DaVita RN - Everett/Kemp Ambulatory Surgery Center, Operating Room, Sign-On Bonus in Everett, Washington

RN - Everett/Kemp Ambulatory Surgery Center, Operating Room

Full time 30 or 40 hours/week with Sign-On Bonus!

At the Everett Clinic, our purpose is simple - do the right thing - for our patients and each other. The philosophy allows us to recruit the best talent and enjoy a reputation as one of the most innovative and high-quality healthcare providers in the country.

Some say we are a medical group, but we like to think we're a large family. Our team cares about our patients and each other. We offer the best in quality care, advanced technologies and quality facilities.

Our Core Values:

  • We do what is right for each patient.

  • We provide an enriching and supportive workplace.

  • Our team focuses on value: service, quality & cost.

The Everett Clinic offers competitive salary, excellent benefits including a retirement savings plan, tuition reimbursement, paid time off, health insurance, flexible work schedules and professional growth opportunities. Work with the best. Join our Team.

Overview: Under general supervision, the Staff Registered Nurse (RN), under the immediate supervision of the ASC Director or Charge Nurse, is responsible for the safety of the patient while in the OR (Operating Room) and assists with the supervision of nonprofessional personnel in the area. By assessment of the individual patient and procedure, RN anticipates the needs of the surgical team and provides such services while maintaining an aseptic and safe environment.

Schedule: Average 30 or 40 hours per week. Either 10 hour days (6:50am-5:20pm) or 12 hour days (6:50am-7:20pm). Monday - Friday with occasional Saturday rotation.

The initial training period may require full time Monday thru Friday, 8am - 5pm. This is not optional. Please ensure you are available to attend training before applying to this position.

Essential Functions:

  • Assesses the health status of the patient in order to develop an individualized plan of care by collecting, categorizing and interpreting data (physical and psychosocial) from documented information, observation, patient/family interview and other health care team members.

  • Develops a nursing care plan based on the assessment of the patient that included nursing diagnosis, patient goals and nursing interventions necessary to achieve these goals.

  • Implements the nursing care plan to provide optimal individualized care for the patient.

  • Instructs the patient and family to assist the patient in the achievement of optimal health status.

  • Documents nursing activities to provide a permanent record, for continuity of care, quality improvement and professional accountability.

  • Identifies the patient to ensure that the patient, procedure and operative site correspond.

  • Plans, supervises and assists with the transfer of the patient to protect the patient and personnel from injury.

  • Positions the patient to provide access to the operative site while maximizing patient safety and comfort.

  • Establishes and maintains a surgically clean environment to reduce the potential for infection by applying the principles of antisepsis, decontamination, disinfection, sanitation, sterilization and environmental monitoring.

  • Establishes and maintains a sterile field to reduce potential for infection by teaching and supervising the application of principles of aseptic technique and continual monitoring of the sterile field.

  • Establishes and maintains a safe environment to protect the patient and the health care team by monitoring the patient (physiologically and psychologically) and the environment and by implementing safety procedures.

  • Coordinates support services needed during surgery by anticipating and communicating patient and surgical team needs.

  • Communicates information to patient/family.

  • Organizes and coordinates supplies, equipment, and team members to maintain an efficient, effective and safe intraoperative environment through ongoing patient and situation assessment, priority setting, procurement of supplies and arrangement of equipment, by teaching, directing, communicating and collaborating with health care team members and support service personnel.

  • Communicates information to recovery room personnel to promote continuity of care.

  • Evaluates effectiveness of nursing care to determine degree of goal attainment by comparing patient outcomes with patient goals.

  • Contributes to the discharge plan.

  • Selects and executes appropriate methods for cleaning, packaging, sterilizing and disinfecting to ensure patient safety by applying principles of sterilization and disinfection and by following packaging guidelines set by regulating agencies and manufacturers.

  • Evaluates products to determine their safety, effectiveness, use and cost effectiveness.

  • Executes nursing activities to provide life support in an emergency situation by taking appropriate action and/or providing direction/assistance to health care team members.

  • Initiates appropriate intraoperative behaviors as a circulator/scrub.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Education: Graduate from an accredited school of Nursing and/or BSN

Experience:

  • Minimum of two (2) years of perioperative nursing experience, i.e. scrubbing and circulating required.

  • Requires demonstrated advanced level of achievement of performance standards for intraoperative nursing according to AORN (Association of perioperative Registered Nurses) standards of practice.

Certificate/License:

  • Current State Registered Nurse License required.

  • Current BLS and ACLS certification (within 3 months of hire) required.

  • Membership in the Association of Operating Room Nurses preferred.

  • CNOR (Certified Nurse Operating Room) preferred.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities: Noted below are the essential responsibilities the job holder must be able to perform satisfactorily to do this job successfully. Note that these requirements are representative, but not all-inclusive, of the knowledge, skill, and ability required to perform this job.

  • Knowledge of professional nursing theory and practice and the nursing process in evaluating and giving patient care.

  • Knowledge of meds used pre-op, intra-op and post-op, including IV conscious sedation; knowledge of the function and use of patient monitoring equipment.

  • Knowledge of basic surgical technique and of the instruments, sutures, and meds used in the OR.

  • IV skills. Patient teaching skills.

  • Good organizational and telephone skills.

  • Attention to detail and numerical accuracy.

  • Reads, speaks, understands and writes clearly in English.

  • Works with initiative, energy and effectiveness in a fast-paced environment.

  • Ability to apply the principles and methods of professional nursing to provide quality patient care ability to interpret basic EKGs.

  • Knowledge of aseptic technique.

  • Ability to work efficiently amidst ongoing distractions.

  • Ability to communicate effectively in written form.

  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.

  • Ability to respond calmly in an emergency situation.

  • Ability to reason and think logically to solve problems.

  • Ability to use judgment and make decisions.

  • Ability to perform work against deadlines.

  • Ability to examine documents for accuracy and completeness.

  • Ability to effectively lead others.

  • Ability to speak clearly and concisely.

  • May also involve the ability to deal effectively with others in confrontational situations.

DaVita Medical Group manages and operates medical groups and affiliated physician networks in California, Colorado, Florida, Nevada, New Mexico, Pennsylvania and Washington. A leading independent medical group in America, DaVita Medical Group has over two decades of experience providing coordinated, outcomes-based medical care in a cost-effective manner. As of June 30, 2017, DaVita Medical Group’s teammates, employed clinicians and affiliated clinicians provided care for approximately 1.7 million patients. DaVita Medical Group’s leadership development initiatives and social responsibility efforts have been recognized by Fortune, Modern Healthcare, Newsweek and WorldBlu.

DaVita Medical Group is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. As such, DaVita Medical Group makes hiring decisions solely on the basis of qualifications and experience, and without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing and background verification checks.

DaVita Medical Group will consider qualified applicants who have criminal histories in a manner consistent with the law.