As the largest hospital in San Luis Obispo County, Sierra Vista Regional Medical Center strives to produce optimal outcomes and exceptional patient experiences to the community it serves. With 164 beds and hundreds of physicians, Sierra Vista puts advanced technology into the hands of experienced medical specialists to deliver quality healthcare to Central Coast residents and visitors. Its distinct, high-level services include neurosurgery, orthopedics, obstetrics, perinatology (high-risk pregnancy), neonatology (high-risk newborn care), pediatrics and trauma. Sierra Vista houses the largest Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit between Santa Barbara and Salinas, the only dedicated pediatric unit in San Luis Obispo County and serves as the countyï¿½s designated trauma center. Sierra Vista is recognized as a leader in orthopedics, cancer care and is a Joint Commission accredited primary stroke center. Sierra Vista is fully accredited by The Joint Commission and has been serving the community since 1959.
We offer competitive salaries and benefits including a matching 401(k), several health & dental plans to choose from, generous tuition assistance plans, and relocation assistance for select positions.
Provides nursing care to patients receiving endoscopic and other specialized procedures by utilizing the nursing process. Duties to include but not limited to: assisting physicians with procedures, performing admission assessments, providing minimal/moderate sedation and ongoing assessment/monitoring during intra/post-op phases, post-procedure recovery, discharge responsibilities, supervision of non-licensed personnel, maintaining competencies by participating in ongoing training and continuing education, knowledge/care/handling/processing and ability to troubleshoot endoscopy procedural equipment, scope cleaning, equipment transportation and maintenance, meeting the scheduling demands of the Endoscopy Specialty by participating in on-call rotation weekdays/weekends/holidays and extended daily work hours as needed. This position requires flexible/rotating shifts. Collaborates with team to provide an efficient, safe, compassionate, individualized goal-directed nursing plan of care.
Required Training/Education/Experience/Certification: CA RN License, BLS, ACLS, High School or Equivalent, A.S. or Equivalent, Recent GI experience and 1 year acute care experience. The applicant must have a basic skillset in endoscopy, specifically s/he should have competence with endoscopic biopsy, endoscopic mucosal injection, endoscopic polypectomy, and different hemostasis techniques. In addition, the applicant must have experience with ERCP as well as competence with cannulation, guidewire usage, and knowledge of different biliary devices. Ability to administer minimal/ moderate sedation.
Desired Training/Education/Experience/Certification: CGRN Certifcation. Experience with Bronchoscopy, Endoscopic Ultrasound (EUS) and Endobronchial Ultrasound (EBUS) procedures.
Monitor patient during procedure with recognition of alteration in physiological and psychological status of patient. Recovery of patient post sedation. Knowledge of post procedure complications and discharge criteria. Ability to provide patient clear and concise follow up instructions at time of discharge. Demonstrates understanding and interpretation of diagnostic measures such as lab tests, radiology exams, and EKG interpretation. Utilizes professional nursing judgment, takes action to implement the nursing care plan and resolve the problems identified for the individual patient. Knowledgeable about equipment and supplies used for procedures, including proper cleaning and handling. Practices infection control techniques.
Primary Location: San Luis Obispo, California
Facility: Sierra Vista Regional Medical Center
Job Type: PT1
Shift Type: Days
Employment practices will not be influenced or affected by an applicantâ��s or employeeâ��s race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status or any other legally protected status. Tenet will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship.
Internal Number: 2005035096
About Sierra Vista Regional Medical Center
Tenet Healthcare Corporation is a diversified healthcare services company with 115,000 employees united around a common mission: to help people live happier, healthier lives. Through its subsidiaries, partnerships and joint ventures, including United Surgical Partners International, the Company operates general acute care and specialty hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, urgent care centers and other outpatient facilities. Tenet's Conifer Health Solutions subsidiary provides technology-enabled performance improvement and health management solutions to hospitals, health systems, integrated delivery networks, physician groups, self-insured organizations and health plans.
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