Registered NurseKern Valley Hospital
Functions include performing diagnostic tests and analyzing results, administering medications, operating medical equipment, recording patients' symptoms and medical histories, and assisting with patient rehabilitation and follow-up.
Current California RN license. BLS certificate required and ACLS certificate preferred, with minimum two (2) years recent Acute/Med Surge experience preferred and operating knowledge of Electronic Medical Records preferred. Must pass nursing medical and telemetry tests. Provides direct and indirect patient care in the medical-surgical setting. Communicates with physicians Nurse Manager and co-workers, as appropriate about changes in patient’s status. Able to respond quickly and accurately to changes in condition, including response to treatment. Able to perform general nursing duties in all departments with adequate supervision. Must be willing to cross-train in other nursing departments as the need arises. Must be able to effectively communicate in English; both verbal and written. Must have good interpersonal skills and interface professionally, tactfully and respectfully with patients, staff and the general public. Basic computer skills required.