Staff RN - Med/Surg/Tele Float Pool in San Diego, CA at Alvardo Hospital Medical Center

Date Posted: 10/17/2020

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Job Description

Overview The Registered Nurse is responsible for the delivery of safe patient care utilizing the nursing process of assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation. Provides direct patient care within the scope of practice.  The Registered Nurse also directs and guides patient/family teaching and activities of other nursing personnel while maintaining standards of care in the nursing unit. The Registered Nurse is directly responsible and accountable for the care given to his/her assigned patients. He/She communicates with the physician about changes in the patient’s clinical condition including hemodynamic monitoring, results of diagnostic studies and abnormal results and symptomatology. Is able to respond quickly and accurately to changes in condition and/or response to treatment. Is knowledgeable about EMTALA regulations and reporting of child/adult abuse to appropriate agencies and Hospital Social Worker.  Maintains patient privacy and confidentiality.



    Current and valid state RN License.Current BLS (AHA) certificate upon hire and maintain current.Current ACLS certificate 30 days upon hire and maintain current. Behavioral Violence Prevention (BVP) certificate within 6 months of hire and maintain current annually.If assigned to ICU or Tele: completion of Critical Care Course preferred. Minimum of one year as a staff RN in acute care hospital, critical care preferred.If assigned to ICU or Tele: Critical Care RN (CCRN) Certification preferred. Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) preferred.

If assigned to ED, additional requirements are:

    Current PALS (AHA) certificate and/or ENPC 30 days upon hire and maintain current. Certified Emergency Nurse (CEN) preferred. In Paramedic Base Station ED: MICN within 12 months of hire and maintain current.
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