Tenet Healthcare RN OR FT Weekend Days $10K Sign On in Palm Springs, California

Position Overview:

The clinical nurse assumes principal responsibility for the total care assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation of each assigned patient.

The clinical nurse initiates teaching and educates the patient and family and/or significant other to attain optimal health.

The clinical nurse is responsible for adhering to all standards of nursing care.

Department Specific Duties:

Responsible for the delivery of safe, effective, and quality patient-family centered care in the operating room and other areas of perioperative services for all patient populations.

Validates and documents correct patient, procedure, and site.

Insures appropriate preparation of the operating room and patient for specific procedures.

Plans care to insure a safe peri-operative experience for patient and staff

Patient assessment

Perioperative plan of care

Protect patient from injury

Perform count procedures to protect patient

Insure correct site, side, and level for procedure

Manage specimens in appropriate manner

Administer medications appropriately

Protect patient’s rights, dignity, and privacy

Delegate tasks appropriately according to CA nurse practice act

Document nursing care

Participate in performance improvement

Maintain required competencies

Act as patient advocate

Position Qualifications:

Graduate of accredited professional nursing program

Current RN licensure in the State of California.

Current American Heart Association BLS certification (maintain current at all times).

Prior clinical experience is desired.

Effective verbal and written communication skills to communicate with people on all levels and able to maintain positive working relationships with patients, families, and co-workers inter- and intra-departmentally.

Possess active listening skills.

Demonstrates knowledge of current nursing theory and practice.

Compassionate, non-judgmental patient caregiver and advocate.

Must be able to tolerate physically and mentally demanding work.

Possesses audible acuity necessary for taking blood pressures and maintaining patient safety.

Completion of mandatory programs to meet TJC standards is a job requirement

Job: Nursing

Organization: Desert Regional Medical Center

Title: RN OR FT Weekend Days $10K Sign On

Location: CA-Palm Springs

Requisition ID: 1705043579