Lakewood Regional Medical Center is proud to be an integral part of the surrounding community. From orthopedics to cardiac care to urology, we have received many designations for quality care. Although we appreciate these prestigious honors, we are most honored by the opportunity to serve you and your loved ones. We are committed to finding new ways to improve and make our hospital the best place for patients, physicians and employees. We appreciate the opportunity to serve you, and we are here any time you need help.
We offer competitive salaries and benefits including a matching 401(k), several health & dental plans to choose from, generous tuition assistance plans, and relocation assistance for select positions.
RN Same Day Surgery Position Summary:
The Registered Professional Nurse/RN is responsible for the delivery of patient care, utilizing the nursing process for assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation while meeting competently all safe expectations of a nurse.
RN Same Day Surgery Per Diem Days candidate will possess the following education, licenses/certifications, and experience:
Current RN License
Current BLS Provider
Acute hospital experience
Training and/or experience:
Minimum of one (1) year experience as a pre-op staff RN in an ambulatory surgery center, preferred;
OR Minimum of one (1) year experience as a staff RN on a Medical/Surgical Unit in an acute care hospital.
Unit Specific Technical Skills:
Reviews pre-procedure charts to ensure that all lab studies and necessary paperwork (H&P, consents, etc.) are present.
Starts IVâ��s, draws labs, and performs EKGâ��s as needed.
Demonstrates knowledge in all areas of patient care specific to Same Day Surgery, including conscious (moderate) sedation.
Demonstrates knowledge in administering blood and ability to identify signs & symptoms of transfusion reaction.
Maintains open lines of communication on the patientâ��s status with OR/procedure staff and anesthesia staff.
Monitors vital signs and assesses cardiac and fluid volume, airway patency, and skin integrity upon admission to SDS and at intervals per hospital policy.
Completes necessary pre-and post-procedure teaching of patient and family.
Tenet complies with federal, state, and/or local laws regarding mandatory vaccination of its workforce. If you are offered this position and must be vaccinated under any applicable law, you will be required to show proof of full vaccination or obtain an approval of a religious or medical exemption prior to your start date. If you receive an exemption from the vaccination requirement, you will be required to submit to regular testing in accordance with the law.
Job: Surgical Services
Primary Location: Lakewood, California
Facility: Lakewood Regional Medical Center
Job Type: PT2Y
Shift Type: Days
Employment practices will not be influenced or affected by an applicantâ��s or employeeâ��s race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status or any other legally protected status. Tenet will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship.
Tenet Healthcare Corporation (NYSE: THC) is a diversified healthcare services company headquartered in Dallas with 112,000 employees. Through an expansive care network that includes United Surgical Partners International, we operate 65 hospitals and approximately 510 other healthcare facilities, including surgical hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, urgent care and imaging centers and other care sites and clinics. We also operate Conifer Health Solutions, which provides revenue cycle management and value-based care services to hospitals, health systems, physician practices, employers and other clients. Across the Tenet enterprise, we are united by our mission to deliver quality, compassionate care in the communities we serve.