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Critical Care Nurse (RN) - Ambulance

Company: PRN Ambulance
Location: Huntington Park
Posted on: September 23, 2022

Job Description:

CCT RN - $50/Hour Starting Pay (Can earn an average of $150,000/year with current incentives!)\*\*\*\* SIGN ON BONUS $20,000 Full-Time, $5,000 Part-Time The position of the CCT RN is to operate in a high quality critical care transport team, responding to emergency and non-emergency calls and delivering high quality patient care and customer service within the prescribed scope of practice, established protocols and company policies.
* Must be currently licensed by the California Board of Registered Nurses with no violations or restrictions to practice
* Two years of experience (within the last 18 months) providing care to a wide variety of patient populations in a critical care environment (ER or ICU) in a facility that treats high acuity patients with a wide range of diagnoses Must be a "self-starter" and assertively take on challenging responsibilities and hold self ultimately accountable for results and performance Must have superb diagnostic and clinical skills and able to obtain an excellent history, perform an extensive physical and formulate a treatment plan while including the team members. Has extensive knowledge of the uses, dosages and side effects of medications as they apply to different disease states, and able to assess clinically whether or not the medication is effective Must have excellent multi-tasking skills, with the ability to prioritize and perform a variety of concurrent tasks with minimal direction Must have excellent, in-depth knowledge of physiological functions and processes as they relate to issues of patient care. Must be familiar with EMTALA and HIPAA, Works independently and as a team member. Ability to employ discretion and confidentiality in sensitive areas Ability to read, interpret, and follow instructions Must be able to communicate and understand English verbally and written Must be able to pass a background investigation, which includes a drug screen Must be able to provide a current tuberculosis screening (X-Ray, blood, or PPD) results Must have completed all mandatory training including mandatory testing Must demonstrate a compassionate attitude towards all customers and family members. Job Summary The position of the CCT RN is to operate in a high quality critical care transport team, responding to emergency and non-emergency calls and delivering high quality patient care and customer service within the prescribed scope of practice, established protocols and company policies. Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
* Responds to and assists with emergency and non-emergency transports requiring a nurse
* Administers nursing skills under stressful and non-stressful situations in accordance with established protocols and within scope of practice
* Identifies patient care requirements by establishing personal rapport with patients and other persons in a position to understand care requirements
* Establishes a compassionate environment by providing emotional and psychological support to patients, friends, and families
* Independently assesses all patient populations, including (but not limited to) pediatric, obstetric, cardiac, trauma, neurological, geriatric, GI/GU, and is able to create and execute an appropriate care plan within specified protocols.
* Promotes patient awareness by establishing patient care goals, teaching the patient and family regarding the illness or disease process, and provides treatment while in the care of the transport team
* Assures quality of care by adhering to therapeutic standards; making or recommending necessary adjustments by collaborating with team members and multidisciplinary members; staying current with SCT guidelines and attending required in-services, training and staff meetings
* Ensures continuity of services while adhering to all laws, rules, regulations, policies and procedures as they pertain to the SCT and EMS Program
* Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops, reviewing professional publications and by benchmarking state-of-the-art practices.
* Maintains a positive, professional and cooperative working relationship with other PRN providers, our partner hospitals as well as other specialty transport teams.
* Communicates and collaborates with the Director of Clinical Programs, SCT Supervisor and/or the Medical Director on pertinent issues
* Maintains through familiarity with treatment protocols, response requirements and quality assurance procedures in accordance with local EMS agency policy Maintains awareness of any and all changes in the system components and company policies
* Maintains the level and type of certification consistent with performing RN job responsibilities
* Ensures that the unit remains in a state of readiness, including medical supplies, narcotics, and equipment
* Assists with keeping the ambulance clean inside and out
* Completes all appropriate medical documentation
* Attends SCT team meetings
* Maintains a cooperative working relationship with allied health and public safety personnel.
* Maintains a professional appearance by adhering to personal grooming and dress code standards
* Reports all problems and unusual occurrences immediately to the Director of Clinical Programs, as well as complete the appropriate written report
* Monitors performance of EMT partner, corrects errors as necessary, provides training and feedback
* Demonstrates ability to solve unusual problems and give articulate direction under minimal supervision
* Performs other duties as assigned. Minimum Qualifications:
* Must be currently licensed by the California Board of Registered Nurses with no violations or restrictions to practice
* Two years of experience (within the last 18 months) providing care to a wide variety of patient populations in a critical care environment (ER or ICU) in a facility that treats high acuity patients with a wide range of diagnoses * Must be currently certificated in:
* BLS through American Heart Association
* ACLS through American Heart Association
* PALS through American Heart Association
* NIHSS (within 90 days of hire) Physical Requirements:
* Lift 35 pounds in each hand to transport equipment from ambulance to location of patient
* Ascend and descend stairways carrying 35 pounds in each hand to get to patient location to provide treatment
* Lift (with assistance) a 75 to 150-pound oxygen cylinder into the ambulance
* Conduct patient care tasks while stooping, kneeling, crouching, or crawling
* Communicate verbally to patients, dispatchers, physicians, and coworkers in transmitting and gathering information
* Hear information transmitted verbally by phone or radio
* Adequate vision required to be able to read information from printed sources and computer screens, as well as color vision and fields of vision to perform job functions
* Hands to finger, feel and administer patient care duties, as well as heavy computer usage Compensation and Benefits:
* Starting wage: $50/hour.
* Daily overtime after 8 hours.
* Medical, Dental, Vision, HSA, Legal Shield and more!
* 401(K) Retirement plan.
* Basic Life Insurance/AD&D
* Earned Time Off
* Holiday Pay
* Night Differential
* Promotional opportunities
* Assorted Shifts
* Flexible scheduling to work outside commitments such as school.
* PRN Ambulance offers free internal CPR, BLS, ACLS, and PALS classes to our employees. Physical Requirements:
* Lift 35 pounds in each hand to transport equipment from ambulance to location of patient
* Ascend and descend stairways carrying 35 pounds in each hand to get to patient location to provide treatment
* Lift (with assistance) a 75 to 150-pound oxygen cylinder into the ambulance
* Conduct patient care tasks while stooping, kneeling, crouching, or crawling
* Communicate verbally to patients, dispatchers, physicians, and coworkers in transmitting and gathering information
* Hear information transmitted verbally by phone or radio
* Adequate vision required to be able to read information from printed sources and computer screens, as well as color vision and fields of vision to perform job functions
* Hands to finger, feel and administer patient care duties, as well as heavy computer usage #IND-PRN Job Types: Full-time, Part-time Pay: From $50.00 per hour Benefits:
* 401(k)
* 401(k) matching
* Dental insurance
* Disability insurance
* Flexible schedule
* Free parking
* Health insurance
* Life insurance
* Paid sick time
* Paid time off
* Referral program
* Vision insurance
Medical specialties:
* Critical & Intensive Care
* Emergency Medicine
* Trauma Medicine
Schedule:
* 10 hour shift
* 12 hour shift
Supplemental pay types:
* Overtime pay
* Signing bonus Experience:
* ICU or ER: 2 years (Required) Work Location: One location

Keywords: PRN Ambulance, Huntington Park , Critical Care Nurse (RN) - Ambulance, Healthcare , Huntington Park, California

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