patient care.
Participate in the development and attainment of team, department and hospital goals including:
Attend and participate in division meetings
Volunteer or accept assignments for project
Mission, vision and team ground rules
Required qualifications for this position include:
Graduate of a recognized RN program
Completion of program for Registered Nurses and current licensure in good standing in California
Current BLS through AHA
Fluent ability to understand oral and written English directives, including English text
Ability to perform all physical requirements pertaining to delegated tasks
Ability to accurately and efficiently complete assigned tasks.
Ability to organize and prioritize work to complete assignments in a timely manner
Ability to establish and maintain a courteous and cooperative (service-oriented) working relationship with patients, families and co-workers
Preferred qualifications for this position include:
Recent, hospital or clinic direct patient care experience on an acute, sub-acute, ambulatory, or skilled nursing facility
3 years medical office experience
Bilingual: Spanish speaking, Japanese, Armenian, Russian speaking, etc.
About the location you will serve:
Providence Health & Services is further developing its physician integration strategy. As part of this growth, Providence Saint John’s Medical Foundation came into flourishing. Saint John’s Medical Foundation is an integrated, not-for-profit network of medical clinics and affiliated services, servicing the greater Santa Monica and Los Angeles area. The Foundation is expected to continue to grow in the next several years, bringing with it facilities, staff and physician growth to support that objective.
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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.
Providence is a comprehensive not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services continuing a more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. 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.
Job Category: Clinic/Ambulatory Care Nursing
Location: California-Santa Monica
Req ID: 290194