ABOUT THE POSITION
The County of Riverside
The most competitive candidates will have at least one year of experience working as a Registered Nurse in a critical care/Intensive Care Unit (ICU) working with the adult patient population.
ICU Critical Care Pay: $4.00 per hour
Registered Nurse II: $39.63 - $47.29 per hour
Registered Nurse III: $42.17 - $53.59 per hour
Registered Nurse II - Per Diem - $47.39 per hour
Registered Nurse III - Per Diem - $50.00 per hour
Meet the Team! -http://www.ruhealth.org/en-us/medical-center/Pages/home.aspx
The work schedule for these positions may vary depending on the departments needs. Day and night positions are available.
EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES
Within the full scope of the Nurse Practice Act, assess, plan, organize, and provide nursing care to assigned patients in accordance with physician instructions; make preliminary observations of, and prepare patients for, medical treatment.
Assist physicians in administering treatments and in performing medical examinations, diagnostic tests, and surgical operations.
As directed, administer prescribed treatment and medications including dispensing as ordered to patients; chart treatment of patients and record and report significant changes in condition and general progress of patient.
Counsel and advise patients, families and significant others regarding special medical problems and/or proper healthcare methods; prepare and maintain concise and complete records and reports.
Instruct patients in carrying out physician's orders; may transcribe physician's orders to working records.
May provide orientation and training to new staff, residents, medical students, ROP and nursing students.
May participate in quality assurance reviews; may act as a team leader or relief charge nurse.
Assign and monitor the work of subordinate nursing personnel; participate in committee activities.
May triage patients by reviewing admission charts and merging patients into the patient assignment or clinic flow at the appropriate time and place.
May testify in court as to the client's mental and physical condition; may recommend initiating conservatorship investigations when assigned to the mental health setting.
May coordinate and monitor patients through the hospitalization process utilizing physicians, primary care nurses, and third-party payors to maintain quality care and fiscal responsibility.
May review the post hospital care plan with the patient/family, establishing a contact regarding time frames and responsibilities; follow plan through a discharge.
REGISTERED NURSE II - MC/CHC / PER DIEM REGISTERED NURSE II:
Education: Successful completion of the education required to obtain a valid license to practice as a Registered Nurse in the State of California. (A bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in nursing or a health-related field may be required for some positions.)
Experience: Completion of one year as a Registered Nurse in an acute care hospital, mental health setting, clinic outpatient setting, or healthcare agency program.
Experience gained as an Interim Permit Nurse may be credited toward meeting the required experience. Evaluations and references must show proficiency of practice as a Registered Nurse.
REGISTERED NURSE III - MC/CHC / PER DIEM REGISTERED NURSE III:
Education: Successful completion of the education required to obtain a valid license to practice as a Registered Nurse in the State of California.
Experience: Three years of full time experience as a Registered Nurse in an acute care facility, mental health facility, or community health agency with references and evaluations to show appropriate skill level. (A bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in nursing or national certification in a nursing specialty may be considered as a substitution for one year of the required experience. A master's degree from an accredited college or university in nursing may be considered as a substitution for two years of the required experience.)
Knowledge of: Current principles, techniques and procedures used in professional nursing; medical terminology and patient care routine appropriate to clinical setting; medical instruments and equipment; the uses and effects of medicines and narcotics; community resources available to provide patient care and follow-up; federal, state and local laws and regulations governing professional aspects of nursing; identification of potential discharge needs; payor source documentation requirements and governmental regulations affecting reimbursement.
Ability to: Perform the full range of nursing duties and responsibilities in a patient care setting; plan and organize nursing plans for patients; prepare and maintain concise and complete records and reports; establish and maintain effective working relationships with physicians, patients and co-workers; secure the cooperation of employees to work effectively together; assist in the instruction of entry-level nurses and ancillary personnel; keep abreast of developments in area of nursing specialization; evaluate the medical records of hospital admissions; provide recommendations regarding continued stay necessity; identify discharge needs.
A current Basic Life Support (BLS) issued by the American Heart Association for professional healthcare providers.
A current Advance Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Certification issued by the American Heart Association for professional healthcare providers.
A current NIHSS stroke scale certification.
What's Next?This recruitment is open to all applicants.
Applicants who are current County of Riverside employees and/or current employees of the Department/Agency may be considered before other applicants depending on the volume of applications received.
Qualified applicants may be considered for future vacancies throughout the County.
Employee Referral Program - https://rc-hr.com/Working-in-the-County/Employee-Programs/Employee-Referral-Program/Bonus-Eligible-Positions.
Special application requirements
Applicants who fail to provide information demonstrating they possess the position requirements may not be considered further in the application process. A description of job duties directly copied from the job classification or job posting will not be considered.
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