AHMC Healthcare

Registered Nurse

Posted Date 2 months ago(2/6/2020 11:34 AM)
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, PALS Card.
  • Current MAB Certification.
  • Bilingual in Spanish, Vietnamese, Chinese (preferred).

Facility

San Gabriel Valley Medical Center

Req ID

req6297

Shift

Nights

Category

Nursing

Position Type

Regular Full-Time

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