Registered Nurse-Medical Surgical Department- FT/Nights in Huntington Park, CA at Pipeline Health

Date Posted: 12/3/2022

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Job Description

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Registered Nurse-FT/Night ($3 per hour night differential)

Job Summary:

A Registered Nurse responsible and accountable for providing direct age specific patient care to assigned patients during the shift. The Registered Nurse follows the nursing process in the delivery of patient care. The Registered Nurse is responsible for the coordination of the team approach to patient care. The Registered Nurse provides clinical leadership for other nursing staff as assigned and performs related duties as required. Supervises LVN’s, CNA’s Unit Secretary, and other ancillary nursing personnel involved in the delivery of patient care. Reports to Charge RN / PCC and Nursing Director

Essential Job Duties:

  • Demonstrates competency in assessment skills for the patient population served including but not limited to: Risk Behaviors, EDU level and needs, Psychosocial needs, Clinical care
  • Demonstrates ability to plan and coordinate care with patient/ significant others as well as other members of the health care team
  • Demonstrates ability to prioritize patient care problems and determine nursing interventions utilizing critical thinking in compliance with hospital policies and procedures, acceptable standards of practice and regulatory standards.
  • Provides and evaluates patient care throughout the continuum
  • Serves as a role model for the Mission, Vision and Values of the organization and fulfills other job duties as requested within Scope of Practice
  • Maintains current competencies as well as updated knowledge in specific area of practice

Education/Experience:

  • Bachelors degree preferred
  • Minimum of 1 year of current experience in area applying for

Licensure/Certifications:

  • Current RN in good standing with the California Board of Nursing
  • Current BLS for Healthcare provider card
  • Current area specific certification required (i.e NALS, PALS, ACLS, NRP, AB508)

ADA CONSIDERATION: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Such accommodations must be requested by the employee/applicant in order to be considered.

LANGUAGE SKILLS: Must be able to read, analyze, and interpret common scientific and technical information, and to be easily understood through verbal communication in the English language. Must be able to prepare documentation in a manner that conforms to prescribed style and format, and to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community. Bilingual skills (Spanish) preferred.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS: Must be able to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to perform these operations using units of weight measurement, volume, and distance. Ability to perform upper level mathematical operations, including algebra and geometry, frequent distribution, determination of test reliability and validity, analysis of variance, correlation techniques, sampling theory and factor analysis.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; talk or hear; and taste or smell. The employee is regularly required to lift, push and/or pull weights in excess of 10 pounds. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move more than 100 pounds, with assistance. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

WORK ENVIRONMENT: Is occasionally exposed to toxic or caustic chemicals, risk of electrical shock, and vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate