Relief Clinical Nurse (RN) - Pre-Proced/Recovery, Days (51147)

Stanford Health Care

San Jose,CA  

2020-01-23 2020-02-22
rn nursing research hospital

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**Relief Clinical Nurse (RN) - Pre-Proced/Recovery, Days (51147)**

+ Job Type:Relief

+ FTE/Bi-Weekly Hours:.30/24

+ Shift:Days

+ Hours in Shift:8

+ Location:San Jose, CA

+ Req:51147

**Job Description**

The New Stanford Hospital

Stanford Health Care is adding more beds, private rooms, state-of-the-art operating suites, expanded emergency services and the flexibility the hospital needs to adapt to advancing technologies and more streamlined services.

The new Stanford Hospital will deliver a model of coordinated care that's built around the unique physical and emotional needs of each patient. Designed by the internationally recognized firm Rafael Vinoly Architects, the new 824,000-square-foot facility will feature amenities and services focused on the health and well-being of patients, as well as the most advanced diagnostic, therapeutic and surgical technologies. It will house an additional 368 beds, bringing the total to 600 on site, and the new Emergency Department will have twice the floor space of the current facility. The building will be connected to the current hospital by a bridge and tunnel.

The current hospital was constructed in 1959 and cannot be brought up to state-mandated seismic standards. The new hospital will feature natural light, rooftop gardens, and the latest innovations in green technology to reduce the hospital's environmental impact.

Under the general supervision of the Manager, as well as working closely with the Physician(s) assigned to the area, the Clinical Nurse provides patient care for patients of all ages, before, during and after procedures. Seeking a qualified Pre-Op/PACU Nurse to administer diligent care to outpatients via monitoring, assessment, intervention, and continuous reassessment. The PACU nurse will provide care for post-operative patients recovering from general, regional, and local anesthesia. Position would require floating and/or pre-assignment between two surgery centers.

Job Description:

Assess, instruct & prepare patients prior to surgery, Ensure that operative and informed consents are signed and correct,Take and record vital statistics of patients to ensure readiness for surgical procedure, initiate IVs and ensure patients are informed about procedure, Assess patients' post-operative condition, Monitor vital signs and other measurements of progress, meeting discharge criteria, Answer patient questions and ensure patient comfort, Monitor patients for condition changes, reporting any changes to physician, Perform intervention duties during post-operative emergencies,

Equal Opportunity Employer Stanford Health Care (SHC) strongly values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity and non-discrimination in all of its policies and practices, including the area of employment. Accordingly, SHC does not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation or gender identity and/or expression, religion, age, national or ethnic origin, political beliefs, marital status, medical condition, genetic information, veteran status, or disability, or the perception of any of the above. People of all genders, members of all racial and ethnic groups, people with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Qualified applicants with criminal convictions will be considered after an individualized assessment of the conviction and the job requirements.

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Minimum Qualifications

Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge, skills and abilities as well as possession of any required licenses or certifications is qualifying.


Graduate from an accredited nursing program. Prefer BSN.


Minimum of 2 years experience in ICU and/or PACU for the pre/post operative care area. Prefer moderate sedation experience. Outpatient experience is a plus.


Current California RN License Current American Heart Assoc Healthcare Provider BCLS and ACLS certification, Current PALS recommended

SHC does not discriminate on the basis of Ancestry, Age, Color, Disability, Genetic information, Gender, gender identity, or gender expression, Marital status, Medical condition, Military or veteran status, National origin, Race, Religion, Sex, and Sexual orientation.
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