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Registered Nurse

Location
Loma Linda, California
Salary
USD40.00 to USD44.10 Per Hour
Job Type
Permanent
Posted
15 Jan 2023
Make a Difference. Join Our Great Team!

Competitive wages and benefits.
Night and weekend differentials.
$2500 sign-on bonus.
Team-centered philosophy of care.

About Totally Kids Rehabilitation Hospital

Distinctive campus devoted 100% to children
National leader in providing rehabilitation and habilitation programs with a family-centered emphasis
Consistently awarded the Gold Seal of Approval by the Joint Commission
Trusted destination of choice for physicians and parents for more than 50 years.

JOB SUMMARY:

The Registered Nurse (RN) works under the direction of the Nurse Manager and under direct supervision of the Charge Nurse on duty each shift. The RN works in collaboration with all other clinical care departments to provide safe high quality nursing care to patients as assigned. The RN utilizes knowledge of basic nursing principles, practices, and ethics in order to perform procedures and tasks within their scope of practice.

The RN effectively utilizes the nursing process to assess, plan, implement and evaluate patient needs to assure age and developmentally appropriate nursing care for patient population served (infants, children, adolescents and young adults). The RN is responsible for providing and documenting nursing care, in accordance with developed care plan and physician's orders for each individual patient in a safe patient and family-centered process.

SPECIFIC FUNCTIONAL RESPONSIBILITY:

Assessment and Planning

Plans, organizes, prioritizes daily work using sound judgment and completes tasks in allotted time before the end of each shift
Initiates, updates, and documents age appropriate plan of care in collaboration with interdisciplinary team, patients, and families based on assessments and goals to ensure quality and continuity of care
Participates in interdisciplinary team care conferences as assigned
Performs patient assessments/reassessments and collaborates with physicians and other care team members to develop appropriate plans of care, and nursing interventions as appropriate
Initiates and updates short-term plans of care appropriately
Performs and documents complete patient assessments for new admissions and readmissions and assures accuracy in the initiation of new patient orders, medical record, and plan of care
Plans meal and rest breaks according to policy; collaborates with the charge nurse and other team members to provide safe coverage to assigned patient workload

Medication and Treatment Safety

Recognizes and participates in medical emergency responses according to hospital policy and scope of practice; ensures accuracy and completeness of documentation of patient outcomes
Applies medication and treatment safety practices by using the six rights to medication and treatment administration: right patient, right medication/treatment, right route, right dose, right time, right approach
Collaborates with pharmacy staff to ensure accurate and timely medication delivery on new/refill medications
Participates in and ensures that medication and treatment orders are received, processed, transcribed and reconciled timely and accurately
Holds self-accountable to maintain knowledge of appropriate techniques and care of patients of various ages, including infant, toddler, adolescent and young adults according to hospital policy and best practice
Maintains competency in administering and preparing IV medications, TPN solutions and fluids safely according to hospital policy and best practice

Medical Equipment and Point of Care Testing:

Manages, operates, inspects and tests nursing equipment to ensure that it is functioning safely and efficiently prior to use and removes nonfunctioning equipment from use according to hospital policy
Uses age-appropriate techniques to obtain specimens and correctly process laboratory and diagnostic testing, and evaluates and supports the competency of others as appropriate
Performs, interprets and takes appropriate action on waived testing and results (point-of-care testing) per hospital policy
Maintains competency in point of care equipment according to hospital policy and training

Documentation and Reporting:

Provides and documents nursing care accurately and concisely in accordance with nursing practice and hospital policy
Evaluates, responds appropriately, and documents timely in medical record patients' vital information, signs and symptoms of illness, and therapeutic interventions as appropriate
Provides accurate and organized hand-off communication report using the SBAR system, to oncoming Licensed Nursing Staff (LNS), Charge/Resource nurses as needed, physicians, and whenever leaving the care of patients to another to ensure patient safety and continuity of care
Follows through, as needed, on information given by shift report, patient or family regarding patient concerns
Documents and reports changes in patient condition and outcomes of medical emergencies through approved methods, hospital policy, and expectations
Completes patient care documentation accurately, legibly, and in a timely manner
Recognizes abnormal laboratory values/diagnostic reports and notifies the Charge Nurse and/or physician promptly
Maintains a thorough knowledge of all departmental documentation requirements and appropriate forms/logs to be used

