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Nurse, (RN) - SCS

Company: AltaMed
Location: Santa Ana
Posted on: June 21, 2022

Job Description:


Under the direct supervision of ADHC director, is responsible for the provision of ADHC nursing services to persons receiving medical care, including assessment, care plan development and monitoring of each participant. Participate in interdisciplinary team meetings and provide consultation to therapists, families and participants.


Assess each participant to determine needs for personal care and assistance in activities of daily living such as bathing, grooming, toileting and eating. Include these needs in the plan of care and supervise the provision of these services. All participants must be reassessed at least every six months. Request health information from PCP as background information. Specify short-term nursing goals in each individualized plan of care. Provide active role as member of the multi-disciplinary team to assess the nursing needs of the participant and recommend plan of care. Develop and implement the nursing component in the plan of care for each participant capable of benefitting from a continence training\program. Document all skilled nursing care provided on the day the service is given and include quarterly signed and dated progress notes in each participant record. Provide health education and counseling to the participant and family when indicated by the plan of care. Provide assistance to the participant in obtaining medical services from providers other than adult day health staff. Monitor, administer and record prescribed medication as follows: Medication shall be given only on the prescriber's order. Participants shall be identified prior to the administration of a drug. Medication shall be administered within one hour of the prescribed time. Time and doses of each drug administered must be recorded in the participants record by the nurse who gave the drug. Provide training in self-administration of medications to participants. Provide liaison to the participant' personal physician. Provide supportive and restorative nursing as indicated by the treatment plan. Provide observation and monitoring of health status. The nurse will contact 911 and request an ambulance or paramedic unit depending on the condition of the participant. Document incidents for OCRM and provide intervention as appropriate. HIPAA Access: Minimum necessary to document data, access and carry out responsibilities of position.


Graduation from an accredited nursing program. Current valid License as a Registered Nurse through the California Board of Registered Nursing. Experience in and willingness to be part of multi-disciplinary team. Must maintain current CPR/First Aid Training. Experience with physically or mentally impaired adults and/or geriatric population.

Keywords: AltaMed, Santa Ana , Nurse, (RN) - SCS, Healthcare , Santa Ana, California

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