Fresno Surgical Hospital Ok-sign  |  posted about 2 years ago

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:6:00am-3:00pm Minimum Years Experience Required:4 Certification Requirements: General:ACLS, BLS Nursing:No Certifications Needed Dialysis:No Certifications Needed Job Summary: This position is accountable for the direct care to the patient pre-operatively. Participates in performance improvement activities. 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. Certified Perianesthesia Nurse certification (CPAN) preferred.Minimum Work Experience: Two years of acute care experience preferred.Required Licenses: Current California Registered Nursing License.Required Skills 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.í¢Œ„Œ_Knowledge of anesthetic agents, drugs and medications, the nursing care required, and treatment of possible side effects. Essential Functions í¢Œ„Œ_Actively participates in performance improvement and continuous quality improvement activities.í¢Œ„Œ_Assures the needs of patients and families are recognized and addressed through coordination with other team members within the health care system and community.í¢Œ„Œ_Attend and participate in 2 out of 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_Completes all necessary documentation.í¢Œ„Œ_Coordinates nursing care requirements with the OR and anesthesia departments to ensure the continuity of patient care.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 patients served. Able to interpret data about the patients status in order to identify each patients age specific needs and provide care needed by the patient group.í¢Œ„Œ_Follows the five (5) medication rights and reduces the potential for medication errors.í¢Œ„Œ_Keeps current with developments related to Pre-op nursing care; maintains and upgrades knowledge and skills.í¢Œ„Œ_Maintains accurate and continued nursing documentation including patient histories, conditions, treatments, responses and assessment of changes.í¢Œ„Œ_Maintains an awareness of OR schedule in order to ensure patient flow.í¢Œ„Œ_Maintains current knowledge of medications and their correct administration based on age of the patient and his/her clinical condition.í¢Œ„Œ_Other duties as assignedí¢Œ„Œ_Performs all aspects of patient care in an environment that optimizes patient safety and reduces the likelihood of medical/health care errors.í¢Œ„Œ_Prepares patient physically, mentally and emotionally for surgical procedure.í¢Œ„Œ_Prepares, hangs, monitors and discontinues IV fluids.í¢Œ„Œ_Reports changes in patient arrival time to surgeon.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 family. Functions as liaison between administration, patients, physicians and other healthcare providers. Functional DemandsPhysical Demands í¢Œ„Œ_Color Vision (ability to identify and distinguish colors)í¢Œ„Œ_Depth Perception (three-dimensional vision; ability to judge distances and spatial relationships)í¢Œ„Œ_Lift more than 100 pounds: up to 1/3 of time with assistanceí¢Œ„Œ_Lift up to 10 pounds: 2/3 and more of timeí¢Œ„Œ_Lift up to 25 pounds: 2/3 and more of timeí¢Œ„Œ_Lift up to 50 pounds: up to 1/3 of time with assistanceí¢Œ„Œ_Peripheral Vision (ability to observe an area that can be seen up and down or to the left and right while eyes are fixed on a given point)í¢Œ„Œ_Push/Pull: 1/3 to 1/2 of timeí¢Œ„Œ_Reach with hands and arms: 1/3 to 1/2 of timeí¢Œ„Œ_Sit: up to 1/3 of timeí¢Œ„Œ_Stand: 2/3 and more of timeí¢Œ„Œ_Stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl: up to 1/3 of timeí¢Œ„Œ_Talk or hear: 2/3 and more of timeí¢Œ„Œ_Use hands to finger, handle or feel: 1/3 to 1/2 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_Grasping: firm/heavy: Both (1-2 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_Hearing: Ability to hear patient callí¢Œ„Œ_Repetitive use of foot control: Right only (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_Typical noise level: Moderate Noise
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