RN Surgical Full Time Days - 67165-1A

This job posting is no longer active.

Updated: Apr 28, 2024
Location: Fountain Valley
Job Type:
Department: Surgical-FVR

UC Title: Registered Nurse FVR-5

Position Number: 41079342

Reports to: Dir, Nursing FVR

Working Title: RN Surgical Full Time Nights

Cost Center: 422081 

Bargaining Unit: NUHW-RNs & Prof

FLSA: Nonexempt

Date Created: 3/27/2024

Job Code: 008428

Essential Job Functions
1. Interviews patient, family, significant 
others to formulate a nursing history.
2. Observes, identifies and collects 
data to identify nursing care needs of 
the patient and family.
3. Correlates the medical plan of care 
with the nursing plan of care.
4. Identifies and reports to the 
appropriate person(s) abnormal 
diagnostic data and clinical changes 
in the patient's condition

PLANNING:
5. Develops and/or updates 
individualized nursing care plan on 
each patient.
6. Documents patient problems and 
nursing care needs of the patient and
family/significant others.
7. Actively involves patient and 
family/significant others in planning 
patient's care.
8. Develops short- and long-term goals 
for the patient and family/significant 
others. Identifies the need to involve 
other disciplines in the patient's care.
9. Initiates discharge planning upon 
admission.


IMPLEMENTATION:
10. Performs common nursing 
procedures as defined in Policy and 
Procedure Manual.
11. Implements changes in physicians' 
orders in a timely manner.
12. Explains treatments and procedures 
to patient and family/significant 
others.
13. Provides patient and family teaching. 
14. Provides for the safety, cleanliness 
and comfort of the patient.
15. Initiates emergency procedures as 
needed within the scope of practice 
and hospital policy.
 

EVALUATION:
16. Evaluates the patient's response to 
nursing care. 
17. Updates and revises care to be 
delivered as patients' needs change.
18. Appropriately communicates 
changes and care given to other 
members of the health care team.


PROFESSIONAL GROWTH AND 
RESPONSIBILITY:
19. Assumes leadership role and 
delegates nursing care.
20. Assigns tasks appropriately and 
guides team members based on their
skills and abilities. 
21. Maintains awareness of legal 
aspects of hospital nursing. 
22. Conducts patient care conferences.
23. Updates skills and knowledge and 
attends peers' patient care 
conferences.
24. Assists in orientation and/or acts as 
a preceptor for new personnel.
25. Sets goals and objectives with target 
dates. 
26. Participates in patient care Quality 
Assurance programs.


UNIT SPECIFIC:
27. Recognizes impending postoperative complications.
28. Manages patients as team leader or 
primary care giver

29. Demonstrates flexibility to work as 
out-patient nurse or ward secretary 
as needed.
30. Maintains post operative drains, 
tubes and irrigations (i.e., chest 
tubes, NG tubes, CBI, suprapubic 
catheters).
31. Maintains all intravenous lines and 
fluids (i.e., CVP, Hickman catheters, 
IV PBs, portacath 
hyperalimentation).
32. Manages pain effectively (ie, PCA, 
IVP, IM, PO).
33. Maintains proper aseptic technique 
during dressing changes.
34. Maintains proper isolation technique.
35. Clearly documents effectiveness of 
nursing care (i.e., pain management 
and response to treatments such as 
wound care).
36. Participates in rounds and gives 
feedback in discharge planning 
needs.
37. Assists physical therapist in 
mobilizing patients and assesses 
progress.
38. Keeps accurate record of intake and 
output. 
39. All other duties as assigned.
40. Point of care testing

 

BONUS RECOGNITION:
Circle One
ACLS Certification NA / 5

Share: mail

Related Jobs

RN OR - PT Days - FVR

Fountain Valley, CA, United States

House Supervisor - Per Diem Nights - FVR

Fountain Valley, CA, United States

RN NICU - PT Days - FVR

Fountain Valley, CA, United States

RN PICU - FT Nights - FVR

Fountain Valley, CA, United States

RN PICU - Per Diem Days - FVR

Fountain Valley, CA, United States

RN Tele - FT Nights - FVR

Fountain Valley, CA, United States

RN Tele - FT Days - FVR

Fountain Valley, CA, United States

RN DOU - FT Days - FVR

Fountain Valley, CA, United States

RN Med Surg Pulmonary - FT Nights - FVR

Fountain Valley, CA, United States

RN ET3 Tele - Per Diem Nights - FVR

Fountain Valley, CA, United States

RN ICU - FT DAYS - FVR

Fountain Valley, CA, United States

RN ICU - Per Diem Nights - FVR

Fountain Valley, CA, United States

RN ICU - PT Days - FVR

Fountain Valley, CA, United States

Tech, Surgical- Surgery - FT - Variable

Fountain Valley, CA, United States

RN Surgical - FT Nights - FVR

Fountain Valley, CA, United States

RN ET3 Tele - Part Time Nights - FVR

Fountain Valley, CA, United States

RN ET3 Tele - Per Diem Days - FVR

Fountain Valley, CA, United States

RN OR Manager - FT Days - FVR

Fountain Valley, CA, United States

RN PICU - PT Days - FVR

Fountain Valley, CA, United States

RN PICU - Per Diem Nights - FVR

Fountain Valley, CA, United States

Per Diem - Tech, Surgical FVR- Variable

Fountain Valley, CA, United States

Employee Health RN - Per Diem Days - FVR

Fountain Valley, CA, United States

Per Diem - Secretary, Unit FVR-Emergency Room - Days

Fountain Valley, CA, United States

Registered Nurse PICU - FT Nights - FVR-5

Fountain Valley, CA, United States

Registered Nurse PICU - PT Days - FVR-5

Fountain Valley, CA, United States