Providence Health & Services Clinical Specialty Nurse (RN) Facey Endoscopy Center in Mission Hills, California
Providence is calling a Clinical Specialty Nurse (RN) Facey Endoscopy Center (Full time/Day shift) to our Providence Facey Medical Foundation in Mission Hills, CA.
We are seeking a Clinical Specialty Nurse (RN) Facey Endoscopy Center who will provide professional patient care for all patients following established standards and practices. Serve as a role model for Registered Nurses, Medical Assistants and LVNs by providing leadership which fosters positive attitudes and change, as well as supports management policies and procedures. Assess, plan, implement and evaluate the care of patients undergoing endoscopic procedures. Assist in the organization and daily function of the procedure room in accordance with established federal, state and accreditation standards and facility policies and procedures. Assist in overseeing patient care activities in the pre-procedure, procedure and recovery areas and maintains a high standard of safety for the patient and other staff members.
Adult: 18 to 64 years.
Geriatric: 65 years and above.
In this position you will:
Perform job functions timely and efficiently utilizing knowledge of advanced nursing principles
Deliver upon the service expectations of both our patients and fellow staff members by listening to their needs; engaging in positive interactions; and following through on promises made in a thoughtful, efficient, timely and courteous manner so that their total outcome is better than expected
Respect the dignity, confidentiality and privacy of patients
Work in a safe manner, adhering to general safety precautions and standards.
Perform basic patient care skills including, but not limited to, monitoring of vital signs, ECG and pulse oximetry, administering IV, IM and Sub-Q and oral medications, cleaning of instruments with cold sterilization, taking patient histories, giving aftercare instructions, assisting with procedures, utilizing sterile technique, performing catheterizations and accounting for medications and narcotics
Demonstrate the ability to work independently with minimal direction, adjusting to changes in workload acuity
Schedule patients for gastroenterology consultations and procedures
Provide pre and post procedures and prepares information for patients regarding care plans.
Establish an IV line and administers medications as written by physician.
Perform preprocedure assessment on all patients undergoing endoscopic examination, assesses equipment/supply needs, prepares the procedure room, ensures availability of needed supplies and equipment and in proper and safe Assist the physician with diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopic procedures
Document actions and interventions, outcomes and responses of patients to treatment
Provide accurate, complete, legible and timely documentation of all nursing procedures in the medical record.
Demonstrate effective nursing judgment and a thorough knowledge of nursing procedures and practices
Communicate clinically significant information to the physician, including but not limited to, abnormal test results, patient concerns and changes in the patient’s condition
Follow correct procedures for handling and disposing of biohazardous infectious waste
Perform daily and weekly environmental cleaning and equipment quality control and maintenance
Order and maintain current inventories of medication and supplies
Check for outdated medication on a monthly basis
Comply with all application infection control and safety procedures
Assist with the development of policies and procedures related to function of the department
Perform quality improvement activities for department. Participates in clinical trials studies
Administer moderate sedation, under the supervision of the surgeon, as the Sedation RN
Provide safe medication administration
Keep procedure rooms clean, tidy, free of soiled equipment and supplies, and properly stocked
Assure all equipment is functioning before use and removes any malfunctioning equipment
Demonstrate skill in appropriate use of instruments and equipment
Wear appropriate attire
Demonstrate awareness of current state, federal and local laws governing the delivery of care
Use appropriate reporting mechanisms as required by state laws
Respect the dignity, confidentiality and privacy of patients
Obtain appropriate authorizations and consents for treatment
Identify and report suspected child, spousal/partner, and elder abuse per protocol
Provide open and timely communication with patients, families and their significant others
Provide sufficient information to allow patients and their significant others to participate in the patient’s care
Provide educational resources to the patient/family as appropriate
Utilize translation services when needed
Utilize appropriate services when needed to communicate with employees and patients with speech and hearing disorders
Demonstrate commitment to education and sharing of knowledge
Assist in the orientation of new personnel to the office
Obtain ongoing education consistent with level and area of practice
Maintain current American Hearth Association BLS for Health Care Providers and other appropriate licensure/certifications
Participate regularly in Quality Improvement audits and activities
Required qualifications for this position include:
Graduate of a recognized Registered Nursing program
Current California RN license
American Heart Association BLS for Health Care Providers
2 years RN experience
1 year RN experience in a gastroenterology lab or PACU
Verified skill sets defined by department usage
Knowledge of surgery scheduling, IV medication protocol, triage, and patient education/assessment skills
Preferred qualifications for this position include:
2 years Ambulatory/hospital experience with references
About the organization you will serve:
Facey Medical Group is a multi-specialty medical group with over 160 physicians providing care to the growing population in the North & East regions of Los Angeles & Ventura Counties. Twelve medical clinics, including two urgent care centers and dedicated women's centers, are located across the San Fernando, Santa Clarita and Simi Valleys. The group began as a single medical practice over 90 years ago.
Facey is part of Providence Health & Services, an integrated, not-for-profit 5-state network of hospitals, care centers, medical clinics, affiliated services and educational facilities spanning from California to Alaska.
We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details
As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.
Providence Health & Services is a not-for-profit Catholic network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services guided by a Mission of caring the Sisters of Providence began over 160 years ago. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.
Job Category: Clinic/Ambulatory Care Nursing
Location: California-Mission Hills
Req ID: 244993