Staff Nurse for Ambulatory Surgery CenterPrint

Job Summary

Puyallup Ambulatory Surgery Center, a division of Proliance Surgeons Inc., is looking for an experienced Staff Nurse.

Job Description

Posted: 03/21/2019
Status: Full Time
Type: Clinical
City: Puyallup, WA

Limited Full-Time (30-35 hours per week)

There are no nights or weekend shifts and closed on observed holidays. Salary is dependent on experience.

Proliance dba Puyallup Ambulatory Surgery Center offers a generous benefits package including medical/dental/vision, 401K Retirement plan, and profit sharing.

Essential Functions:

  • Provide nursing care by assessment, planning, treatment, and evaluation of the patient
  • Provides safe, knowledgeable, compassionate, educational, individualized, goal-directed nursing care to patients and their families in the facility

Qualifications:

  • A Graduate of a Professional School of Nursing
  • Current State license as a Registered Nurse
  • Current certification in basic CPR for Healthcare Professionals
  • Evidence of continuing education
  • Good command of the English language, both verbal and written
  • Meets the needs of the nursing service as demanded by the schedule particularly when overtime hours and time changes become necessary
  • Ability to work well with physicians, employees, patients, and others
  • Current ACLS certification

Working Conditions:

  • Requires extensive mobility (walking and standing) while supervising
  • Periodic pushing, pulling, and lifting of patients and/or equipment
  • May have exposure to patients with communicable diseases

Responsibilities:

  • Monitors and assesses the physical status of the patient through personal observation and interaction
  • Assesses and responds to the individual, psycho social and spiritual needs of the patient and significant others. Acts as patient advocate in the coordination of patient care
  • Demonstrates understanding and interpretation of diagnostic measures such as lab tests, radiology exams, and EKGs
  • Identifies goals for the individual patient and communicates these goals to others involved in the patient's care
  • Utilizing professional nursing judgment, takes action to implement the nursing care plan and resolve the problems identified for the individual patient
  • Utilizes supplies, equipment, and resources to contain cost without compromising delivery of care
  • Reduces chances of nosocomial infection by directing attention to infection control and environmental safety practices
  • Reports and documents information accurately and in a timely manner
  • Communicates a positive and caring attitude toward patient, peers, staff and all other contacts
  • Seeks guidance, directions and assistance where needed. Follows Center Policy and Procedures at all time
  • Maintains confidentiality of all patient and Center's communications/documents
  • Gains knowledge of all equipment and supplies and is familiar with their location, especially emergency drugs, supplies, and equipment
  • The staff member demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patients served
  • Demonstrates knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span, and is able to identify and categorize each patient’s age-specific grouping of needs

The above statements reflect the general outline considered necessary to describe the principle functions of this job. It shall not be construed as a detailed description of all work requirements of the job.

Required Experience:

  • PACU Nurse: 2 years
  • Prefer skillset to include C/S experience
  • Prefer skillset to include IV start experience

How to Apply:

If interested in applying, please submit your cover letter, resume and salary requirements through the form below or email to ka.vanwinkle@proliancesurgeons.com.



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