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Registered Nurse - PACU (Per-Diem)

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  • JOB TYPE: Per Diem
  • JOB LEVEL: All Levels
  • TRAVEL: Home Health & Hospice Only

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Benefits

  • Healthcare

    Medical, dental, vision, life insurance

  • Paid Time Off

    Holidays, sick days, leaves of absence

  • Continuing Education

    Tuition Reimbursement and Professional Development

  • Corporate Discount and Perks

    Exclusive pricing and discounts at a variety of retailers

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Responsibilities

Job ID SOPS-2102965 Date Posted 02/23/2021 Location Sacramento, California Schedule/Shift Per Diem/ Day
Position Overview:
Responsible for assessing, planning, implementing, and coordinating patient care during the preoperative and postoperative phase of care. Participates with other facility team members to provide optimal patient care and efficient patient flow, taking into consideration the population specific needs for patients at all stages of life.

Qualifications:

Education/Certification/Licensure:

Graduate of an Accredited School of Nursing Required

RN - Current license to practice in the State of California Required

BLS/CPR & ACLS Required

Experience:
• Significant experience working in a multi-specialty PREOP/PACU, preferably in a Hospital and/or Ambulatory surgery center. This level of experience is typically achieved in approximately one to three years. Three years preferred.
or
• Interns, new grads or employees that have successfully completed the Pre-op/PACU training program.

Knowledge:
Demonstrated knowledge and interpersonal skills necessary to tactfully interact with diverse health professionals, physicians and patients.
Extensive knowledge of ASPAN Standards and infection control practices
Must have a working knowledge of applicable regulations and standards.
Current knowledge regarding equipment utilized in the PACU

Special Skills/Equipment:
Demonstrated skills in written and verbal communications, functional supervision/ delegation and human relations is required
Must be a flexible, creative individual who is open to change along with the ability to handle multiple priorities.
Requires the ability to operate and trouble-shoot PACU equipment.
ACLS/PALS (per facility policy)
Computer skills are required.
Adult training skills are preferred.



Organization: Sutter Outpatient Services
Employee Status: Regular
Benefits: No
Position Status: Non-Exempt
Union: No
Job Shift: Day
Shift Hours: 8 Hour Shift
Days of the Week Scheduled: Varied Days
Weekend Requirements: None
Schedule: Per Diem
Hrs Per 2wk Pay Period: per diem
Applications Accepted: All Applications Accepted

Sutter Health Affiliates are equal opportunity employers EOE/M/F/Disability/Veterans

This position may regularly work, store, prepare, receive, unpack, transport, dispose of, or administer drug(s) identified as hazardous, or potentially hazardous, by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) for purposes of USP 800.

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