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Registered Nurse

Company: Heluna Health
Location: Concord
Posted on: February 14, 2021

Job Description:

Under direct supervision of Public Health Nurse Program Managers, Nurse Program Manager or designee, provides nursing care, in accordance with the legal scope of practice and within stablished standards of care, policies, and procedures. Understands and demonstrates consistent behavior in accordance with Health Services mission by providing excellence in service with patients, families, and co-workers.RN's hired in this capacity will support Contra Costa County's ongoing response to COVID-19 and will work in a variety of clinical environments by assignment that include but are not limited to: Outpatient clinics, COVID-19 testing sites, immunization clinics, Alternative Care Sites (ACS) and PUI Hotel. Operational hours for testing sites, immunization and outpatient clinics are from 5am to 9pm, Sunday thru Saturday. Support at ACS and PUI Hotels may occur throughout the week over a variety of shifts. Salaryrange: $57.13 - $60.95 HourlyCandidate must be able to meet the experience, fulfill the special requirements and maintain current and active licenses listed below in order to be considered.ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONSThe typical tasks described in class are representative samples of duties commonly performed in each specialty area. Some tasks performed require specialized training or certifications depending upon the area of assignment or position designation.--- Provides support in conjunction with the county's activation and response to COVID-19.--- Follows MD orders to administer intravenous therapy and other prescribed medication and treatments--- Prepares equipment and assists physician during procedures, treatment and, examination of patients--- Assesses patient needs, identifies problems, plans and implements appropriate nursing interventions, evaluates patient care outcomes and documents all of the above, reporting significant deviation from abnormal to normal to the physicians--- Assigns ancillary personnel--- Orients, precepts and mentors new and entry level nurses for problem solving and decision making--- Identifies urgent needs of the patient and/or significant others and initiates measures to meet these needs--- Provides directions to other members of the nursing team to ensure patient care is administered in a thorough, safe, and evidence based manner--- Provides and promotes excellent customer service for all internal and external customers--- Performs physical assessments, plans, implement, and evaluates care--- Performs case management --- Monitors laboratory tests--- Documents all care provided--- Identifies actual and potential problems; intervenes and reports all related problems to the appropriate disciplines.--- Coordinates the care of the patient; initiates and participates in patient/family teaching and discharge planning--- Address the physiological, psychological, socio-cultural, and spiritual needs of all patients--- Performs medication management--- Performs on-going patient education--- Participates in Quality improvement projects--- Participates in continuous learning and evidence based research--- May act as a Relief Charge NurseJOB QUALIFICATIONSEducation/Experience Experience: One (1) year of full time experience, or its equivalent, performing duties of a registered nurse in a hospital, medical facility, ambulatory care setting, or health plan case management setting obtained in the United States within the last five (5) years. Substitution for Experience: Possession of a BSN and six (6) months of experience as a Beginning Level Registered Nurse may be substituted for the one (1) year of required experience.Certificates/Licenses/ClearancesLicense Required (All Assignments): Candidates must possess and maintain throughout the duration of employment: a current, valid and unrestricted Registered Nurse license issued by the California Board of Registered Nursing.Acute Care (All Acute Care Assignments):Experience: One (1) year of full time experience, or its equivalent, performing duties of a registered nurse in an acute care setting obtained in the United States within the last five (5) years. Certification: Valid Basic Life Support (BLS) certification issued by the American Heart Association or CPR certification issued by the American Red Cross (Healthcare Provider). Substitution for experience: Possession of a BSN and six (6) months of experience as a Beginning Level Registered Nurse working in an acute care hospital may be substituted for the 1 (one) year of required experience.Public Health Division:Experience: One (1) year of full time experience, or its equivalent, performing duties of a registered nurse in a hospital, medical facility or ambulatory care setting obtained in the United States within the last five (5) years. Certification: Valid Basic Life Support (BLS) certification issued by the American Heart Association or CPR certification issued by the American Red Cross (Healthcare Provider). Substitution for Experience: Possession of a BSN and six (6) months of experience as a Beginning Level Registered Nurse may be substituted for the one (1) year of required experience.Special Requirements (All Assignments): As a condition of hiring, all candidates must be able to:--- Successfully pass a pharmacology test administered by the County.--- Pass respirator/mask fit test--- Travel to different locations throughout the county as needed by assignment--- Work outdoors--- Work in limited space (i.e. mobile clinic, Conex office space)--- Work in a fast -paced environment--- Remain flexible to changing workflows KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:Knowledge of:Nursing principles, methods, and commonly used proceduresMedical terminology, hospital and outpatient clinic routines and commonly used equipmentCode of conductProfessional interpersonal skills used in communicationPhysical assessmentMedication administrationBasic infection control and aseptic techniquesDischarge planning and patient teachingAbility to: Work cooperatively with othersEffectively communicate with medical health care workers and othersMaintain patient care records and prepare related reportsAdminister medications and intravenous fluidsAssess, plans, implements and evaluates nursing careCritically evaluate and use good judgment in unusual and emergent situationsPHYSICAL DEMANDSStand: FrequentlyWalk: FrequentlySit: FrequentlyHandling / Fingering: OccasionallyReach Outward: OccasionallyReach Above Shoulder: OccasionallyClimb, Crawl, Kneel, Bend: OccasionallyLift / Carry: Occasionally - Up to 50 lbsPush/Pull: Occasionally - Up to 50 lbsSee: ConstantlyTaste/ Smell: Not ApplicableNot Applicable = Not required for essential functionsOccasionally = (0 - 2 hrs/day)Frequently = (2 - 5 hrs/day)Constantly = (5+ hrs/day)WORK ENVIRONMENTCommunity Setting, Outdoor, Indoors and/or Temperature Controlled varying by assignment. EEOC STATEMENTIt is the policy of Heluna Health to provide equal employment opportunities without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information or any other protected characteristic under applicable law. Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

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