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.
Demonstrate ability to cross train and work in other areas of nursing care.
Requires one year Endoscopy experience with calls
Associates Degree in Nursing
Bachelorâ��s Degree in Nursing (Job code G70AD)
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
Primary Location: Palm Springs, California
Facility: Desert Regional Medical Center
Job Type: Full-time
Shift Type: Days
Employment practices will not be influenced or affected by an applicantâ��s or employeeâ��s race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status or any other legally protected status. Tenet will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship.
Tenet Healthcare Corporation (NYSE: THC) is a diversified healthcare services company headquartered in Dallas with 112,000 employees. Through an expansive care network that includes United Surgical Partners International, we operate 65 hospitals and approximately 510 other healthcare facilities, including surgical hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, urgent care and imaging centers and other care sites and clinics. We also operate Conifer Health Solutions, which provides revenue cycle management and value-based care services to hospitals, health systems, physician practices, employers and other clients. Across the Tenet enterprise, we are united by our mission to deliver quality, compassionate care in the communities we serve.