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PACU Registered Nurse PRN

West Hills Surgery Center

This is a Contract position in West Hills, CA posted December 3, 2022.

Description

Introduction

Do you want to be appreciated daily? Our nurses are celebrated for being on the front line, empathetic for patients. At West Hills Surgery Center our nurses set us apart from any other healthcare provider. We are seeking a PACU Registered Nurse PRN to join our healthcare family.

Benefits

West Hills Surgery Center, offers a total rewards package that supports the health, life, career and retirement of our colleagues. The available plans and programs include:

  • Comprehensive medical coverage that covers many common services at no cost or for a low copay. Plans include prescription drug and behavioral health coverage as well as telemedicine services and free AirMed medical transportation.
  • Additional options for dental and vision benefits, life and disability coverage, flexible spending accounts, supplemental health protection plans (accident, critical illness, hospital indemnity), auto and home insurance, identity theft protection, legal counseling, long-term care coverage, moving assistance, pet insurance and more.
  • Fertility and family building benefits through Progyny
  • Free counseling services and resources for emotional, physical and financial wellbeing
  • Family support, including adoption assistance, child and elder care resources and consumer discounts
  • 401(k) Plan with a 100% match on 3% to 9% of pay (based on years of service)
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • Retirement readiness and rollover services and preferred banking partnerships
  • Education assistance (tuition, student loan, certification support, dependent scholarships)
  • Colleague recognition program
  • Time Away From Work Program (paid time off, paid family leave, long- and short-term disability coverage and leaves of absence)

Learn more about Employee Benefits

Note: Eligibility for benefits may vary by location.

At West Hills Surgery Center, our nurses play a vital part. We know that every nurse’s path and purpose is unique. Do you want to create your own personal career path in nursing? HCA Healthcare is your career destination! Our scale makes it possible for nurses to create the career path that fits their life – for life – and empowers their passion for patient care. Apply today for our PACU Registered Nurse opportunity.

Job Summary and Qualifications

We are seeking a PACU Nurse PRN for our ambulatory surgery center who demonstrates the values of our company by caring like family. You will ensure safe and effective nursing care rendered postoperatively until the patient is dismissed from the facility. With your expertise, our center will continue its’ legacy of employing nurses who contribute to the company’s mission and vision.

What you will do in this role:

  • Prepare your patients’ care area adequately and ensure necessary equipment and supplies and provided
  • You will demonstrate proper airway management techniques
  • Monitor your patients according to policy (vital signs, temperature, cardiac, etc.).
  • You will exhibit proper technique for insertion, maintenance, and removal of IV catheters and saline locks
  • Perform and document head to toe evaluation of your patients utilizing an approved scoring system in line with HCA policy and procedure
  • Check dressings and/or operative site of your patients and report abnormalities to the surgeon
  • Provide a safe and comforting environment for your patients and family
  • Ensure your patients meet discharge criteria

Qualifications you will need:

  • Graduate from an accredited school of professional nursing
  • Minimum 2 years of experience in a PACU or ICU setting; preferably in an ambulatory surgery center
  • Active RN license as required by state of employment
  • Required valid BCLS Certification upon employment. ***online certification not acceptable
  • ACLS required
  • PALS as required by facility

West Hills Surgical Center is aHCA affiliated facility. We are located in West Hills, California.  Our surgical specialties includehand surgery, general surgery, gynecology, gastroenterology, ophthalmology, and orthopedics includingknee replacement. We also provide services in otolaryngology (ENT), pain management, pediatricsurgery, plastic/cosmetic surgery, podiatry and urology.  Our AAAHC accredited center opened itsdoors in 1996.  We perform over 700 procedures monthly 

HCA Healthcare has been recognized as one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies® by the Ethisphere Institute more than ten times.  In recent years, HCA Healthcare spent an estimated $3.7 billion in cost for thedelivery of charitable care, uninsured discounts, and other uncompensated expenses.

“The great hospitals will always put the patient and the patient’s family first, and the really great institutions will provide care with warmth, compassion, and dignity for the individual.”– Dr. Thomas Frist, Sr.
HCA Healthcare Co-Founder

Join a family that cares about every stage in your career! We are interviewing candidates for our PACU Registered Nurse opening. Apply today and a member of our Talent Acquisition team will reach out.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.