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PreOp/PACU RN

Job ID: 58484-147 Date posted: 05/14/2024 Location: Tualatin, Oregon Facility: Cascade Spine Center (12532)
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PreOp/PACU RN

Tualatin, Oregon

Overview

When you join USPI, you’re joining a caring, compassionate team who provides excellence in patient care across all of our facilities. As part of our staff, you’ll work with a high level of professionalism and commitment to our patients by providing safe, efficient patient care throughout their health experience. We follow the highest standard for nursing excellence, quality patient care, and innovation.

  • Job Type: Full Time

Success Profile

What makes a successful PreOp/PACU RN at our location? Check out the traits we’re looking for and see if you have the right mix.

  • Team player
  • Multi-Tasker
  • Positive
  • Compassionate
  • Analytical
  • Detail-Oriented
nurse caring for patient

Culture

Our mission is to treat each and every one of our patients, and their families, as if they were our own family member. Each patient, each family, each and every time.


  • Working with compassion and respect for others and each other, supporting our communities and advocating for our patients
  • Acting with integrity and the highest ethical standards – always
  • Delivering results through accountability and transparency
  • Embracing inclusiveness for all people in our workplace and in the communities we serve

Benefits

  • Healthcare

    Medical, dental, vision, healthcare/dependent FSA, life and disability insurance

  • 401(k) Retirement Plans

    Secure your future with plans that also include employer discretionary match

  • Tuition Reimbursement

    Up to $1,500 maximum reimbursement per year

  • Paid Time Off

    Up to 15 PTO days per year and 6 paid holidays

  • Work/Life Balance

    Benefits such as paid holidays and vacation help you keep a healthy work-life balance

  • Compensation

    Competitive salaries

PreOp/PACU RN

Job ID: 58484-147 Date posted: 05/14/2024 Location: Tualatin, Oregon
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Responsibilities

Cascade Spine Center is looking for a PreOp/PACU RN to join the team!!!

·A great place to work!!

·Full insurance plan (medical, dental, vision, life, long- & short-term disability, ETC.); 401k; Excellent time off package, including 7 paid holidays per year + 2 personal days + 1 week city sick leave (CSL) + generous PTO plan

·Schedule: Monday – Friday, with NO nights, NO weekends, NO holidays, and NO call

·Easy location & parking

Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities include the following:

·Delivers indirect and direct patient care according to established standards, taking into consideration the age and risk factors of the patient

·Possess the knowledge and ability to use the nursing process to assess, plan, implement, and evaluate the care of the patient

·Follows policies, procedures, goals, and objectives for pre- and post-operative nursing care according to accepted standards

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

·Organizes and prepares medical records of patients – documents care appropriately and fully – follows up on missing data and other patient care needs

·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

·Uses nursing judgment in decision-making

·Acts as a patient advocate in meeting his/her physical and psychological needs

·Performs patient assessment and reassessment immediately upon admission and on a regular basis in accordance with standards of care with documentation of these assessments as a basis for planning each patient’s care

·Ensures that all nursing interventions and patients responses are communicated to responsible practitioners as indicated and that all components of the nursing process are documented in accordance with standards of practice

·Integrates and coordinates care across settings and among disciplines

·Implements physician’s orders effectively and safely in accordance with standards of practice

·Maintains or acquires skills on equipment necessary to complete required responsibilities

·Documents all records according to established policies and procedures

·Assesses information/documents on AdvantX and patient chart, maintaining patient confidentiality

·Assists with reviewing and updating policies and procedures

·Performs effectively in stressful situations to fulfill position responsibilities

·Provides teaching to patient/parent of child per level of understanding

·Performs additional duties as needed by the department

·Actively participates in appropriate committee and CQI activities

·Informs clinical managers of applicable day-to-day situations

·May fill in for Pre-op / PACU / Clinical Manager if they are on leave

·May provide help to other Portland area USPI facilities if required

Qualification requirements:

·Graduate of an accredited school of professional nursing (associates or bachelor's degree)

·Ideal candidate will have a minimum of two (2) years total RN experience

·Current Oregon License as a Registered Nurse

·Current BLS & ACLS

·Team player with excellent interpersonal skills

·The ability to provide exceptional customer service to patients, physicians, and staff

·Experience with Microsoft Office programs (Word, Excel, etc.)

·Prefer experience with medical software programs such as Advantx, Amkai, or Epic

·Full range of physical mobility (position requires sustained sitting, standing, stooping, lifting as much as 50 lbs., carrying, repetitive motions, reading, answering phones, etc.)

·Self-motivated, flexible, and able to multi-task and prioritize in a fast paced environment, with the ability to problem solve with minimal direction or guidance

·Consistent, reliable attendance

·Efficient use of resources

·Willingness to maintain a clean, organized environment

·Exceptional verbal and written communication skills

·Reliable means of transportation

Job Behavior:

Reflective of CSC & USPI’s mission: 

“Our mission is to care for every patient and their family as if they were our own. Each patient, each family, each and every time​.”

 Demonstrates ability to work as a team member, and to communicate clearly, directly and professionally. Is flexible, reliable, productive, patient-oriented, and self-motivated. Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patients served.Maintains professional conduct and appearance. Portrays the facility and peers in a positive light to others, internally and externally.

Reasoning & Language Skills: Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form. Excellent verbal and written communication skills essential.

Physical demands: Shall be physically able to stand, walk, and maintain varied body motions and positions for long periods of time.Demonstrates manual dexterity.Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.The employee shall be able to use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects or tools.The employee is required to stand, walk, climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.Shall be able to hear and speak.  The employee shall regularly lift and /or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and /or move up to 100 pounds.

USPI’S EDGE™ (Every Day Giving Excellence)

USPI’S EDGE™ is the key to the differentiation of USPI as a customer-focused company.  The process of completing EDGE™ requirements establishes processes and measurements that are collected, assimilated, and shared throughout USPI.  All employees are involved with EDGE™.  The involvement can range from doing their jobs to taking on the role of gathering and/or entering data into the computer.  All employees shall at some time during their employment be required to participate in the EDGE™ program.

Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996

Responsible for knowing the processes involved assuring the standards established by HIPAA, and ensuring they are followed including the practices and records relating to the use and disclosure of Protected Health Information. 

Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to toxic or caustic chemicals.  The employee is frequently exposed to fumes or airborne particles, extreme cold, and risk of radiation.  The employee occasionally works near moving mechanical parts and is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, and risk of electrical shock.  The noise level in the work environment is moderate. 

Employment practices will not be influenced or affected by an applicant’s or employee’s race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status or any other legally protected status. Tenet will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship.
Tenet participates in the E-Verify program. Follow the link below for additional information.

E-Verify: http://www.uscis.gov/e-verify

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