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The RN functions as an integral member of the team and is responsible for providing personalized patient care in the peri-operative setting. The RN’s communication, conduct and performance should support the ASC efforts in becoming a High Performance Organization.
Provide nursing care in the peri-operative setting (pre op, phase 1, phase 2)
Ability to safely care for patients from pediatrics to geriatrics in a high volume/fast-paced environment
Maintain a clean, neat and efficient working environment
Perform ECG, urine pregnancy, glucometer, I-stat testing/lab draws, bladder scan, insertion of PIV as required
Manage patient’s admission to the ASC, recovery, and discharge from the ASC
Assess the status of the patient in pre op and ensure patient identification is accurate
Ensure patients consents are accurate and complete
Assess pre-operative vital signs to ensure they are within acceptable parameters for scheduled the surgical procedure
Perform an initial assessment on arrival in the PACU
Manage patient’s airways to include airway adjunct management
Plan and document in the EHR (EPIC)
Administer narcotic and non-narcotic medication per facility protocol
Prepare and assist anesthesia provider with patients receiving blocks
Manage emergency situations and provide effective resuscitation using bag/valve/mask
Follow established policies and procedures related to the position
Prepare patients for discharge and provide discharge instruction education
Understand and deliver quality customer service consistent with the FHSC efforts in becoming a High Performance Organization
Follow HIPPAA regulations
Adapt and perform effectively in a continuously changing environment
Coordinate the patient’s transition through the peri-operative process
Maintain a team supportive attendance record
Communication, conduct and dress to portray a professional quality at all times and are in compliance with the ASC appropriate surgical attire policy
Perform other related duties as assigned by the Supervisor RN
You’ll be rewarded and recognized for your performance in an environment that will challenge you and give you clear direction on what it takes to succeed in your role as well as provide development for other roles you may be interested in.
Graduation from an accredited school of nursing
Active Registered Nurse license through the Washington State Department of Health
Basic Life Support for Healthcare providers (AHA) or CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer (American Red Cross)
BLS and ACLS certification is required. PALS certification also required, but may be obtained within the first six months of hire
PACU, ER or ICU experience
Full COVID-19 vaccination is an essential job function of this role. Candidates located in states that mandate COVID-19 booster doses must also comply with those state requirements. UnitedHealth Group will adhere to all federal, state and local regulations as well as all client requirements and will obtain necessary proof of vaccination, and boosters when applicable, prior to employment to ensure compliance. Candidates must be able to perform all essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodation
2+ years of experience working as an Registered Nurse
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At UnitedHealth Group, our mission is to help people live healthier lives and make the health system work better for everyone. We believe everyone-of every race, gender, sexuality, age, location and income-deserves the opportunity to live their healthiest life. Today, however, there are still far too many barriers to good health which are disproportionately experienced by people of color, historically marginalized groups and those with lower incomes. We are committed to mitigating our impact on the environment and enabling and delivering equitable care that addresses health disparities and improves health outcomes - an enterprise priority reflected in our mission.
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