Clinical Nurse Per Diem Recovery/PACU - Surgery Center

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  • Westwood, CA 96137, USA
  • Jun 24, 2019

Job Description

Responsibilities

Overview

You can use your expertise, compassion, and kindness to transform the patient experience. When you join UCLA Health as a nurse, you’ll deliver leading-edge care as you build an exceptional career with a health system that’s consistently ranked among the best in the country. 

Under general supervision provide professional nursing care of Surgery Center patients in all phases of preoperative and postoperative care. Perform preop admission, PACU care, post op care, and evaluation for discharge. Develop care plans based on nursing diagnosis and nursing process. Provide orientation to new staff. Maintain professional standards. Provide preoperative and postoperative teaching.. Assess plan, develop, document and evaluate patient care plans. Provide guidance to team members by supervising nursing interventions and assigning related tasks. Assess patient, family and staff learning needs and promote effective working relationships

Qualifications

Graduate of an accredited school of nursing, current active California R.N. licensure and clinical skills applicable to nursing specialty. Ability to perform historical, physical and behavioral status assessments of patients using appropriate framework. Demonstrated skill in the delivery of patient care, utilizing team, total, primary or functional systems. Skill in implementing appropriate nursing interventions on a consistent basis. Writing skills to document accurately interventions and patient response. Ability to develop and implement and evaluate patient care plan actively involving patients, family, and staff. Knowledge of POMR charting. Skill in setting priorities, organizing workload to effectively administer direct patient care. Skill in speaking English clearly and distinctly to interpret and describe patient assessments and identify nursing interventions and direct staff. Ability to work effectively with stress and in crisis situations Ability to comply with departmental standards on punctuality, attendance, dress code and varied work schedules. Knowledge and practice in the proper use of safe body mechanics.
BSN or MSN Required
PCCN Preferred
Official Transcripts and/or original diploma from a registered nursing program must be provided upon hire
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