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CLINICAL NURSE I - RECOVERY ROOM/PACU

Company: Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian
Location: Newport Beach
Posted on: June 6, 2024

Job Description:

Salary Range: $47.8400 - $74.1700 /hour. Actual compensation may vary based on geographic location, work experience, skill level, and education.

Do you thrive on caring for, and connecting with, a wide range of surgical patients? Are you highly organized and passionate about working with a talented and dedicated surgical team? Are you ready to help your patients take on the physical and emotional challenges inherent in perioperative care? If you said yes, keep reading - we may have the perfect opportunity for you.

As part of the Recovery/Post Anesthesia Care Unit (PACU) at Hoag Memorial Hospital, Newport Beach, you'll give direct inpatient nursing care as per the California Nurse Practice Act, and in support of the mission of the Patient Care Services Division. Being a Hoag Clinical Nurse I means serving our community by using research and evidence-based outcomes, and collaborating with members of your team to offer the highest level of care to those who depend on us.

Inside Hoag's PACU

Our PACU features 26 beds and a nurse to patient ratio of 1:1 to 1:2. You'll be caring for a range of patients from pediatric to geriatric, including the maternity population. All require inpatient or outpatient surgeries or procedural intervention in multi-specialties with acuity levels ranging from healthy to elective and/or emergent, to critical and/or end-of-life. You may care for patients needing cardiac, neurosurgical, orthopedic, general, gynecological, EENT (eyes, ears, nose & throat), gastroenterological, cosmetic, thoracic, vascular, interventional radiological and bariatric support.

Other duties may include:

  • Assessing and documenting a complete physical assessment, nursing interventions, and teaching and discharge needs for patients assigned to each shift, utilizing documentation guidelines, Standards of Care and Pathway goals.
  • Communicating changes in the patient's condition to the Charge Nurse/Supervisor and the physician directing care, as well as pertinent information at shift report using the patient Plan of Care (POC).
  • Providing continuity of care through the implementation and utilization of the POC.
  • Responding to emergency situations in a timeframe appropriate to the needs of each patient.
  • Administering medications and intravenous therapy with the ability to assess the appropriate indication dosing and effects of the medication administered.
    • Assessing the educational ability/level for the patient, incorporating available educational material into patient/significant other teaching and documenting understanding in the patient record.
    • Floating to Pre-Operative, PAS and GI Lab as needed. Hoag nurses consistently maintain a high standard of professional communication, appearance and conduct. They're driven to excel in patient treatment and nursing, and they're deeply passionate about their work. To that end, we'll expect you to participate in our continuous quality improvement process and maintain a working knowledge of departmental and hospital standards, policies and procedures. We're keen on following safety measures and infection control protocols, being attentive to details, and having intimate knowledge of the populations we serve.

      Hoag is the Place to Be

      We believe that when you join Hoag, you become part of a family. We're deeply committed to giving back to those who help us serve our community, making your ongoing growth and development our priority. In addition to Pay for Performance salary increases, and sponsored training opportunities, Hoag employees enjoy:
      • Annual performance incentives
      • Safe Harbor bonuses
      • Competitive 401 (k) program with matching contributions
      • Generous Paid Time Off (PTO)
        • Nursing Scholarships
        • Tuition Reimbursement
        • Nursing Clinical Ladder Program
        • On-site childcare at our Newport Beach location
        • Excellent Medical, Dental and Vision coverage
          • On-site Wellness Centers in our Irvine and Newport Beach campuses that include discounted services for massage therapy, acupuncture, mediation and mindfulness, yoga, Pilates and fitness coaches We look for passion, an ownership mentality, and out-of-the box thinking. If this is you and Hoag sounds like home, please apply. A member our Talent Acquisition Team will contact you if they want to know more.

            Required
            • Active California RN License.
            • BLS, ACLS and PALS certification.
              • A minimum of three (3) years of RN experience.
              • Call responsibility within the department.
              • Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN). If you haven't obtained a BSN upon hire, you will be asked to begin a BSN program within one year of the hire date and obtain your BSN within two years of starting the program. Preferred
                • BSN.
                  • PACU, GI, outpatient, critical care, and telemetry short stay services experience.
                  • Additional skills and knowledge of various equipment and software may be required.
                    Hoag is an Equal Opportunity Employer and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any kind. Hoag is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. Hoag hires a diverse group of people in a manner that allows them to reach their full potential in the pursuit of organizational objectives.

Keywords: Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian, Newport Beach , CLINICAL NURSE I - RECOVERY ROOM/PACU, Healthcare , Newport Beach, California

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