RN, Ambulatory Surgery Center (Per Diem)

DaVita Medical Group

Posted Under: Albuquerque, New Mexico jobs in Healthcare; Healthcare jobs in zipcode 87101
Posted On: 2019-01-12 00:00:00

Per Diem opportunity for an ASC RN in our Gastroenterology Clinic, Gibson location Overview of Position: The Ambulatory Surgery Center Registered Nurse (ASC RN) participates in the coordination and delivery of all aspects of patient care delivered in the ambulatory surgery setting, while maintaining compliance with policies, procedures, practice and regulatory standards. The role of the ASC RN is to provide care for patients before, during, and after surgery or surgical procedures. Based on the specific clinical location or assignment, the ASC RN may/will be expected to serve as the Perioperative RN in the ambulatory surgery centers or assigned clinics, as well as in the capacity of an intake/holding nurse, patient educator, circulating nurse and/or scrub nurse, procedural sedation nurse and recovery room nurse as needed. Must be able to perform assessments and identify appropriate care plan and/or patient care standards. Identifies location of and utilizes Medical Group procedures, and protocols.Essential Functions:ASC RN is responsible for providing patient care before, during, and after surgery or surgical procedures. The ASC RN may/will be expected to serve as intake/holding nurse, patient educator, circulating nurse and/or scrub nurse, procedural sedation nurse and recovery room nurse, as required based on clinic assignment or medical situation.ASC RN is required to work within the ambulatory surgical clinics and at times inside of the sterile field. In the sterile field, the ASC RN will handle and prepare operating instruments and equipment.ASC RNs serve as a Perioperative Nurses in the ambulatory surgery centers, urgent care settings and physician offices as required by organizational assignment or patient care requirements.ASC RNs are responsible for optimizing patient outcome by completing comprehensive patient assessment and plans of care. This includes documenting the patient's response to illness, the use of coping mechanisms, emotional needs and assessment / reassessment of pain.Provides direct care to patients as assigned, and is accountable and responsible for quality of care and patient outcomes.Adheres to regulatory and organizational policies and procedures to ensure compliance and patient safety, while maintaining knowledge of new laws and health practices.Performs nursing within licensed scope of practice, including recognition and reporting of errors and unusual occurrences and analyzing contributing factors.Collaborates with providers and other members of the Total Care Team of caregivers to establishing realistic outcome goals and ensuring patient centered quality of care is achieved.Performs other duties as assignedEducation:Required: Associates degree in Nursing;Preferred: Bachelor's Degree in NursingExperience:Required: One (1) year of Critical Care or OR/ASC/PACU experience.Preferred: Two (2) or more years of Critical Care or OR/ASC/PACU experienceRequired licensure: Required: Current RN license in the state of New Mexico, Current BLS and ACLS Certifications, and if assigned in Urgent Care Clinic, must also have PALS certification. If candidate has only BLS, must be able to obtain ACLS and PALS if required by assignment, within 6 months of hire.Preferred: Specialty Certification i.e.: CGRN,CCRN, CORN,TNCCDaVita Medical Group is one of the nation's leading medical groups and is a national medical group with operations in New Mexico, Nevada, Colorado, Florida, California and Washington. It is an exciting time to join DaVita Medical Group NM as we blaze new trails in coordinated care, setting the new standard in New Mexico for compassionate, cost-effective, high quality healthcare.If you're looking to make a difference with a large, financially stable, well-recognized medical group, DaVita Medical Group may be the employer for you.DaVita Medical Group is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. As such, DaVita Medical Group makes hiring decisions solely on the basis of qualifications and experience, and without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing and background verification checks.DaVita Medical Group will consider qualified applicants who have criminal histories in a manner consistent with the law.