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RN Internal Medicine

Company: Dignity Health Medical Group
Location: Santa Cruz
Posted on: September 19, 2022

Job Description:

Dignity Health Medical Foundation established in 1993 is a California nonprofit public benefit corporation with care centers throughout California. Dignity Health Medical Foundation is an affiliate of Dignity Health - one of the largest health systems in the nation - with hospitals and care centers in California Arizona and Nevada. Today Dignity Health Medical Foundation works hand-in-hand with physicians and providers throughout California to provide comprehensive health care services to the many communities we serve.As Dignity Health Medical Foundation continues to grow and establish new premier care centers we provide increasing support and investment in the latest technologies finest physicians and state-of-the-art medical facilities. We strive to create purposeful work settings where staff can provide great care while advancing in knowledge and experience through challenging work assignments and stimulating relationships. Our staff is well-trained and highly skilled qualities that are vital to maintaining excellence in care and service. -Dignity Health Medical Group - Dominican a service of Dignity Health Medical Foundation is committed to serving the continuing health care needs of Santa Cruz County. Supported by the rich community history Dominican Hospital our doctors provide convenient personalized care to patients throughout the region along the full continuum of care. We operate 18 clinics in Santa Cruz County and feature more than 70 providers with specialties including pediatrics, oncology and hematology, plastic and reconstructive surgery, gastroenterology, OB/GYN, urology, physical medicine and rehabilitation, and urgent care. Santa Cruz County is 70 miles south of San Francisco and boasts great surf sandy beaches redwood-covered mountains and more.
Job Summary: -The Registered Nurse (RN) is responsible for knowing his/her professional scope of practice as defined by the California Business and Professional Code and for satisfactorily completing the Dignity Health Medical Foundation orientation period that includes demonstrating skills and behaviors that meet a fully competent level of performance. The RN maintains a clean, organized, and safe environment, and performs patient care services that support the the physician / provider's practice under the clinical supervision of the Physician, Nurse Practitioner, Physicians Assistant or other licensed staff. This includes assisting in prepping patients for examinations or procedures, assisting with procedures, relaying instructions from the physician to a patient or authorized person, and collecting patient data. It also includes documenting patient concerns, patient messages, and care provided to the patient in the patients medical record for the physician's review. Additionally, this position is responsible for administrating medications specifically directed by the physician and performing accurate vital sign measurements and documentation, while providing leadership to support staff.
-Minimum Qualifications: -

  • High School diploma or equivalent. Satisfactory completion of a formal Registered Nurse program pursuant to the Division of Allied Health Professions or military training that is equivalent to an accredited Registered Nurse program (determination by Dignity Health Medical Foundation H.R. department in conjunction with the State Division of Allied Health Professions.)
  • Current California RN license required
  • Current BLS through American Heart Association
  • Excellent interpersonal, organizational, and customer service skills are essential.
  • Knowledge of medical terminology, familiarity with CPT and ICD-9 coding procedures and reference tools, and pharmacology appropriate to the Registered Nurse scope of practice is essentialPreferred Qualifications: -
    • Five (5) year experience in an outpatient setting as a Registered Nurse is Preferred. Experience with patient clinical management. Experience with supporting and managing support staff.
    • Familiarity with an electronic practice management system is preferred.***This position is represented by SEIU-UHW.

Keywords: Dignity Health Medical Group, Santa Cruz , RN Internal Medicine, Healthcare , Santa Cruz, California

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