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Lead Peri-Anesthesia RN, Full Time - Kensington

Company: Kaiser
Location: Potomac
Posted on: May 23, 2023

Job Description:

$10,000 Sign On Bonus Eligible Job Summary:Provides quality patient care for pre-operative and post-operative patients, in accordance with nursing philosophy and approved standards.Essential Responsibilities:

  • 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 pre-operatively and intra-operatively.
  • Provides nursing care utilizing clinical knowledge and expertise, reacting immediately to adverse physiological changes within seconds, to reverse and revive the patients 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.
  • Makes day-to-day work assignments to department staff and monitors the progress of activities and projects.
  • Assesses workload on an on-going basis and makes special assignments during peak and slow periods. Handles difficult and problematic work situations. Performs highest level technical duties.
  • Services a resource for other staff members - answering questions and providing instructions as necessary.
  • Orients and trains new staff members. Trains existing staff members in new or revised procedures.
  • Performs special projects as assigned by Supervisor.
  • May have input into performance appraisals.
  • May assist in developing and revising departmental procedures.Basic Qualifications:Experience
  • Minimum two (2) years of current PACU or critical care experience required.Education
  • High School Diploma or GED required.License, Certification, Registration
  • This job requires credentials from multiple states. Credentials from the primary work state are required before hire. Additional Credentials from the secondary work state(s) are required post hire.
  • Registered Nurse License (Virginia) within 6 months of hire AND Registered Nurse License (Maryland) within 6 months of hire OR
  • Compact License: Registered Nurse within 6 months of hire
  • Registered Nurse License (District of Columbia) within 6 months of hire
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support
  • Pediatric Advanced Life Support
  • Basic Life Support Additional Requirements:
  • Good oral and written communication skills required.
  • Proficiency in the use of applicable computer software required. Preferred Qualifications:
  • Recent PACU experience preferred
  • BSN preferred.
  • Experienced being a Charge Nurse, Experienced with Moderate Sedation prefered.Notes:
  • Strong experienced in PACU. PrimaryLocation : Maryland,Kensington,Kensington I Medical CenterHoursPerWeek : 40Shift : DayWorkdays : Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, FriWorkingHoursStart : 06:00 AMWorkingHoursEnd : 02:30 PMJob Schedule : Full-timeJob Type : StandardEmployee Status : RegularEmployee Group/Union Affiliation : M38-UFCW-Local 400Job Level : Individual ContributorJob Category : Nursing Licensed & Nurse PractitionersDepartment : Kensington I Medical Center - Day Surgery-Pre/Post-Op - 1808Travel : Yes, 15 % of the TimeKaiser Permanente is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, parental status, ancestry, disability, gender identity, veteran status, genetic information, other distinguishing characteristics of diversity and inclusion, or any other protected status.

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