Clinical Nurse PRN (On Call or As Needed)

San Carlos Apache Healthcare Corporation | Peridot, AZ

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Posted Date 7/21/2020

Clinical Nurse PRN (On Call or As Needed)

One year clinical nursing experience
Associates Degree in Nursing, BSN preferred
Current and active unresricted state RN license, Arizona State license preferred
BLS certification required, ACLS preferred

The Clinical Nurse – Inpatient provides health care services in the Inpatient Department through delivery of professional nursing care appropriate to patients’ age and condition in an emergency care setting in consideration of the diverse physical, emotional, spiritual and socio-economic needs and beliefs of families and the community.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS (include, but not limited to the following)

Completes nursing assessment of assigned patient’s condition consistent with age and condition including physical, psychological, social, developmental and educational needs

Prioritizes care needs to presenting complaint, follows HP/DP guidelines and standards for specific groups, such as
diabetes, hypertensive and other chronic groups.
Determines initial level of compliance with treatment plan in accordance with hospital policy and unit guidelines
Performs nursing crisis intervention, stabilization, triage and emergency procedures to patients in varying health and physical states
Performs patient/family assessment and identifies variances from diagnosis
Maintains and updates patient’s medical records through concise, accurate and timely documentation
Works collaboratively with patient care team and family members to establish and implement plan of care to ensure coordination of activities and ongoing communication of patient health status
Assesses and evaluates patient’s health status and response to care, teaching and discharge plan
Shares observations and assessment outcomes with health care team and family to ensure communication and understanding of patient health status, progress and ongoing needs
As primary nursing care provider, supervises patient care activities of assigned team members, delegates activities appropriate to knowledge, skill and competency; provides timely feedback and review of care delivery to ensure maintenance of patient safety, infection control procedures and therapeutic environment
Maintains professional and technical competency through regular participation in a variety of educational programs and in-services, reviews relevant professional publications and materials
Develops and maintains good working and professional relationships with other health care team members and providers to facilitate open and cooperative communication
Contributes to the team/unit’s efforts by completing required activities within established parameters to ensure compliance with all applicable medication, storage and documentation standards, regulations and requirements
Reviews and reinforces with patient/family ongoing education of basic technical procedures, activities and safety necessary for daily living
Participates in departmental orientation, on the job training and quality assurance programs/initiatives
Participates in a variety of department and hospital educational programs to maintain current skills and competency levels; identifies and discusses performance or training needs with Supervisor
Other duties as assigned
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