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Providence Health & Services Clinical Specialty Nurse (RN) - Urgent Care in Santa Clarita, California

Description:

Providence is calling a Clinical Specialty Nurse (RN) in Urgent Care (Per diem/Day shift) to our Providence Facey Medical Foundation in Santa Clarita, CA.

We are seeking a Clinical Specialty Nurse (RN) in Urgent Care who will provide professional patient care for all patients following established standards and practices. Serves as a role model for Registered Nurses, Medical Assistants and LVNs by providing leadership which fosters positive attitudes and change, as well as supports management policies and procedures.

Age(s) of Patients Served:Birth and above.

In this position you will:

  • Perform job functions timely and efficiently utilizing knowledge of advanced nursing principles

  • Deliver upon the service expectations of both our patients and fellow staff members by listening to their needs; engaging in positive interactions; and following through on promises made in a thoughtful, efficient, timely and courteous manner so that their total outcome is better than expected

  • Respect the dignity, confidentiality and privacy of patients

  • Work in a safe manner, adhering to general safety precautions and standards. Reports any unsafe conditions to their supervisor and/or the safety hotline

  • Perform patient care skills -- vitals, BP, history taking, IM/Sub Q injections, EKG, treadmill, catheterization, PTSs, Accu check, sterile technique procedure set-ups, assists with minor surgeries, pulse oxycemetry, phlebotomy, autoclaving, controlled substance counts and PFTs (Pulmonary Function Test)

  • Mix and administer IV medications, as written by physician and within the scope of practice

  • Perform advanced clinical procedures: porta-caths, bladder catheterizations and chemotherapy administration

  • Administer routine immunizations, therapeutic injections and skin tests

  • Perform blood pressure checks. Informs practitioner of unusual changes

  • Assist with emergencies and minor surgeries

  • Provide accurate, complete, legible and timely documentation of all nursing procedures in the medical record

  • Demonstrate effective nursing judgment and a thorough knowledge of nursing procedures and practices

  • Communicate clinically significant information to the physician, including but not limited to, abnormal test results, patient concerns and changes in the patient’s condition

  • Support the waived and moderately complex clinical lab testing needs of the Urgent Care. This includes performing testing considered moderately complex on patient samples and the associated quality control materials in accordance with the laboratory Standard Operating Procedures (SOP’s). Additionally, provides onsite oversight for control and instrument. maintenance documentation and complete the training and ongoing competency requirements as defined by the Laboratory Medical Director

  • Demonstrate the ability to work independently with minimal direction adjusting to changes in workload and acuity

  • Follow correct procedures for handling and disposing of biohazardous infectious waste

  • Perform daily and weekly environmental cleaning and equipment quality control and maintenance

  • Order and maintain current inventories of medication and supplies

  • Check for outdated medication on a monthly basis.

  • Comply with all application infection control and safety procedures

  • Work in a safe manner, adhering to general safety precautions and standards. Reports any unsafe conditions to their supervisor and/or the safety hotline

  • May be asked to serve as a preceptor to others. This will include, but not be limited to:

  • Complete of an 8-hour preceptor class

  • Orient and train new personnel or assist in re-orienting / re-training existing personnel

  • Review appropriate checklist and monitor completion of specific areas

  • Help the orientee seek learning opportunities with a review of pertinent Policy and Procedure, observation skills, and checklist completion

  • Provide feedback to supervisor on areas completed and areas needing additional training

  • Demonstrate awareness of current state, federal and local laws governing the delivery of care

  • Use appropriate reporting mechanisms as required by state laws

  • Respect the dignity, confidentiality and privacy of patients

  • Obtain appropriate authorizations and consents for treatment

  • Provide open and timely communication with patients, and their families

  • Provide sufficient information to allow patients and their significant others to participate in the patient’s care

  • Provide educational resources to the patient/family as appropriate

  • Demonstrate commitment to education and sharing of knowledge

  • Assist in the orientation of new personnel to the office

  • Obtain ongoing education consistent with level and area of practice

  • Maintain current American Hearth Association BLS for Health Care Providers and other appropriate licensure/certifications

  • Participate regularly in Quality Improvement audits and activities

Qualifications:

Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Graduate of a recognized Registered Nursing program

  • Current California RN license

  • Current Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) and Basic Life Support (BLS) certification for Health Care Providers from the American Heart Association

  • 1 year Patient assessment experience in the acute care setting, emergency medicine, or urgent care environment

  • Knowledge of UR/QA requirements, surgery scheduling knowledge and patient education skills

  • Excellent communication and documentation skills essential.

  • Ability to multi-task and deliver patient care in a fast-paced environment

Preferred qualifications for this position include

  • Experience with Electronic Medical Records (EMR)

About the organization you will serve:

Facey Medical Group is a multi-specialty medical group with over 160 physicians providing care to the growing population in the North & East regions of Los Angeles & Ventura Counties. Twelve medical clinics, including two urgent care centers and dedicated women's centers, are located across the San Fernando, Santa Clarita, and Simi Valleys. The group began as a single medical practice over 90 years ago.

Facey is part of Providence Health & Services, an integrated, not-for-profit 5-state network of hospitals, care centers, medical clinics, affiliated services and educational facilities spanning from California to Alaska.

For information on our comprehensive range of benefits, visit:

http://www.providenceiscalling.jobs/rewards-benefits/

Our Mission

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.

About Us

Providence Health & Services is a not-for-profit Catholic network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services guided by a Mission of caring the Sisters of Providence began over 160 years ago. 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.

Schedule: On Call

Shift: Day

Job Category: Clinic/Ambulatory Care Nursing

Location: California-Santa Clarita

Req ID: 261809

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