Founded in 1926, Glendale Memorial Hospital and Health Center is a 334-bed, acute care, nonprofit, community hospital located in Glendale, California. The hospital offers a full complement of services, including its award winning heart center, the colorectal surgery institute, a gastrointestinal program, and is a Los Angeles County approved primary stroke center. The hospital shares a legacy of humankindness with Dignity Health, one of the nation’s five largest health care systems. Visit https://www.dignityhealth.org/socal/locations/glendalememorial for more information.
Meets the duties and responsibilities of the job description for GMHHC RN on assigned nursing unit to be able to perform as a resource for clinical issues and patient care activities as needed.
Demonstrates understanding of the unit patient population including, illness, disabilities, disease, nutrition, treatment and interventions. Provides education to office staff as well as hospital nursing staff that will directly care for colorectal patients.
Regularly attend Colorectal Staff meetings at least 90% of the time. Ensure that all equipment is properly maintained, cleaned and sterilized. Maintain PAR levels for supplies. Provide supervision for medications located in the clinic. Complete an Intake on all new clinic patients. Answer all patient calls in a timely manner, coordinate care with physician and accurately document the call. Expedite admissions and coordinate with ancillary departments to ensure prompt completion of all ordered tests. Work closely with Medical Director and Colorectal Institute physicians in promoting colorectal services to surrounding community physicians and members.
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