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Company: Barton Health
Location: South Lake Tahoe, CA
Career Level: Mid-Senior Level
Industries: Healthcare, Pharmaceutical, Biotech

Description

Purpose Statement
Consistently Exceptional Care

Barton Health is a not-for-profit, equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of sex, age, religion, creed, national origin, race or handicap in its relationship with patients, visitors or employees.

Mission
Barton Health is dedicated to the delivery of safe, high quality health care to community members and visitors. We are committed to compassionate, personalized, comprehensive and responsive treatment of all of our patients and other guests.

Nicotine Free Statement: To further our mission in providing quality, compassionate care to everyone, effective January 1, 2017, Barton Health will no longer hire individuals who use or test positive for nicotine. Barton Health promotes a healthy and safe environment for all Associates, Physicians, Volunteers, Patients, and Vistors. Therefore, all individuals whose pre-employment drug test results are positive for nicotine will have their job offer rescinded, and they will be disqualified from applying for employment for 6 months (180) days from the date of the health screening.

Job Function: Nursing

Employment Type: Full-Time

Hours per Pay Period 1.00 (80 hours p/pp)

Job Shift: Variable

Weekend/Holiday Rotation: Yes

Summary of Position:

Responsible for the delivery of safe, effective, and quality patient-family centered care in the OR and other areas of perioperative services for all patient populations.

Qualifications

Education:

  • Bachelor's degree in nursing preferred
  • Graduate from an accredited school of nursing

    Experience:
  • Candidates with previous acute care experience will be given preference
  • Previous OR experience highly preferred

    Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:
  • Sufficient computer skills as are required to complete an online application and the pre-employment/annual ART requirements
  • In compliance with patient safety standards, must be able to effectively communicate in English; Bilingual abilities preferred

    Certifications/Licensure:
  • Current California and Nevada RN license or ability to obtain prior to start date
  • Current CPR/BLS certification by the American Heart Association (BLS for the Healthcare Provider) or ability to obtain prior to start date
  • ACLS Certification
  • CNOR preferred.

    Physical Demands
    The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to walk, stand, sit, and talk or hear.
  • The employee is occasionally required to use hands to finger, handle, feel or operate objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands and arms.
  • The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, and the ability to adjust focus.
  • Lifts, positions, pushes and/or transfer patients.
  • The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.

    Working Conditions
    The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Routine Hospital/Healthcare & Office/Administrative conditions.
  • Contact with patients and guests under a wide variety of circumstances.
  • Regularly exposed to the risk of bloodborne diseases.
  • Exposure to infections and contagious disease.
  • Exposed to hazardous anesthetic agents, body fluids and waste.
  • Subject to hazards of flammable and explosive gases.
  • Subject to varying and unpredictable situations, including the handling of emergency or crisis situations.
  • Subject to pressure due to irregular hours, frequent interruptions and stressful situations due to multiple demands.
  • Occasional travel to various health system locations.

    Essential Functions
    1. Provides consistently exceptional care at all times.
    2. Assess patients at intervals as stated in policies and procedures.
    3. Develop an individualized perioperative patient plan of care.
    4. Implement the plan of care by
    a. protecting the patient from injury caused by extraneous objects and chemical, electrical, laser, mechanical, and thermal sources;
    b. performing accounting procedures to protect the patient from unintended retained surgical items;
    c. performing interventions necessary to ensure that the patient's procedure is performed on the correct site, side, and level;
    d. managing the patient's specimens according to organizational policy and procedures;
    e. communicating the patient's current status to relevant parties throughout the continuum of care;
    f. administering medications safely and correctly;
    g. performing interventions to maintain the patient's wound and tissue perfusion at or above baseline levels;
    h. performing interventions to maintain the status of the patient's genitourinary, gastrointestinal, musculoskeletal, endocrine, respiratory, cardiovascular, and neurological systems and fluid, electrolyte, and acid-base balances at or above baseline levels;
    i. performing interventions to ensure the patient is at or returned to normothermia at the conclusion of the immediate postoperative period;
    j. performing interventions to protect the patient from surgical site infection;
    k. assessing the knowledge level of the patient or designated support person;
    l. providing education regarding the expected psychosocial response, nutritional management, medication management, pain management, wound management, and expected responses to the operative or invasive procedure;
    m. involving the patient or designated support person actively in decisions affecting his or her perioperative plan of care and the rehabilitation process;
    n. protecting the patient's rights, dignity, and privacy;
    o. providing age-specific, culturally competent, ethical care within legal standards of practice; and
    p. providing consistent and comparable care regardless of the setting.
    5. Evaluate the patient's progress toward attaining outcomes.
    6. Transfer care as applicable.
    7. Delegate tasks according to the state Nurse Practice Act and job descriptions.
    8. Document nursing care accurately, completely, and legibly.
    9. Collaborate effectively with other disciplines as applicable.
    10. Participate in quality review and performance improvement projects.
    11. Participate in the performance appraisal process.
    12. Use problem-solving and conflict resolution skills to foster effective work relationships with team members.
    13. Maintain required competencies.
    14. Pursue professional growth and participates in a professional organization.
    15. Act as a patient advocate and maintain privacy and confidentiality of individuals and health information.
    16. Responds to the needs of the department by performing other duties, as necessary.

Purpose Statement
Consistently Exceptional Care

Mission
Barton Health is dedicated to the delivery of safe, high quality health care to community members and visitors. We are committed to compassionate, personalized, comprehensive and responsive treatment of all of our patients and other guests.

Values/Standards

Barton Health commits to integrity, collaboration and excellence through the practice of our four Service Standards:

  • Safety
  • Respect
  • Image
  • Efficiency

Barton Health is a not-for-profit, equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of sex, age, religion, creed, national origin, race or handicap in its relationship with patients, visitors or employees.


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