Hawaii Pacific Health Registered Nurse - Ambulatory Surgery in Lihue, Hawaii

Job Description

Founded in 1938, Wilcox Medical Center is a not-for-profit hospital dedicated to providing the Kaua'i community with accessible, quality health care. The largest medical center on Kaua'i, it is a state-of-the-art acute care facility with a full suite of services offering 30 specialties and programs including cardiology, emergency, family practice, gastroenterology, health management, internal medicine, neurology, OB-GYN, oncology, orthopedics, pediatrics and urology. Its 20-bed emergency department is the first neighbor island facility to obtain a Level III Trauma designation and serves as the island’s Primary Stroke Center. The medical center also has four birthing suites, seven intensive care beds and 20 same-day surgery beds. The American Heart Association has recognized Wilcox in three areas of excellence: stroke (S) – gold plus award and honor roll elite plus, heart failure (HF) – gold plus award, and atrial fibrillation (AFIB) – gold award. Wilcox has also received an "A" in the Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grades, the QUEST citation of merit for high-value health care, and is recognized as a Top Performer on Key Quality Measures by The Joint Commission.

The Ambulatory Surgery department provides a wide array of surgical procedures and care in an outpatient setting. Patients requiring attention for medical conditions that can be treated without overnight admission to a hospital are attended to by our team of general and specialized surgery professionals. We offer state-of-the-art technology, comfortable surroundings and health care staff who are skilled, knowledgeable and sensitive to patient's needs.

As a Registered Nurse in our Ambulatory Surgery, you will have the opportunity to provide direct patient care and support to physician staff within the Ambulatory Surgery environment. You will be responsible for the Ambulatory plan of care including nursing assessment, documentation, and assisting the anesthesia provider, with an emphasis on patient safety. You will also take the night and weekend call. We are looking for someone with strong patient care and communication skills, willingness to work in a team-oriented atmosphere and a commitment to our vision of delivering the highest quality health care to Hawai‘i’s people.

Location: Wilcox Medical Center, Lihue, HI

Work Schedule: Rotating - 8 Hours

Work Type: Per Diem

FTE: 0.250000

Bargaining Unit: Non-Bargaining

Exempt: No

Minimum Qualifications: Current Hawai‘i Registered Nurse License. Current American Heart Association Health Care Provider Basic Life Support (BLS) and Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) CPR cards. One (1) year recent acute care Registered Nurse experience in Ambulatory setting.

Preferred Qualifications: Intensive Care Unit or Post Anesthesia Care Unit experience. Knowledge of EPIC charting.

EOE/AA/Disabled/Vets

Position Registered Nurse - Ambulatory Surgery

Category Nursing

Employment Type Employee

Location Wilcox Medical Center, Lihue, HI

Req ID 10683