Registered Nurse in Gardena, CA at Pipeline Health

Date Posted: 6/18/2022

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Per Diem
  • Location:
    Gardena, CA
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:

Job Description

Same Day Surgery

  1. Assesses patient status on admission to the preop area, the operating room and/or the post-op

area, and on a continuing basis.

  1. Provides safe, therapeutic quality care to patients by utilizing the nursing process and nursing

diagnosis in a timely manner and by setting appropriate priorities. Coordinates nursing

interventions to enhance achievement of expected outcomes and to ensure readiness for

discharge. Documents interventions and patient’s responses. 

  1. Ensures provision of patient care in an organized and timely manner.
  2. Utilizes nursing care standards when planning and implementing patient care.
  3. Communicates appropriate information regarding patient conditions to those who require the

information including, surgeons, anesthesia, management and other staff.

  1. Safely carries out physician’s orders correctly and promptly, documenting all activities.
  2. Initiates and participates in patient and family education. Assesses learning needs according to

patient’s level of understanding and readiness to learn.

  1. Displays an understanding of each patient’s cognitive, physical, emotional and chronological

maturity in assessments, treatment, and care.

  1. Takes part in pre and post-op phone calls and communicates any problems to the appropriate


  1. Maintains competencies to function in RN role within specific area.