Registered Nurse (Urgent Care) (Part Time - 32 Hours)

San Ysidro Health Center Chula Vista , CA 91909

Posted 1 month ago

Position Summary:

Under the direction of the Urgent Care Supervisor/Manager, the Registered Nurse will be responsible to provide, delegate and coordinate nursing care as directed by San Ysidro Health policies and procedures in an acute ambulatory care setting.

Essential Functions of the Job:

  • Provide direct patient care to a diversified patient population, applying knowledge, experience, and judgment in determining importance of situations and setting priorities. Participate in staff education, demonstrate leadership skills, and accountability for own practice as defined by the Nurse Practice Act.

  • Accurately identify patient needs based on initial interpretation of observation and clinical knowledge and judgment

  • Demonstrate competency in performing safe nursing care, as well as the ability to set priorities and decision making in a timely manner

  • Implement patient care functions such as comprehensive triage process, primary assessment to determine acuity level, and initiation of specific interventions or test orders as per SYH nursing protocols

  • Perform secondary assessment focusing on medical/surgical history, current medications, social practices, physiologic, psychosocial, cultural, spiritual, and cognitive status

  • Perform nursing tasks including but not limited to: focused assessment based on visit complaint, EKGs, Intravenous (IV) access insertion, prepare and administer IV medications as per provider's order, urine catheter insertion, respiratory treatments, wound care, and provide patient and or family education upon disposition

  • Display understanding of standard pharmacological agents used in treating patient conditions

  • Demonstrate competency and compliance with infection prevention and control measures

  • Document all pertinent patient information (i.e. completed orders, nursing procedures, patient's response to treatment, etc.) in the EMR, as established by SYH guidelines

  • Monitor patient's response to treatment and communicate with other health team members significant changes and modify care plan accordingly

  • Coordinate hospital admissions or transfer to higher level care facility, in accordance to CMS, SYH, or receiving facility regulations

  • Demonstrate understanding of policies, protocols, organizational structure, and appropriately utilize chain of command

  • Participates regularly in staff development trainings to ensure continuous quality improvements

  • Demonstrate and apply knowledge of safety principles as identified by SYH

  • Follow National Patient Safety Goals and Core Measure Initiatives

  • Maintain department readiness at all times (i.e. clean/organized work area, restocking, equipment checks, and exam room preparation)

  • Fulfill charge nurse responsibilities as assigned on a rotation schedule, or as needed

Job Requirements:

  • Basic computer skills and experience or familiarity with EMR

  • Knowledge of legal implications in clinical practice and documentation

  • Basic computer skills and experience or familiarity with EMR

  • Effective interpersonal and communication skills

  • Demonstrates accountability and professionalism

Education Required (Minimum level of education):

  • Graduate of an accredited registered nursing program

Certifications/Licenses Preferred:

  • BLS/ACLS and PALS certification from AHA (American Heart Association)
  • Possession of active valid California RN license

Experience Required (Minimum level of experience):

  • Minimum 6 months of acute care experience within the past 3 years

Verbal and Written Skills Required to perform the Job:

  • Effective interpersonal and communication skills

  • Demonstrates accountability and professionalism

Technical Knowledge and Skills Required to Perform the Job:

  • Basic computer skills and experience or familiarity with EMR
  • Knowledge of legal implications in clinical practice and documentation

About Us

San Ysidro Health is a Federally Qualified Health Care organization committed to providing high quality, compassionate, accessible and affordable healthcare services for the entire family.

The organization was founded by seven women in search of medical services for their families and community. Almost 50 years later, San Ysidro Health now provides innovative care to over 92,000 patients through a vast and integrated network of 34 program sites across the county. San Ysidro Health could not serve our patients without the dedication of our passionate and hardworking employees.

Apply today and become a part of our mission-driven team!

San Ysidro Health has a long-standing commitment to equal employment opportunity for all applicants for employment. Employment decisions including, but not limited to, those such as employee selection, performance evaluation, administration of benefits, working conditions, employee programs, transfers, position changes, training, disciplinary action, compensation, and separations are made without regard to reace, color, religion (including religious dress and grooming), creed, national origin, nationality, citizenship status, domestic partnership status, ancestry, gender, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, civil union status, family status, age, mental or physical disability (including AIDS or HIV-related status), atypical heredity cellular or blood trait of an individual, genetic information or refusal to submit to a genetic test or make available the results of a genetic test, military status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws.

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  • Pay Type Hourly

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  • Chula Vista, CA, USA
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