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Fresno Surgical Hospital | Contract | Fresno, CA


On Call Rate:Other - See Job Description Overtime Rate:Other - See Job Description Call Back Minimum: Holiday Rate:Other - See Job Description shift:Days-8 Hour Shift-40hrs/week Minimum Years Experience Required:3 Certification Requirements: General:ACLS, BLS Nursing:No Certifications Needed Dialysis:No Certifications Needed 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: í¢Œ„Œ_Ability to communicate effectively with surgeons and surgical team members.í¢Œ„Œ_Thorough knowledge of surgical service line.í¢Œ„Œ_Ability to maintain collaborative working relationships to ensure a positive and productive work environment.í¢Œ„Œ_Ability to plan and prioritize work with frequent interruptions.í¢Œ„Œ_Ability to provide exceptional customer service.í¢Œ„Œ_Effective verbal and written communication skills.í¢Œ„Œ_Knowledge and proficiency of hospital information technology applications. Essential Functions í¢Œ„Œ_Accurately records, handles and labels specimens; demonstrates care of specimens.í¢Œ„Œ_Actively participates in performance improvement and continuous quality improvement activities.í¢Œ„Œ_Adjusts expectations of patient behavior and acts according to the effect medication has on patient. í¢Œ„Œ_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. í¢Œ„Œ_Attend and participate 2 out 4 Mock Code Blue drills per year.í¢Œ„Œ_Attends at least 90% staff meetings annually, reads and returns all monthly staff meeting minutes. - í¢Œ„Œ_Carries out established techniques for safe administration of medications and parenteral fluids, as per hospital policies and procedures. í¢Œ„Œ_Carries out medical and surgical asepsis during all procedures.í¢Œ„Œ_Coordinates and supervises patient care; provides patient and family with teaching/education, as necessary. í¢Œ„Œ_Demonstrates competence in preparing and cleaning of OR suites before and between cases and after terminal cleaning, based on patients infection class. í¢Œ„Œ_Demonstrates knowledge of anesthetic drugs, actions and side effects.í¢Œ„Œ_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.í¢Œ„Œ_Demonstrates thorough knowledge of location, care and operation of all surgical equipment.í¢Œ„Œ_Directs and assists in maintenance and handling of special equipment and instruments.í¢Œ„Œ_Effectively communicates with the physician in accounting for all sponges, needles and instruments during and after the procedure and documents in the appropriate area.í¢Œ„Œ_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.í¢Œ„Œ_Follows the five (5) medication rights and reduces the potential for medication errors.í¢Œ„Œ_Gives thorough report of patients intraoperative condition to PACU nurse.í¢Œ„Œ_Is able to open sterile supplies and set up for procedure.í¢Œ„Œ_Is consistently ready and prepared for assigned cases.í¢Œ„Œ_Observes behavioral and physiologic changes due to medications, takes appropriate actions and documents.í¢Œ„Œ_Other duties as assignedí¢Œ„Œ_Positions patients safely; pads and protects bony prominences.í¢Œ„Œ_Preps and drapes patients correctly for all procedures.í¢Œ„Œ_Treats patients and their families with respect and dignity. Identifies and addresses psychosocial, cultural, ethnic and religious/spiritual needs of patients and their families.í¢Œ„Œ_Utilizes initiative; strives to maintain steady level of productivity; self motivated; manages activity and time; does not waste time. Functional DemandsPhysical Demands í¢Œ„Œ_Close Vision (clear vision at 20 inches or less)í¢Œ„Œ_Lift up to 10 pounds: 1/3 to 1/2 of timeí¢Œ„Œ_Lift up to 100 pounds: up to 1/3 of time with assistanceí¢Œ„Œ_Lift up to 25 pounds: 1/3 to 1/2 of timeí¢Œ„Œ_Lift up to 50 pounds: up to 1/3 of time with assistanceí¢Œ„Œ_Push/Pull: 1/3 to 1/2 of timeí¢Œ„Œ_Reach with hands and arms: up to 1/3 of timeí¢Œ„Œ_Sit: up to 1/3 of timeí¢Œ„Œ_Stand: 2/3 and more of timeí¢Œ„Œ_Talk or hear: 2/3 and more of timeí¢Œ„Œ_Use hands to finger, handle or feel: 2/3 and more of timeí¢Œ„Œ_Walk: 2/3 and more of time Work Environment í¢Œ„Œ_Body fluid exposure: Yesí¢Œ„Œ_Fine Dexterity: Both (5-6 hours)í¢Œ„Œ_Fumes or airborne particles: up to 1/3 of timeí¢Œ„Œ_Grasping: firm/heavy: Both (3-4 hours)í¢Œ„Œ_Grasping: simple/light: Both (5-6 hours)í¢Œ„Œ_Hearing: Ability to hear alarms on equipmentí¢Œ„Œ_Hearing: Ability to hear instructions from physician/department staffí¢Œ„Œ_Repetitive use of foot control: Both (1-2 hours)í¢Œ„Œ_Repetitive use of hands: Both (5-6 hours)í¢Œ„Œ_Risk of electrical shock: up to 1/3 of timeí¢Œ„Œ_Risk of radiation: up to 1/3 of timeí¢Œ„Œ_Toxic or caustic chemicals: up to 1/3 of timeí¢Œ„Œ_Typical noise level: Moderate Noiseí¢Œ„Œ_Work near moving mechanical parts: 1/3 to 1/2 of time