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RN For Recovery Center in San Juaquin County

  • Community Medical Centers, Inc
  • Full time
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  • San Juaquin County
  • 12/10/2018
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REGISTERED NURSE - FT/Reg -  Recovery Center

To apply please go to www.communitymedicalcenters.org


Community Medical Centers, Inc. is a Federally Qualified Health Center serving the medically underserved in San Joaquin, and Solano Counties.
POSITION SUMMARY:
The Registered Nurse is responsible for providing direct clinical nursing services to Health Center patients. Daily professional direction is given by the clinician (s) at the site of assignment. The Registered Nurse reports to the Director of Staff Development & Nursing Administration to facilitate the provision of quality nursing functions and is under the general direction of the clinic Manager/Coordinator regarding administrative responsibilities.
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:
* Licensed in the State of California as a Registered Nurse
* IV certification preferred
* Preference for individuals with the ability to communicate in Spanish and English; written and verbal
* Valid California Driver's License, proof of auto insurance, and personal transportation
* Current certification in basic cardiopulmonary resuscitation
SPECIFIC DUTIES:
* Perform triage patient calls and walk-in patients as appropriate. Document triage form in accordance with established protocol
* Perform venipuncture as needed; perform intravenous fluid therapy as directed by clinician
* Performance of immunizations and laboratory screening procedures including performance of intradermal, subcutaneous, and intramuscular injections as directed by clinicians
* Prepare examination rooms, immunization trays, and instruments as required
* Prepare patients for examinations including vital signs
* Performance of vision and hearing screening as required
* Perform electrocardiograms as needed
* Assist in maintaining efficient patient flow and interpret as needed
* Sees patients scheduled for nursing visits, i.e., wound checks, burns, skin test readings, dressing changes, cast checks, and follow-up injections
* Document patient’s medical record as it relates to specific patient needs, utilizing the clinic protocol as standard
* Assist clinicians as required
* Identifies physical, emotional, social, cultural, and spiritual needs of patients
* Assist in the training, orientation and skill check-off of new staff in conjunction with the Clinic Manager or Director of Nursing Services as required
* Provide technical assistance for medical assistant, lab and reception staff as required
* Assist in maintaining supplies in cabinets and drawers in a neat and orderly fashion. Clean and sterilize supplies as directed. Prepare and stock examination rooms for use
* Monitor expiration dates on drug and autoclave supplies
* Complete prescription labels as required
* Monitor equipment for proper function and report any suspect equipment to the Clinic Manager
Perform individual patient education in conjunction with and as directed by the clinical staff
* Maintains compliance with blood borne pathogens, OSHA, etc., and clinic policies and procedures
* Participate in outreach activities as required
* Participate in clinic staff meetings
* Maintain viability of vaccines and monitor vaccine refrigerator
* Complete records of reportable diseases and monthly reports as required
* Performs other duties as required
PERFORMANCE REQUIREMENTS:
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
* Knowledge of professional nursing theory and practice to give and evaluate patient care
* Knowledge of organizational policies, regulations and procedures to administer patient care
* Knowledge of medical equipment and instruments to administer patient care
* Knowledge of common safety hazards and precautions to establish a safe work environment
* Skill in applying and modifying the principles, methods and techniques of professional nursing to provide on-going patient care
* Skill in identifying problems and recommending solutions
* Skill in preparing and maintaining records, writing reports and responding to correspondence
* Skill in developing and maintaining department quality assurance
* Skill in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with patients, medical staff and the public
* Ability to maintain quality control standards
* Ability to react calmly and effectively in emergency situations
* Ability to interpret, adapt and apply guidelines and procedures
* Ability to communicate clearly
TYPICAL PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
Requires full range of body motion including handling and lifting patients, manual and finger dexterity and eye-hand coordination. Requires standing and walking for extensive periods of time. Occasionally lifts and carries items weighing up to 50 pounds. Requires corrected vision and hearing to normal range. Requires working under stressful conditions or working irregular hours.
TYPICAL WORKING CONDITIONS:
Frequent exposure to communicable diseases, toxic substances, ionizing radiation, medicinal preparations and other conditions common to a clinic environment.

 

To apply please go to www.communitymedicalcenters.org

EOE

35.00 DOE



Community Medical Centers, Inc

Community Medical Centers, Inc. (CMC) is a well-established community health center with more than 40 years of history serving diverse communities. CMC provides health services to those in greatest need. CMC provides a great range of services to the uninsured and limited insured populations. Leaders...

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