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Registered Nurse - HPL Urgent Care Clinic PRN

Company: Rapides Regional Medical Center
Location: Alexandria
Posted on: June 18, 2022

Job Description:

DescriptionSHIFT: PRN
Are you passionate about delivering superior, patient-centered care? At HCA Healthcare, we are committed to caring for patients with purpose and integrity. We care like family! Jump-start your career as a Clinic Registered Nurse today with Rapides Regional Medical Center.You contribute to our success. Every role has an impact on our patients' lives and you have the opportunity to make a difference. We are looking for a dedicated Registered Nurse like you to be a part of our team.

The Life of an HCA Nurse

We are seeking a Registered Nurse for our HPL Clinic to ensure that we continue to provide all patients with high quality, efficient care. Did you get into our industry for these reasons? We are an amazing team that works hard to support each other and are seeking a phenomenal addition like you who feels patient care is as meaningful as we do. We want you to apply now!
Clinic nurses are the master coordinators of the department, visiting with patients, gathering vitals and acting as a liaison between patient and provider. They have high-level critical thinking skills, vast clinical knowledge, and are able to stay calm under pressure.

About this department:

  • 9 room urgent care
  • Teamwork is the core of how we operate
  • Engagement of Leadership - Everyone on the team is motivated and patient focused
  • Patient safety and satisfaction are our number one priority
    • Responsible for the care and safety of patients undergoing treatment and use of equipment to minimize hazards of electric shock, burns and extraneous radiation to patients.
    • Responsible for safe handling of equipment.
    • Assesses patient's understanding of process and informed consent of invasive procedures.
    • Assesses, evaluates and informs physician of changes in patient's condition during exam.
    • Selects appropriate equipment to use for procedure.
    • Determines most suitable anatomical posture and positions and shields patients accordingly.
    • Practices medical and surgical; aseptic procedures.
    • Assists in maintaining basic records and reports.
    • Assists in maintaining files.
    • Assists in training of students and ancillary personnel.
    • Interacts professionally with patient/family.
    • Completes all work before clocking out and leaving.
    • Is acquainted with local fire and safety regulations.
    • Has knowledge of hospital policies and the functions of other departments.
    • Able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care based on physical, psychosocial, educational, safety and related criteria appropriate to the following age groups: neonate, pediatric, adolescent, geriatric and general population.
    • Able to modify job duties and communicate with customers in an age appropriate manner.
    • Appropriately assesses the patient's pain and involves the patient in effective management of pain using age appropriate interventions.
    • Meets dress code standards; appearance is neat and clean.
    • Completes annual educational requirements.
    • Maintains regulatory requirements.
    • Maintains patient confidentiality at all times.
    • Reports to work on time and as scheduled; completes work within designated time.
    • Consistently completes and maintains assigned duties.
    • Wears identification while on duty; uses computerized punch time system correctly.
    • Completes in-services and returns in a timely fashion.
    • Attends annual review and departmental in-services, as scheduled.
    • Attends required staff meetings.
    • Represents the organization in a positive and professional manner.
    • Actively participates in performance improvement and continuous quality improvement (CQI) activities.
    • Complies with all organizational policies regarding ethical business practices.
    • Communicates the mission, ethics and goals of the hospital, as well as the focus statement of the department.
    • Excellent communication skills
    • Ability to work in a fast paced/busy atmosphere
    • Ability to offer compassionate care to all age groups
    • Ability to complete specialty exams without assistance
    • Basic computer skills
    • Ability to communicate with providers in a clear and concise manner
    • Able to flex work schedule as required to meet the need of the department
    • All aspects of nursing care granted by licensure.
    • Assisting the HPL Clinic Physician and staff to provide optimal patient care.
    • Collects subjective and objective data including pertinent past medical history and present medication. Develops plan of care based on focused assessment, nursing diagnosis, reassessment, and expected outcomes for all age groups.
    • Ability to coordinate with ancillary departments for the provision of treatment and care of HPL Clinic patients and the orderly transfer or discharge of these patients.
    • Attends all scheduled department meetings unless approval by HPL practice manager or clinical coordinator is given.
    • Attends in-service education offerings and maintains nursing skills through annual review of HPL Clinic procedures.
    • Does assigned room and equipment checks as scheduled by clinical coordinator.
    • Provides and explains discharge instructions and identifies hospital and community resources to help meet physical, psycho-social, and nutritional needs.
    • Active participant in PI/QCI projects within the clinics and in conjunction with other departments as appropriate.
    • Documents in the clinical record the patient's response to interventions.
    • Carries out physician's orders accurately and efficiently, and clarified when necessary.
    • Adverse or sudden changes in the patient's conditions are promptly communicated to the physician with specific and pertinent data.
    • Ability to identify potential or actual victims of abuse and understands the proper reporting mechanism.
    • Ability to recognize adverse drug reaction and demonstrate understanding of proper reporting mechanism.
    • Appropriately assesses the patient's pain and involves the patient in effective management of the pain using appropriate interventions.
    • Patient care equipment is utilized safely and efficiently in accordance with hospital policies and procedures.
    • Standard precautions are promoted and followed in the utilization of principles of infection control in patient care.Qualifications

      What Qualifications You Will Need:
      • Graduate of a Nursing Program from an accredited school
      • Currently licensed to practice as a Registered Nurse in the State of Louisiana or valid compact license from permanent state of residence
      • CPR for Healthcare Providers to be completed within 30 days of hire
      • ACLS to be completed within 30 days of hire

        Rapides Regional Medical Center is an award-winning 350+ bed hospital and ER in Alexandria, Louisiana that offers a wide array of services ranging from Cancer Care to Wound Care, and our medical staff includes doctors in more than 30 medical specialties.

        At Rapides Regional we believe that well-defined values are the key to nurturing staff and patient satisfaction. By joining our team you contribute to the positive culture of the hospital, which directly impacts the well-being of your patients, their families, your colleagues, and your own personal job satisfaction. We invite you to learn firsthand what our unwavering commitment to patient satisfaction, service excellence and professional expertise can do for your career.

        HCA Healthcare has been continually named a World's Most Ethical Company by Ethisphere since 2010. In 2018, HCA Healthcare spent an estimated $3.3 billion in cost for the delivery of charitable care, uninsured discounts, and other uncompensated expenses.

        Be a part of an organization that invests in you. We are actively reviewing applications. Highly qualified candidates will be promptly contacted by our hiring managers for interviews. Submit your application and help us raise the bar in patient care!NoticeOur Company's recruiters are here to help unlock the next possibility within your career and we take your candidate experience very seriously. During the recruitment process, no recruiter or employee will request financial or personal information (Social Security Number, credit card or bank information, etc.) from you via email. The recruiters will not email you from a public webmail client like Gmail or Yahoo Mail. If you feel suspicious of a job posting or job-related email, let us know by clicking here.For questions about your job application or this site please contact HCAhrAnswers at 1-844-422-5627 option 1.

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