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Registered Nurse PACU (FT) - Antelope Valley Surgery Center

Company: Surgical Care Affiliates
Location: Lancaster
Posted on: June 9, 2021

Job Description:

Overview

We are actively hiring for a Full-Time PACU Registered Nurse to join our team!

Antelope Valley Surgery Center is a busy, well-established outpatient surgical center in Lancaster, CA that has been providing quality patient care since 1992. Want to know more about our Surgery Center Click Here!

Fantastic Benefits:

  • Monday-Friday, No Weekends!
  • Generous Paid Time Off including 8 paid holidays
  • Comprehensive medical, vision and dental insurance - eligible on Day 1 of employment
  • Excellent 401(k) Plan
  • Positive work culture
  • Growth and Leadership Opportunities available
  • Monthly town halls
  • All patients are COVID tested and center staff are screened daily

Accountabilities / Responsibilities

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Promote the mission, vision, and values of SCA.
  • Assess patient status throughout the episode of care
  • 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 (eg, Aldrete Score, Modified Aldrete Score [ie, PARSAP], Post Anesthesia Discharge Scoring System [PADSS], White) score accurately as defined by organizational policy.
  • Develop an individualized perianesthesia plan of care.
  • 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 episode of care completely, accurately, and legibly.
  • Demonstrate effective communication and collaboration skills with members of the perioperative team and other stakeholders
  • Serve as a member of a multidisciplinary team in planning perioperative patient care.
  • 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 SCA and 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.

Working Conditions/Physical Requirements:

  • Physically demanding, high-stress environment
  • Exposure to blood and body fluids, communicable diseases, chemicals, radiation, and repetitive motions
  • Pushing and pulling heavy objects
  • Full range of body motion including handling and lifting patients and equipment
  • Manual and finger dexterity
  • Hand eye coordination
  • Standing and walking for extensive periods of time
  • Lifting and carrying items weighing up to 50 lbs
  • Corrected vision and hearing to within normal range
  • Working irregular hours

Qualifications

  • Graduate of an Accredited School of Nursing.
  • One year of PACU or ICU 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.
  • Specialty certification in Perioperative Nursing or Perianesthesia is preferred.

EEO Statement

We 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 employment.

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Keywords: Surgical Care Affiliates, Lancaster , Registered Nurse PACU (FT) - Antelope Valley Surgery Center, Other , Lancaster, California

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