Desert Regional Medical Center is a 385 bed acute-care hospital classified as a stroke receiving center and level 2 trauma facility with an innovative , patient centered and evidence-based Rehabilitation Services Department. Our compassionate team provides a wide range of inpatient and outpatient services, including acute care rehabilitation, joint replacement & spinal surgery, neurosurgery, ICU, Telemetry, step-down care, skilled nursing, as well as outpatient therapy, hand and lymphedema clinics.
â�¢ Performs general nursing procedures, teaching, interventions, goal setting and treatments (within scope of practice) and reports significant findings to the Registered Nurse or Clinical Manager/Charge Nurse
â�¢ Organizes care and assumes responsibility for assigned group of patients
â�¢ Performs bedside hand off at all times
â�¢ Knowledgeable of growth, development and treatment needed in various populations served
â�¢ Orients patients to room/unit and ensures, patient communication white boards are complete
â�¢ Provides skin care and hourly rounding
â�¢ Organizes and provides care based on priority of patient needs and scheduled activities of patients.
â�¢ Ensures call lights are answered timely and report patient needs which are outside of the scope of practice to the appropriate personnel
â�¢ Obtains and documents vital signs, patient height & weight, activities of daily living and intake and output promptly and appropriately
â�¢ Notifies RN and documents changes in patientâ��s condition, appearance or behavior
â�¢ Utilizes universal precautions and ensures others do so as well
â�¢ Ensures compliance, knowledge and adherence to hospital policies, protocols and procedures
â�¢ Identifies patient safety risks and ensures patient safety is maintained
â�¢ Advocates and ensures patient rights are upheld
â�¢ Reports potential crisis situations or unsafe conditions to the nurse in charge
â�¢ Performs customer service with competence, compassion and respect and providing assistance to patients, physicians, co-workers and visitors in a prompt and courteous manner
â�¢ Supports changes in clinical practice and assists the department director with implementing changes
â�¢ Participates in quality improvement programs
â�¢ Participates in orientation of new staff as needed
â�¢ Maintains competence in practice as required by facility
â�¢ Adheres to hospital attendance and punctuality policy
â�¢ Attends all education required by the facility or the director
â�¢ Applies telemetry leads and troubleshooting if working on telemetry monitoring unit
â�¢ Proficient with braces and equipment utilized by patients for activities of daily living
â�¢ Assists in monitoring mental health patients
â�¢ Other duties as assigned by unit director
â�¢ High School Diploma or GED
â�¢ Current California Nursing Assistant Certification
â�¢ Current American Heart Association Basic Life Support
â�¢ Non-violent crisis de-escalation training completed within thirty days of hire
â�¢ Excellent customer service skills
â�¢ Ability to work with staff, patients and families
â�¢ Good oral and written communication skills
â�¢ Ability to work in a dynamic environment
â�¢ Ability to use computer for documentation
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Job: Nursing Assistants and PCA
Primary Location: Palm Springs, California
Facility: Desert Regional Medical Center
Job Type: Full-time
Shift Type: Nights
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Tenet Healthcare Corporation (NYSE: THC) is a diversified healthcare services company headquartered in Dallas with 112,000 employees. Through an expansive care network that includes United Surgical Partners International, we operate 65 hospitals and approximately 510 other healthcare facilities, including surgical hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, urgent care and imaging centers and other care sites and clinics. We also operate Conifer Health Solutions, which provides revenue cycle management and value-based care services to hospitals, health systems, physician practices, employers and other clients. Across the Tenet enterprise, we are united by our mission to deliver quality, compassionate care in the communities we serve.
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