Job Posted December 28, 2021

RN

Opening with Proliance Southwest Seattle Surgery Center
Job Role: Clinical
Job Type: Full Time

Overview

Position Summary

Proliance is one of the largest surgical practices in the country, providing excellent care at more than 100 centers throughout Washington State.  Many of our surgeries are performed at our own ambulatory surgery centers—where costs are often lower and recovery times faster. Patients return home the day of their surgery to begin healing and rehabilitation and get back to doing what they love, faster.  Each and every associate has a crucial role as a part of our team focused on providing excellent patient care with high value for our patients, their families, employers, payors and our community.

 

Surgery Center Summary

Southwest Seattle Ambulatory Surgery Center is a state-of-the-art facility specializing in outpatient surgical procedures that utilize the latest minimally invasive techniques and procedures. Our Surgery Center is equipped and staffed to provide you with quality care in a comfortable environment. We provide the same level of care you would expect during a stay in an in-patient hospital setting with the benefit of returning home the same day, allowing you to get back to life’s daily activities.

The Surgery Center is staffed with board-certified, fellowship-trained surgeons and anesthesiologists, as well as registered nurses (RNs) trained in advanced cardiac life support (ACLS) who have specific experience in providing surgical care in an outpatient setting.

Proudly serving Burien, West Seattle, White Center, Normandy Park, Des Moines, and the South Sound Region with specialized ambulatory surgical services since 2004.

Position Summary

The Operating Room Registered Nurse, under minimum supervision, provides safe, quality patient care in the operating room.  The Registered Nurse is accountable for the assessing, planning, implementing and coordinating of patient care in the operating room.  The Registered Nurse functions as a patient advocate utilizing the Patient’s Bill of Rights.  The Operating Room Registered Nurse is responsible for the achievement of patient outcomes in accordance with the mission of the Center.  He/she demonstrates professional growth and development by accepting responsibility and accountability for one’s nursing practice.

  • Problem solving skills
  • Skill in using a computer
  • Knowledge of Orthopedics, ENT, and AORN standards
  • Outpatient clinical organizational ability

The essential qualities necessary include, but are not limited to:

  • Work with all members of the health care team to provide optimal care to the patient throughout their surgical experience.
  • Maintain a friendly, positive and caring attitude with all patients, physicians and staff.
  • Assist in patient education during all phases of their experience at the Center.
  • Assist in assuring that the proper supplies, instruments and equipment are available for the procedure.
  • Assist in assuring that equipment is functioning properly.
  • Monitor use of all supplies. Assist with inventory control by proper count of supplies/time used.
  • Document appropriately the care that is given to the patient.
  • Continue education to meet State requirements and keep current with health care.
  • Display professionalism at work and in the community as a representative of the Center.
  • Take an active role on committees within the department.
  • Identifies actual and potential risk to patients and others and takes action to minimize or eliminate risk and maximize safety.
  • Performs charge nurse responsibilities as staffing demands and as requested.

Education/Experience

  • Graduation from an accredited school of nursing
  • Current State licensure and CPR, ACLS and PALS accreditation
  • Two years of OR, Recovery Room, Intensive Care or Emergency Room experience is desired

 

Skills/Knowledge/Abilities

  • Problem solving skills
  • Skill in using a computer
  • Knowledge of orthopedics and ENT
  • Outpatient clinical organizational ability
  • Ability to remove oneself personally from given situations, remaining objective
  • Ability to exhibit cooperation, flexibility, and provide assistance when interfacing with patients, physician and staff
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Skill in organizing and reporting information that is accurate and complete
  • Understanding of the need for and evidence of consistent respect for confidentiality/HIPAA
  • Ability to maintain composure in stressful situations
  • Skill in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with all staff
  • Ability to prepare records in accordance with detailed instructions
  • Ability to communicate clearly
  • Consistency and timeliness in attendance

 

The work environment/physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. This description is intended to describe the essential job functions, the general supplemental functions and the essential requirements for the performance of this job. It is not an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities and requirements of a person so classified. Other functions may be assigned and management retains the right to add or change the duties at any time.

How we are protecting team members from COVID-19?
Employee and patient health and safety is our top priority. At Proliance, we are adhering to CDC, State and local orders regarding COVID-19 and have implemented processes and precautions across our facilities to prevent the spread of COVID-19.

Following the most recent vaccination mandate for healthcare workers in Washington State, and our commitment to the health and safety of our employees and patients, all Proliance employees will be required to provide proof of full vaccination upon hire, or proof of a medical or religious exemption.

Proliance Surgeons offers a generous benefits package including Medical/RX, Dental, Vision, 401k with profit sharing and more! Plus ALL of our employees enjoy the free perks of our employee purchasing program offering a variety of discounts on purchases made every day – including cell phone service!


Proliance Surgeons is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to creating an inclusive environment, and we welcome and encourage people of all backgrounds, perspectives, experiences, and skills to apply.


All employment decisions at Proliance Surgeons are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion or belief, national, social or ethnic origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, physical, mental or sensory disability, HIV Status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, past or present military service, family medical history or genetic information, family or parental status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. We will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics. 

Ambulatory Surgery Center

275 SW 160th Street Suite 200
Burien, WA 98166-3003

(206) 988-0933

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