Santa Barbara (Buellton) Per-Diem RN CCT Nurse
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POST DATE 8/31/2016
END DATE 1/23/2017
Santa Barbara, CA
JOB DESCRIPTIONReq ID: 90886
SUMMARY: Administers direct patient care in the transport setting, acting under the leadership, training, and direction provided by the CCT Director and Clinical Coordinator and under the California Nurse Practice Act.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
* Responds to patient care and/or critical care transport unit calls according to program protocols.
* Provides high quality routine and emergency nursing care of the patient in the transport environment in accordance with established CCT program policies, protocols, standards of care, standing orders, and under the medical control of the sending physician.
* Provides patient care within the Registered Nurse scope of practice as defined by the Board of Registered Nursing and per CCT standardized procedure, utilizing critical thinking skills to manage the critically ill or injured adult or pediatric patient.
* Performs a complete assessment on each transport patient.
* Documents all assessment findings, therapeutic interventions performed and patient responses on the CCT Patient Care Record.
High school diploma or equivalent (GED). Minimum of 18 years of age. Must have current California Licensure as a Registered Nurse, Current ACLS, PALS, BLS-C (or equivalent) provider status. California Driver's License and driving record in compliance with AMR policy regarding insurability. Minimum three years of current critical care experience (i.e., ICU, CCU, PACU, or ER) which includes the following: Management of the unstable adult cardiac patient, Management of the unstable patient of other etiologies, Management of the patient requiring mechanical ventilatory support, and Management of the patient requiring invasive hemodynamic monitoring. Knowledge of professional nursing practice and theory. Knowledge of principles and practice of patient transport operations upon successful completion of the CCT orientation and training program. Ability to assess, plan, organize, implement and evaluate patient care activities. Ability to function independently; to prioritize, delegate and utilize critical thinking skills in a variety of patient care situations. Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with fellow personnel, patients and their families, hospital staff, the public, and other collaborating agencies. Effective oral, written and interpersonal communication skills are also required.
AMR is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.