Welcome to Hi-Desert Medical Center, where youï¿½ll benefit from:
ï¿½A 59-bed acute primary care facility offering you and your family first-rate health care close to home ï¿½A wide range of quality inpatient and outpatient diagnostic, treatment and rehabilitation services, home health and hospice services, and a variety of community outreach programs ï¿½A dedicated team of quality, caring, health care professionals
Position Summary The perianesthesia nurse applies the nursing process to each patient and uses clinical judgement and critical thinking to determine nurse to patient ratios, patient mix and staffing mix that reflect patient acuity and nursing interventions. Primary Duties 1. Prepare and advise patient prior to surgical procedure by reviewing the patientsï¿½ history, medication, allergies, and other necessary information which may affect the scheduled procedure, as well as providing a brief overview of the treatments the patient is going to receive and possible outcomes. 2. Focuses on the validation of existing information and completion of preparation of the patient on the day-of-surgery by continuing to assess the patient and developing a plan of care designed to meet the physical, psychological, educational, sociocultural and spiritual needs of the patient/family/significant other. 3. Knowledge in principles of perianesthesia nursing practice. Able to collect, interpret, record and communicate pertinent data during the post-anesthesia phase of the patient experience. 4. Care of the surgical patient immediately post-operative and while the patient is still under the influence of the anesthetic, with awareness and ability to be fully prepared for any possible outcome. 5. Continues the ongoing assessment and documentation components to provide comprehensive care of the patient 6. Provide discharge assessment and management through data collection and documentation of patient status for discharge. 7. Develop discharge criteria, in consultation with the anesthesia provider, using the assessment parameters approved by anesthesia and the medical staff.
Position Specifications ï¿½ Moderate physical effort (lift/carry up to 25 pounds) ï¿½ Prolonged standing/walking ï¿½ Occasionally lifts supplies/equipment ï¿½ Occasional reaching, stooping, kneeling, crouching
Working Conditions: ï¿½ Contact with patients under wide variety of circumstances ï¿½ May be exposed to infections and contagious diseases ï¿½ Regularly exposed to the risk of blood borne diseases ï¿½ Occasional exposure to unpleasant patient or unit elements ï¿½ Occasional pressure due to multiple calls and inquiries ï¿½ Subject to varying and unpredictable situations
Minimum Education/Certification/Experience: ï¿½ BSN preferred ï¿½ Current California Registered Nurse License ï¿½ Minimum of 1 years ICU experience preferred ï¿½ Current BLS Certification ï¿½ ACLS required within 6 months of hire ï¿½ PALS required within 6 months of hire
Job: Surgical Services
Primary Location: Joshua Tree, California
Facility: Hi-Desert Medical Center
Job Type: PT1
Shift Type: Days
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.
Internal Number: 1905039387
About Hi-Desert Medical Center
“Tenet Healthcare Corporation is a diversified healthcare services company with 115,000 employees united around a common mission: to help people live happier, healthier lives. Through its subsidiaries, partnerships and joint ventures, including United Surgical Partners International, the Company operates general acute care and specialty hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, urgent care centers and other outpatient facilities. Tenet's Conifer Health Solutions subsidiary provides technology-enabled performance improvement and health management solutions to hospitals, health systems, integrated delivery networks, physician groups, self-insured organizations and health plans.