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Health Care & Medicine
RN - Per Diem, PTU/PACU Santa Monica
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UCLA Health | Santa Monica, CA
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Job Description

Job Duties
Under the direction of the Director of Perioperative Services and the ANIII of PTU/PACU the RN completes assessment and admission of patients requiring surgical procedures or treatments including appropriate consents. Provides Phase I, Phase II and Phase III assessment, intervention and evaluation of patients. Responsible for coordination of flow of patients from admission to discharge. Adheres to all aspects of management and leadership as described in Clinical Nurse II role description. Participates in committees dealing with topics concerning management of patient care

Job Qualifications
Valid California RN license, BLS, ACLS, PALS. Ability to identify and assess patient care needs using the nursing process. Skilled in setting priorities, organizing workload, planning patient care and administering direct care. Ability to function in an emergency, with demonstrated competency in airway management. Skills and knowledge of EKG, hemodynamic monitoring and vasoactive drugs. Ability to assess and meet educational needs of patients and families. Excellent communication skills both verbal and written. Ability to work the posted work schedule. Ability to maintain a professional demeanor, and excellent internal and external customer skills. Ability to meet the physical demands of the position including variable work shifts and ability to move over 25 lbs. Must have at least 2 years of recent PACU or ICU experience. Must have BSN. Certification in CPAN/CAPA Preferred Official Transcripts and/or original diploma from a registered nursing program must be provided upon hire

About UCLA Health

For more than half a century, UCLA Health  has provided the best in healthcare and the latest in medical technology to thepeople of Los Angeles and throughout the world. Today we are one of the most comprehensive and advanced healthcare systems in existence. We are comprised of Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center, UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica, Resnick Neuropsychiatric Hospital at UCLA, Mattel Children’s Hospital UCLA, and the UCLA Medical Group, with offices throughout the region.

Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center is consistently ranked by U.S.News & World Report as one of the top five hospitals in the nation and the best medical center in the western United States. The doctors, scientists and caregivers of UCLA are leaders in their fields. Every day, they perform pioneering work across an astounding range of disciplines, from organ transplantation and cardiac surgery to neurosurgery and cancer treatment. Year after year, our people have achieved medical breakthroughs and earned the highest industry honors. And we’re just getting started.

The dedicated professionals of UCLA Health are committed to healing humankind, one patient at a time, by improving health, alleviating suffering, and delivering acts of kindness on a daily basis.