Kaiser Permanente Peri-Anesthesia Nurse - On Call, Largo ASC in Largo, Maryland
Provides quality patient care for pre-operative and post-operative patients, in accordance with nursing philosophy and approved standards.
Performs within the established standard of pre- and post- anesthesia nursing and critical care nursing.
Utilizes the standard of care in the assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of the surgical patient in the delivery of pre-operative and post-operative nursing care.
Formulates care plans based on individual assessment of physiologic functions and problems identified preoperatively and intra-operatively.
Provides nursing care utilizing clinical knowledge and expertise, reacting immediately to adverse physiological changes within seconds, to reverse and revive the patient's physiological functions.
Renders nursing care following aseptic techniques.
Assembles and communicates appropriate information in verbal or written reports in order to maintain continuity of care.
Executes proper use of equipment and supplies used in the pre-operative area and the recovery (Stage I and Stage II) area.
Participates in the Perioperative Services quality assurance program.
Promotes personal and professional growth by actively participating in continuing education programs.
Participates in the professionalism of the Perioperative Services by adhering to the standards.
May be required to administer conscious sedation after appropriate training and competency requirements are met
Assumes other related duties as directed.
Must have recent adult and pediatric PACU experience within the past 12 months.
- A minimum (2) years ofcurrent PACU or critical care experience required.
- High School Diploma or GED required.
License, Certification, Registration
Current RN licensure in Maryland (or a compact state license) required.
American Heart Association BLS, ACLS and PALS certification required.
Good oral and written communication skills required.
Proficiency in the use of applicable computer software required.
Recent PACU experience preferred.
TITLE: Peri-Anesthesia Nurse - On Call, Largo ASC
LOCATION: Largo, Maryland
External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with Federal, state and local laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran, or disability status.