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Respiratory Care Practitioner

Company: United Health Systems
Location: Stockton
Posted on: June 17, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description Respiratory Care Registered Nurse Location - Stockton, CA Contract - 6 months Shift - Shifting The Registered Nurse (RN) 2 is responsible for assessing, planning, implementing, and evaluating nursing care for a group of population-specific patients for the department /unit, from simple to complex, with multi-system issues in a safe and therapeutic environment. The RN uses knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span, assesses data reflective of the patient's status, and interprets information needed to identify each patient's requirements relative to their age-specific needs. The RN engages in caring relationships with patients, families, and significant others work collaboratively with other health care workers and uses sound judgments while performing nursing and medical interventions. The RN adheres to specialty standards and organizational standards, policies, procedures, guidelines, and protocols. Reports to the Director and/or Nurse Manager. May participate in the supervision of Licensed Nursing Assistants and unlicensed personnel. Certification, Registration & Licensure Licensed to practice in CA Basic Life Support - American Heart Association Bachelor's Degree Experience One year prior clinical nursing experience. Evidence of experience in working effectively and positively with patients, care providers, and the multi-disciplinary team. Evidence of the ability to perform as a member of a team. Responsibilities Bases nursing actions by applying principles of purposeful, organized thinking to make clinical judgment/decisions. Gathers data through history taking and physical assessment and interprets data in order to plan and implement interventions to meet patient care needs. Develops, evaluates, and revises patients' plans of care and nursing actions in response to patients' needs. Documents care provided and patient's progress toward attainment of desired outcomes. Directs and supervises others in the performance of delegated nursing activities. Teaches the patient and/or significant other(s) about the plan of care. Prepares patients to manage their care after discharge, transfer or preparation for procedure/test. Manages time and resources to deliver patient care. Administers medications to patients. Provides direct patient care. Leads the health care team. Serves as a Resource Person for assigned shift. Serves as a preceptor for new employees. Performs job-specific requirements and other duties as assigned. State RN required.

Keywords: United Health Systems, Stockton , Respiratory Care Practitioner, Healthcare , Stockton, California

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