CLINICAL NURSE I - SPECIAL CARE NURSERY/NICU BIRTHING SUITES - LDRP (Irvine, CA, US)
Company: Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian
Posted on: May 3, 2021
The Clinical Nurse I role provides direct patient care in
accordance with the Nurse Practice Act for assigned patients in
Special Care Nursery/NICU. The nurse collaborates with other
disciplines of the health care team to ensure the delivery of safe,
timely and appropriate quality patient care. This includes
providing physical assessments, nursing interventions, pain
management, medication administrations, specimen collection,
meeting nutritional and emotional needs, and education and
discharge needs of the patients assigned. Utilizes the nursing
process based on evidence-based best practices to meet patient care
needs. Evaluates and adjusts the nursing care process as necessary
with consultation as needed and confers with the appropriate
resource personnel when making ethical/legal/medical dilemma
decisions. Maintains a working knowledge of departmental and
hospital standards, policies, and procedures. Performs other duties
Job Knowledge, Skills, and Competencies
- Adaptability - Ability to change as environmental,
organizational, workload, task, direction and other conditions
change while reacting in a positive and constructive manner.
- Diversity - Able to demonstrate the knowledge and practice of
Diversity in the workplace. Able to work with a diverse group of
people in a manner that enables them to reach their full potential,
in pursuit of organizational objectives, without anyone being
advantaged or disadvantaged by irrelevant considerations.
- Equipment Knowledge – Knowledge of equipment, tools, technology
and other devices in work area and the ability to use them to the
extent required for the job. For clinical equipment, this is
demonstrated by unit-based competency testing
- Infection Control - Follows all policies and procedures used to
minimize the risk of spreading infections.
- Interpersonal Skills - Listens to and understands what others
are saying. Establishes effective working relationships with
others, contributing to a climate of mutual respect and
cooperation. Uses vocabulary and grammar appropriate to the
situation. Demonstrates sensitivity and tact, understanding own
effect on the motivation, attitudes and actions of others. Makes
favorable first impressions.
- Medication Management - Manages and administers prescribed
medication, ECT and perioperative care, medication adherence
assessment, medication education, medication review, and,
monitoring of side effects of medication.
- Oral/Written Communication - Ability to speak and write
effectively, demonstrates fundamental command of language,
communicates well using all mediums. Utilization of the Journey
Boards to enhance communication of patient’s plan of care.
- Patient Documentation - Preparation and delivery of patient
information in a manner that is consistent with the requirements of
the job. Includes what happens during a clinical visit with
patients and why a procedure or service is being performed or why a
device is being used.
- Patient Counseling - Able to give advice or guidance in a
specific area of clinical expertise or knowledge which results in a
problem solved, information provided, and possibly a plan of action
for the person seeking assistance.
- Procedures Knowledge - The knowledge of and adherence to the
workplace procedures associated with an area of focus.
- Safety Management - The knowledge and attentiveness to safety
as well as compliance with the rules regarding safety
- Treatment Planning - Ability to anticipate resource needs and
then arrange, prioritize and shape activities to meet Treatment
Education, Training and Experience
License and Certifications
- Required: All Clinical Nurse I’s must have current licensure as
a Registered Nurse in the State of California.
- Preferred: N/A
Keywords: Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian, Irvine , CLINICAL NURSE I - SPECIAL CARE NURSERY/NICU BIRTHING SUITES - LDRP (Irvine, CA, US), Other , Irvine, California
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