Seton Medical Center Staff Nurse II (RN) Operating Room (Surgical Services) in United States

Verity Health System offers a dynamic environment for individuals dedicated to careers in health care -- whether you seek a clinical or administrative role. Created in December 2015, the new Verity Health System team is working to revitalize our facilities to create a more welcoming, healing environment for our patients. We are investing in new technology to advance our delivery of safe, quality patient care. If you welcome the challenge of re-inventing healthcare for the patients we serve at our Verity Health hospitals and through our Verity Medical Foundation, this could be the opportunity for you. With more than 8,000 employees and physicians, Verity Health is a non-profit, non-religious health care system with 1,650 inpatient beds, six active emergency rooms and host of medical specialties including: orthopedics, transplant surgery, cardiology, maternal/child health and wound care, among other specialties. We are committed to the Verity Values of Caring, Respect, and Integrity, Passion and Stewardship and the goal of serving our communities for generations to come.

Opened as Mary's Help Hospital in 1912, Seton Medical Center, a 357 licensed bed facility serves the highly diverse 1.5 million residents of San Francisco and San Mateo counties with a comprehensive range of inpatient and outpatient services. Its sister hospital is Seton Coastside, a 116-bed skilled nursing facility located in the coastal town of Moss Beach. Seton Coastside offers the only 24-hour Standby Emergency Department along the 55-mile coastal stretch between Daly City and Santa Cruz.


GENERAL PURPOSE:

The Staff Nurse (I or II) is responsible for assessing, planning, implementing, and coordinating patient care during the intra-operative phase. Assists the physician during surgery and procedures by functioning in the circulating or scrub role. Participates with other facility team members to provide optimal patient care and efficient patient flow, taking into consideration the population specific needs for patients at all stages of life.

*MAJOR JOB OBJECTIVES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: *

? Monitors patient care management for assigned patient care area.

? Conducts evaluative rounds on a continuous basis to assure safe, competent, quality patient care, maintain visibility, and maintain a working knowledge of unit/staff activity.

? Promotes inter/intra-departmental collaboration and communication in the management of clinical practice.

? Complies with Universal precautions, Hazardous Materials Management Program, Infection Control/Safety Policies.

? Evaluates and implements staff development/education to assure quality nursing care delivery that is based on new technologies, trends, interventions and research findings.

? Develop and implement policies and procedures that guide and support the provision of patient care/services.

? Delegate the work associates with a particular responsibility and competency, to qualified staff members.

? Uses available support services and nursing resources as necessary.


REQUIREMENTS AND QUALIFICATIONS:

Education/Certification:

? Graduation from an accredited school of professional nursing

? Baccalaureate degree in Nursing preferred

? Current California licensure as a Registered Nurse

? Current Basic Life Support certification from the American Heart Association

Work Experience:

? Experience working in a multi-specialty OR preferred

Other Skills, Abilities & Knowledge:

? Demonstrated skills in written and verbal communications, functional supervision/ delegation and human relations is required

? Must be a flexible, creative individual who is open to change along with the ability to handle multiple priorities.

? Requires the ability to operate and trouble-shoot OR surgical equipment.

? Computer skills are required.

? Adult training skills are preferred.

? Demonstrated knowledge and interpersonal skills necessary to tactfully interact with diverse health professionals, physicians and patients.