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Critical Care Nurse (RN) - Ambulance

Location
North Hills, California
Salary
$50.00 Per Hour
Job Type
Permanent
Posted
3 Sep 2022
CCT RN - $50/Hour Starting Pay (Can earn an average of $150,000/year with current incentives!)

SIGN ON BONUS $25,000 Full-Time, $7,500 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

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
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Details

  • Job Reference: 703317754-2
  • Date Posted: 3 September 2022
  • Recruiter: PRN Ambulance
  • Location: North Hills, California
  • Salary: $50.00 Per Hour
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical
  • Job Type: Permanent