Welcome to Hi-Desert Medical Center, where you ll benefit from:
A 59-bed acute primary care facility offering you and your family first-rate health care close to home
A wide range of quality inpatient and outpatient diagnostic, treatment and rehabilitation services, home health and hospice services, and a variety of community outreach programs
A dedicated team of quality, caring, health care professionals
Provides circulating and/or scrub nurse services in the operating room during surgical procedures and assists the surgical team as needed in any other capacity, according to established procedures.
Performs pre-operative surgical nursing care management. Performs nursing physical assessments, educates the of the patient and offers emotional support and evaluates patient needs.
Performs intra-operative nursing behaviors collaborating with the surgeon and other health care professionals for an optimal outcome. Assists the anesthesiologist when applicable, patient positioning, prepares skin and draping. Provide wound exposure and appropriate handling of tissue. Assists in controlling blood loss and suturing.
Performs post-operative duties appropriately. Assists in the safe delivery of patient to the recovery room. Communicates to appropriate healthcare professionals and family members.
Ability to provide a safe environment for patients requiring surgical procedures..
Demonstrates proficiency in scrubbing and circulating for surgical procedures.
Provides instruction to patients entering the surgical suite. Explains procedures to patients thoroughly, provides assistance when necessary, monitors patients comfort, and alleviates anxiety during procedures.
Demonstrates ability to supervise ancillary staff in the management of the surgical suite. Able to direct transportation of the patient, management of supplies and cleaning of the OR suite through ancillary staff as necessary.
Communicates appropriately and effectively with co-workers, patients and the public, both verbally and in writing as necessary for work assignment.
Participates in QI activities for the surgical suite.
Demonstrates competence in the care of infant, pediatric, adolescent, adult and geriatric patients (when /if assigned to these patients) relative to determining each patient s age-related and other physical, psychological and cultural needs and carrying patient care activities.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Associateâ��s Degree or Diploma from accredited nursing program
California Registered Nurse
ACLS, PALS within 90 days of hire.
Sufficient previous clinical experience as a First Assist
Tenet complies with federal, state, and/or local laws regarding mandatory vaccination of its workforce. If you are offered this position and must be vaccinated under any applicable law, you will be required to show proof of full vaccination or obtain an approval of a religious or medical exemption prior to your start date. If you receive an exemption from the vaccination requirement, you will be required to submit to regular testing in accordance with the law.
Job: Surgical Services
Primary Location: Joshua Tree, California
Facility: Hi-Desert Medical Center
Job Type: Full-time
Shift Type: Rotate
Employment practices will not be influenced or affected by an applicantâ��s or employeeâ��s race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status or any other legally protected status. Tenet will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship.
Tenet Healthcare Corporation (NYSE: THC) is a diversified healthcare services company headquartered in Dallas with 112,000 employees. Through an expansive care network that includes United Surgical Partners International, we operate 65 hospitals and approximately 510 other healthcare facilities, including surgical hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, urgent care and imaging centers and other care sites and clinics. We also operate Conifer Health Solutions, which provides revenue cycle management and value-based care services to hospitals, health systems, physician practices, employers and other clients. Across the Tenet enterprise, we are united by our mission to deliver quality, compassionate care in the communities we serve.