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Company: Barton Health
Location: South Lake Tahoe, CA
Career Level: Mid-Senior Level
Industries: Healthcare, Pharmaceutical, Biotech

Description

Purpose Statement
Consistently Exceptional Care

Barton Health is a not-for-profit, equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of sex, age, religion, creed, national origin, race or handicap in its relationship with patients, visitors or employees.

Mission
Barton Health is dedicated to the delivery of safe, high quality health care to community members and visitors. We are committed to compassionate, personalized, comprehensive and responsive treatment of all of our patients and other guests.
 

Nicotine Free Statement: To further our mission in providing quality, compassionate care to everyone, effective January 1, 2017, Barton Health will no longer hire individuals who use or test positive for nicotine. Barton Health promotes a healthy and safe environment for all Associates, Physicians, Volunteers, Patients, and Vistors. Therefore, all individuals whose pre-employment drug test results are positive for nicotine will have their job offer rescinded, and they will be disqualified from applying for employment for 6 months (180) days from the date of the health screening. 

 

Job Function: Nursing 

Employment Type: Full-Time 

Hours per Pay Period .9 (72 hour p/pp) 

Job Shift: Night 

Weekend/Holiday Rotation: Yes 

 

*** 7 Positions- Night shift, 3 are for New Grad RN's***

Summary of Position:

Provides professional nursing care to patients in the Orthopedic, Medical and Post-Surgical unit(s) utilizing established policies and procedures, ensuring safe and effective care. Services are provided based on the ages of the population served; Newborn through geriatric - 65 years or older and in collaboration with the multidisciplinary care team. Demonstrates the knowledge and skill necessary to identify and meet the individualized needs of all patients served in the Orthopedic, Medical and Post-surgical unit(s). This position description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications which may be required of the employee assigned to the position.

 

Qualifications

Education:

  • Completion of an accredited Nursing program

 

Experience:

  • One year recent acute care nursing experience preferred
  • Previous Orthopedic and/or Medical-Surgical experience preferred
  • Current California RN license or ability to obtain prior to start date
  • Current CPR/BLS certification by the American Heart Association (BLS for the Healthcare Provider) or ability to obtain prior to start date

 

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

  • Knowledge of nursing practices in assigned department.
  • Highly effective written and verbal communications skills.
  • Proficient computer skills as are required to document, communicate and enter information into the electronic medical records system.
  • Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action.
  • Ability to collaborate with various departments in and outside of the Barton Health System in order to provide consistently exceptional patient care.

 

Certifications/Licensure:

  • Current California license or ability to obtain prior to start date.
  • Current CPR/BLS certification by the American Heart Association (BLS for the Healthcare Provider) or ability to obtain prior to start date

 

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to walk, stand, sit, and talk or hear.
  • The employee is occasionally required to use hands to finger, handle, feel or operate objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands and arms.
  • The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, and the ability to adjust focus.
  • Lifts, positions, pushes and/or transfer patients.
  • The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.

 

Working Conditions

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Routine Hospital/Healthcare & Office/Administrative conditions.
  • Contact with patients and guests under a wide variety of circumstances.
  • Regularly exposed to the risk of bloodborne diseases.
  • Exposure to infections and contagious disease.
  • Exposed to hazardous anesthetic agents, body fluids and waste.
  • Subject to hazards of flammable and explosive gases.
  • Subject to varying and unpredictable situations, including the handling of emergency or crisis situations.
  • Subject to pressure due to irregular hours, frequent interruptions and stressful situations due to multiple demands.

 

Essential Functions

  1. Provides consistently exceptional care at all times.
  2. Provides nursing care by utilizing the nursing process of assessment, planning, intervention, implementation, and evaluation.
  3. Provides professional nursing care to patients in designated department utilizing established policies and procedures, ensuring safe and effective care.
  4. Demonstrates a working knowledge of regulatory and licensing standards and ensures that practice is compliant with standards.
  5. Performs systems assessment at intervals consistent with departmental standards of care and patient acuity, recognizing disturbed physiology and abnormal parameters. Assesses pain levels on all patients and assesses psychosocial needs of patients, expressing interest in their progress and comfort and prepares for disposition.
  6. Demonstrates the knowledge and skill necessary to identify and meet the individualized needs of all patients served in the designated department.
  7. Ensures medication administration is safe, accurate and timely by following 5 rights of medication administration. 
  8. Monitors patient reaction and compliance with physician orders. Reports any downward change in patient condition to appropriate individual.
  9. Recognizes unusual conditions outside of his/her expertise and seeks guidance of coworkers or supervisors.
  10. Functions as a team leader by communicating effectively with team members, completes assessments in a timely manner and support team members offering assistance and guidance.
  11. Effectively coordinates and prioritizes scheduled procedures and care activities.
  12. Assists physicians with examinations, procedures and other processes related to direct patient care.
  13. Keeps patient/family informed of progress, procedures and disposition. Focuses on customer service needs.
  14. The patients learning needs, abilities, preferences and readiness is assessed.  Effectively educates patient and family in medication use and safety, nutrition interventions, safe use of medical equipment, management of pain and rehabilitation techniques and use of other sources.
  15. Monitors and ensures accuracy of documentation in patient medical record. All aspects of patient care are accurately and completely documented
  16. Operates equipment and performs job related duties in a safe manner. Insures proper functioning of equipment and follows procedure when equipment malfunctions.
  17. Assists in the orientation, instructing and training of assigned personnel
  18. Takes active role in shared governance including committee membership, task force contribution, staff meeting attendance, and development of policy and procedures that contribute to maintaining department Standards of Care
  19. As assigned, may function in the Break nurse role to assist in providing meal breaks and rest periods.
  20. Responds to the needs of the department by performing other duties, as necessary.

Purpose Statement
Consistently Exceptional Care

 

Mission
Barton Health is dedicated to the delivery of safe, high quality health care to community members and visitors. We are committed to compassionate, personalized, comprehensive and responsive treatment of all of our patients and other guests.

 

Values/Standards

Barton Health commits to integrity, collaboration and excellence through the practice of our four Service Standards:

  • Safety
  • Respect
  • Image
  • Efficiency

 

Barton Health is a not-for-profit, equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of sex, age, religion, creed, national origin, race or handicap in its relationship with patients, visitors or employees.


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