The Clinical Nurse assumes principal responsibility for the total nursing care, assessment, planning, implementation, evaluation of each assigned patient. The staff nurse initiates teaching and educates the patient and family/or significant other to attain optimal health. Access to all Patient Health Information for treatment purposes only.
DEPARTMENT SPECIFIC DUTIES:
Perform according to policy patient assessments, vital signs, obtain laboratory specimens, administer medications, feed infants orally or via gavage tubes the ordered formula or breast milk.
Insert and manage peripheral IV catheters and the ordered fluid infusions.
Perform point of care testing as ordered or per protocol.
Teach parents newborn and pediatric care.
Demonstrate medication administration.
Develop, implement and document to the plan of care.
Assist mothers with breastfeeding and maintain according to policy the storage of breast milk.
Manage patients on oxygen therapy to include nasal cannulas and oxygen hoods.
Manage patients on pneumogram machines.
Document patient interventions and results
Current CA Registered Nurse License
Current American Heart Association BLS certification (maintain current at all times)
Neonatal Resuscitation Provider NRP within 90 days of hire (maintain current at all times)
Pediatric Advanced Life Support within 90 days of hire (maintain current at all times)
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 non judgmental care giver and advocate
Able to independently manage multiple priorities
Must comply with Respiratory Fit Testing Protection Policy
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.
Primary Location: Palm Springs, California
Facility: Desert Regional Medical Center
Job Type: PT1
Shift Type: Rotate
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Tenet Healthcare Corporation (NYSE: THC) is a diversified healthcare services company headquartered in Dallas with 112,000 employees. Through an expansive care network that includes United Surgical Partners International, we operate 65 hospitals and approximately 510 other healthcare facilities, including surgical hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, urgent care and imaging centers and other care sites and clinics. We also operate Conifer Health Solutions, which provides revenue cycle management and value-based care services to hospitals, health systems, physician practices, employers and other clients. Across the Tenet enterprise, we are united by our mission to deliver quality, compassionate care in the communities we serve.