Charge Nurse -Day Surgery (Pre/Post/PACU)

Posted on Feb 20, 2021 by Lags Spine and Sportcare Medical Centers Inc

Fresno, CA 93710
Health Care
Immediate Start
Annual Salary
Full-Time


Description:


We have an opportunity for a charge nurse in our Ambulatory Surgery Center who will provide assistance and care for patients, supervise nursing staff, offer guidance and support, maintain a clean and safe working environment, and ensure that all operational tasks are completed efficiently and on time. The new RN/Charge Nurse will be responsible for coordinating and controlling the multi-disciplinary activities required for patients undergoing pain procedures. The ASC is open Monday through Friday. Our staff works an 8 hour shift. No nights, evenings or weekends.






Position Duties and Expectations for the new Charge Nurse in day surgery center:






• Record patients' medical records and monitor vital signs.




• Supervising nursing staff and monitoring their needs.




• Coordinating daily administrative duties, including schedules, nursing assignments and patient care.




• Direct reporting to the Director of Nursing




• Mentoring and training new staff and providing support and guidance to all staff members.




• Monitoring medical charts and providing compassionate care and assistance to patients and families.




• Liaising with doctors and administrators and communicating any protocol changes to staff.




• Ensuring compliance with all health and safety regulations.




• Recording and maintaining accurate reports.




• Identifying issues or emergencies and responding in a calm and efficient manner.






LAGS Benefits





  • Health Insurance available (medical, dental vision)

  • Life Insurance

  • Paid Holidays (10 paid holidays)

  • Generous PTO policy

  • 401(k)

  • Employee Assistance Program

  • Work/Life balance

  • And more...


For over 20 years, LAGS Medical focus' on the diagnosis and treatment of chronic pain, joint pain, knee pain and back pain using our cutting-edge program: the MAP protocol. This 3-tiered approach addresses pain from the Metabolic, Anatomical and Psychological perspectives - to treat the underlying causes rather than simply covering up the symptoms with medications.






Requirements





. Requirements:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Nursing.

  • Licensed as a Registered Nurse in the State of California

  • Current CPR certification of BLS and ACLS

  • Prior experience in peri-operative nursing, including knowledge of surgical and antiseptic technique.

  • Excellent leadership, communication and organizational skills.

  • Compassionate with sound judgement and problem-solving skills.

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and eClinicalWorks a plus.

  • Preferred experience in Compliance, Infection Control and/or Safety

  • Ability to handle stress

  • Must travel to other LAGS surgical centers when needed




OUR MISSION:


Improving our patients' quality of life by reducing pain and restoring function using the latest evidence-based, minimally-invasive, interventional treatments




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Reference: 1103362243

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