Company: DaVita Medical Group
Posted on: May 19, 2019
Part Time (0.5 FTE) opportunity for an ASC RN in our
Gastroenterology Endoscopy Clinic, Gibson location
Overview of Position:
The Ambulatory Surgery Center Registered Nurse (ASC RN)
participates in the coordination and delivery of all aspects of
patient care delivered in the ambulatory surgery setting, while
maintaining compliance with policies, procedures, practice and
regulatory standards. The role of the ASC RN is to provide care for
patients before, during, and after surgery or surgical procedures.
Based on the specific clinical location or assignment, the ASC RN
may/will be expected to serve as the Perioperative RN in the
ambulatory surgery centers or assigned clinics, as well as in the
capacity of an intake/holding nurse, patient educator, circulating
nurse and/or scrub nurse, procedural sedation nurse and recovery
room nurse as needed. Must be able to perform assessments and
identify appropriate care plan and/or patient care standards.
Identifies location of and utilizes Medical Group procedures, and
* ASC RN is responsible for providing patient care before, during,
and after surgery or surgical procedures. The ASC RN may/will be
expected to serve as intake/holding nurse, patient educator,
circulating nurse and/or scrub nurse, procedural sedation nurse and
recovery room nurse, as required based on clinic assignment or
* ASC RN is required to work within the ambulatory surgical clinics
and at times inside of the sterile field. In the sterile field, the
ASC RN will handle and prepare operating instruments and
* ASC RNs serve as a Perioperative Nurses in the ambulatory surgery
centers, urgent care settings and physician offices as required by
organizational assignment or patient care requirements.
* ASC RNs are responsible for optimizing patient outcome by
completing comprehensive patient assessment and plans of care. This
includes documenting the patient's response to illness, the use of
coping mechanisms, emotional needs and assessment / reassessment of
* Provides direct care to patients as assigned, and is accountable
and responsible for quality of care and patient outcomes.
* Adheres to regulatory and organizational policies and procedures
to ensure compliance and patient safety, while maintaining
knowledge of new laws and health practices.
* Performs nursing within licensed scope of practice, including
recognition and reporting of errors and unusual occurrences and
analyzing contributing factors.
* Collaborates with providers and other members of the Total Care
Team of caregivers to establishing realistic outcome goals and
ensuring patient centered quality of care is achieved.
* Performs other duties as assigned
Required: Associates degree in Nursing;
Preferred: Bachelor's Degree in Nursing
Required: One (1) year of Critical Care or OR/ASC/PACU
Preferred: Two (2) or more years of Critical Care or OR/ASC/PACU
Knowledge Skills Abilities:
Required: IV skills. Knowledge of HIPAA regulations for patient
confidentiality and privacy; PC proficient, able to document
accurately with electronic health records systems; ability to
communicate and interact professionally with co-workers, management
patients, and Providers; ability to counsel and/or consult with
colleagues, patients and family members;
Preferred: IV procedural sedation experience. Bilingual (Spanish
Required: Current RN license in the state of New Mexico, Current
BLS and ACLS Certifications, and if assigned in Urgent Care Clinic,
must also have PALS certification. If candidate has only BLS, must
be able to obtain ACLS and PALS if required by assignment, within 6
months of hire.
Preferred: Specialty Certification i.e.: CGRN,CCRN, CORN,TNCC
DaVita Medical Group is one of the nation's leading medical groups
and is a national medical group with operations in New Mexico,
Nevada, Colorado, Florida, California and Washington. It is an
exciting time to join DaVita Medical Group NM as we blaze new
trails in coordinated care, setting the new standard in New Mexico
for compassionate, cost-effective, high quality healthcare.
If you're looking to make a difference with a large, financially
stable, well-recognized medical group, DaVita Medical Group may be
the employer for you.
DaVita Medical Group is an equal opportunity/affirmative action
employer. As such, DaVita Medical Group makes hiring decisions
solely on the basis of qualifications and experience, and without
regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual
orientation, national origin, disability or protected veteran
We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment
substance abuse testing and background verification checks.
DaVita Medical Group will consider qualified applicants who have
criminal histories in a manner consistent with the law.
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