RN Employee Health Per Diem

Requisition ID
2017-7334
Category
Licensed Nursing Positions
Facility
Community Medical Centers - Corporate Offices (CMC)
US-CA-Fresno
Posted Date
9/20/2017

Overview

The RN Employee Health is a vital member of our mission.

In this role you are responsible for providing employee health services to Community Medical Centers employees and volunteers in accordance with policies and applicable laws. Performs a variety of established occupational health procedures for the care of employees. Serves as the leader of the patient care team. Assesses patients and establishes a plan of care engaging the patient and/or family in the process. Implements the plan of care, including patient and family education, in collaboration with other members of the team. Coordinates the patient’s care with other disciplines and within the nursing care team. Clearly communicates expectations to other members of the nursing care team, delegates tasks appropriately, and follows up to ensure that tasks are completed. Assesses the patients response to the plan of care, informs MD of changes in the patient’s condition, and alters the plan of care as needed. Initiates discharge planning upon admission utilizing appropriate resources.

 

Why are we the “Employer of first choice”?

We provide a world of opportunity for professional growth and personal advancement by making the health and financial security of our employee’s a top priority. We embrace our responsibility to the people who make us the largest private employer in the central San Joaquin Valley by offering comprehensive and affordable medical benefits as part of your employment with CMC.  We value giving you a choice in your health coverage by providing three medical plan options.  You will also be offered prescription drug, dental and vision coverage, paid time off, flexible spending accounts, life and disability insurance, discounts on many goods and services, and an employer matched Tax Sheltered Annuity Plan (403(b)).

Our team members enjoy additional benefits such as: education reimbursement, an employee gym, concierge service, and award winning cuisine. 

Based in Fresno, California, we are a multi-specialty healthcare system comprised of four hospitals; Community Regional Medical Center, Clovis Community Medical Center, Fresno Heart & Surgical Hospital, Community Behavioral Health Center. Additionally, our system includes other health care facilities and a physician residency program in conjunction with the University of California, San Francisco. Our primary service area is 15,000-square-miles, and we're home to the only combined, burn and Level 1 trauma center between Los Angeles and Sacramento. 

 

*CMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer

 

If you are looking to make a difference and value a purposeful, lasting career, we provide that in our 120 year old hospital system! For more information on why you should choose Community please click the link:https://www.communitymedical.org/

Responsibilities

  • Formulate a nursing diagnosis through observation of the patient’s physical condition and behavior, and through interpretation of information obtained from the patient and others, including the health team. (NPA)
  • Formulate a care plan, in collaboration with the patient, which ensures that direct and indirect nursing care services provide for the patient’s safety, comfort, hygiene, and protection, and for disease prevention and restorative measures. (NPA) Assign and communicate patient acuity accurately. Revise patient assignments based on patient acuity/needs (CMC Standard of Practice).
  • Perform skills essential to the kind of nursing action to be taken, explain the health treatment to the patient and family and educate the patient and family how to care for the patient’s health needs. (NPA)
  • Delegate tasks to subordinates based on the legal scopes of practice of the subordinates and on the preparation and capability needed in the tasks to be delegated, and effectively supervise nursing care being given by subordinates. (NPA) Provide assistance to staff in resolving questions/problems involving patient treatment plans, interpersonal conflicts, medical staff relations, and ancillary care providers.
  • Evaluate the effectiveness of the care plan through observation of the patient’s physical condition and behavior, signs and symptoms of illness, and reactions to treatment and through communication with the patient and health team members. Recognize changes in patient condition and respond appropriately. Inform the physician of changes in the patient’s condition and modify the plan as needed. (NPA)
  • Act as the patient’s advocate, as circumstances require, by initiating action to improve health care or to change decisions or activities which are against the interests or wishes of the patient, and by giving the patient the opportunity to make informed decisions about health care before it is provided. (NPA)
  • Administer medications to patients according to CMC policy following the 5 Rights of Safe Medication Practice. Observe and report adverse drug reactions to Pharmacy and the physician.
  • Complete documentation according to regulatory and CMC standards.

Qualifications

Minimum required:

Graduation from an accredited School of Nursing or successful completion of sufficient units in nursing to qualify for state licensure. Approximately two years of experience in an employee or occupational health setting.

 

 

Licenses/Certifications:

Minimum required:

Current California Registered Nurse license. Current BLS certification.

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