Urgent Care RN New
Redwood Coast Medical Services Website
$62,000 - $68,000
No recruiters please
Are you looking to change your morning commute? Do you want to be a significant part of a rapidly growing organization on the forefront of physical and operational expansion? Do you want to live and work in a rural setting on the scenic and historical Northern California coast?
Redwood Coast Medical Services, Inc. is seeking to add a Registered Nurse to its established and well-respected Urgent Care department in Gualala. RCMS is a not-for-profit health center providing a full range of healthcare services at its three clinics located along the coast. Services are designed to meet identified needs of the community, are integrated with other existing healthcare services and systems, and are evaluated on a regular basis to ensure that community health needs are being met.
The RCMS health centers are surrounded by the natural beauty of the North Coast. With the Pacific Ocean to the west and a coastal mountain range to the east, there is a multitude of outdoor activities to enjoy. Along with over three weeks vacation in just your first year, RCMS covers the cost of your health insurance, license renewal, continuing medical education classes and provides free membership to our local gym.
RCMS is committed to achieving excellence in the delivery of health care and recognizes that high quality, motivated employees are the key to accomplishing this goal. If you are looking to join a team of health care providers in a rural community where you can make a difference, we would like to talk to you. For more information on this position, please contact Sheila Mofrad, Human Resources Manager at (707)884-4853 or email@example.com.
As a member of the health care team, the Urgent Care Nurse provides and performs comprehensive professional nursing duties for patients who come to the Urgent Care Department with a wide variety of injuries and illnesses. Job duties of the Urgent Care Nurse include the following:
ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES
- Screen patients and provide immediate/urgent treatment, according to the status of the patients and level care needed within scope of practice and learning.
- Room patient and prepare for examination by provider.
- Set up and operate specialized equipment, such as cardiac monitors, EKG machines, etc.
- Prepare patients for tests, exams and treatment.
- Administer prescribed medications following the “five rights in giving medication”.
- Anticipates and performs preliminary specimen collection and CLIA waived lab testing as indicated.
- Document and report lab results to Provider and patient.
Maintain health records by proper and complete documentation of nursing observations, interventions, therapeutic measurers and patient education
Provide counseling and teach patients and families on preventative, curative and rehabilitative measurers involved in health care.
Exercise excellent interpersonal skills in handling interaction with hospital staff, patients and families
Coordinate patient flow
- Maintain professional knowledge and skill in nursing by attending continuing education, staff meetings and workshops.
- Maintains organized, clean, efficient and confidential work area.
- Maintain patient confidentiality and follows HIPAA guidelines
- Ensure all communications reflect the standard and mission of RCMS
- Carry out other duties within the scope of RN license as assigned by the Clinical Operations Manager
OTHER ASSIGNED DUTIES
- Arrange transport for patients via ground/flight as required.
- Monitor drug and vaccines, discard expired medications and responsible for completing the Narcotic Count and Log in a timely manner.
- Prepares exam room for use, monitoring supplies, sanitizing exam table and equipment between use.
- Assist in ordering medications and supplies for Urgent Care.
- Registered Nurse License (California)
- Practical knowledge of professional nursing principles
- Skills to provide comprehensive emergent/non-emergent nursing care
- Practical knowledge of pharmaceuticals, therapeutic effects, side effects and complications.
- Practical knowledge and skill in operating specialized emergency medical equipment.
- Practical knowledge of a variety of nursing specializations including but not limited to prenatal, post-partum, pediatrics, internal medicine, diabetes, etc.
- Current CPR, BLS, PALS and ACLS is required, TNCC preferred
- Must demonstrate leadership skills and creativity in problem solving
- A valid California Driver’s License