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 ASPAN, The Joint Commission, and CDPH standards for patient progress toward desired outcomes.
Evaluates transformation of care, pre-op & discharge teaching and planning to include drug reconciliation.
Assesses, plans, implements and evaluates the care of patients seen in the Outpatient Center across all phases of care within perianesthesia services.
Maintains general knowledge and competencies to support Endoscopy and Pain procedures on an as needed basis.
Maintains fiscal responsibility of the unit; monitors supply availability and utilization, check 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
Graduate of accredited school of registered nursing
Current California RN license
Current American Healthcare Association ACLS and CPR certification required; and PALS preferred.
Minimum one year recent acute care/perianesthesia experience preferred
Moderate Sedation, GI, and Patient Recovery experience preferred
Perioperative services/Perianesthesia national certification highly desirable.
Ability to communicate in Spanish highly desirable
Capable of performing position related physical requirements