Dignity Health RN-Per Diem in SACRAMENTO, California

Overview

Dignity Health Medical Foundation, established in 1993, is a California nonprofit public benefit corporation with care centers throughout California. Dignity Health Medical Foundation is an affiliate of Dignity Health – one of the largest health systems in the nation - with hospitals and care centers in California, Arizona and Nevada. Today, Dignity Health Medical Foundation works hand-in-hand with physicians and providers throughout California to provide comprehensive health care services to the many communities we serve. As Dignity Health Medical Foundation continues to grow and establish new premier care centers, we provide increasing support and investment in the latest technologies, finest physicians and state-of-the-art medical facilities. We strive to create purposeful work settings where staff can provide great care, while advancing in knowledge and experience through challenging work assignments and stimulating relationships. Our staff is well-trained and highly skilled, qualities that are vital to maintaining excellence in care and service.

Responsibilities

Position Summary:

The Registered Nurse (RN) is responsible for knowing his/her professional scope of practice as defined by the California Business and Professional Code and for satisfactorily completing the Dignity Health Medical Foundation orientation period that includes demonstrating skills and behaviors that meet a fully competent level of performance. The RN maintains a clean, organized, and safe environment, and performs patient care services that support the physician / provider's practice under the clinical supervision of the Physician, Nurse Practitioner, Physician's Assistant or other licensed staff.

Core Duties:

  • Assisting in prepping patients for examinations or procedures, assisting with procedures, relaying instructions from the physician to a patient or authorized person, and collecting patient data

  • Documenting patient concerns, patient messages, and care provided to the patient in the patient's medical record for the physician's review

  • Administrating medications specifically directed by the physician and performing accurate vital sign measurements and documentation

  • Providing leadership to support staff

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:

  • High School diploma required (or equivalent)

  • Satisfactory completion of a formal Registered Nurse program pursuant to the Division of Allied Health Professions or military training that is equivalent to an accredited Registered Nurse program (determination by Dignity Health Medical Foundation H.R. department in conjunction with the State Division of Allied Health Professions) required

  • Current California RN license required

  • Excellent interpersonal, organizational, and customer service skills required

  • Medical terminology and familiarity with CPT and ICD-9 coding procedures and reference tools, and pharmacology appropriate to the Registered Nurse scope of practice required

Preferred Qualifications:

  • One (1) year of experience in an outpatient setting as a Registered Nurse preferred

  • Familiarity with an electronic practice management system preferred

  • Urgent Care or Emergency Dept. experience strongly preferred.

  • Proficiency with IVs, blood draws, Wound Care, Catheter insertion and removal strongly preferred.

*This position is represented by CNA

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Job ID 2018-54835

Employment Type Per Diem

Department Urgent Care Center

Hours / Pay Period .01

Facility Dignity Health Medical Foundation

Shift Varied

Location SACRAMENTO

State/Province CA

Standard Hours M-F 0630-2000 S/S/Holiday 0730-1630