Desert Regional Medical Center is a 385 bed acute-care hospital classified as a stroke receiving center and level 2 trauma facility with an innovative , patient centered and evidence-based Rehabilitation Services Department. Our compassionate team provides a wide range of inpatient and outpatient services, including acute care rehabilitation,joint replacement & spinal surgery, neurosurgery, ICU, Telemetry, step-down care, skilled nursing, as well as outpatient therapy, hand and lymphedema clinics.
The Clinical Nurse assumes principal responsibility for the total nursing care, assessment, planning, implementation, evaluation of each assigned patient. The staff / registered 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:
The Registered Nurse / RN performs 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.
The Registered Nurse / RN teaches parents newborn and pediatric care.
The Registered Nurse / RN demonstrates medication administration.
Develop, implement and document to the plan of care.
The Registered Nurse / RN assisst 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.
** 2yrs Experience **
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 or transfer.
Pediatric Advanced Life Support PALS within 90 days of hire or transfer.
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
Primary Location: Palm Springs, California
Facility: Desert Regional Medical Center
Job Type: Full-time
Shift Type: Days
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