The Front Line of Patient Care
Our nurse professionals embody what it means to provide the best patient interactions possible. They also advance the art and science of nursing in a patient-centered, healing environment.
Registered Nurse - Ambulatory Surgery Center (Per-Diem, Tacoma)Location: Tacoma, WA Additional Locations:
Job Number: 842130 Date posted: 11/07/2019
THE OR (OPERATING ROOM) RN ASSUMES RESPONSIBILITY AND ACCOUNTABILITY
FOR INTRAOPERATIVE CARE OF PATIENTS UNDERGOING OUTPATIENT OR AMBULATORY
SURGERY, USING THE NURSING PROCESS AND APPLICABLE STANDARDS.THE OR NURSE IS ACCOUNTABLE FOR BOTH THE
PROVISION OF NURSING CARE AND THE COORDINATION OF CARE FOR THE PATIENT IN
COLLABORATION WITH THE HEALTHCARE TEAM.
THE OR RN DEVELOPS, COORDINATES, AND IMPLEMENTS A PLAN OF CARE THAT IS
PATIENT AND OUTCOME FOCUSED AND IS BASED ON PATIENT ASSESSMENT, KNOWLEDGE OF
THE PROCEDURE AND ANESTHETIC PLAN, PHYSICIAN ORDERS AND PREFERENCES,
APPLICATION OF RELEVANT POLICIES AND PROCEDURES, AND AORN GUIDELINES.THE OR RN PROVIDES LEADERSHIP, DIRECTION, AND
CLINICAL SUPERVISION TO THE SURGICAL TECHNOLOGISTS, PATIENT CARE TECHNICIANS,
AND OTHER NON-LICENSED STAFF ON THE HEALTHCARE TEAM.
External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with federal and state laws, as well as applicable local ordinances, including but not limited to the San Francisco and Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinances.
About Nursing & Physician Assistant Careers
Through professional practice and leadership, nurses at Kaiser Permanente continually advance the art and science of nursing. But we recognize that what we do is more than clinical practice. We believe that every interaction — whether it is with a patient, a colleague, a physician, or anyone else — has the potential to be extraordinary. And we find that approaching our daily routine with this in mind gives each and every action new meaning and allows us to focus on the moment, empowering us to deliver expert care.
No matter where you are in your nursing career, the size and scope of our organization means you have the resources, technology, tools, and support you need to make a lasting impact.
Physician Assistant Careers
Physician assistants play a powerful and important role in delivering high-quality, informative care. Working directly with patients, their families, colleagues, and supervising physicians, they are vital in defining the overall care experience.
Being a physician assistant at Kaiser Permanente is centered on promoting a healing environment — one that maintains a caring, comforting practice while honoring the unity of the whole patient: mind, body, and spirit.
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