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OR Pre-Op PACU Clinical Nurse 2 (RN)

Company: UC Davis Health
Location: Sacramento
Posted on: August 6, 2022

Job Description:

Department Description The PACU department is comprised of four PACU areas with 127 bays.Children's Surgery Center PACU with 24 bays for pediatric patients, Pavilion PACU with 63 bays, Same Day Surgery Center PACU with 12 bays and University Tower II PACU with 28 bays (opening 2021).Specialized care is provided both pre and post operatively to patients undergoing a wide variety of surgical procedures from 40 OR rooms. Surgical procedures range from complex Trauma, Neurosurgical, Vascular, Transplant, and Cardiothoracic cases, to simple outpatient procedures. The units also provide specialized care to patients from ancillary procedure areas who have received general anesthesia.This is a pediatric core position with occasional to frequent requirement to work in the adult PACU areas.Job SummaryFinal Filing Date: 7/29/2022Salary Range: $63.08 - $84.88Salary Frequency: HourlyAppointment Type: CareerPercentage of Time: 90%Shift Hour: 12 hour shift, 1045 - 2315, variable daysLocation: Surgery & Emergency Serv PAVCity: SacramentoUnion Representation: YesBenefits Eligible: YesWe offer exceptional employment benefits including medical, dental, and vision plans, generous paid vacations and holidays, excellent retirement savings and investment plans, continuing education, and reduced fee and scholarship programs. THIS IS NOT AN H1- B OPPORTUNITYResponsibilitiesThe CN II/ III identifies and implements nursing interventions and evaluates results for a wide variety of patient populations, directs and acts as resource to other members of the nursing team as assigned and promotes compliance and support for policies. The primary responsibilities for this position consist of providing total, comprehensive, continuous and patient centered care which includes: assessing, documenting, planning, implementing, teaching, developing, and evaluating a comprehensive nursing plan of care; delivering direct patient care; ensuring patient satisfaction; training and delegating duties; and adhering to University policies and procedures as well as federal, state and local regulations.Provides direct patient care to a diversified patient population.Applies knowledge, experience and judgment to determine the importance of a situation, set priorities, and use abstract thought to evaluate clinical situations.Participates in patient and staff education.Demonstrates leadership skills.Demonstrates accountability for own practices as defined by the Nurse Practice Act.Required QualificationsMinimum of 2 years recent pediatric Critical Care/ICU experience.Graduation from an accredited school of nursing.CPR Certification.PALS certification (ACLS certification within 3 months of hire)Possession of a current California RN license.Ability to read, write, speak, and understand the English language.Knowledge of current trends in nursing.Commitment to excellence in patient care.Effective interpersonal skills.Demonstrates accountability and professionalism.Adapts to change in a positive, professional and productive manner.Knowledge of legal implications in clinical practice and documentation.Knowledge of performance improvement and evidence-based practice.Basic computer skills.Preferred QualificationsBachelor of Science in Nursing. Special RequirementsMust demonstrate ability in assessment, planning, implementing and evaluating patient care, taking into consideration protective interventions, development (behavioral and physical) and physiological characteristics specific to the patients.Works overtime as defined by the collective bargaining agreements; floats to other areas; and works weekends, holidays and call as required.References reflect an overall meets or exceeds.Ability to work overtime, float to other areas and work weekends and holidays.Ability to safely lift 25 lbs. and assist in moving patients and stand on feet over extended periods.This position may be subject to a criminal background investigation, drug screen, Live Scan fingerprinting, medical evaluation clearance, and functional capacity assessment.The University of California has implemented a SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program SARS-CoV-2 Vaccination Policy ( covering all employees.To be compliant with the policy, employees must submit proof of vaccination or a University-approved exception or deferral. Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging At UC Davis, we're solving life's most urgent challenges to bring a fuller, healthier, and more resilient world within reach. We grow from every challenge we take on and we don't just maintain - we improve. We recognize that creating an inclusive and intellectually vibrant organization means understanding and valuing both our individual differences and our common ground. The most comprehensive solutions come from the most diverse minds and you belong here. As you consider joining UC Davis, please explore our Principles of Community, our Clinical Strategic Plan and strategic vision for research and education, and our latest efforts to outgrow the expected. The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence.All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.

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