OPEN JOB FAIR:
RN, LVN & CNA POSITIONS
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Central Valley Specialty Hospital
730 17th Street Modesto, CA. 95354
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Current openings for this position are as follows:
Full Time: Work at least three (3) 12-hour shifts per week (Alternative work week) which includes 3 weekend shifts per month.
Looking for a FT PM Flex shift applicant
Using independent and interdependent judgement, the Registered Nurse (RN) in compliance with the state of California, Title 22 Nursing Service maintains the delivery of quality care by assuring the nursing care plan is followed. In collaboration with the physician, the RN assures implementation of the assessment plan, evaluation, and follows up the plan of care for the patient population.
This position requires a valid temporary or permanent CA State Registered Nurse License. The individual must have strong interpersonal skills, the ability to manage multiple priorities, be dedicated to the provision of quality patient care, and use sound judgment in decision-making. CPR certification required upon hire. Advanced cardiac life support (ACLS) certification required within 30 days of hire. EKG (Advanced 12 Lead for Medical Professionals) certification required within 6 months of hire. Ability to maintain assigned work hours: Requires endurance to perform tasks over long periods of work hours.
Ability to maintain assigned work hours: Requires endurance to perform tasks over long periods of work hours.
The duties and responsibilities are listed below. It is the expectation of the institution that the employee be able to demonstrate competency in each area. It is the duty of the institution to provide orientation and performance evaluation in each area stated.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
RESPONSIBILITIES TO THE PATIENT
Initiates an on-going systematic assessment of the physical, emotional, social, educational, and functional needs of the patient/family through interview, observation, and physical examination.
Receives admissions and/or transfers to the unit.
Completes nursing admission notes within 24 hours.
Interprets assessment data and information to develop a nursing care plan which contains problem identification, nursing diagnosis, nursing orders, approaches, interventions, short/long term goals, and discharge planning.
Develops nursing care plan utilizing nursing diagnosis
Assesses safety and fall risk levels for patients
Teaches and counsels patients/families, and makes referrals to appropriate resource personnel when needed.
Documents patient, family, and significant other teaching
Participates as a productive member of the interdisciplinary team in assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of rehabilitation goals.
Assures that medical orders are transcribed and processed accurately, and integrates the medical care plan into the provision of nursing care.
Assures that medication/I.V. administration is correct and according to the established nursing policies and procedures.
Looks up unfamiliar medications
Processes medication orders
Administers medications as ordered
Evaluates effectiveness of PRN medications
Verbalizes process for self-administered medications
Verbalizes patient education on identified medications
Verbalizes standing orders
Verbalizes policy and procedure for maintenance and care of central line catheters
Administers I.V. drugs
Provides for personal and environmental safety in accordance with hospital and nursing policies and procedures
Demonstrates skills in handling emergency and life-threatening situations
Locates and uses crash cart items
Calls Code Blue and Medical Emergency
Follows PandP and POLST
Assures that documents in the medical record are complete, factual, accurate and timely.
Documents materials and equipment used.
Verbalizes method to noting orders.
Documents discharge in chart.
Initiates and updates care plan as appropriate.
Provides discharge instructions.
Completes interagency transfer form.
Provides nursing care to meet patient needs:
Performs a complete head-to-toe assessment of each assigned patient per shift using proper documentation tools.
Acts promptly on changes in patient condition, utilizing SBAR method
Reviews lab and test results, notifying physician of abnormal and critical results
Performs wound care in accordance with policy, utilizing proper documentation tools.
Performs basic ventilator management and trouble-shooting.
RESPONSIBILITIES TO UNIT STAFF
Provides direction and leadership in patient care to assigned personnel.
Acts as a team leader.
Makes assignments for team.
Prioritizes activities and plans for effective use of time and staff in meeting patient needs.
Communicates the plan of nursing care for each patient through reports, conferences, rounds, and patient care records.
Shift to shift report and shift huddle with aides
Delegates tasks to aides; monitors to make sure delegated tasks are completed appropriately.
Demonstrates responsibility for the teaching of staff in areas of new techniques, policies and procedures.
Participates in the quality improvement activities of nursing.
Attends appropriate meetings.
Communicates identified learning needs of self and others to the DON/CNO.
Assists the DON/CNO in the orientation of new staff.
Adheres to established policies and procedures of the hospital and Nursing Department.
Actively participates on nursing committees.
Performs other duties as assigned or requested.
RESPONSIBILITIES TO SELF
Evaluates own performance and seeks opportunities for growth and expansion of skills
Takes initiative in upgrading and maintaining skills necessary to provide quality care to patients and leadership to assigned staff.
Acquires continuing education sufficient to maintain licensure and certification
Maintains current nursing licensure
Provides Human Resources and DON/CNO with a copy of current nursing license.
Maintains required competencies
Completes assigned program tracks assigned by DON/CNO/Education Facilitator.
Completes appropriate level of Clinical Advancement within established timeframes
Membership in appropriate professional organizations.
Assumes responsibility for maintaining/enhancing physical health and alleviating stress
Demonstrates competency in a variety of nursing skills as demonstrated and evaluated on at lease an annual basis.
Attends annual skills fair
Displays a "customer service" attitude toward patients, visitors, and other staff members at all times.
Demonstrates basic telephone skills (how to answer, place on hold, and transfer a call.)
Demonstrates how to page physicians or others on call.
Abides by all safety, infection control, and other guidelines as required.
Follows guidelines for caring for patients in isolation
Utilizes hand-washing techniques
Cleans equipment between patient usage.
Reports personal symptoms of suspected illness or contagious disease to the Employee Health Nurse.
Demonstrated knowledge of universal blood and body fluid precautions
Promotes an ethic of continuous quality improvement in all matters associated with the position, and documents specific quality improvement implementation.
Performs all other tasks and duties as may be assigned.
Provides a level of competency to treat patients 18 and older.
Adults: Involves them with care planning by meeting any needs they identify during assessment. Identifies their normal patterns of living and strives to attain them
Geriatric: Strives to obtain understanding by speaking distinctly and moving slowly. Involves family as much as possible