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Registered Nurse

Company: Palomar Health
Location: Poway
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Requisition ID 33485 Department Urgent Care Location Poway, California Union Not Applicable Job Type Full-Time Shift Day Hours Per Shift 8 Hours Per Pay Period 80 Description The RN is responsible for the on-site care of patients and forevaluating and renewing prescription refill requests by following established prescriptionrenewal protocols and processes. The RN may need to cover for clinical nurses as needed toprovide direct patient care, to include the administration of medications and immunizations,performing nursing procedures, and patient education, as well as to provide triage services/ caremanagement, to include patient assessment and education, and arranging for necessaryappointments/ referrals. This position is also responsible for working closely with physicians.* Under supervision, uses the full scope of the Nurse Practice Act to assess, plan, organize, andprovide nursing care to assigned patients in accordance with physician instructions; makespreliminary observations of, and prepares patients for medical treatment.* Obtains patient consent for care and ensures patient confidentiality and documents healthhistory, information on chief complaint, vital signs, and health risk factors and assessesdisease condition.* Inputs all patient information into the electronic medical record(s).* Assists physicians in administering treatments and in performing medical examinations anddiagnostic tests.* As directed, administers or dispenses prescribed treatment and medications to patients; chartstreatment and dispensing to patients and records and reports significant changes in conditionand general progress of patient.* Counsels and advises patients, families and significant others regarding special medicalproblems and/or proper health care methods; prepares and maintains concise and completerecords and reports.* Works independently to evaluated and renew prescription refill requests by followingestablished prescription renewal protocols and processes.* Attends departmental meetings as needed and serves as a resource for Licensed VocationalNurses, Medical Assistants, and other Registered NursesJob RequirementsMinimum Education: As required by certification and/or licensurePreferred Education: Bachelor's DegreeMinimum Experience: 1 year of directly related RN experiencePreferred Experience: 2+ years of directly related RN experienceRequired Certification: American Heart Association recognized BLS - Healthcare ProviderPreferred Certification: Not ApplicableRequired License: Current CA RN LicensePreferred License: Not Applicable We are an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate against applicants or employees based on race, color, gender, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, sexual orientation, marital status or any other characteristic protected by law.

Keywords: Palomar Health, Poway , Registered Nurse, Healthcare , Poway, California

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