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ER RN Travel Nights - 13 Week Contract - 36hrs a week - Moreno Valley

Moreno Valley, CA | Contract

Industry: Medical/Hospital Pay Rate: $44 - $48/hr DOE

ER RN Travel Nights - 13 Week Contract - 36hrs a week - Moreno Valley

Job Description:

39 Licensed beds with surge capacity of 120. BLS, ACLS, PALS, and MAB are required. 300 patients seen daily. Ratios are 1:3-4. ER generally see's younger patients. Level II Trauma facility. 

  • Assesses patients on admission within specified time frames to include consideration of physical, psychosocial, cultural and spiritual needs
  • Reassess each patient’s health needs whenever warranted by the patient’s condition and at least every shift utilizing the nursing processes after obtaining a systematic database
  • Establishes a plan of care based on indefinite data from all appropriate sources
  • Reviews and updates the plan of care for each assigned patient utilizing data obtained from reassessments.
  • Administers oral, topical the parental medications utilizing the 7 rights
  • Assesses and documents effectiveness/untoward effects of medications and treatments.
  • Performs treatments and procedures with consideration of common nursing practice, hospital policy and procedure, sterile technique, standard precautions and patient privacy
  • Documents response to care and addresses pain management, discharge planning needs, educations and progress towards goals.
  • Documents in a legible and accurate manner to include date and time of entry, signature, and title.
  • Educates patient/family based on his/her assessed needs and uses “Krames” where appropriate
  • Interprets or analyzes diagnostic data and reports, and intervenes appropriately
  • Promptly communicates change in patients’ clinical condition to physicians and other health care team members as appropriate.
  • Uses SBAR communication for all handoffs
  • Demonstrates consideration of patient rights including confidentiality, safety and patient participation in plan of care
  • Evaluates and documents patient care provided and the effectiveness of patient teaching
  • Participates in multidisciplinary care planning
  • Demonstrates knowledge of application criteria for restrains and the ability to manage patients in restraints per policy
  • Follows the National Patient Safety Goals
  • Follows hospital policy on use of two patient identifiers
  • Understands Disaster Plan and own role
  • Understands how to activate the Rapid Response Team
  • Completes orientation to Life Safety Standards – Code Blue, Code Pink (infant abduction, Haz Mat Spills, Code Red (Fire), Oxygen shut off valve.
  • Follows hospital infection control policies.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of blood transfusion policy and documentation
  • Understand the Chain of Command and accesses it appropriately
  • Follows guidelines for Core Measures and Vaccine protocol
  • Washes hand before and after each patient contact
  • Possesses necessary skills and experience to perform advance patient  assessment at unit specific time frames and prioritizes and reprioritizes patient needs when necessary
  • Has experience in caring for patients across the age continuum from birth to geriatric age groups
  • Possesses necessary skills, competencies and education to respond to minor to life threatening illness or injury
  • Completes the ED skills checklist prior to completion of 1st scheduled shift
  • Exhibits an understanding of the patient flow through ED including Rapid medicine Evaluation (RME)
  • Is able to perform all necessary nursing activities related to admission/discharge
  • Learns and uses the chain of command within the ED
  • Understands the teaching/physician residency model for the ED
  • Possesses skill and knowledge base to safely administer high risk medications following hospital/ED policy
  • Understands how to document patient care in the ED flow sheet and other paperwork utilized
  • Maintains BLS, ACLS, PALS/ENPC when working in the ED  (TNCC/ATCN/CEN Highly desired)
  • Knows how to document and care for a 5150 patient
  • Understands the ED evaluation/care process for potential/actual suicidal patients
  • Is able to accurately analyze rhythms of patients of cardiac monitoring
  • Has knowledge and experience managing patients with CVP, ICP and other critical care adjuncts
  • Assists the physician, physician assistant or Nurse practitioner with technical procedures i.e. chest tubes, central lines, intubation

 

Please send resume to Lonnie@Lawtongrp.com


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