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Critical Care Transport- Registered Nurse New

Santa Rosa, CA

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Hiring Company

LIFEwest Northern California

Positions Available

Full Time, Part Time

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Position Description

Position Summary:

The primary mission and purpose of the Critical Care Transport- Registered Nurse is to respond to emergent and non-emergent requests while delivering quality patient focused care and customer service within the appropriate scope of practice.

Essential Duties and Functions:

Registered Nurse may be assigned one or more duties.  These duties may include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Adheres to the policies and procedures of the company.
  • Presents oneself in a professional and courteous manner at all times that complies with company policy.
  • Completes all appropriate documentation in a timely manner that is in accordance with company policies and procedures. Documentation should be clear, thorough and concise.
  • Completes and participates in daily assignments to ensure vehicles, equipment and station are presentable at all times.
  • Make accurate and ongoing assessments of patient’s status and respond appropriately.
  • Be collaborative with other medical professionals regarding patient’s needs.
  • Collaborate with other nurses and health team members to ensure the patient's wellbeing as evidenced by staff/client feedback.
  • Teach patient/family appropriate health information and share written informational material as evidenced by client feedback and operations coordinator observation
  • Perform direct patient care, using established procedures, policies and standards as evidenced by client/staff feedback and operations coordinator observation.
  • Administer medications and IVs according to policy and procedure.
  • Demonstrate ability and appropriate technical skills when administering treatments and procedures in accordance with physician's orders and policy and procedure (done within a timely manner).
  • Demonstrate necessary skills and knowledge to provide care for patients according to policy, procedure and division/unit specific competencies.
  • Demonstrate ability to handle emergency situations in a prompt, precise and professional manner.
  • Provide personal patient care to ensure comfort and well-being to the patient, acknowledging physiological and psychological needs.
  • Perform indirect patient care, using established procedures, policies and standards as evidenced by client/staff feedback and operations coordinator observation.
  • Maintain a clean, neat and safe environment for patient and staff according to policy and procedure as evidenced by staff/client feedback and operations coordinator observation.
  • Ensure that supplies and equipment necessary for patient care are stored in an organized and efficient manner.
  • Demonstrate correct and safe technique in the use of equipment according to specific product information.
  • Follow appropriate procedure for obtaining and returning or cleaning/disposing of equipment and supplies.
  • Participate in economical utilization of supplies and ensure that equipment is maintained in a clean and safe manner.
  • Comply with specific system/division/unit policy and procedure concerning safety.
  • 100% attendance to mandatory skill updates yearly required.

​Competencies:

  • Customer/Client Focus.
  • Strong Clinical Judgement and Understanding.
  • Understanding of Standard Clinical Treatments and Modalities.
  • Teamwork Orientation.
  • Problem Solving/Analysis.
  • Communication Proficiency.
  • Learning Orientation.
  • Ethical Conduct.
  • Stress Management/Composure.

Education/Certifications/Licensure/Qualifications:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must possess the following:

  • High School Diploma or general education degree (GED)
  • Associates Degree in Nursing
  • Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree preferred
  • Current and Valid license from the California Board of Registered Nurses – with no violations or restrictions.
  • Current and valid CPR-BLS Provider level certification through AHA
  • Current and valid ACLS Provider level certification through AHA
  • Current and valid PALS Provider level certification through AHA
  • Minimum of two years’ experience in critical care environment – ICU and/or ER

Supervisory Responsibility:

This position has no direct supervisory responsibilities but does serve as a coach and mentor for other positions in the department.

Work Environment:

Registered Nurse will be exposed to virus, disease and infection from patients and specimens in working environment. Registered Nurse may experience traumatic situations, including psychiatric, dismembered, and deceased patients.   

Clinical Requirements:

The clinical requirements described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

 

  • Providing the highest levels of patient care and customer service within the scope of practice, procedures, protocols, and medical direction.

Physical and Cognitive Demands:

The physical and cognitive demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.  

This position requires intermittent physical activity, including standing, walking, bending, kneeling, stooping and crouching as well as lifting and supporting patients.

This position requires regular logical and ethical judgement.  Must be able to remain calm in high stress situations.  Must be able to communicate clearly in multiple forms of communications.

Travel:

Travel is primarily local during the business day, although some out-of-the-area and overnight travel may be expected.

Other Duties:

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.


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