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RN Float Pool Med Surg Per Diem Days

Company: Fountain Valley Regional Hospital
Location: Fountain Valley
Posted on: November 16, 2023

Job Description:

Fountain Valley Regional Hospital is proud of the full range of quality services we provide. Since 1971, we have dedicated our efforts to meet and serve the medical needs of our growing community. We were the first hospital in Orange County to offer residents an accredited Chest Pain Center and a Thrombectomy Receiving Center certified by The Joint Commission. We are one of only two certified Pediatric ICUs in Orange County and the only hospital in Fountain Valley and Huntington Beach with a Level III Neonatal ICU. Were proud of the efforts of our physicians, nurses and staff who strive to provide you with the best care possible.
We offer competitive salaries and benefits including a matching 401(k), several health & dental plans to choose from, generous tuition assistance plans, and relocation assistance for select positions.

Registered Nurse Float Pool Med Surg Position Summary:
The Adult Float Pool Registered Nurse is primarily responsible for all aspects of patient care while maintaining a high performance level in quality, service, critical nursing skills, and critical thinking. The position will require floating to all Telemetry and Medical/Surgical Departments. The Adult Float Pool Registered Nurse must be familiar with and adhere to Regulatory Standards and Fountain Valley Regional Hospital Policies and Procedure.
Essential Duties:

  • Interviews patient, family, and significant others to formulate nursing history.
  • Observes, identifies and collects data to identify nursing care needs of the patient and family.
  • Demonstrates decision making process and ability to recognize priorities and resolve appropriately.
  • Documents primary assessment in a timely manner.
  • Identifies and reports to the appropriate person(s) abnormal diagnostic data and clinical changes in the patient's condition.
  • Develops and/or updates individualized nursing care plan on each patient.
  • Documents patient problems and nursing care needs of the patient and family/significant others.
  • Actively involves patient and family/significant others in planning patient's care.
  • Develops short- and long-term goals for the patient and family/significant others.
  • Identifies the need to involve other disciplines in the patient's care.
  • Initiates discharge planning upon admission.
  • Performs common nursing procedures.
  • Implements changes in physicians' orders in a timely manner.
  • Explains treatments and procedures to patient and family/significant others.
  • Provides patient and family teaching.
  • Provides for safety, cleanliness and comfort for patient.
  • Initiates emergency procedures as needed within the scope of practice and hospital policy.
  • Demonstrates critical thinking skills in dealing with infrequently encountered or difficult situations.
  • Evaluates the patient's response to nursing care.
  • Updates and revises care to be delivered, as patient's needs change.
  • Appropriately communicates changes and care given to other members of the health care team.
  • Keeps immediate supervisor informed of organizational, staff and patient problems.
  • Maintains an awareness of legal aspects of nursing, including accurate/timely documentation according to standards/policy and procedure.
  • Participates in patient care conferences.
  • Updates skills and knowledge as it pertains to Critical Care Nursing.
  • Assists in orientation and/or acts as a preceptor for new personnel
  • Participates in quality assurance programs and/or committees.
  • Manages patients as a primary caregiver.
  • Demonstrates ability to utilize equipment in the clinical setting.
  • Demonstrates basic computer entry skills.
  • Demonstrates knowledge and skills in application of monitoring equipment.
  • Demonstrates knowledge and skills in recognizing and acting accordingly to life threatening arrhythmias.

    The Registered Nurse Float Pool Med Surg Per Diem Days candidate will possess the following education, licenses/ certifications, and experience:

    • Current California Registered Nurse License
    • Current American Heart Association BLS and ACLS Certification
    • Minimum of (1) year nursing experience in a Telemetry Department.
    • Exercises excellent observation and sound nursing judgment, excellent oral and written communication skills.
    • Strong interpersonal skills with ability to coordinate care needs.
    • Self-directed and able to work with minimal supervision; excellent organizational skills.
    • Flexible and cooperative in fulfilling Float Pool role obligation.

      The hospital, in its sole discretion, reserves the right to combine any of the above required experiences, or to consider applicants other work related experience in order to meet the above mentioned requirements.

      Tenet complies with federal, state, and/or local laws regarding mandatory vaccination of its workforce. If you are offered this position and must be vaccinated under any applicable law, you will be required to show proof of full vaccination or obtain an approval of a religious or medical exemption prior to your start date. If you receive an exemption from the vaccination requirement, you will be required to submit to regular testing in accordance with the law.

      Pay Range: $40.33 - $61.25
      Individual wages are determined based upon a number of factors including, but not limited to, an employee's qualifications and experience.2205013157Employment practices will not be influenced or affected by an applicant's or employee'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.

Keywords: Fountain Valley Regional Hospital, Fountain Valley , RN Float Pool Med Surg Per Diem Days, Healthcare , Fountain Valley, California

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