Registered Nurse Iii-mc/chc- Gastroenterologylab

County of Riverside
$102,256 - $154,317 Per year CA 26520 Cactus Ave, Moreno Valley, CA 92555, United States Apply before 6/24/2024 11:59
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Overview

ABOUT THE POSITION




The County of Riverside - Riverside University Health System- Medical Center (RUHS-MC) is currently recruiting for a Registered Nurse II/III MC/CHC for the Gastroenterology (GI) Services Department  The ideal candidates for this position will possess at least three (3) years of Registered Nurse experience preferably as a GI nurse, and/or in GI administration, as well as conscious sedation experience.

Incumbents in this position will be responsible for the following: 

  • Prepare patients for their endoscopy procedure performing general pre-operative assessments. 
  • As directed, administer moderate sedation and closely monitoring patient chart medications and vital signs and patient’s condition throughout the intra-operative phase. 
  • Ability to recognize emergency situations and assist in corrective action.  
  • Monitoring and recording post-operative patients' levels of consciousness, vital signs, and pain assessment, during recovery from moderate sedation.
  • Knowledge of infection control practices.
  • Closely observing patients for signs of side effects of sedation medication.
  • Providing post-operative education.
  • Pre/IntraOp/Post Op care of patients.
  • Providing moderate sedation and monitoring patient.
  • Circulates in GI OR procedures
Work Schedule: 9/80 Monday-Friday; 9:00am - 6:30pm alternating Mondays off. 

Additional Differentials:
$2.50/hour Specialty Care Differential 

Meet the Team!
To learn more about the department please visit the RUHS website: 

 

About RUHS - Medical Center:
Riverside University Health System-Medical Center (RUHS-MC) is a Level I Trauma Center that provides high quality adult and pediatric acute care, emergency and trauma medical care, and specialized health services that include the Stroke Center and chronic disease management. RUHS-MC is dedicated to providing contemporary, patient-focused care linked by a robust electronic health record and seamless services in medical, behavioral health and population health management.

Located in Moreno Valley, the 439-bed Medical Center and its 60+ hospital-based primary and specialty care clinics have been recognized for the delivery of high quality care. RUHS-MC was named a Top Performer on Key Quality Measures by The Joint Commission, the nation’s leading independent accreditor of hospitals and health care organizations. We are accredited by American College of Surgeons as a Level I Trauma Center. RUHS-MC is certified by The Joint Commission as a Primary Stroke Center, and received the Get with the Guidelines® Stroke Gold-Plus Quality Achievement award from the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association for the last three consecutive years.
   

EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES


• Assess, plan, organize, and provide nursing care to assigned patients in accordance with physician instructions; make preliminary observations of patients and prepare patients for medical treatment.

• Assist physicians in administering treatments and in performing medical examinations, diagnostic tests and surgical operations.

• Administer prescribed treatment and medications, including dispensing, as ordered to patients; chart treatment of patients; record and report significant changes in condition and general progress of patients.

• Counsel and advise patients, families and significant others regarding special medical problems and/or proper healthcare methods.

• Prepare and maintain concise and complete records and reports; instruct patients in carrying out physician's orders; transcribe physician's orders to working records.

• Provide orientation and training to new staff, residents, medical students, Regional Occupational Program (ROP) participants and nursing students.

• Participate in quality assurance reviews; act as a team leader or relief charge nurse.

• Assign and monitor, the work of subordinate nursing personnel; participate in committee activities; identify staff training needs.

• Triage patients by reviewing admission charts and merging patients into the appropriate patient assignment or clinic flow when appropriate.

• Testify in court as to client's mental and physical condition.

• Coordinate and monitor patients through the hospitalization process utilizing physicians, primary care nurses and third-party payors to maintain quality care and fiscal responsibility.

• Review the post hospital care plan with the patient,/family establishing a contact regarding timeframes and responsibilities; follow care plan through patient discharge.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Registered Nurse II - MC/CHC: ($42.30 - $65.47)

Education: Successful completion of the education required to obtain a valid license to practice as a Registered Nurse in the State of California. (A bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in nursing or a health-related field may be required for some positions.)

Experience: One (1) year of experience working as a Registered Nurse with an acute care hospital setting.
 
Registered Nurse  III - MC/CHC: ($49.16 - $74.19)

Education: 
Successful completion of the education required to obtain a valid license to practice as a Registered Nurse in the State of California.

Experience: Three (3) years of experience working as a Registered Nurse with an acute care hospital setting.  (A bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in nursing or national certification in a nursing specialty may be considered as a substitution for one year of the required experience. A master's degree from an accredited college or university in nursing may be considered as a substitution for two years of the required experience.)

License: Must possess and maintain a current valid license to practice as a Registered Nurse in the State of California or valid out of state license with authorization to work in California. 

Certificates:
Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) and Basic Life Support (BLS) from the American Heart Association

Knowledge of: Current principles, techniques and procedures used in professional nursing; medical terminology and patient care routine appropriate to clinical setting; medical instruments and equipment; the uses and effects of medicines and narcotics; community resources available to provide patient care and follow-up; federal, state and local laws and regulations governing professional aspects of nursing; identification of potential discharge needs; payor source documentation requirements and governmental regulations affecting reimbursement.
 
Ability to: Perform the full range of nursing duties and responsibilities in a patient care setting; plan and organize nursing plans for patients; prepare and maintain concise and complete records and reports; establish and maintain effective working relationships with physicians, patients and co-workers; secure the cooperation of employees to work effectively together; assist in the instruction of entry-level nurses and ancillary personnel; keep abreast of developments in area of nursing specialization; evaluate the medical records of hospital admissions; provide recommendations regarding continued stay necessity; identify discharge needs.  

GENERAL APPLICATION INFORMATION:

Please read and follow any special application instructions on this posting. Click the 'Apply' link located on this page to submit your application. For instructions on the application process, examinations, Veteran's preference, pre-employment accommodation or other employment questions, please refer to our web site, . A pre-employment physical examination and background check may be required.

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