Lakewood Regional Medical Center is proud to be an integral part of the Orange County community. From orthopedics to cardiac care to urology, weâ��ve received many designations for quality care. Although we appreciate these prestigious honors, we are most honored by the opportunity to serve you and your loved ones. Weâ��re committed to finding new ways to improve and make our hospital the best place for patients, physicians and employees. We appreciate the opportunity to serve you, and we are here any time you need help.
We offer competitive salaries and benefits including a matching 401(k), several health & dental plans to choose from, generous tuition assistance plans, and relocation assistance for select positions.
The Registered Professional Nurse is responsible for the delivery of patient care, utilizing the nursing process for assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation while meeting competently all safe expectations of a nurse.
Required: Graduate of an accredited School of Nursing Preferred: Academic degree in nursing (Bachelors or Masters degree)
Required: Must be currently licensed, certified or registered to practice profession as required by law, regulation in state of practice or policy. CPRa
Training and Experience:
Current RN License
Current BLS Provider
Minimum of one (1) year experience as a Peri-operative Staff RN in an acute care hospital.
Unit Specific Technical Skills:
Demonstrates understanding and utilization of principles of asepsis, provides a surgically clean environment for patient care and ensures the sterility of supplies and instruments during operative procedures.
Assumes responsibility for intra-operative patient safety related to positioning and equipment/supply use.
Performs the peri-operative nursing role to include pre-operative assessment of the patient, nursing care plan formulation, operative care plan implementation and post-operative evaluation of the patientâ��s response/outcome and of the effectiveness and appropriateness of the nursing care provided.
Assists anesthesiologists with the intubation/extubation of patients, the monitoring of fluid/volume balance, administration of blood and blood products, and the thermoregulation of the patient.
Monitors patient level of consciousness, EKG, and BP during local anesthetic procedures.
Assures the proper supplies, equipment and instrumentation are available for surgical procedures.
Tenet complies with federal, state, and/or local laws regarding mandatory vaccination of its workforce. If you are offered this position and must be vaccinated under any applicable law, you will be required to show proof of full vaccination or obtain an approval of a religious or medical exemption prior to your start date. If you receive an exemption from the vaccination requirement, you will be required to submit to regular testing in accordance with the law.
Job: Surgical Services
Primary Location: Lakewood, California
Facility: Lakewood Regional Medical Center
Job Type: PT2Y
Shift Type: Rotate
Employment practices will not be influenced or affected by an applicantâ��s or employeeâ��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 Healthcare Corporation (NYSE: THC) is a diversified healthcare services company headquartered in Dallas with 112,000 employees. Through an expansive care network that includes United Surgical Partners International, we operate 65 hospitals and approximately 510 other healthcare facilities, including surgical hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, urgent care and imaging centers and other care sites and clinics. We also operate Conifer Health Solutions, which provides revenue cycle management and value-based care services to hospitals, health systems, physician practices, employers and other clients. Across the Tenet enterprise, we are united by our mission to deliver quality, compassionate care in the communities we serve.