RN Clinical – Student Health Engemann Admin – Per Diem 8 Hour Rotating Shifts (Hybrid) (Non-Exempt) (Non-Union) – (Los Angeles, California, United States)

As an integral part of the interdisciplinary team, the Registered Nurse utilizes the nursing process to provide therapeutic care to patients.

Provides nursing care in accordance with departmental policies and procedures and established standards of nursing care and practice in an Ambulatory or Acute care setting. Promotes restoration of health and achievement of patient health goals through assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation in the delivery of patient care.

Essential Duties:

  • Assesses health care needs of patients. Plans, implements and evaluates care designed to meet patient health care needs.
  • Administers medication and parenteral fluids, obtains specimens, using established techniques. Follows appropriate procedures to maintain control over
  • medications. Utilizes equipment and technology to implement nursing interventions and/or treatments according to departmental policies and
  • procedures. Performs appropriate procedures independently and assists physician with more complex procedures. Responds to emergency situations using standard emergency protocols and procedures.
  • Identifies patients’ educational needs and provides health-related information to enhance patients’ understanding of medical condition and related treatments. Assists in teaching procedures.
  • Recognizes changes in the patient’s physical and mental condition, takes appropriate action by notifying physician and/or nursing supervisor.
  • Triages patient phone calls and provides guidance and direction to inquiries per unit protocols.
  • Provides comprehensive medical record documentation that reflects all aspects of care provided during each encounter, including patient history, nursing
  • assessment, medication list, allergy list, treatments and/or procedures, and patient education. Accurately and completely documents data for billing purposes.
  • Ensures that exam rooms and treatment areas are supplied and maintained adequately by support personnel.
  • Promotes security by alerting appropriate personnel for safety, fire and other unsafe situations. Reports any unusual occurrences to supervisor.
  • Maintains a safe environment in accordance with standards, policies and safety regulations. Ensures compliance with infection control policies.
  • Participates in monitoring and evaluating the quality and appropriateness of patient care.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications:

  • Req Bachelor’s degree Nursing Degree in Nursing (BSN) *Grandfathered from BSN if hired prior to 12/2019
  • Req 1 year Experience as RN.
  • Req Must have excellent communication skills, including the ability to speak, read and write English proficiently.
  • Req Knowledge of medical procedures and conditions and ability to understand, follow and successfully perform duties, including whole blood collection, and apheresis procedures, in accordance with administrative and clinical policies, regulations and procedures.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Pref 2 years Experience as RN.

Required Licenses/Certifications:

  • Req Registered Nurse – RN (CA Board of Registered Nursing)
  • Req Basic Life Support (BLS) Healthcare Provider from American Heart Association
  • Req Fire Life Safety Training (LA City) If no card upon hire, one must be obtained within 30 days of hire and maintained by renewal before expiration date. (Required within LA City only)

 

The hourly rate range for this position is $46.00 – $76.07. When extending an offer of employment, the University of Southern California considers factors such as (but not limited to) the scope and responsibilities of the position, the candidate’s work experience, education/training, key skills, internal peer equity, federal, state, and local laws, contractual stipulations, grant funding, as well as external market and organizational considerations.

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