Patient Care Area-General

Engages patients with a positive and friendly demeanor, while providing patient and family centered care
Adheres to hospital infection control policies and current best practices
Practices all care and duties using safe body mechanics
Participates in training and orientation of new personnel as assigned
Participates in patient care clinical rounds as an active member of the clinical care team
Participates with internal/ out of facility transportation of patients requiring assistance of a Registered Nurse
Participates in the quality assurance and performance improvement (QAPI) process through auditing and reporting as assigned by the Nurse Manager
Demonstrates self-reliance and uses critical thinking to solve complex problems quickly and efficiently
Demonstrates adaptability to working overtime and altering work schedule when priority nursing care affects immediate patient care
Oversees patient care provided by the Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) during assigned shift
Consistently involves patient and family in planning for care, treatment, teaching needs and discharge plans

MISSION STATEMENT: Mountain View Child Care, Inc. is dedicated to enriching the health and quality of life of children with medical and developmental needs and who benefit from habilitation and rehabilitation services and the supportive use of technology. We are committed to meeting their medical, physical, developmental, social, psychological and spiritual needs through a blend of tenderness and expertise.

CORE VALUES ("iHeart")

Integrity: We, the staff of Mountain View Child Care, Inc., (MVCC), choose to achieve wholeness and excellence, in our work by meeting high professional standards and codes of ethics, and we choose to be trustworthy in all our dealings. Likewise, we invite our colleagues and others who represent MVCC to personally strive to meet our high standards. As a guide toward maintaining the integrity of our mission and our daily actions, we align ourselves with the following organization values:

Honesty: We foster transparent, honest communication between patients, families, and employees to create a climate of openness in which all persons related to this organization treat one another with trustworthiness and fairness.

Excellence: We work at the highest level of sustained performance, with a commitment to continuous improvement.

Accountability: We accept responsibility for the ethical and reliable performance of our jobs consistent with industry standards. We are committed to prudent care of our patients and their families and prudence in business practices.

Respect: We treat all individuals with compassion, dignity and courtesy.

Teamwork: We work together to achieve our mission and goals in a cooperative, respectful, open environment.

Strategic Vision

Care & Customers: To achieve the best possible results for our patients by working together to improve patient well-being through our Patient & Family Centered Care model.

Learning & Growth: To promote a culture of personal and professional growth, thus achieving our strategic objectives by increasing the worth of the individual and the organization.

Systems & Reliability: To achieve patient safety by continuously creating or refining processes that increase quality and decrease variability within a high reliability environment.

Business & Stewardship: To prudently extend service lines within all MVCC brands to mutually improve quality care, increase business value, and sustain MVCC's long-term mission.

Expectation for all employees:

To provide service excellence and innovation in the care of patients, the training of health professionals and the creation and sharing of health knowledge. This organization exists to serve others through the expression of the mission, core values, and strategic vision stated above.

It is expected that the employee will demonstrate behavior consistent with the Core Values. The employee shall support the organization strategic plan, the goals and direction of the quality assurance performance improvement process, and activities.

REQUIREMENTS:

Current California Registered Nurse (RN) license as issued by the State of California
Bachelors of Science degree in nursing (BSN) preferred . click apply for full job details
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Details

  • Job Reference: 876543357-2
  • Date Posted: 15 January 2023
  • Recruiter: Totally Kids Rehabilitation Hospital
  • Location: Loma Linda, California
  • Salary: USD40.00 to USD44.10 Per Hour
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical
  • Job Type: Permanent