RN Same Day Services Full Time Evenings
Company: Tenet Healthcare Corporation
Location: Fountain Valley
Posted on: May 3, 2021
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. We're proud of the efforts of our physicians, nurses
and staff who strive to provide you with the best care
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
Interviews patient, family, significant others to formulate a
Observes, identifies and collects data to identify nursing care
needs of the patient and family.
Correlates the medical plan of care with the nursing plan of
Identifies and reports to the appropriate person(s) abnormal
diagnostic data and clinical changes in the patient's
Reviews each patients chart for completeness. Notifies physician
or other appropriate persons if chart is not complete in a timely
fashion to avoid delays.
Completes an immediate assessment of each patient as they arrive
in SDS post procedure.
- Based on changing patient needs in the Post procedure phase,
evaluates, revises and updates patient care until discharged from
Develops and/or updates individualized nursing care plan on each
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 as defined in Policy and
Implements changes in physicians' orders in a timely manner.
- Explains treatments and procedures to patient and
16.Provides patient and family teaching.
Provides for the safety, cleanliness and comfort of the
Maintains knowledge and skills in emergency procedures per ACLS
guidelines and initiates emergency procedures as needed within the
scope of practice and hospital policy.
- ACLS certification:
Evaluates the patient's response to nursing care.
Updates and revises care to be delivered as patients' needs
- Appropriately communicates changes and care given to other
members of the health care team.
PROFESSIONAL GROWTH AND RESPONSIBILITY:
Assumes leadership role and delegates nursing care.
Assigns tasks appropriately and guides team members based on
their skills and abilities.
Maintains awareness of legal aspects of hospital nursing.
Conducts patient care conferences.
Updates skills and knowledge and attends peers' patient care
Assists in orientation and/or acts as a preceptor for new
Sets goals and objectives with target dates.
- Participates in patient care Quality Assurance programs.
Recognizes impending post-operative complications.
Manages patients as team leader or primary care giver.
Demonstrates flexibility to work as out-patient nurse or ward
secretary as needed.
Maintains post operative drains, tubes and irrigations (i.e.,
chest tubes, NG tubes, CBI, suprapubic catheters).
Maintains all intravenous lines and fluids (i.e., CVP, Hickman
catheters, IV PBs, portacath hyperalimentation).
Manages pain effectively (ie, PCA, IVP, IM, PO).
Maintains proper aseptic technique during dressing changes.
Clearly documents effectiveness of nursing care (i.e., pain
management and response to treatments such as wound care).
Assists physical therapist in mobilizing patients and assesses
- Keeps accurate record of intake and
- Point of care testing
A. Minimum Education: Knowledge necessary to obtain California
RN license. Current California RN license and current American
Heart Association BLS, ACLS and PALS certification required.
Required: Graduate of an accredited School of Nursing
Preferred: Academic degree in nursing (Bachelors or Masters
B. Minimum Experience: Recent acute care experience
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
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