One year as an operating room nurse in an acute care setting immediately prior to application.
Valid California Registered Nursing license
BLS for Healthcare Provider from American Heart Association.
Fire and Safety Certification.Â If no card upon hire, one must be obtained within 30 days of hire, and maintained by renewal before expiration date.Â
As an integral part of the interdisciplinary team, the Registered Nurse utilizes the nursing process to provide therapeutic care to a specific population of patients. The perioperative registered nurse uses the nursing process, designs, coordinates, and delivers care to meet the identified needs of all patients during perioperative phase. Perioperative nurses possess and apply knowledge of procedure and patientâs intraoperative experience throughout the patient care continuum. Perioperative nurse assesses, diagnoses, plans, intervenes and evaluates the outcome of interventions based on criteria that criteria that support a standard of care. Perioperative nurse addresses the impact of the surgical experience on the patientâs physiological, psychological, sociocultural and spiritual responses. Perioperative nursing role and activities performed during the preoperative, intraoperative and postoperative phases of the patientâs surgical intervention. Perioperative nursing includes, but is not limited to: Peer education and patient/family teaching; support and reassurance; advocacy; control of environment; efficient provision of resources; maintenance of asepsis; monitoring physiological and psychological status; management aggregate patient needs; supervision of ancillary personnel; preoperative exploration, validation of current and future practices; integration and coordination of care across settings and among disciplines, collaboration and consultation.
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