AHMC Healthcare

  • Registered Nurse

    Posted Date 8 months ago(4/22/2019 6:51 PM)
    Location : Location
    US-CA-San Gabriel
  • 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.

     

    ·         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

    Qualifications

    • Associate degree in Nursing or graduate of an accredited school of Nursing.
    • Current California RN License
    • Current BLS, ACLS, and PALS card.
    • Bilingual in Spanish, Vietnamese, or Chinese (preferred).

    Facility

    San Gabriel Valley Medical Center

    Req ID

    req4470

    Shift

    Variable

    Category

    Nursing

    Position Type

    PerDiem

    Department

    Post Anesthesia Care Unit

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