RNFA

Location
Eisenhower Medical Center, Rancho Mirage, CA
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Feb 09, 2018
Closes
Mar 09, 2018
Specialty
OR / PACU
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time


Job Objective: A brief overview of the position.


    A professional nurse who possesses and demonstrates the ability to assess patients using the nursing process. Develops a Plan of Care that is consistent with the needs appropriate to the age of the patient. Independently sets priorities and implements nursing activities in an accurate, safe, and timely manner. Is able to delegate activities appropriately to other team members. Evaluates and documents the effectiveness of nursing and medical interventions. Formulates, implements and documents an individual teaching plan for each patient. Provides patient care in a cost effective high quality manner.


Reports to


    Director, Same Day Surgery


Supervises


    N/A


Ages of Patients


    Pediatric

    Adolescent

    Adult

    Geriatric


Blood Borne Pathogens


    High Potential


Qualifications


    Education


      Required: BSN or MSN or enrollment in an RN-BSN or RN-MSN program within 1 year of hire and completion within 5 years of hire if hired after July 1, 2012


    Licensure/Certification


      Required: California RN license; Completion of RNFA Didactic Course; American Heart Association BLS and ACLS.

      Preferred: N/A


    Experience


      Required: N/A

      Preferred: 1 to 2 years experience in the area of specialty or in area of higher acuity or participation in internship program/course.


Essential Responsibilities


    Demonstrates compliance with Code of Conduct and compliance policies, and takes action to resolve compliance questions or concerns and report suspected violations.

    Performs physical assessment on patients.

    Develops plan of care based on assessment.

    Demonstrates implementation skills in accordance with EMH Standards of Care, policies, procedures, and Nurse Practice Act.

    Evaluates effectiveness of nursing and medical interventions.

    Demonstrates ability to change intervention strategies when expected outcomes not met.

    Consistently documents in accordance with EMH policies and procedures.

    Consistently administers medications and documents in compliance with medication administration policies and procedures.

    Demonstrates competency in the operation of equipment specific to clinical area.

    Provides accurate and precise reporting of patient condition and changes in a timely manner to physicians.

    Formulates, implements, and documents an individual teaching plan for each patient.

    Initiates discharge planning upon admission and throughout hospitalization in conjunction with Case Manager where appropriate.

    Completes age specific competency annually.

    Adheres to guidelines for change of shift report and internal transfer of patient care.

    Mandatory patient rounds before and after each shift.

    Complies with departmental plan to meet budget goals.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of Department of Nursing performance improvement and patient safety goals.

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