Registered Nurse (RN II) Recovery Services (PACU), Full-Time, Variable (12hrs)

Location: 
OCMMC-OCMMC Hospital
Schedule: 
Full Time
Shift: 
Variable
Job Listing: 
ORA002202
Nurses

Position Summary:

This position requires the full understanding and active participation in fulfilling the mission of Orange Coast Memorial Medical Center. It is expected that the employee demonstrate behavior consistent with our core values: Accountability, Best Practices, Compassion and Synergy. The employee shall support Orange Coast Memorial Medical Center�s strategic plan and participate in and advocate performance improvement/patient safety activities.

Utilizing the nursing process and clinical nursing practice standards, the RN is responsible for directing and coordinating nursing care for the Observation Care/Post Anesthesia Care Unit patient in accordance with the policies and procedures of the Nursing Department. Responsibilities include directing unlicensed employee activity, synthesizing patient information, assessment of patients, planning of care/interventions, teaching patients/family, implementation of treatment plan/MD orders, and evaluation of care rendered. The RN must effectively communicate and document data relevant to the care of the patient. The RN utilizes knowledge of patient age, cultural diversity, and psychosocial and/or spiritual needs into the patient�s plan of care. The RN contributes to the promotion of quality nursing care through performance improvement processes that demonstrates positive outcomes in patient care. In addition, the RN collaborates with other professional disciplines to ensure safe and effective patient care delivery and the achievement of desired patient outcomes.

Qualifications: 

Experience/Education:

  • List the minimum experience, skills, knowledge and abilities required to do the job.
  • One year(1) of PACU /Critical Care experience required
  • Two (2) years of Emergency Room /Telemetry experience preferred
  • Computer, internet, order entry and word processing experience preferred
  • Current California RN license required
  • BSN required
  • Current AHA BLS required
  • Current AHA ACLS card required
  • Current AHA PALS card required
  • Specialty Certification preferred
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