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Category: Nursing
Facility: Walnut Creek Speciality Clinic
Department: Walnut Creek - Outpatient Surgical Services
Schedule: Per Diem
Shift: Day Shift
Hours: Variable start times
FTE: 0.00000
Job Details: State License
Registered Nurse (RN) License
2.5 Years of Experience Required

Job Summary:
RN II Generalist/PACU

RN II Generalist provides direct patient care to pediatric through young adult (age 21) patient populations in the Outpatient Surgery Department (OSD) and Diagnostic Imaging (DI) patient care areas.  Uses unique knowledge and skills to contribute to perioperative patient outcomes in either the OSD or DI locations that are defined as observable or measurable physiological, psychosocial and psychological responses to perioperative nursing interventions.  Communicates and collaborates with surgeons(s) and the anesthesiologist continuously regarding the patient's condition.  Intraoperatively, assists with the maintenance of surgical equipment and inventory.  Obtains supplies for individual cases, ensures that operating room equipment/diagnostic imaging is available and functioning and that all appropriate needs of the patient and surgical teams are met.  Monitors the patien's physiological status in the pre and postoperative periods.  Intercedes to maintain optimum homeostasis.

Job Requirements:
Licensure: Current California RN. license,  CPR and PALS card required. BSN, CNOR, CSPAN or CAPA preferred.
Experience: Minimum of 2.5 years work experience in PACU in the past 5 years required.  Recent pediatric critical care experience preferred

Physical Requirements:
Sit: Up to 3 hours/day
Stand/Walk: 6-8 hours
Bend/Stoop: Up to 3 hours
Reach: Up to 6 hours
Rep use of UE/Grasp: Up to 6 hours
Lift/Push/Pull: 25 lbs. or over 25# with assistance lbs. with assistance or equipment
Ability to comply with infection control and other safety policies.
This job requires the ability to hear alarms, clients and/or instruction the ability to see accurately from 20 inches to 20 feet. Reasonable accomodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position.

UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital Oakland is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital Oakland seeks candidates whose skills, and personal and professional experience, have prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence, and the communities we serve.

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