Fresno Surgical Hospital Ok-sign    posted almost 3 years ago

Contract | Fresno, CA


On Call Rate:No Call Overtime Rate:All Inclusive Rate + $10 Call Back Minimum: Holiday Rate:All Inclusive Rate + $10 shift:06:30-1700 (4/10's) Minimum Years Experience Required:2 Certification Requirements: General:ACLS, BLS Nursing:No Certifications Needed Dialysis:No Certifications Needed ***PLEASE NOTE**The Nurse will need to have at least one year experience with eye surgery, preferably with retinal and cataracts. Job Summary: Provides direct patient care. Addresses the psychosocial, physical and general aspects of care related to the surgical environment. Communicates with surgeon and anesthesiologist continuously and as needed about patient condition. Assists surgeon during operative and invasive procedures. Assists with the maintenance of surgical equipment and inventory. Participates in performance improvement activities. Assesses operating room for equipment functioning and readiness, obtains supplies for individual cases and ensures all appropriate needs of surgical operating team are met. Monitors, positions and assists patient during procedure.Reasonable accommodation Statement: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the position without compromising patient care.Minimum Education: Completion of an accredited registered nursing program. ACLS Certificate required. BLS Certificate required.Minimum Work Experience: Two years of nursing experience and/or training preferred.Required Licenses: Current California Registered Nursing License.Required Skills: ?Ability to communicate effectively with surgeons and surgical team members.?Thorough knowledge of surgical service line.?Ability to maintain collaborative working relationships to ensure a positive and productive work environment.?Ability to plan and prioritize work with frequent interruptions.?Ability to provide exceptional customer service.?Effective verbal and written communication skills.?Knowledge and proficiency of hospital information technology applications. Essential Functions ?Accurately records, handles and labels specimens; demonstrates care of specimens.?Actively participates in performance improvement and continuous quality improvement activities.?Adjusts expectations of patient behavior and acts according to the effect medication has on patient. ?Assessment and reassessment of the patient is clearly and concisely communicated in charting. Documentation meets current standards, policies and procedures and is completed within shift. ?Attend and participate 2 out 4 Mock Code Blue drills per year.?Attends at least 90% staff meetings annually, reads and returns all monthly staff meeting minutes. - ?Carries out established techniques for safe administration of medications and parenteral fluids, as per hospital policies and procedures. ?Carries out medical and surgical asepsis during all procedures.?Coordinates and supervises patient care; provides patient and family with teaching/education, as necessary. ?Demonstrates competence in preparing and cleaning of OR suites before and between cases and after terminal cleaning, based on patients infection class. ?Demonstrates knowledge of anesthetic drugs, actions and side effects.?Demonstrates knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span and the skills necessary to provide age appropriate care to the patient population served. Able to interpret data about the patient's status in order to identify each patient's age specific needs and provide care needed by the patient group.?Demonstrates thorough knowledge of location, care and operation of all surgical equipment.?Directs and assists in maintenance and handling of special equipment and instruments.?Effectively communicates with the physician in accounting for all sponges, needles and instruments during and after the procedure and documents in the appropriate area.?Ensures Pre-op Checklist is complete (H&P present, informed consent signed, test results present, surgical site identified, etc.) before patient is taken into surgical suite.?Follows the five (5) medication rights and reduces the potential for medication errors.?Gives thorough report of patients intraoperative condition to PACU nurse.?Is able to open sterile supplies and set up for procedure.?Is consistently ready and prepared for assigned cases.?Observes behavioral and physiologic changes due to medications, takes appropriate actions and documents.?Other duties as assigned?Positions patients safely; pads and protects bony prominences.?Preps and drapes patients correctly for all procedures.?Treats patients and their families with respect and dignity. Identifies and addresses psychosocial, cultural, ethnic and religious/spiritual needs of patients and their families.?Utilizes initiative; strives to maintain steady level of productivity; self motivated; manages activity and time; does not waste time. Functional DemandsPhysical Demands ?Close Vision (clear vision at 20 inches or less)?Lift up to 10 pounds: 1/3 to 1/2 of time?Lift up to 100 pounds: up to 1/3 of time with assistance?Lift up to 25 pounds: 1/3 to 1/2 of time?Lift up to 50 pounds: up to 1/3 of time with assistance?Push/Pull: 1/3 to 1/2 of time?Reach with hands and arms: up to 1/3 of time?Sit: up to 1/3 of time?Stand: 2/3 and more of time?Talk or hear: 2/3 and more of time?Use hands to finger, handle or feel: 2/3 and more of time?Walk: 2/3 and more of time Work Environment ?Body fluid exposure: Yes?Fine Dexterity: Both (5-6 hours)?Fumes or airborne particles: up to 1/3 of time?Grasping: firm/heavy: Both (3-4 hours)?Grasping: simple/light: Both (5-6 hours)?Hearing: Ability to hear alarms on equipment?Hearing: Ability to hear instructions from physician/department staff?Repetitive use of foot control: Both (1-2 hours)?Repetitive use of hands: Both (5-6 hours)?Risk of electrical shock: up to 1/3 of time?Risk of radiation: up to 1/3 of time?Toxic or caustic chemicals: up to 1/3 of time?Typical noise level: Moderate Noise?Work near moving mechanical parts: 1/3 to 1/2 of time
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