DAP Health: Registered Nurse- Desert Hot Springs, CA

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Desert Hot Springs Community Health Main Campus – Desert Hot Springs, CA
Full Time
$47.58 – $52.13 Hourly
Nurse

Description

Job Summary:

Under administrative direction is responsible for planning, organizing financial management, and directing licensed and non-licensed nursing and designated support staff for a community health clinic.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Administrative Functions:

  • Establishes, interprets, and disseminates department policies and protocols to ensure uniform delivery of services and promotes quality assurance.
  • Establishes and or interprets standards of care for medical program nursing practice.
  • Works with Clinical Coordinator to develop procedures in accordance with established standards and policies to the fulfillment of clinic goals.
  • Assesses staffing utilization and needs, makes recommendations as necessary to provide adequate coverage for the provision of services to improve quality.
  • Participates in the budgeting process.
  • Participates in the recruitment and selection of clinic personnel.
  • Develops and implements a program of staff development (orientation, in service training and continuing education) for nursing and related personnel.
  • Does inventory of clinical supplies and places orders.
  • Coordinates schedule of all nursing staff.
  • Works in clinical area when needed.
  • Supervises Autoclaving Procedure and quality logs.
  • Supervises Lab procedures and quality logs.
  • Case Manages Patients
  • Coordinate patient flow.
  • Responsible for continuing education, have current license and CPR card.
  • Responsible for knowing RN scope of practice.
  • Ability to delegate responsibilities and promote teamwork.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Clinical Functions:

  • Monitors quality of care through direct observation, supervises that appropriate logs are kept.
    • Medication inventory (monthly)
    • Sample medication (monthly)
    • Oxygen tank pressure (daily)
    • Refrigerator temperature (twice daily)
    • Immunization inventory (weekly)
    • Glucometer (daily)
    • Exam rooms check list (twice daily
    • Lab inventory and quality logs (daily)
    • Referral log (weekly)
    • Crash cart log (on every use and monthly)
    • Autoclaving
  • Ensures that supplies are not expired.
  • Supplies suture room and ER with materials.
  • Takes care of calibration of equipment every 6 months.
  • Provides quality care to the patients of, within the scope of practice outlined by state or federal law.
  • Delivers care in accordance with established standards of care and accepted community standards.
  • Understands the organization’s commitment to provide high quality patient care. Promotes a Patient centered environment.

Staff Supervision:

  • Responsible for collection and approval of timecards and benefit requests for staff under his/her supervision. Facilitates processing of payroll by submitting timecards and benefit requests to the Accounting Department in the time frame prescribed by Policy and the needs of the Department.
  • Provides staff training as necessary and ensures compliance with new employees and annual training requirements.
  • Evaluates staff performance either directly or in collaboration with co-management.
  • Conducts employee corrective action, provides guidance, and conducts annual evaluations.
  • Responsible for ensuring staff compliance with all policies and procedures, and all applicable laws and regulations, including HIPAA and OSHA.

Qualifications

Qualifications:

Minimum Qualifications (Education and Experience):

  • Five years’ experience in nursing management and program development.

Special Conditions of Employment:

  • Licensed as a Registered Nurse in the State of California.
  • California driver’s license.
  • All staff that is presently working within a clinic is required to have a Current and Valid CPR and First Aide certification on file with the Human Resources Department. This is for clinical and administrative staff. This new license requirement is mandatory for continued employment, CPR and First Aide certification must be obtained through the American Heart Association. Internet certificates do not comply and for this reason are not valid.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Effective interpersonal skills.
  • Bilingual in Spanish/English preferred.
  • Ability to provide leadership to nursing and other personnel.
  • Ability to exercise independent judgment and make decisions.
  • Proficiency in computer use and the internet.
  • Contribute to the success of the organization by participating in quality improvement activities.
  • Demonstrates a Standard of Customer Service Behavior: Compassion, Attitude, Communication, Appearance, Sense of Ownership, and Teamwork.
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