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Registered Nurse, PACU/Extended Recovery Unit

Company: Sutter Health
Location: North Highlands
Posted on: January 22, 2023

Job Description:

Organization:

SMCS-Sutter Med Center - Sacramento
Position Overview:

Accountable for the assessment, coordination delivery and evaluation of nursing care, including direct patient care, patient/family education and transitions of care in an acute patient setting. Delivers holistic and individualized care to all patients in an assigned area. Develops, implements, and coordinates a plan of care that incorporates psychological, sociocultural, spiritual, economic, and life-style factors. Fosters and maintains collaborative relationships between patients, their family/support group, physicians, and other healthcare providers through timely and effective communications. Adheres to hospital polices, industry standards, best practices, and applicable laws and regulations to promote an optimal patient experience.
Job Description:

EDUCATION

  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing. CERTIFICATION & LICENSURE
    • RN-Registered Nurse of California
    • BLS-Basic Life Support Healthcare Provider DEPARTMENT REQUIRED CERTIFICATION & LICENSURE
      • ACLS-Advanced Cardiac Life Support Healthcare ProviderEXPERIENCE
        • 2 years nursing experience or successful completion of a Sutter Health Nursing Residency Program. DEPARTMENT REQUIRED EXPERIENCE
          • 2 years RN with at least six months of prior experience in PACU, ED, or ICU in a multiple specialty acute care facility within the last two years. SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE
            • Demonstrated general knowledge and competence with regard to nursing theories, concepts and practices; medical terminology; anatomy; and physiology.
            • Working knowledge of the healthcare industry, safety precaution policies, best practices regarding patient care and privacy, and changes in local/state/federal regulations.
            • Possess written and verbal communications skills to explain sensitive information clearly and professionally to diverse audiences, including non-medical people.
            • Time management and organizational skills, including the ability to prioritize patient care, assignments and work within standardized policies, procedures, and practices to achieve objectives and meet time sensitive activities.
            • Basic knowledge of computer applications, such as Microsoft Office Suite (Word and Outlook).
            • Work independently as well as be part of the team, while accomplishing multiple interventions in an ever-changing environment.
            • Ability to communicate and engage team members, patients and families in a variety of stressful situations.
            • Use existing procedures and critical thinking to identify and solve routine or complex problems.
            • Ensure the privacy of each patient's protected health information (PHI).
            • Build collaborative relationships with peers and other healthcare providers to achieve departmental and corporate objectives.
            • Prioritize assignments and work within standardized policies, procedures, and scientific methods to achieve objectives and meet deadlines. Pay Range: $69.15-$90.58

              The salary range for this role may vary above or below the posted range as determined by location. This range has not been adjusted for any specific geographic differential applicable by area where the position may be filled. Compensation takes into account several factors including but not limited to a candidate's experience, education, skills, licensure and certifications, department equity, training and organizational needs. Base pay is just one piece of the total rewards program offered by Sutter Health. Eligible roles also qualify for a comprehensive benefits package.

              Job Shift:

              Varied
              Schedule:

              Full Time
              Shift Hours:

              12
              Days of the Week:

              Variable
              Weekend Requirements:

              Rotating Weekends
              Benefits:

              Yes
              Unions:

              No
              Position Status:

              Non-Exempt
              Weekly Hours:

              36
              Employee Status:

              Regular
              Number of Openings:

              5
              This position may regularly work, store, prepare, receive, unpack, transport, dispose of, or administer drug(s) identified as hazardous, or potentially hazardous, by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) for purposes of USP 800.

              Sutter Health Affiliates are equal opportunity employers EOE/M/F/Disability/Veterans.

              Schedule/Shift: Regular/ Nights

Keywords: Sutter Health, North Highlands , Registered Nurse, PACU/Extended Recovery Unit, Healthcare , North Highlands, California

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