Registered Nurse PreOp PACU - (POOL) Memorial Care OPSC Long Beach
Company: Surgical Care Affiliates
Location: Long Beach
Posted on: April 9, 2021
Location: US-CA-Long Beach - US-CA-Long Beach# of Openings:
6Category: Per DiemSystem ID: 13708OverviewMemorialCare Surgery
Center - Long Beach is an multi-specialty surgery center.Our
management team is focused on providing high quality care and
maintaining strong communication with our patients and physicians.
We greatly value the confidence and trust placed in our team by our
patients and their families when they choose to have outpatient
procedures performed at our center.Fantastic benefits to working at
our center:No holidays or callSick pay Per Diem shift needed -
flexible schedule w/mandatory shifts on SaturdayLooking for
candidates open to overnight shifts from time to time - shift
differential is offered Accountabilities / ResponsibilitiesWe are
actively hiring for a Registered Nurse (RN) PreOp PACU.Promote the
mission, vision, and values of SCA. Assess patient's preoperative
and postoperative status at intervals according to facility or
health care organization policies and procedures to include the
patient's cardiovascular system, respiratory system and airway
management needs, neurological system, hemodynamic stability, pain
and comfort needs, and mental status. Interpret information
accurately from various noninvasive and invasive monitors. Describe
the underlying pathophysiology of commonly encountered disease
processes. Describe the physiology associated with various
anesthesia techniques and surgical or procedural interventions.
Apply the relevant scoring system/discharge criteria for patient
transfer (e.g., Aldrete Score, Modified Aldrete Score [i.e.,
PARSAP], Post Anesthesia Discharge Scoring System [PADSS], White)
score accurately as defined by organizational policy. Develop an
individualized perianesthesia plan of care. Implement the plan of
care including the following interventions: Preparing for and
managing patient recovery from anesthesia - general. Preparing for
and managing patient recovery from anesthesia - monitored
anesthesia care. Preparing for and managing patient recovery from
anesthesia - regional. Preparing for and managing patient recovery
from anesthesia - local. Preparing for and protecting patient from
injury caused by positioning, thermal sources, and extraneous
objects. Communicating the patient's current status throughout the
perianesthesia continuum of care. Providing acute pain and comfort
management as needed. Administering medications safely and
correctly by using the 8-rights of safe medication administration.
Performing interventions to maintain the integrity of the patient's
wound and tissue perfusion at or above baseline levels. Performing
interventions to maintain the status of the patient's
genitourinary, gastrointestinal, musculoskeletal, endocrine,
respiratory, cardiovascular, and neurological systems, and fluid,
electrolyte, and acid-base balances at or above baseline levels.
Performing interventions to ensure the patient is at or returned to
normothermia at the conclusion of the immediate postoperative
period. Performing interventions to protect patient from infection.
Managing patient's other co-morbid conditions as applicable.
Managing patient's fluid as prescribed. Assessing knowledge level
of patient or designated support person and providing education
regarding the expected psychosocial response, nutritional
management, medication management, pain and comfort management,
wound management, and expected responses to the operative or
invasive procedure; Involving patient or designated support person
actively in decisions affecting his or her perioperative plan of
care and the rehabilitation process. Protecting patient's rights,
dignity, and privacy. Providing age-specific, culturally competent,
ethical care within legal standards of practice; and Providing
consistent and comparable care regardless of the setting. Evaluate
the patient's progress toward attaining outcomes. Transfer care as
needed. Provide hand-off report to other teammates that are
accurate, concise and pertinent to the patient's condition and
response to care. Delegate tasks according to the state Nurse
Practice Act (if applicable), state board of nursing or
professional registration requirements, state laws, and job
descriptions. Document nursing care completely, accurately, and
legibly. Collaborate effectively with other disciplines as needed.
Participate in quality review and performance improvement projects.
Participate in the performance appraisal process. Use
problem-solving and conflict resolution skills to foster effective
work relationships with team members. Maintain required
competencies. Pursue professional growth. Act as a patient advocate
and maintain privacy and confidentiality of individuals and health
information. Comply with all facility policies and procedures when
providing patient care. Actively participate in team meetings,
trainings, and daily safety huddles. Demonstrate fiscal
responsibility. Perform all other duties as assigned.
QualificationsGraduate of an Accredited School of Nursing. One year
of OR and/or medical / surgical nursing experience preferred.
Current state licensure to practice within good standings.
Successful completion of Basic Life Support (BLS) or Basic Cardiac
Life Support (BCLS) within 90 days of employment or documentation
of current BLS/BCLS certification. Successful completion of
Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) Course within 90 days
of employment or documentation of current ACLS certification.
Successful completion of Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS)
course is required when pediatric care is included in the facility
scope services within 90 days of employment or documentation of
current PALS certification. EEO StatementWe value Diversity,
Inclusion, and Belonging at Surgical Care Affiliates: SCA is an
Equal Employment Opportunity employer and all qualified applicants
will receive consideration for employment without regard to race,
color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, national origin,
disability and genetic information, or any other characteristic
protected by law. UnitedHealth Group is a drug - free workplace.
Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning
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RequiredSCA, a leader in the outpatient surgery industry,
strategically partners with health plans, medical groups and health
systems across the country to develop and optimize surgical
facilities. SCA operates more than 210 surgical facilities,
including ambulatory surgery centers and surgical hospitals, in
partnership with approximately 7,500 physicians. For more
information on SCA, visit www.scasurgery.com. PI133546297
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