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Registered Nurse

Company: Covenant Surgical Partners
Location: Montebello
Posted on: September 4, 2021

Job Description:

Covenant Physician Partners is hiring a Full-time Registered Nurse (Pre-Op / PACU) at Med-Laser Surgical Center located in Montebello, CA.

Location:
Med-Laser Surgical Center
2445 W Whittier Blvd #100
Montebello, California 90640

Schedule: 10 hour shifts, Monday - Thursday

SUMMARY:

Under general direction from Center Manager, the Registered Nurse provides professional nursing care through assessment, planning, treatment and evaluation of the patient. The registered nurse is responsible for delivering safe, knowledgeable, compassionate, educative and individualized nursing care to patients and families. If there is a non-clinical Center Manager in place, then nursing services reports directly to the Director of Nursing (DON) and is under the general direction from the DON. 


ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

1. Performs patient preparation, including but not limited to: review of medical history, acquisition of appropriate consents, measuring vital signs, starting IV, administering medications, glucometer/similar testing and setting up appropriate monitors.
2. Verifies that essential equipment is functioning properly each day.
3. Assesses and monitors patients before, after and throughout all phases of care, demonstrating competency with all monitoring equipment.
4. Identifies the patient and correct procedural intervention according to policy/procedure and communicates such information to all members of the surgical team.
5. Transports and positions patients observing policies/procedures, safety requirements, and patient needs.
6. Documents patient care records and other forms accurately following policies and procedures.
7. Maintains patient safety, and ensures a clean, orderly environment throughout the Center.
8. Accurately comprehends and interprets verbal orders/directions
9. Addresses individual patient needs, and completes all pre and post-op physician orders.
10. Adheres to CDC Bodily Fluid precautions and infectious waste disposal according to policy.
11. Monitors compliance with principles of aseptic technique according to accepted standards
12. Organizes time, equipment, supplies, and personnel to provide effective and efficient case management
13. Conducts pre and post-procedure orientation and instruction of patient and/or patient’s family, communicating a positive and caring attitude. Provides verbal and written discharge criteria.
14. Delegates activities appropriate to the abilities of available staff members
15. Conducts pre and post-procedure telephone interviews.
16. Performs other duties as requested or assigned.
17. Engages in various clerical and recordkeeping duties as needed.
18. Demonstrated knowledge of potential exposure to hazardous materials (i.e. patient body fluids, disinfectant chemicals) and location of SDS sheets.
19. Participates in the QAPI and Safety Program.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Must be a graduate of an accredited School of Nursing.
  • Current State of California RN license.
  • Three years of clinical experience in surgery or procedure healthcare including demonstrated knowledge of sterile technique is preferred
  • Bilingual in English / Spanish is preferred.
  • Experience in an Ophthalmology ASC is highly preferred.
  • BLS certification, ACLS certification (preferred).
  • Positive attitude.
  • Willing and able to cross-train as Circulating RN as needed.
  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Demonstrated computer literacy.
  • OR, OPSU, PACU experience preferred but not required.

ABOUT US:

Covenant Physician Partners is a growing physician services company, offering you the chance to be part of a mission-driven organization that’s advancing the field of healthcare.

With Covenant, you are part of something bigger. Company culture and associate engagement inspire our work. Our HEART values – Humility, Empathy, Accountability, Respect and Teamwork – encompass who and how we are as a company, reflecting our dedication to those we serve.

Together, we’re improving health. We recognize that the commitment from the talented group of professionals at our Nashville Service Center gives our physicians and providers the opportunity to focus on providing high-quality patient care. Our associates are truly the HEARTbeat of all that we do.

Covenant is the employer of choice for individuals who wish to pursue their passion of making healthcare better. We offer competitive benefits to all full-time associates, including:

  • Health Benefits (Medical, Dental, Vision, Hospital Indemnity, Associate Assistance Program)
  • Health Savings Account/Flexible Spending Account
  • Life Insurance
  • Long/Short-Term Disability
  • Associate Discounts (Costco, Sam’s, BJ’s, Amazon Prime)
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan + Company Match
  • Professional Development Opportunities (Tuition Reimbursement, RN.com)
  • Paid Vacation & Holidays

POSITION ALSO KNOWN AS:

RN

RN - Eye Center

Registered Nurse

Surgical RN

RN - Outpatient Surgery

 

Keywords: Covenant Surgical Partners, Montebello , Registered Nurse, Other , Montebello, California

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