The Clinical Nurse assumes principal responsibility for the total nursing care, assessment, planning, implementation, evaluation of each assigned patient and completing all documentation as required. The clinical nurse initiates teaching and educates the patient and family/or significant other to attain optimal health. RN has access to all Patient Health Information for treatment purposes only.
DEPARTMENT SPECIFIC DUTIES:
The Clinical Nurse assumes the care of the antepartum, intrapartum, postpartum patients or well newborn patients and may perform the functions of circulating and recovery nurse for patients undergoing cesarean sections and other per partum surgical procedures.
DEPARTMENT SPECIFIC DUTIES: CHARGE/RESOURSE NURSE
If the Clinical Nurse serves as charge/resource nurse, the nurse is responsible for the day-to-day shift operations in the department which includes, but is not limited to:
Staffing the current and following shift assuring that staffing ratios and acuities are being adhered to;
b) Entering staffing information for current shift into both Opt link and on the staffing assignment sheets;
c) Rounding on unit and equipment (including One East) that requires daily checks and ensures log sheets are complete;
d) Managing unit resources in a cost-effective manner;
e) Demonstrate an ability to respond and provide direction in changing workload during crisis and emergency situations;
f) Interfaces with physicians and their offices regarding scheduling procedures for the Perinatal Unit;
g) Carefully oversees and evaluates the dynamically changing scene of the Labor and Delivery unit as well as provides oversight of the antepartum and postpartum units;
h) Serves as a resource to staff and addresses issues of patient care with staff and with physicians when appropriate; and
i) Helps to ensure regulatory compliance.
DEPARTMENT SPECIFIC DUTIES: TRIAGE
If the Clinical Nurse serves as a triage nurse, those duties include, but are not limited to, the following:
Performs medical screening exams on patients presenting to L&D
Maintains the environment and supplies in the triage unit
Doing POC testing Quality Control after midnight daily
Completing all documentation as required
Current CA Registered Nurse License
Current American Heart Association BLS certification
Current American Heart Association ACLS certification (OB ACLS preferred) within six months of start date with the exception of Versant or other intern nurses who must obtain certification within six months from the end of training period
Current NRP certification within six months of start date with the exception of Versant or other intern nurses who must obtain certification within six months from the end of training period
Current EKG certification (excluding those nurses who exclusively care for post-partum patients and newborns)
Initial Intermediate AWHONN Fetal Monitoring (excluding those nurses who exclusively care for post-partum patients and newborns) within six months from the end of training period
Advanced AWHONN Fetal Monitoring (excluding those nurses who exclusively care for post-partum patients and newborns) within six months of start date with the exception of intern nurses who must obtain certification within six months from the end of training period
Effective verbal and written skills to communicate with people on all levels and able to maintain positive working relationships with parents, families, and co-workers
Possess active listening skills
Compassionate and nonjudgmental care giver and advocate
Able to independently manage multiple priorities
Must comply with Annual Health Review
POSITION QUALIFICATIONS IN ADDITION TO THOSE LISTED ABOVE:
Medical Screening Exam
Tenet complies with federal, state, and/or local laws regarding mandatory vaccination of its workforce. If you are offered this position and must be vaccinated under any applicable law, you will be required to show proof of full vaccination or obtain an approval of a religious or medical exemption prior to your start date. If you receive an exemption from the vaccination requirement, you will be required to submit to regular testing in accordance with the law.
Job: Obstetric/Women Wing/Labor & Delivery
Primary Location: Palm Springs, California
Facility: Desert Regional Medical Center
Job Type: Full-time
Shift Type: Nights
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