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Registered Nurse RN WOMEN'S HEALTH

Company:
Maxim Healthcare Services Nursing
Location:
Edwards Afb, CA
Post Date:
July 01, 2020
Description:

Maxim Healthcare Services is searching for a temporary Registered Nurse RN to provide services in the Women’s Health Clinic at the Edwards Air Force Base Clinic in Edwards, CA 93523. Regular Hours – Monday through Friday 7:30AM-4:30PM. Coverage is due to medical leave and expected to last 3 months, but could be extended. Start date would be 30 days after acceptance for position.


 


 


This is an excellent opportunity to gain entry experience in federal employment as well as a rewarding experience serving our nation’s active duty, retirees, and their dependents.  Federal facilities allow you to work on any state license.    


 


 


For more information, please contact Kim Herrmann at 877-529-8016, or email [email protected]


 


 


Benefits:


-Weekly Pay


-Paid Federal Holidays


-Paid Time Off


-Health Benefits through Blue Cross Blue Shield


-401K Savings Plan


-Direct Deposit


 


 


 


QUALIFICATIONS


 



  • Must have experience in providing direct patient care, patient and staff education, administration, and/or research.


 



  • Knowledgeable on professional care theories, principles, practices, standards and procedures to provide comprehensive primary care to a select population of essentially healthy women and/or their babies in a variety of settings to include, obstetrical antepartum or intrapartum management, postpartum care, gynecologic care and immediate newborn care.


 



  • Knowledgeable on growth, development, and pathophysiology of disease processes specific to the obstetrical and gynecological population to include all ages of the spectrum from neonate to geriatrics.


 



  • Knowledgeable of a wide range of medical disorders to include sickle cell anemia, diabetes, sexually transmitted diseases, thyroid disorders, hypertension, and cardiac disease among others and their potential impact on perinatal outcomes, as well as broad knowledge of normal delivery variations, their complications and indicated therapeutic intervention required.


 



  • Knowledgeable of pharmacological agents used in patient treatment, to include desired effects, side effects, and complications/contraindications for their use. Demonstrate ability to administer pharmacologic agents and accurately compute dosage calculations as required. Knowledge of the administrative requirements for proper documentation of patient’s condition including disease progress, acknowledgement of teaching, and follow up care.


 



  • Knowledgeable on computer operations and proficiency in the use of basic word processing, data entry and automated medical records.


 



  • Skilled in setting up, operating and monitoring specialized medical equipment such as IV infusion pumps, cardiac monitoring devices, EKG units, oxygen analyzers, suction equipment, nebulizers, and other unit specific equipment.


 


TYPE OF WORK. The duties include but are not limited to the following:


 



  • Collaborate with the physician, nurse practitioner, nurse midwife, or clinical nurse specialist in the health care/education of patients.


 



  • Promote preventive and health maintenance care, to include annual physicals/health assessments, positive health behaviors, and self-care skills through education and counseling.


 



  • Coordinates patient care through a multi-disciplinary continuum and facilitates the achievement of optimal outcomes in relation to provision of care, quality improvement and cost effectiveness.


 



  • Ensures compliance with standards of nursing care and practice in accordance with all established policies, procedures, and guidelines used in the medical treatment facility. Provides care within ethical and legal boundaries.


 



  • Assesses patients.


 



  • Effectively communicates and collaborates within a diverse group of people for the purpose of informing the healthcare team of plans/actions/outcomes, and for teaching/education to benefit the patient/family and organization. Effectively uses appropriate communication format to address professional issues.


 



  • Excellent written communication skills to perform accurate documentation, both written and electronic, of all activities in accordance with unit/medical treatment facility requirements.


 



  • Recognizes adverse signs and symptoms and react quickly in emergency situations.


 



  • Completes orientation and competency verification programs in accordance with (IAW) unit guidelines.


 


 


 



  • May be required to provided clinical nursing services to any element of the Family Health Flight as necessary and/or directed by the Family Health Flight Commander or designee.


 



  • Completes in-person and telephonic evaluations that include determination of optimal time and location for patient management (i.e. ER, clinic, homecare) and follow-up care as required. Prescribes and communicates treatment plan and patient teaching in accordance with established protocols. Collects and assesses significant patient history information, vital signs and performs all necessary patient teaching.


 



  • Performs/assists with procedures such as medication administration, oxygen administration, bladder catheterization, visual acuity tests, EKGs, irrigation of eye and ears, tympanograms, splinting, phlebotomy, intravenous (IV) catheter insertion, IV fluids administration/monitoring and other clinic specific procedures in accordance with established protocols.


 



  • Performs assigned duties and tasks in the execution of services to include, but is not limited to: nursing assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of care; tele-health; medication administration; clinical nursing procedures and patient education.


 



  • Review patient record prior to appointment, to include Preventive Health Assessment and Individual Medical Readiness/Personal Health Assessment (PMIR/PHA) deficiency, preventive health needs, completion of referrals, medication refills/renewal requirements and lab/radiology studies as needed.


 



  • Performs/assists with coordinating and placing urgent and ASAP referrals

  • Participates in the orientation and training of newly assigned personnel, as appropriate.


 



  • Serves and participates in committees, functions and other meetings as directed. Provides relevant and timely information to these groups, and assists with decision-making and process improvement initiatives. Participates in customer service initiatives designed to enhance health services.


 



  • Ensures a safe work environment, employee safe work habits and patient safety IAW regulatory agencies, infection control policies, and process improvement initiatives.


 


 


 

Contact
Kim Herrmann
Phone: 877-529-8016
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