Facility Overview:Desert Regional Medical Center is a 385 bed acute-care hospital classified as a stroke receiving center and level 2 trauma facility with an innovative , patient centered and evidence-based Rehabilitation Services Department. Our compassionate team provides a wide range of inpatient and outpatient services, including acute care rehabilitation,joint replacement & spinal surgery, neurosurgery, ICU, Telemetry, step-down care, skilled nursing, as well as outpatient therapy, hand and lymphedema clinics.Position Overview:The clinical nurse assumes principal responsibility for the total care assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation of each assigned patient. The clinical nurse initiates teaching and educates the patient and family and/or significant other to attain optimal health. The clinical nurse is responsible for adhering to all standards of nursing care.Department Specific Duties:Pre-Op duties including patient assessment and IV initiation in a timely manner.Procedural Nurse duties including the administration of Moderate Sedation, assessment, monitoring and emergency procedures.Recovery Room duties including assessment, monitoring and emergency procedures.Ordering and maintenance of supplies.Familiarization, nursing skills and competencies with GI Lab procedures including EGD, Colonoscopy, ERCP and Liver Biopsy. Complete and accurate charting.Follow up callbacks.Patient Transport.Demonstrate ability to cross train and work in other areas of nursing care.
Graduate of accredited professional nursing program
Current RN licensure in the State of California.
Current American Heart Association BLS certification (maintain current at all times).
Current ACLS certification (maintain current at all times).
Prior clinical experience is desired.
Effective verbal and written communication skills to communicate with people on all levels and able to maintain positive working relationships with patients, families, and co-workers inter- and intra-departmentally.
Possess active listening skills.
Demonstrates knowledge of current nursing theory and practice.
Compassionate, non-judgmental patient caregiver and advocate.
Must be able to tolerate physically and mentally demanding work.
Possesses audible acuity necessary for taking blood pressures and maintaining patient safety.
Completion of mandatory programs to meet TJC standards is a job requirement
Must successfully complete EKG test within the first 30 days of hire
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