Nurse Outpatient Surgery

Requisition ID
2021-182481
Department
General Surgery
Shift
Day
Standard Hours
Varied
Facility / Process Level : Name
CHI St. Anthony Hospital
Location
OR-PENDLETON

Overview

CommonSpirit Health was formed by the alignment of Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) and Dignity Health. With more than 700 care sites across the U.S. & from clinics and hospitals to home-based care and virtual care services CommonSpirit is accessible to nearly one out of every four U.S. residents. Our world needs compassion like never before. Our communities need caring and our families need protection. With our combined resources CommonSpirit is committed to building healthy communities advocating for those who are poor and vulnerable and innovating how and where healing can happen both inside our hospitals and out in the community.

Responsibilities

  1. Perform general nursing care to patients by following established standards and procedures.
  2. Obtain patient consent for care and ensures patient confidentiality.
  3. Obtain and document health history, information on chief complaint, vital signs, and health risk factors and assesses disease condition.
  4. Provide patient care based on practice guidelines, standards of care, and federal/state laws and regulations.
  5. Execute prescribed treatments and medical interventions, administers prescribed medications, and monitor and document treatment progress and patient response. Refer to/consult with physicians, other health providers, and community resources to prevent/resolve problems or concerns.
  6. Educate patients and families about health status, health maintenance, and management of acute and chronic conditions.
  7. Document patient assessment and intervention data using established medical record forms/automated systems and documentation practices.
  8. Participate in multidisciplinary teams to improve patient care processes and outcomes.
  9. Track quality assurance data and monitor for acute and chronic care management.
  10. May act as team lead for other nursing staff.
  11. Perform other duties as assigned

Qualifications

Required Education: Graduate of an accredited school of nursing required. Bachelor of Science in Nursing preferred.

 

Required Licensure and Certifications: Current/valid Registered Nurse license from the state licensing board required.

TNCC, PALS  & Basic Life Support (BLS) or Advanced Care Life Support (ACLS) required. 

Required Minimum Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Language Ability:  Ability to read, analyze and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.  Ability to effectively present information and respond to common inquiries or complaints from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.

 

Math Ability: Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.  Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.

 

Reasoning Ability:  Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

 

Computer Skills:  Must be proficient with the Microsoft Office Suite, Internet navigation, database management, desktop publishing, spreadsheet, and graphic presentation packages     

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