Sutter Health Registered Nurse - GI - Bay (Per-Diem) in Emeryville, California

Description

Assesses, plans, implements, directs, supervises and evaluates direct and indirect nursing care for patients during conscious sedation in the procedure room. Coordinates activities of the procedure technician and physician to ensure safe patient care during procedures, as well as provides patient care in pre-op and PACU. Participates with other facility team members to provide optimal patient care and efficient patient flow taking into consideration the population specific needs for patients at all stages of life.

Qualifications

Education/Certification/Licensure:

Graduate of an Accredited School of Nursing Required

RN - Current license to practice in the State of California Required

BLS/CPR & ACLS Required

Experience:

• Significant experience working in preoperative, intraoperative and post operative units, preferably in an ambulatory surgery center. This level of experience is typically achieved in approximately one to three years. Three years preferred.

or

• Interns or employees that have successfully completed the GI training program.

and

• Significant experience providing conscious sedation in procedure/operating rooms.

Knowledge:

Demonstrated knowledge and interpersonal skills necessary to tactfully interact with diverse health professionals, physicians and patients.

Knowledge of aseptic technique, infection control, and sterilization practices is required.

Must have current knowledge of instrumentation and equipment utilized for GI procedures..

Knowledge of the use and function of GI equipment is required.

Demonstrated knowledge of sedation drugs, dosages, side effects, and adverse reactions.

Extensive knowledge of recommended peri-anesthesia standards/practices.

Demonstrates the ability to utilize biomedical equipment.

Special Skills/Equipment:

Excellent written and verbal communications skills including functional supervision/delegation and human relations skills required

Must be a flexible, creative individual who is open to change along with the ability to handle multiple priorities.

Ability to operate and trouble-shoot PACU and procedure room equipment.

ACLS/BCLS (per facility policy) required

Computer skills required.

Adult training skills preferred.

Primary Location: California, East Bay, Emeryville

Organization: Sutter Outpatient Services

Employee Status: Regular

Benefits: No

Position Status: Non-Exempt

Union: No

Job Shift: Day

Shift Hours: 8 Hour Shift

Days of the Week Scheduled: Monday-Friday

Weekend Requirements: None

Schedule: Per Diem

Hrs Per 2wk Pay Period: 16.5

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, marital status, sexual orientation, registered domestic partner status, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, ancestry, national origin (including possession of a driver's license issued to individuals who did not present proof of authorized presence in the U.S.), age, medical condition, physical or mental disability, military or protected veteran status, political affiliation, pregnancy or perceived pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or related medical condition, genetic information or any other characteristic made unlawful by local, state, or federal law, ordinance or regulation. External hires must pass a background check/drug screening. 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.