AHMC Healthcare

Registered Nurse

Posted Date 3 months ago(3/22/2024 1:52 PM)
Requisition ID
req21958
Facility
San Gabriel Valley Medical Center
# of Openings
1
Shift
Days
Category
Nursing
Position Type
Regular Full-Time

Overview

  • Assesses patient/family health problems and resources, takes a leadership role in the development, implementation and outcomes evaluation of a plan for nursing care provided by the nursing team. Provides technical nursing care and interventions to designated patient populations.
  • This position requires providing service to a one or more age populations including an ill neonate through geriatric patient population in a manner that demonstrates an understanding of the functional/developmental age of the individual served. Admission coordination, make nursing assignments, coordinate shift activities and quality control functions
  • This position requires the full understanding and active participation in fulfilling the Mission of San Gabriel Valley Medical Center. It is expected that the employee demonstrate behavior consistent with the Core Values. The employee shall support San Gabriel Valley Medical Center’s strategic plan and the goals and direction of the Performance Improvement Plan (PIP).

Responsibilities

·         Provides local wound care as ordered.

·         Applies dressings as ordered or as appropriate to the type of wound.

·         Documents nursing interventions using the FOCUS charting format.

·         Demonstrates knowledge of procedures and post-care.

·         Follows established protocols for patients at high risk for suicide or unpredictable behavior.

·         Follows established protocols for patients at high risk for falls and skin breakdown.

·         Follows appropriate Code Blue notification procedures.

·         Functions in a Code Blue quickly and calmly providing CPR, administering and documenting medications/interventions accurately.

·         Effectively prioritizes clinical interventions and care.

·         Communicates significant changes in patient’s condition/status in a timely manner.

·         Understands actions, side-effects, contra-indications of drugs.

·         Follows five “rights” of medication administration.

·         Adheres to medication policies, practices and standards.

·         Administers medication, intravenous therapy and fluid management only on physician request and guidance.

·         Obtains necessary training prior to initial equipment use.

·         Assures equipment is in operating order prior to use.

·         Differentiates between patient complications and equipment malfunction.

·         Uses the following equipment in accordance with manufacturer’s operating instructions, including but not limited to:

·         IV Pump

·         Glucoscan

·         PCA Pump

·         Tube Feeding Pump

·         Chest Tube Suction

·         Defibrillator

·         Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Education/Training/Experience

Graduate of a RN School of Nursing

Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Bilingual (English/Spanish/Vietnamese/Chinese) preferred

Computer skills

 

Licenses/Certifications

Current California RN License

Current BLS, ACLS, PALS Card

Current MAB Certification

NIH Certification – within 90 days of hire

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