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Providence Clinical Specialty Nurse (RN) in Mission Hills, California


Providence is calling a Clinical Specialty Nurse(RN) (Full time/Day Shift) to Providence Facey Medical Foundation in Mission Hills, CA.

We are seeking for a Clinical Specialty Nurse (RN ) to provide professional patient care for all patients following established standards and practices. Serves as a role model for Registered Nurses, Medical Assistants and LVNs by providing leadership which fosters positive attitudes and change, as well as supports management policies and procedures. Assesses, plans, implements and evaluates the care of patients undergoing endoscopic procedures. Assists in the organization and daily function of the procedure room in accordance with established federal, state and accreditation standards and facility policies and procedures. Assists in overseeing patient care activities in the pre-procedure, procedure and recovery areas and maintains a high standard of safety for the patient and other staff members.

In this position you will:

  • Perform job functions timely and efficiently utilizing knowledge of advanced nursing principles

  • Deliver upon the service expectations of both our patients and fellow staff members by listening to their needs; engaging in positive interactions; and following through on promises made in a thoughtful, efficient, timely and courteous manner so that their total outcome is better than expected

  • Respect the dignity, confidentiality and privacy of patients

  • Work in a safe manner, adhering to general safety precautions and standards

  • Report any unsafe conditions to their supervisor and/or the safety hotline.

  • Perform patient care skills -- vitals, BP, history taking, IM/Sub Q injections, EKG, treadmill, catheterization, PTSs, Accu check, sterile technique procedure set-ups, assists with minor surgeries, pulse oxycemetry, phlebotomy, autoclaving, controlled substance counts and PFTs (Pulmonary Function Test)

  • Mix and administer IV medications, as written by physician and within the scope of practice

  • Perform advanced clinical procedures: porta-caths, bladder catheterizations and chemotherapy administration

  • Administer routine immunizations, therapeutic injections and skin tests

  • Perform blood pressure checks. Informs practitioner of unusual changes

  • Assist with emergencies and minor surgeries

  • Provide accurate, complete, legible and timely documentation of all nursing procedures in the medical record

  • Demonstrate effective nursing judgment and a thorough knowledge of nursing procedures and practices

  • Communicate clinically significant information to the physician, including but not limited to, abnormal test results, patient concerns and changes in the patient’s condition

  • Support the waived and moderately complex clinical lab testing needs of the Urgent Care. This includes performing testing considered moderately complex on patient samples and the associated quality control materials in accordance with the laboratory Standard Operating Procedures (SOP’s). Additionally, provides onsite oversight for control and instrument. maintenance documentation and complete the training and ongoing competency requirements as defined by the Laboratory Medical Directo

  • Demonstrate the ability to work independently with minimal direction adjusting to changes in workload and acuity

  • Follow correct procedures for handling and disposing of biohazardous infectious waste

  • Perform daily and weekly environmental cleaning and equipment quality control and maintenance

  • Order and maintain current inventories of medication and supplies

  • Check for outdated medication on a monthly basis

  • Comply with all application infection control and safety procedures

  • Work in a safe manner, adhering to general safety precautions and standards

  • Report any unsafe conditions to their supervisor and/or the safety hotline

  • May be asked to serve as a preceptor to others. This will include, but not be limited to:

  • Completion of an 8-hour preceptor class

  • Orient and train new personnel or assist in re-orienting / re-training existing personnel

  • Review appropriate checklist and monitor completion of specific areas

  • Help the orientee seek learning opportunities with a review of pertinent Policy and Procedure, observation skills, and checklist completion

  • Provide feedback to supervisor on areas completed and areas needing additional training

  • Demonstrate awareness of current state, federal and local laws governing the delivery of care

  • Use appropriate reporting mechanisms as required by state laws

  • Obtain appropriate authorizations and consents for treatment

  • Provide open and timely communication with patients and their families

  • Provide sufficient information to allow patients and their families to participate in the patient’s care

  • Provide educational resources to the patient/family as appropriate

  • Demonstrate commitment to education and sharing of knowledge

  • Assist in the orientation of new personnel to the office

  • Obtain ongoing education consistent with level and area of practice

  • Maintain current ACLS and American Heart Association BLS for Health Care Providers and other appropriate licensure/certifications

  • Participate in Quality Improvement audits annually


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Graduate of a recognized Registered Nursing program.

  • 2 yearsRN experience

  • 1 year RN experience in a gastroenterology lab or PACU

  • Verified skill sets defined by department usage

  • Knowledge of surgery scheduling, IV medication protocol, triage, and patient education/assessment skills

  • American Heart Association BLS for Health Care Providers

Preferred qualifications for this position include

  • 2 years ambulatory/hospital experience with references

  • SGNA certification

About the organization you will serve:

Facey Medical Group is a multi-specialty medical group with over 160 physicians providing care to the growing population in the North & East regions of Los Angeles & Ventura Counties. Twelve medical clinics, including two urgent care centers and dedicated women's centers, are located across the San Fernando, Santa Clarita, and Simi Valleys. The group began as a single medical practice over 90 years ago.

Facey is part of Providence Health & Services, an integrated, not-for-profit 5-state network of hospitals, care centers, medical clinics, affiliated services and educational facilities spanning from California to Alaska.

We offer comprehensive, best-in-class benefits to our caregivers. For more information, visit

Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence is a comprehensive not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services continuing a more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Clinic/Ambulatory Care Nursing

Location: California-Mission Hills

Req ID: 271061