Registered Nurse (RN)

Employer
Inland Behavioral and Health Services, Inc.
Location
San Bernardino, CA, US
Salary
Competitve
Posted
Aug 18, 2017
Closes
Sep 18, 2017
Ref
8d6801d34
Specialty
Other
Contract Type
Permanent
Job Description

The Registered Nurse (RN) performs a wide variety of patient care activities and services for medical providers. The Registered Nurse is under the direct supervision of the Medical Director. Duties are performed in accordance with specific instructions, departmental policies and procedures and established general written standards of nursing care. The RN is responsible for assessing, planning, implementing, and evaluating care as part of a medical team. Nursing practice at this level demonstrates the application of basic assessment skills; independent judgment and action; and adherence to patient privacy, confidentiality, and security guidelines.

RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES

Typical responsibilities and duties of the RN position include, but are not limited to:

Maintain an orderly, efficient, and timely flow of patients.

Prepare patients for medical examination by providing them with appropriate instructions.

Formulates nursing care plans based upon assessment and in accordance with provider orders, procedures and/or protocols.

Provides individualized and specialized nursing care and administers medications and treatments to patients as prescribed.

Recognizes and responds to changes in patient status timely and appropriately.

Obtain weight and height measurements, take blood pressure, collect specimens, and take medical history. May also have vernpuncture responsibilities.

Administer appropriate tests and treatments as directed by medical providers.

Assist medical providers in medical procedures and treatment as instructed.

Prepare and update patient charts, including review to insure information is complete and accurate.

Maintain files and follow-up for pap and other tests as appropriate.

Pull patient charts. Provide medical provider with a copy of the days scheduled patients.

Inventory and supply exam rooms as needed. Equipment trays and carts for medical procedures. Inspect exam rooms for cleanliness and stock as needed.

Assist patients over the phone as appropriate. Have medical provider return patients call if appropriate.

Screen pharmaceutical representatives and discuss dispensing of drugs as needed.

Assist with clerical duties such as patient scheduling, billing, filing charts, answering phone, etc.

Attend trainings to improve and/or maintain skills. Participates in patient care conferences, committee meetings, staff development, and education programs to increase or maintain professional competency.

Coordinates delivery of patient care with other services and disciplines to achieve optimal patient outcomes.

Other duties as assigned

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Must be a graduate of an accredited nursing program and possess a license to practice as a Registered Nurse issued by the California Board of Registered Nursing. One year of nursing experience. Ability to communicate effectively with patients, medical providers, and other clinic staff.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Ability to communicate effectively with patients, medical providers, and other clinic staff.

Must have physical ability to perform patient care duties. Must have physical ability to stand and walk for extended periods of time, have the ability to reach, possess fine manual dexterity, talking, hearing, and near and far visual acuity. A valid California Driver License. Must be able to multi-task under sometimes stressful conditions. Must have visual, oral-auditory, motor, and cognitive ability necessary to perform functions of an RN.

Company Description

Inland Behavioral & Health Services is a community based non-profit Federally Qualified Healthcare Provider with three locations in the city of San Bernardino and one in the city of Banning. We offer many different health services including Medical, Dental, and Mental healthcare. We welcome you to browse our site and learn more about the services we provide, the opportunities we offer, our hours of operation, directions to our facilities, as well as our contact information.

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