Providence Health & Services RN Resource *Torrance Part-time Days* in Torrance, California
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Providence is calling a Registered Nurse (RN) Resource (Part t ime/Variable Shift) at Providence Medical Institute in Torrance , CA.
We are seeking Registered Nurse (RN) Resource who will be responsible for providing direct patient care in the clinic as well as facilitating patient care flow. This position will facilitate the workflow in the area by conducting nursing assessments, delegating service to and documentation. In addition, this staff member will contribute expertise in the areas of patient scheduling, telephone advice and pharmacy needs. The Resource RN will assist with maintaining compliance to professional nursing standards and regulatory requirements and will support physicians in delivering quality health care to patients taking into account the patients' individual physical or age-related needs. Performs all duties in a manner, which promotes team concept, caring and respect reflecting the philosophy of Sisters of Providence Mission. In addition, upholds the standards of confidentiality, attendance and punctuality. Works as a member of the clinical support/patient care team and directly interacts with clinic patients including LVN''s, MA''s and providers. Works with providers to ensure that an appropriate standard of care is provided.
In this position you will:
Triage patients and communicate urgent patient needs to the practitioner
Instruct patients in the collection of samples and other tests
Draw blood; perform EKG’s, laboratory; assist with diagnostic test and clinical procedures to appropriate level of training and established procedures
Under supervision of practitioner, administer medications. Start intravenous lines and administer intravenous fluids with appropriate certification
Delegate tasks to other caregivers as license permits
Under supervision of the practitioner, inform patients of lab results, call in prescriptions to pharmacies and return practitioners’ phone messages
Document all interactions in patient’s electronic medical record
Actively participate in continuing education and meetings
Promote the mission of Providence externally in a positive way Function as an ambassador for Providence when interfacing with anyone outside the organization
Demonstrate the Providence Core Values including patient-centered care and service; respect, caring and compassion; teamwork and partnership; continuous learning and improvement; and leadership at all times
Demonstrate competency with all position related software programs
Consistent use of AIDET system for excellent service
Obtain body fluid specimens including but not limited to urinary catheterization
Ensure that follow-up and referral information are understood by the patient or family
Provide patient mobility assistance as necessary.
Assist office staff with scheduling of in-patient and outpatient tests and procedures
Provide general health education within own level of expertise and as directed by practitioner and nurse supervisor. Assist in collecting and distributing patient education materials
LABORATORY RESPONSIBILITIES MAY INCLUDE:
Understand and comply with policies and procedures as outlined in the Laboratory Policy and Procedure Manual
Collect, identify and process patient specimens according to SPD and reference lab protocols
Maintain and monitor records of specimens sent to reference laboratories for testing
Perform waived testing procedures and simple moderate tests proficiently, where training has been completed and competency has been verified
Document all in-house laboratory tasks and testing procedures. Retain records for two years
Understand and articulate the importance of quality control and performance of simple QC procedures and instrument maintenance
Required qualifications for this position includes:
Graduate of school of registered nursing
One (1) year Nursing experience in a clinic setting, or two (2) years of acute hospital nursing experience
Current CA State RN license
Current BLS-HCP – Basic Life Support – for Healthcare Providers – American Heart Association (AHA) or American Red Cross (ARC) – CPR/AED for Professional Rescuer accepted on hire until card expiration date
Able to carry out defined procedures and duties under specific instruction
Demonstrated ability and desire to educate patients and families
Able to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists
Able to read, analyze, and assimilate medical records, laboratory and other diagnostic reports necessary for clinic medical charts
Demonstrated literacy in the use of personal computers and Windows applications
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Able to exercise good judgment independently
Able to prioritize and juggle multiple tasks under pressure
Able to work in a high volume environment while maintaining high quality standards
Able to self-manage, set priorities and operate with minimal direct supervision
Capable of managing highly confidential information
Able to develop and maintain effective working relationships with peers, physicians and other staff members
Preferred qualifications for this position includes:
Bachelor's Degree in Nursing (BSN)
ER or urgent care experience
Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certification
About the hospital you will serve:
Providence Health & Services is further developing its physician integration strategy. Historically, the largest asset has been Providence Medical Institute, a medical foundation that provides administrative and other support services to affiliated medical groups. Providence Medical Institute is expected to grow significantly in the next several years, bringing with it facilities, staff and physician growth to support that objective.
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As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.
Providence is a comprehensive not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services continuing a more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.
Job Category: Clinic/Ambulatory Care Nursing
Req ID: 315128