Job - Clinical Care Partner, PD - Emergency overflow

UCLA HEALTH - Westwood, California

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Clinical Care Partner, PD - Emergency overflow

UCLA HEALTH - Westwood - CA Careers Responsibilities
Responsibilities

Provides information to the RN that may be used in the assessment of patients Utilizes assessment data to identify and state obvious physiological and psychological problems, symptoms, behavioral changes and deviations from normal
After the initial RN assessment and under RN supervision, assists in identification of more complex patient care needs
Identify individual patient potential for participation in established unit activities
Assists in the development and modification of individual and/or small group programs
Maintains continuity of nursing care plan in the absense of the primary nurse
Provides delegated direct care to patients based on the primary nurse’s plan of care and medical orders
Performs the associate nurse role as assigned
Assists with management of milieu
Assists with activities of daily living
Monitors patient behavior/appearance on an ongoing basis
Accompanies patients to activities/procedures
Manages physically and verbally aggressive patients
Orients newly admitted patients to the physical/social environment
Functions as an activity group leader as assigned
Reports and corrects environmental hazards
Reports/documents suspected child/elder abuse
Records patient information in the medical record in a timely manner

Qualifications

Ability to perform all physical requirements pertaining to delegated nursing, PT/OT, and RT assisted tasks. Certification of Nursing Assistant from a state approved program or demonstrated equivalency and your BCLS CPR certification card. Ability to speak clearly and distinctly using appropriate English vocabulary and grammar. Ability to understand oral and written English directives. Ability to read and write standard English text. Ability to perform basic arithmetic computations (add, subtract, multiply and divide). Ability to accurately complete assigned tasks. Ability to organize and prioritize work to complete assignments in a timely fashion. Understanding of basic medical terminology and abbreviations preferred. Recent ward clerk and/or appropriate clerical experience in an acute hospital environment. Skill in transcribing doctor’s orders and medical information via manual or automated systems accurately, neatly and legibly. Skill in evaluating and reporting various kinds of emergent information pertinent to the functioning of an inpatient care unit. Ability to communicate on a one-to-one basis the duties of a ward secretary to float personnel and other staff members. Skill in responding to inquiries, imparting information and interpreting hospital policies and procedures to patients, public and staff in prompt and courteous manner, maintaining a professional manner. Ability to speak grammatically correct English clearly and distinctly to obtain and convey information to the public and hospital staff. Ability to read and write English to understand, interpret and record all ward clerk duties. Ability to perform with frequent interruption and distractions. Skill in prioritizing assignments to complete work in a timely manner when there are competing requirements and a heavy workload. Ability to pass an 8 hour computer data entry training course.

Highly desired: experience in a hospital inpatient setting

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