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Float Bilingual RN

San Diego, CA · Healthcare
Bilingual RN - Hospital System
San Diego, CA (South side)
*** This is a Full-Time, Benefits Available, CONTRACT-TO-HIRE position expected to convert to a Permanent / Direct Hire positions after an established time-frame! ***
** Requires bilingual in English & Spanish! **
* Must be willing and able to float between floors and facilities, if needed! *
Bilingual RN Job Summary:
  • Performs routine patient care functions as prescribed by licensed health care providers following established clinical protocols and policies and procedures within defined scope of education, training and responsibilities.
  • Performs data collection focusing on physiologic, psychosocial, cultural, spiritual and cognitive status; also nutrition, pain, patient/family education, family involvement and patient advocacy.
  • Completes chart preparation and management for scheduled patients.
  • Delegates appropriately and coordinates duties/activities of health care team members.
  • Follows process for communicating patient test results and followup.
  • Interviews patients, measures vital signs, and other pertinent information as required by specific clinic.
  • Implements patient education techniques such as: health coaching and teach back to support self-management. Identifies patient/family learning needs and acts to meet them.
  • Documents pertinent patient information, nursing procedures and patient responses in EHR, following established guidelines and maintaining patient confidentiality.
  • Prepares treatment rooms and patients for examination. 
  • Applies principles of aseptic technique and infection control as directed by the Infection Control policy and procedures. 
  • Performs point of care testing, including but not limited to urine tests, pregnancy tests, A1C, and others as directed.
  • Assists the physician with therapeutic and diagnostic patient care functions which may require sterile technique, wound care, urine catheter insertion/removal, wound care, inhalation treatments, removal or application of dressings, EKG, visual testing, and audiometric testing.
  • Handles clinic use medication inventories and orders and replenishes medical supplies, medications, and materials throughout the day as needed. Maintains clinic inventory logs.
  • Prepares and administers medications, excluding IV medications, as directed by physician order and in accordance to policy and procedure.
  • Participates and responds, when assigned to clinical emergency codes.
  • Autoclave: oversight of process to ensure the cleaning, processing, sterilizing and checking of instruments is in compliance to meet audit and infection control requirements.
  • Immunization coordination: oversight of clinic’s daily routine workflow, excursion reporting process and emergency vaccine management plan.
  • Provides assistance with nursing schedule and demonstrates flexibility in the resolution of staffing issues; demonstrates flexibility when floating to other units upon requests. 

Bilingual RN Background:   
  • Valid, unrestricted state Registered Nurse (R.N.) license is required.
  • Current BLS for Healthcare Provider CPR or CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer certification (American Heart Association)
  • Requires 1-2 years acute care clinical nursing experience.
  • Basic computer skills to include Microsoft Word, Excel, database use, and basic data entry.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills; ability to interact within all levels of the organization as well as with external contacts.
  • Must be able to prioritize, plan, and handle multiple tasks/demands simultaneously.
  • Candidates must be fully bilingual (read & write) in both English and Spanish.
Lesley Hamilton
Division Manager

480.336.2526 (CALL – TEXT – FAX)
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