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RN PACU Surgery Center Full Time Days

Fountain Valley Regional Hospital and Medical Center
Fountain Valley, CA 92708
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Fountain Valley Regional Hospital is proud of the full range of quality services we provide. Since 1971, we have dedicated our efforts to meet and serve the medical needs of our growing community. We were the first hospital in Orange County to offer residents an accredited

Chest Pain Center and a Thrombectomy Receiving Center certified by The Joint Commission. We are one of only two certified Pediatric ICUs in Orange County and the only hospital in Fountain Valley and Huntington Beach with a Level III Neonatal ICU. We re proud of the efforts of our physicians, nurses and staff who strive to provide you with the best care possible.

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.

Position Summary:

Plans, coordinates, and oversees care for patients of any age in PACU department. Provides care within nursing standards of practice and the policies of the Center. Makes decisions regarding direct patient care needs and communicates appropriate information to other team members. May have additional responsibilities as designated by the manager, which include, but are not limited to, serving on committees, participating in quality improvement audits, and projects.

Essential Duties:

1. Knows and adheres to policies of the Center and demonstrates fiscal responsibility.

2. Follows policies, procedures, goals, and objectives for perioperative nursing care according to accepted standards.

3. Plans, implements, and evaluates pre and post-operative nursing care for patients based on individual, specific patient needs, and according to physician s orders.

4. Organizes and prepares medical records of patients. Documents care appropriately and fully. Follows up on missing data and other patient care needs.

5. Maintains and demonstrates current skills and knowledge of intravenous therapy, medication administration and effects, patient assessment, airway maintenance, patient teaching, emotional/social support of patients and families, and other needed clinical competencies.

6. Remains calm and functions as a team member during times of stress and crisis situations.

7. Seeks involvement in activities that promote professional growth and behavior.

8. Actively participates in appropriate committee and CQI activities.

9. Follows OSHA and other standards for protection against blood borne pathogens.

10. Uses good body mechanics.

11. Informs PACU Manager of applicable day-to-day situations.

12. Follows employee health and other personnel and staffing policies.

13. All other duties as assigned.


Qualifications -


1. Bachelor s degree in Nursing from an approved school of nursing. Associate s degree in Nursing will be considered if applicant is currently enrolled in a BSN program

2. Currently licensed in the state of California or the ability to obtain license before start date


4. One (1) or more years of experience PreOp/PACU in an acute/outpatient setting


1. Master s degree

The hospital, in its sole discretion, reserves the right to combine any of the above required experiences, or to consider applicants other work related experience in order to meet the above mentioned requirements.

Job: Surgical Services
Primary Location: Fountain Valley, California
Facility: Fountain Valley Regional Hospital and Medical Center
Job Type: Full-time
Shift Type: Days


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Posted: 2019-10-11 Expires: 2019-12-13

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