The SHC Outpatient Surgery Center is a free-standing facility in Redwood City, CA. with 6 ORs and 2 Procedural Suites. The focus is primarily on Orthopedics: sports medicine, hand and podiatry surgery. Pain Management and Physiatry services are also provided. Most patients are discharged home after surgery. Extended recovery is available Mon, Tues and Thurs nights for select patients. The OSC cares for adults and pediatric patients who are at least 12 years old/ weigh at least 80 lbs. The OSC has contingencies for unplanned but necessary patient transfer and admission to Stanford Hospital at the Palo Alto campus.
The Pre-op/ PACU RN cares for the Perioperative patient by applying the Nursing Process before and after surgery, consistent with the CA Nurse Practice Act, ASPAN Standards, and Stanford Health Care policies and procedures. The Pre-op/ PACU RN is responsible for maintaining their professional licensure, mandatory certifications and all clinical competencies. The Pre-op/ PACU RN collaborates with the entire perioperative team, and supervises and delegates duties to Hospital Technicians (unlicensed assistive personnel) in the pursuit of safe, quality patient care to promote desired surgical outcomes.
Equal Opportunity Employer Stanford Health Care (SHC) strongly values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity and non-discrimination in all of its policies and practices, including the area of employment. Accordingly, SHC does not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation or gender identity and/or expression, religion, age, national or ethnic origin, political beliefs, marital status, medical condition, genetic information, veteran status, or disability, or the perception of any of the above. People of all genders, members of all racial and ethnic groups, people with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Qualified applicants with criminal convictions will be considered after an individualized assessment of the conviction and the job requirements.
Education: graduate from an accredited nursing program; BSN required.
Experience: minimum 2 year's current experience in an acute care Pre-op/ PACU environment; minimum 2 year's current experience in a Surgery Center considered; ICU background a bonus; RN must be competent in pre-op admission, recovery and discharge processes for local, procedural sedation, regional and general anesthesia patients.Licensure/ Certification:
Current, unrestricted CA RN license
Current American Heart Association Healthcare Provider BLS
Current American Heart Association ACLS
CPAN/ CAPA preferred/ highly recommended
Associated topics: asn, bsn, ccu, intensive, intensive care, maternal, mhb, nurse rn, registered nurse, tcu