AHMC Healthcare

Registered Nurse

Posted Date 1 year ago(8/19/2019 2:20 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’s degree in Nursing or graduate of an accredited school of nursing.
  • Must have at least 2-3 years NICU experience.
  • Current California RN License
  • Current BLS card.
  • Current PALS card.
  • Current NRP card.
  • Bilingual in Spanish, Vietnamese, and Chinese (preferred).

Facility

San Gabriel Valley Medical Center

Req ID

req5231

Shift

Days

Category

Nursing

Position Type

PerDiem

Department

NICU

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