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GI Registered Nurse

at United Surgical Partners International Inc (USPI)

Posted: 10/18/2019
Job Status: PRN
Job Reference #: 10335
Keywords: nursing

Job Description

Tracking Code
10335-147
Job Description

We are looking to add a Per Diem RN who is a team player to our GI Department. We need someone who has good energy, enjoys customer service and performs well with minimal supervision. If this is you, we would encourage you to come visit with us.

POSITION SUMMARY:

Provides nursing care by assessment, planning, treatment and evaluation/re-evaluation of the patient. Provides safe, knowledgeable, compassionate, educative, individualized and goal directed nursing care to patients of the Center.

SUPERVISION:

Received: Nurse Manager

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Graduate of a Professional School of Nursing
  • Current state licensure as a registered nurse
  • Current certification BCLS and ACLS.
  • Evidence of continuing education
  • Good command of the English language, both written and verbal
  • Meets the needs of the nursing services as demanded by the schedule, particularly when overtime hours and time changes become necessary
  • Ability to work well with physicians, employees, patients and others

WORKING CONDITIONS:

  • Requires extensive mobility (walking and standing) while supervising/performing duties
  • Periodic pushing, pulling and lifting of patients and/or equipment
  • May have exposure to patients with communicable diseases, blood and body fluids
  • May have exposure to hazardous equipment/gases/chemical agents

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Monitor and assesses the physical/psychological status of the patient through personal observation and interaction during pre-op, intra-op and post-operative phases of the surgical event (according to the daily assignment).
  • Assesses and responds to the individual, psychosocial and spiritual needs of the patients and significant others. Acts as patient advocate in the coordination of patient care.
  • Demonstrates understanding and interpretation of diagnostic measures such as lab tests, radiology exams, EKG’s, etc
  • Identifies goals for the individual patients and communicates these goals to others involved in the patient’s care
  • Utilizing professional nursing judgment, takes action to implement the nursing care plan and resolve the problem identified for the individual patient.
  • Utilizing supplies, equipment and resources to contain costs without compromising delivery of care
  • Reduces chance of nosocomial infection by directing attention to infection control and environmental safety practices
  • Reports and documents information accurately and in a timely manner
  • Communicates a positive and caring attitude towards patient, peers, staff and all other contacts
  • Seeks guidance, direction and assistance where needed. Follows Center’s Policy and Procedure at all times and is an active participant in the QI program.
  • Maintains confidentiality, privacy and security of all patients and the Center’s communication and documents
  • Gains knowledge of all equipment and supplies and is familiar with their location, especially emergency supplies and equipment. Participates in staff meetings and in services (mandatory and regular)
  • Demonstrates flexibility in patient care, assignment, schedule and needs of the Center
  • Supervises employees with less qualifications and delegates duties to the according to qualifications, skills, education and competency
  • Maintains a clean, pleasant and safe environment for self and others employees and patients and visitors
  • Performs other duties as assigned
  • Assumes responsibilities of the Nurse Manager in her absence as delegated.

Required Skills

Requirements:
Must possess a current license to practice as a Registered Nurse in the state of California.
Mininum Experience: 2 Years

Job Location
FOUNTAIN VALLEY, California, United States
Company Location
Pacific Endo Surgery Center (11653)
Position Type
PRN