Registered Nurse-Surgery Department, Full Time (10)
August 17, 2020

REGISTERED NURSE

SURGICAL SERVICES (OR)

RATE: $37.363-$63.172

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

PRINCIPAL JOB DUTIES:

  • Promotes MCDH Mission, Vision, and Values.
  • Possess strong written and oral communication skills; including computer proficiency to include facility computerized systems.
  • Exhibits strong teamwork, organizational, interpersonal, and customer relations skills.
  • Demonstrates understanding and compliance with regulatory agency requirements and survey readiness standards.
  • Utilizes patient care planning and implementation of the nursing process according to AORN, The Joint Commission, and CDPH standards.
  • Participates as appropriate for staff training and assistance, including preceptorships.
  • Manages patient through-put throughout Surgical Services with coordination of Outpatient Services, including but not limited to sending for patients in appropriate time, motivating department members to provide effective case starts and turnovers, alerting staff, anesthesia and surgeons of schedule changes that are pertinent to moving forward with surgery schedule, follows bumping policy when necessary.
  • Assists with call schedule to provide essential coverage for OR; acts as relief charge nurse under instruction.
  • Maintains fiscal responsibility of department: monitors supply availability and utilization, checking for outdates, accountability for charting accuracy and appropriately documentation of utilization charges.
  • Seeks out opportunities for enhanced knowledge and sustained relevance to current practice standards.
  • Effectively utilizes resources and time in order to plan and perform nursing care and other assigned duties

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Graduate of accredited school of registered nursing
  • Current California RN license
  • Current American Healthcare Association ACLS and CPR certifications required
  • PALS preferred.
  • Two years recent perioperative nursing experience required including orthopedics, gynecology, and general surgery
  • Moderate Sedation, GI, and Patient Recovery experience preferred
  • CNOR certification highly desirable
  • Ability to communicate in Spanish highly desirable
  • Capable of performing position related physical requirements

REPORTS TO: Surgical Services Manager

Applications accepted until position is filled PCN 10

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