The Specialized Float Pool Nurse is a Registered Professional Nurse who is accountable and responsible for the delivery of direct care to patients individually and through the assignment and direction of the patient focused care team, utilizing a collaborative patient care management process, meeting established standards of nursing care and integrating other health care team members. Responds to patients and families with knowledge of age-specific needs based on the standards of care of unit/department where assigned. The Specialized Float Pool Nurse competently floats to several areas in the acute care setting.
Nurse Practice Act – Article 2 Section 2725 of the Business and Professions Code:
The practice of nursing means those functions, including basic health care, which help people cope with difficulties in daily living which are associated with their actual or potential health or illness problems or the treatment thereof which require a substantial amount of scientific knowledge or technical skill and includes:
A.Direct and indirect patient care services that insure the safety, comfort, personal hygiene, and protection of patients; and the performance of disease prevention and restorative measure, passion, respect, honesty, politeness, and accountability when dealing with all customers.
B.Direct and indirect patient care services, including, but not limited to, the administration of medications and therapeutic agents, necessary to implement a treatment, disease prevention, or rehabilitative regimen ordered by and within the scope of licensure of a physician, dentist, podiatrist, or clinical psychologist, as defined by Section 1316.6 of the Health and Safety Code.
C.The performance of skin test, immunization techniques, and the withdrawal of human blood from veins and arteries.
D.Observation of signs and symptoms of illness, reactions to treatment, general behavior, or general physical condition, and:
1.Determination of whether such signs, symptoms, reactions, behavior, or general appearance exhibit abnormal characteristics and
2.Implementation, based on observed abnormalities, or appropriate reporting, or referral, or standardized procedures, or changes in treatment regimen in accordance with standardized procedures, or the initiation of emergency procedures.
Nursing degree/diploma required upon hire
Bachelor’s degree in Nursing or higher within 3 years of hire or equivalent educ/experience
1 year acute care experience working with the patient population similar to department of hire or completion of the specialty residency located at that facility. Minimum Telemetry experience
Required upon hire: California Registered Nurse License
Required upon hire: National Provider BLS - American Heart Association
Provider ACLS - American Heart Association upon hire
Institutes of Health Stroke Scale Certificate - NIH Stroke Scale Training Course upon hire
Bachelor’s degree in nursing upon hire
1 year ICU and/or ED Experience
Preferred upon hire: National Certification in area of specialty is preferred, unless otherwise indicated
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Requsition ID: 116583
Company: Providence Jobs
Job Category: Nursing-Patient Facing
Job Function: Nursing
Job Schedule: Full time
Job Shift: Night
Career Track: Nursing
Department: 7017 LCMSP ICU IMCU 2W
Address: CA San Pedro 1300 W 7th St
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