Perioperative RN, First Assistant
Full Time, Days,
Job ID: 0001BX
The City of Arcadia is located in the beautiful San Gabriel Valley, which is one of the best places to live and work in California and is just 15 miles north of downtown Los Angeles. The region offers a multitude of diverse entertainment, shopping and exceptional restaurant options. The San Gabriel Valley is less than an hour away from sunny Southern California beaches, and less than two hours away from local mountain resorts like Big Bear and Lake Arrowhead.
Preoperatively performs a focused nursing assessment in reference to planned procedure; reviews analyzes and interprets information from the medical record; verifies consent is consistent with planned procedure, verifies allergies and /or sensitivities.Intraoperatively assess patient, wound, and sterile field; assesses for proximity of nerves and adjacent critical structures when activating electrosurgical active electrode or other devices.
- Three years of RN work experience in peri-operative nursing.
- Proficiency in scrub and circulating roles.
- Demonstrated proficiency in aseptic and sterile technique.
- Registered Nurse, CA LicenseCertified in peri-operative nursing (CNOR)
- Successful completion of certified RNFA program;
- Credentialed through Allied Health Professionals of the Medical Staff.
- BSN (MSN preferred)
About the Hospital
As of July 1, 2022, Methodist Hospital of Southern California will be known as USC Arcadia Hospital, as the hospital affiliates with Keck Medicine of USC.
USC Arcadia Hospital was founded in 1903 by the Women's Home Missionary Society of the Methodist Church. Having been founded in one of the busiest parts of the country, our full-service hospital has grown significantly in the last 100 years. We currently have 348 licensed beds, and treat more than 40,000 patients in the Emergency Department each year. We have spared no effort to provide our patients with the best care possible. Our facility is outfitted with advanced diagnostic technology like the 320-slice CT scanner and high-definition MRI. We also manage state-of-the-art catheterization labs, electrophysiology, and neuro-interventional radiology.