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RN / Registered Nurse / California / Assignment / Registered Nurse Job

Company: HealthCare Talent
Location: Woodland Hills
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Geriatric Registered Nurses (RN) provide direct and individualized nursing care to older patients based on the application of scientific nursing principles. Responsibilities include (but are not limited to):Consults and coordinates with health care team members to assess, plan, implement and evaluate patient care plans Prepares and administers (orally, subcutaneously, through an IV) and records prescribed medications. Reports adverse reactions to medications or treatments in accordance with the policy regarding the administration of medications by a licensed registered nurse Records patients medical information and vital signs Assesses the patients ability to do routine daily tasks Assists patients with such basic needs as dressing, eating, and bathing, and encourages patients to do things for themselves to retain feelings of independence and self-esteemRecognizes and manages geriatric syndromes common to older adults, including: cardiovascular, respiratory, gastrointestinal, urinary, hematological, musculoskeletal, endocrine, neurological, psychiatric/psychosocial, integumentary, sensory and pain problemsPrepares equipment and aids physician during examination and treatment of patient Facilitates older adults active participation in all aspects of their own health care Involves, educates, and when appropriate, supervises family/significant others in implementing best practices for older adults Promotes the desirability of quality end-of-life care for older adults Records all care information concisely, accurately and completely, in a timely manner, in the appropriate format and on the appropriate forms Performs other position-related duties as assigned, depending on assignment setting

Keywords: HealthCare Talent, Los Angeles , RN / Registered Nurse / California / Assignment / Registered Nurse Job, Healthcare , Woodland Hills, California

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