Registered Nurse Outpatient Surgery

UMC Health System Lubbock , TX 79401

Posted 3 months ago

Registered Nurse #Outpatient Surgery # Completion Bonus Available for Qualified Applicants Shift


Schedule:


FT Days M-F 0530-1400 Plus Call Departmental DescriptionOutpatient Surgery has identified its scope of care to include pre-anesthesia and post-anesthesia care; specifically to prepare the patient for surgery/procedure by assessing and evaluating his/her physical status via nursing assessment, by providing pre-operative or pre-procedure teaching/education, to assist the patient in returning to a safe physiological level after local, or local with sedation anesthesia, regional anesthesia, or completion of Phase I (PACU) care following general anesthesia, and to prepare the patient for discharge home.# The American Society of PeriAnesthesia Nurses Perianesthesia Nursing Standards, Practice Recommendations, and Interpretive Statements provide the guidelines for patient care. The Department of Anesthesiology provides medical direction and coverage with full time attending and resident physician staff and Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists (CRNAs) on a 24-hours a day, 7 days a week basis.# A multi-disciplinary approach to nursing care is utilized in all OPS areas. Therapies include pre-operative preparation specific to the individual patient, diagnosis, and operative procedure; post-operative observation and evaluation of hemodynamic stability, administration of oxygen and pulse oximetry; aterial/venous sheath monitoring and removal, and written discharge instructions for home care and follow-up care.# Anesthetic agents are not administered in the Outpatient Surgery Department. Outpatient Surgery is open Monday through Friday 0530-2200 and is closed on holidays and weekends.# A standby team exists for coverage of unexpected Saturday/holiday cases. # Responsibilities Must maintain a current CPR certification from American Heart Association Provides professional nursing care to patients and provides supervision and guidance to the members of the nursing staff. Must be able to perform the essential functions of the job. Qualifications Graduation from an accredited School of Nursing Valid Texas RN License/Eligible Compact License BSN Preferred Certification Preferred Medical Surgical Experience Preferred Orientation UMC Hospital Orientation Unit specific orientation Galen E-learning Curriculum Modules / Online Nursing Competency Validation Electronic Documentation Incentives Competitive benefits package No mandatory floating/overtime Educational Reimbursement for pursing BSN/MSN after 90 days of employment Sign on Bonus available (if applicable) Relocation assistance available (if applicable) UMC#s Mission, Vision and Standards Include Vision Statement: To Serve Our Patients in the Best Teaching Hospital in the Country Mission Statement: Service is our passion. We serve by providing safe, high quality care to all, achieving excellent financial performance, and training tomorrow#s healthcare professionals. Standards of Excellence: Attitude, Communication, Responsiveness, Compassion, Teamwork, Ownership, Safety and Respect About UMC 501 licensed beds Regions only Magnet designated Hospital Regions only Level I Trauma Center Regions only Level I Burn Center DNV accredited Primary teaching hospital for the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC) Ranked as one of the Best Places to Work in Texas by Texas Monthly # We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class. #


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