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Company: Orchard Hospital
Location: Gridley
Posted on: May 12, 2022

Job Description:

The professional Registered Nurse in the Emergency Department, in collaboration with the provider and other healthcare team members, coordinates the delivery of patient care primarily in the Emergency Department setting. Responsible for utilizing the nursing process to assess, plan, implement, and evaluate provision of safe patient care, assuring confidentiality, comfort, and advocacy within the scope of nursing practice.
Salary Range: $51.25 - $61.50

  • RN required, BSN preferred
  • 1 year emergency room or other emergency services experience preferred
  • California Registered Nursing License; current, active and in good standing
  • Current BLS, ACLS and PALS Certificate required
  • Trauma Nurse Certification Course (TNCC) preferred
  • CEN preferredJob Requirements:
    • Provides nursing care utilizing all components of the nursing process-Including: assessment, diagnosis, planning, intervention and evaluation and Identifies opportunities to meet the learning needs of patient and family, overcoming barriers to learning.
    • Proficiently uses critical thinking skills and evidenced based practice in the nursing process in delivering care to patients based on their functional and developmental age; identifying actual and potential risk and demonstrating leadership in emergent or crisis situations.
    • Demonstrates proper use of all equipment utilized in the ED; how to access and scan medications in pharmacy automated dispensing system; how to conduct beginning and end-of-shift narcotic count.
    • Based on information obtained from the nursing assessment, provides a concise problem focused report to the provider.
    • Assigns the appropriate triage rating based on patient complaint and anticipation of diagnostic needs, using the Emergency Severity Index.
    • Demonstrates competency in the process of all infusion and medication preparations; treatments, procedural sedation, follow up labs, positive cultures, diagnostic imaging, monitoring system, nurse call system, organ donation and release of remains.
    • Demonstrates proficiency navigating through Orchard Hospital Health Information Systems (HIS) including Chart Access, LabDaq, T-System, Radiology Information System, ELearning, and Orchard Hospital Policies and Procedures - entering and noting orders, obtaining diagnostic test results, accessing information from previous hospital visits and locating policy and procedures.
    • Demonstrates effective communication with members of the health care team to achieve desired outcomes; attends and participates in all required in-service training and mandatory meetings (75% staff meetings per policy).
      Orchard Hospital complies with the California State mandate which requires all healthcare workers to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, with a booster shot. Some workers may be exempt from this requirement due to religious beliefs or a qualified medical reason. Any offer of employment will be contingent upon valid documentation of complete vaccination including a booster shot OR a qualifying exemption. Please contact Human Resources for additional information.

      Location: Orchard Hospital - Emergency Department
      Schedule: Full Time - 36, Days

Keywords: Orchard Hospital, Chico , RN ED, Healthcare , Gridley, California

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