Per Diem-Registered Nurse-2nd Avenue-Urgent Care

Registered Nurse Escondido, California

Requisition ID
Urgent Care
Escondido, California
Not Applicable
Salary Range
40.94 - 59.64
Job Type
Per Diem
Hours Per Shift
Hours Per Pay Period

The RN is responsible for the on-site care of patients and for
evaluating and renewing prescription refill requests by following established prescription
renewal protocols and processes. The RN may need to cover for clinical nurses as needed to
provide direct patient care, to include the administration of medications and immunizations,
performing nursing procedures, and patient education, as well as to provide triage services/ care
management, to include patient assessment and education, and arranging for necessary
appointments/ referrals. This position is also responsible for working closely with physicians.
* Under supervision, uses the full scope of the Nurse Practice Act to assess, plan, organize, and
provide nursing care to assigned patients in accordance with physician instructions; makes
preliminary observations of, and prepares patients for medical treatment.
* Obtains patient consent for care and ensures patient confidentiality and documents health
history, information on chief complaint, vital signs, and health risk factors and assesses
disease condition.
* Inputs all patient information into the electronic medical record(s).
* Assists physicians in administering treatments and in performing medical examinations and
diagnostic tests.
* As directed, administers or dispenses prescribed treatment and medications to patients; charts
treatment and dispensing to patients and records and reports significant changes in condition
and general progress of patient.
* Counsels and advises patients, families and significant others regarding special medical
problems and/or proper health care methods; prepares and maintains concise and complete
records and reports.
* Works independently to evaluated and renew prescription refill requests by following
established prescription renewal protocols and processes.
* Attends departmental meetings as needed and serves as a resource for Licensed Vocational
Nurses, Medical Assistants, and other Registered Nurses

Job Requirements

Minimum Education: As required by certification and/or licensure
Preferred Education: Bachelor's degree
Minimum Experience: 1 year of directly related RN experience in area of specialty
Preferred Experience: 2+ years of directly related RN experience in area of specialty
Required Certification: American Heart Association recognized BLS - Healthcare Provider
Preferred Certification: Not Applicable
Required License: Current CA RN License
Preferred License: Not Applicable

We are an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate against applicants or employees based on race, color, gender, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, sexual orientation, marital status or any other characteristic protected by law.