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Clinical Nurse II - Recovery Room-Surgery - Full Time, Days

Company: UCI Health
Location: Orange
Posted on: September 22, 2022

Job Description:

UC Title: CLIN NURSE 2

Position Number: 40323504

Reports to: Nurse Services Supervisor 2

Working Title: Clinical Nurse II

Cost Center: Recovery Room - Surgery (427022)

Bargaining Unit: CNA

FLSA: Nonexempt

Date Created: 11/20/2020

Job Code: 009139

Hours: 36

Shift: Not Applicable

FTE: 0.9

Position Summary:

The PACU nurse will collaborate with the Dept. of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Care and other surgical and interdisciplinary teams to develop and implement a plan of care for a specific group of assigned patients. Performs professional nursing duties that incorporate the psychomotor and age appropriate cognitive skills of the patient/family/significant other to assess, plan, intervene and advocate for the patient on an ongoing basis throughout the post anesthesia period. Will evaluate patient outcomes, effectiveness of plan of care, and readiness for discharge from PACU. Acts as a role model and mentor to a variety of students and nurses new to the unit. Functions as a (PCC) Patient Care Coordinator as requested by the supervisor/manager.

Salary Range:

Hourly Rate Minimum $51.86 Midpoint $61.53 Maximum $71.19

Essential Job Functions:

The identification of essential functions below is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties that may be assigned to this position, nor does it restrict the duties which may be assigned to this position if such duties reasonably relate to the position.

Required Qualifications:

Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships across the Health System

Ability to maintain a work pace appropriate to the workload

Must possess a minimum of 2 years current PACU experience or recent ICU experience in a critical care unit within the past 2 years.

Ability to maintain flexibility and work well in a fast paced, constantly changing environment

Ability to read, write and communicate effectively in English

All external candidates must have a Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Ability to work variable shifts including evenings, nights, weekends, and holidays

Current PALS certification or Must be obtained within 90 days of employment

Licenses and Certifications:

Advanced Cardiac Life Support(Required)

Basic Life Support(Required)

Registered Nurse(Required)

Preferred Qualifications:

Greater than two years of demonstrated nursing experience in a critical care or post anesthesia unit

Prior experience in a Level I Trauma Center and/or Academic Medical Center

Current CPAN, CAPA, CCRN certifications

Demonstrated experience working in a Level 1 Trauma Center

Knowledge of Title 22 and Joint Commission Requirements

Bilingual skills to communicate effectively with patients and families

Conditions of Employment:

The University of California, Irvine (UCI) seeks to provide a safe and healthy environment for the entire UCI community. As part of this commitment, all applicants who accept an offer of employment must comply with the following conditions of employment:

  • Background Check and Live Scan
  • Legal Right to Work in the United States
  • Vaccination Policies
  • Smoking and Tobacco Policy
  • Drug Free Environment
    The following additional conditions may apply, some of which are dependent upon business unit or job specific requirements.

    • California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act
    • E-Verify
    • Pre-Placement Health Evaluation
      Details of each policy may be reviewed by visiting the following page:

      Closing Statement:

      The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.

      We are committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce along with honoring unique experiences, perspectives, and identities. Together, our community strives to create and maintain working and learning environments that are inclusive, equitable and welcoming.

      UCI provides reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities upon request. For more information, please contact UCI's Employee Experience Center (EEC) at eec@uci.edu or at (949) 824-0500, Monday - Friday from 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Keywords: UCI Health, Orange , Clinical Nurse II - Recovery Room-Surgery - Full Time, Days, Healthcare , Orange, California

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