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Registered Nurse

Company: San Ysidro Health
Location: San Diego
Posted on: September 15, 2020

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Job Description:Under direct supervision and within established scope of practice, the Ambulatory Care Registered Nurse ensures the delivery of patient-centered services as directed by San Ysidro Health policies and procedures in a clinic setting. Essential Functions:--- Upholds San Ysidro Health's Policies and Procedures, Core Values and competencies and applicable state, federal and local laws.--- Performs assessment/data collection focusing on physiologic, psychosocial, cultural, spiritual and cognitive status; also nutrition, pain, patient/family education, family involvement and patient advocacy.--- Documents pertinent patient information, nursing procedures and patient responses in patients' medical record, following established SYH guidelines and maintaining patient confidentiality.--- Establishes patient care priorities based on essential patient needs and availability of unit resources (time, personnel, equipment, and supplies).--- Identifies patient/family learning needs and acts to meet them.--- Demonstrates an awareness of and sensitivity to patient/family rights, age specific needs, cultural and ethical beliefs.--- Provides/coordinates care for patients/patient populations.--- Establishes effective working relationships with members of the health care team, patients, and families.--- Delegates appropriately and coordinates duties/activities of health care team members.--- Evaluates effectiveness of care given by team members.--- Implements patient care functions including but not limited to: sterile wound dressing/packing, urine catheter insertion/removal, suture and staple removal.--- Utilizes effective communication methods and skills, following lines of authority as appropriate.--- Handles clinic use medication inventoriesand orders and replenishes medical supplies, medications, and materials throughout the day as needed. Maintains clinic inventory logs.--- Prepares and administers medications per SYH standing orders and as directed by physician orders,in accordance to SYH policy and procedure.--- Demonstrates knowledge of and applies safety principles as identified by San Ysidro Health.--- Leads efficiently in emergency situations following established protocols, informing appropriate persons, and documenting events.--- Autoclave: oversight of process to ensure the cleaning, processing, sterilizing and checking of instruments is in compliance to meet audit and infection control requirements.--- Immunization coordination: oversight of clinic's daily routine workflow, excursion reporting process and emergency vaccine management plan.--- Demonstrates responsibility and accountability for own professional practice.--- Participates regularly in staff development trainings and activities for clinic to support continuous quality improvement.--- Demonstrates knowledge of legal issues, including patient confidentiality and risk management in all aspects of patient care and unit functioning.--- Participates in unit and department Performance and Quality Improvement activities.--- Participates in nursing research activities as requested.--- Provides data for staffing decisions and demonstrates flexibility in the resolution of staffing issues; demonstrates flexibility when floating to other units upon requests.--- Demonstrates proficiency in the use of computers and telecommunication modalities in documenting, tracking and conveying information.--- If practicing in a specialty/extended role, fulfills the expectations established for the particular role.--- Perform other related duties as necessary. --- This job has no supervisory responsibility.Customer Service/Patient-Centered Care--- Practices customer service standards as defined by SYH and specified clinic.--- Anticipates the customer's needs, takes proactive steps to meet those needs, by listening and taking responsibility within scope to ensure issues are resolved.--- Promptly responds to patient requests.--- Facilitates the customer's ability to utilize resources.--- Assures a clean, orderly, and functional work environment.Team Commitment--- Effective team member who is adaptable,cooperative, and willing to assist others.--- Works collaboratively with others to meet shared objectives.--- Manages difficult or conflict situations constructively and seeks appropriate assistance.--- Takes accountability for own actions.--- Actively participates in departmental professional development activities.--- Adheres to Attendance Policy.Basic Qualifications:Experience:--- Preferred: six (6) months of experience as a Registered Nurse Education--- High School Diploma/GED--- Graduate of an accredited registered nursing program.--- Preferred:Bachelor of Science, Nursing (BSN)License--- Current license to practice as a Registered Nurse in California. --- Current BLS for Healthcare Provider CPR or CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer certification (American Heart Association)Additional Requirements:--- Ability to read, write and comprehend medical information and terminology.--- Ability to effectively present information, both verbal and written.--- Demonstrated knowledge of the RN scope of practice.--- Good interpersonal skills.Preferred:--- Spanish,Tagalog, or Arabic language.Working Conditions and Physical Requirements:--- Continuous standing/walking/twisting. --- Occasionally lifts pushes and/or transfers patients.--- Exposed to unpleasant elements (accidents,injuries and illness). --- May be required to work evenings and/or weekends. --- Reliable transportation necessary for occasional traveling to assist with providing coverage at SYH clinics within San Diego County.Universal Requirements: -Pre-employment requirements include I-9, positive background and reference check results,complete application, new hire orientation, and completion of employee health screening.HIPAA/Compliance1.Maintain privacy of all patient, employee and volunteer information and access such information only on a need to know basis for business purposes. 2.Comply with all regulations regarding corporate integrity and security obligations. Report unethical, fraudulent or unlawful behavior or activity.OSHA Compliance1.Comply with all regulations and required schedules regarding OSHA training.PPD Compliance1.Required health screening to be performed annually.Policies and Procedures Compliance1.Responsible for following all San Ysidro Health policies and procedures.Meal Period Compliance (Non-exempt employees only.) 1.Punch out before 5 hours from the start of shift for meal periods. Sexual Harassment Training 1.Comply with all regulations and required schedules regarding sexual harassment training.About UsSan Ysidro Health is a Federally Qualified Health Care organization committed to providing high quality, compassionate, accessible and affordable healthcare services for the entire family. The organization was founded by seven women in search ofmedical services for their families and community. Almost 50 years later, SanYsidro Health now provides innovative care to over 92,000 patients through avast and integrated network of 34 program sites across the county. San YsidroHealth could not serve our patients without the dedication of our passionateand hardworking employees. Apply today and become a part of our mission-driven team!San Ysidro Health has a long-standing commitment to equal employment opportunity for all applicants for employment. Employment decisions including, but not limited to, those such as employee selection, performance evaluation, administration of benefits, working conditions, employee programs, transfers, position changes, training, disciplinary action, compensation, and separations are made without regard to reace, color, religion (including religious dress and grooming), creed, national origin, nationality, citizenship status, domestic partnership status, ancestry, gender, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, civil union status, family status, age, mental or physical disability (including AIDS or HIV-related status), atypical heredity cellular or blood trait of an individual, genetic information or refusal to submit to a genetic test or make available the results of a genetic test, military status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws. Other details Pay Type Hourly

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