Under supervision of the Clinical Director and Practice Manager the ETC RN will provide direct nursing care, infusion therapy and documentation of care in the Evaluation and Treatment Center (ETC). Major functions include: triage of patient complaints, patient assessment, and patient evaluation for both adult and pediatric patient populations. Preparation and administration of intravenous drugs and fluids, immunizations, patient education and psychosocial support. Act as a resource to other licensed and unlicensed staff members. The ETC RN will also assume the charge nurse role during non-standard business hours including evenings, weekend and holiday hours.Qualifications
Current and valid California RN License
Graduated from an accredited school of nursing with BSN or MSN
Possession of current BCLS and ACLS certification
Three years of ER, Acute Care, or Urgent Care and Pediatric Experience.
Possession of PICC line certification.
Knowledge and skill in Central line Catheter management and access.
Skill in usage of medical diagnostic equipment, as well as working knowledge of instruments and supplies required to perform necessary blood tests and procedures.
Working knowledge of the UCLA registration system, appointment scheduling system and order entry system.
Knowledge of the Adult and Pediatric patient population and practice operations.
Knowledge of all aspects procedures and medication administration in an urgent care setting.
Ability to assume direct involvement and provide backup support during clinic emergencies and in patient related problem solving.
Ability to organize, prioritize, and follow through for multiple patient treatments.
Phlebotomy and IV skills.
Skill in performing with frequent interruptions and/or distractions including the ability to accept equivocal circumstances and respond and adapt to changing priorities and deadlines.
Ability to utilize appropriate interpersonal skills in all interactions.
Ability to accept direction and promptly follow through on other duties as assigned with minimal supervision.
Experience and knowledge to accurately screen and triage acute patients.
Knowledge and experience to recognize abnormal laboratory values and respond.
Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with patients, peers, physicians and administrators.
Skill in listening perceptively, conveying awareness and responding to patients and visitors with health concerns using tact and discretion.
Ability to interact diplomatically and sympathetically with patients, their families, and general public in a high volume, clinical setting.
Ability to maintain equanimity in the face of resistance, indifference, and hostility.
Ability to maintain confidentiality and to work with sensitive and confidential information using discretion and judgment.