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CDU RN - Part Time, Capitol Hill

Location Washington D.C., District of Columbia Job Number 965877 Date posted 03/10/2022
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Description:

*3,000 Sign On Bonus




To provide comprehensive nursing care to patients in the CDU setting.  Provide nursing care and assessment for patients who may require a significant period of time for treatment or monitoring prior to discharge.




Essential Responsibilities:



  • Deliver competent urgent or emergent nursing care to a diverse patient population of all ages, acuities and conditions.

  • Administer all prescribed medications and treatments, including blood products, using all routes of administration. Monitors patients receiving these medications and treatments.

  • Perform or assist with patient procedures and perform therapeutic interventions for a variety of conditions, including set up, and post procedure recovery/education.

  • Administer medications for procedural sedation; monitor and recover patients undergoing procedural sedation.

  • Respond to life-threatening emergency situations using Advanced Cardiac Life Support and/or Pediatric Advanced Life Support protocols and algorithms.

  • Perform basic cardiac monitoring including identification of cardiac arrhythmias.

  • Perform thorough triage of patients presenting for care in order to accurately assess patient condition and determine priority for treatment.

  • Formulate a goal-directed plan of care in collaboration with the other members of the health care team.

  • Utilize, maintain, troubleshoot, assess, and remove PICC and other central venous access lines.

  • Assess, plan, implement patient/family teaching to promote compliance with medical regimen and improve patient outcomes.

  • Coordinate patient flow and direct other clinical support staff in the delivery of patient care within the unit, including serving as a resource for other staff members when needed.

  • Complete duties efficiently, always maintaining safe practice and policies, including infection control, workplace safety, and management of aggressive behaviors.

  • Act as a patient advocate to intervene in member services complaints/issues as they arise in order to maintain high quality patient satisfaction. Escalates unresolved issues to clinical manager when appropriate.

  • Participates in Code Blue and Rapid Response Teams.

  • Perform other duties as assigned.




Must have 2yrs recent ER experience

Must hold a current ACLS, BLS, PALS, and ENPC


Week 1 Monday and Saturday 10a-10:30pm

Week 2 Wednesday and Thursday 10a-10:30pm


 


Basic Qualifications:


Experience



  • Minimum two (2) years of experience as a registered nurse in an emergency room or acute care environment.
     


    Education


  • Graduate of an accredited registered nursing program.
    License, Certification, Registration


  • Current RN license in DC is required.

  • BLS certification from the American Heart Association is required.

  • ACLS and PALS certification is required.

  • ENPC (emergency nurse pediatric course) required within 6 months of hire for new employees and 6 months from 8/20/17 for existing employees.
     


    Additional Requirements:


  • Proficient in use of applicable computer software required.

  • Able to pass a regional competency exam within 3 months of hire.
     


    Preferred Qualifications:


  • Experience with patient populations ranging from infant to geriatrics perferred.

  • Experience in IV therapy is preferred.
     


  • BSN is preferred.



Primary Location: District of Columbia,Washington,Capitol Hill Medical Center Scheduled Weekly Hours: 24 Shift: Evening Workdays: Week 1 Mon, Sat Week 2 Wed, Thu Working Hours Start: 10:00 AM Working Hours End: 10:30 PM Job Schedule: Part-time Job Type: Standard Employee Status: Regular Employee Group/Union Affiliation: M38|UFCW|Local 400 Job Level: Individual Contributor Specialty: Telemetry Department: Capitol Hill Medical Center - Observation Unit - 1808 Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time Kaiser Permanente is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, parental status, ancestry, disability, gender identity, veteran status, genetic information, other distinguishing characteristics of diversity and inclusion, or any other protected status.