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Day Surgery Nurse

CHI St. Luke's Health - The Vintage Hospital Houston, Texas
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Requisition ID 2021-190784 Employment Type Full Time Department Surgery Hours/Pay Period 80 Shift Evening Standard Hours 10:30am to 7:00pm
Overview

CommonSpirit Health was formed by the alignment of Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) and Dignity Health. With more than 700 care sites across the U.S. & from clinics and hospitals to home-based care and virtual care services CommonSpirit is accessible to nearly one out of every four U.S. residents. Our world needs compassion like never before. Our communities need caring and our families need protection. With our combined resources CommonSpirit is committed to building healthy communities advocating for those who are poor and vulnerable and innovating how and where healing can happen both inside our hospitals and out in the community.

St. Luke's Health–The Vintage Hospital provides high-quality, compassionate care for residents of the Willowbrook, Champions, and Tomball areas of Northwest Houston. With the resources of the St. Luke’s Health system, we are able to deliver the most advanced care available to our Northwest Houston community. The Vintage Hospital offers the latest in diagnostic and surgical expertise, including heart care, women’s health, and orthopedics.

Your time at work should be fulfilling. Rewarding. Inspiring. That’s what you’ll find when you join one of our non-profit CHI facilities across the nation. You’ll find challenging, rewarding work every day alongside people who have as much compassion as you. Join us and together we’ll create healthier, stronger communities. What sets us apart from other healthcare organizations? How much time do you have? In short, it all starts with our current employees. They believe in living our mission to provide compassion to everyone. We, in turn, believe that growing and supporting our people allows us to deliver a higher degree of quality care to our patients. CHI advocates for all who live in the communities we serve, especially the most vulnerable. Choose an organization who will champion your talents and nurture your career. Choose CHI!

We offer the following benefits to support you and your family:

  • Health/Dental/Vision Insurance
  • Free Premium Membership to Care.com with preloaded credits for children and dependent adults
  • Care for Caregivers: Resilience Through Adversity is a series of sessions designed to help caregivers build their resilience and advance their mental well-being during these difficult times
  • Flexible spending accounts
    Voluntary Protection: Group Accident, Critical Illness, and Identity Theft 
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP) for you and your family
  • Paid Time Off (PTO) 
  • Tuition Assistance for career growth and development
  • Matching Retirement Programs 
  • Wellness Programs

Responsibilities

If you are a nurse that enjoys the fast paced setting and a variety of "every day is different" mentality, this is the setting for you! The Day Surgery nurse will prepare patients for same day surgeries including, basic history and physical, IV starts, intaking patients to surgery and communicating with the rest of perioperative team. 

What you will need in this role: 

Adaptability and Flexibility - The surgical day setting has a rapid turnover of patients and we need nurses who can think quick on their feet and love variety 

A great listener and good assessment skills - Surgical Nurses are usually the first to see the patient and they will be listening to all concerns, questions and educating patients on their surgery. It's important to pick up on small things and ease a patients mind as you educate them on the surgical process

Team player- We move fast and each person on the team helps each other throughout the day to get our patients seen in a timely manner. 


Qualifications

Requirements:

  • Associates Degree in Nursing (ADN) from an accredited nursing program
  • Current Registered Nurse (RN) license active in the Texas
  • Basic Life Support (BLS)
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Previous experience as Surgical Nurse 
  • Bachelor Degree in Nursing



Related skills: registered nurse, RN, perioperative nurse, preoperative surgical nurse, surgery, surgical procedures, surgical, OR, operating room, ambulatory care, outpatient care, pre-op, post anesthesia, patient education, discharge planning, fast-paced setting, anaesthetic monitoring, Pre/Post-Operative

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CommonSpirit Health™ is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, parental status, ancestry, veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law. For more information about your EEO rights as an applicant, please click here.

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