Plans, coordinates, and oversees care for patients of any age in PACU department.Provides care within nursing standards of practice and the policies of the Center.Makes decisions regarding direct patient care needs and communicates appropriate information to other team members.May have additional responsibilities as designated by the manager, which include, but are not limited to, serving on committees, participating in quality improvement audits, and projects.
1.Knows and adheres to policies of the Center and demonstrates fiscal responsibility.
2.Follows policies, procedures, goals, and objectives for perioperative nursing care according to accepted standards.
3.Plans, implements, and evaluates pre and post-operative nursing care for patients based on individual, specific patient needs, and according to physicianâ��s orders.
4.Organizes and prepares medical records of patients.Documents care appropriately and fully. Follows up on missing data and other patient care needs.
5.Maintains and demonstrates current skills and knowledge of intravenous therapy, medication administration and effects, patient assessment, airway maintenance, patient teaching, emotional/social support of patients and families, and other needed clinical competencies.
6.Remains calm and functions as a team member during times of stress and crisis situations.
7.Seeks involvement in activities that promote professional growth and behavior.
8.Actively participates in appropriate committee and CQI activities.
9.Follows OSHA and other standards for protection against blood borne pathogens.
10.Uses good body mechanics.
11.Informs PACU Manager of applicable day-to-day situations.
12.Follows employee health and other personnel and staffing policies.
13.All other duties as assigned.
1.Bachelorâ��s degree in Nursing from an approved school of nursing. Associateâ��s degree in Nursing will be considered if applicant is currently enrolled in a BSN program
2.Currently licensed in the state of California or the ability to obtain license before start date
3.CPR, ACLS, PALS
4.One (1) or more years of experience PreOp/PACU in an acute/outpatient setting
The hospital, in its sole discretion, reserves the right to combine any of the above required experiences, or to consider applicants other work related experience in order to meet the above mentioned requirements.
Job: Surgical Services
Primary Location: Fountain Valley, California
Facility: Fountain Valley Regional Hospital and Medical Center
Job Type: PT2Y
Shift Type: Rotate
Employment practices will not be influenced or affected by an applicantâ��s or employeeâ��s race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status or any other legally protected status. Tenet will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship.
Internal Number: 1905007341
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