Experience:
No experience
Employment Type:
Intern/Co-op
Posted:
9/11/2017
Job Category:
Nursing
Industry:
Health Care & Medicine
Admin Nurse I - PACU, Outpatient Surgery
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UCLA Health | Los Angeles, CA
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Job Description

Job Duties
Management responsibilities include the management of the patient care unit, nursing personnel and the delivery of patient care on an assigned shift in the Surgery Center PTU/PACU. Clinical responsibilities include direct and continuing responsibility for the nursing care of patients on an assigned shift; activities assuring comfort, safety, dignity, and continuity; the evaluation and assistance in upgrading all, serving as a role model for shift staff. Leadership responsibilities include the provision of leadership and direction on an assigned shift, functioning as a resource person, working collaboratively with others to achieve the goals of patient care unit; supporting the educational and teaching efforts of the unit. Staff development responsibilities include assisting in providing learning experiences for shift staff and students. Serves as a resource. Researcher responsibilities include assisting and identifying researchable patient problems; implementing and applying research as directed. Consultant provides administrative and clinical consultation on an assigned shift.

Job Qualifications
Graduate from an accredited school of nursing and current RN license for the state of California. Knowledge of principles and practices of patient care. Develop the principles of sound fiscal management. Develop management principles and practices. Ability to lead, make sound clinical and administrative judgment related to patient care and to personnel administering that care. Ability to counsel and teach. Competency in speaking English clearly and distinctly using appropriate vocabulary and grammar. Ability to organize workload, set priorities which reflect the relative importance of the job responsibilities. Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationship with staff, patients, and families. Ability to write concisely and maintain written communication. Working knowledge of University, Medical Center and Departmental policies and procedures. Ability to support institutional standards and operations systems. BSN required Minimum 2 years of PACU experience required

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.