DaVita RN - Ambulatory Surgery Center, Pre-Op/Post-Op - Per Diem in EVERETT, Washington

RN - Ambulatory Surgery Center, Pre-Op/Post-Op - Per Diem


At the Everett Clinic, our purpose is simple - do the right thing - for our patients and each other. The philosophy allows us to recruit the best talent and enjoy a reputation as one of the most innovative and high-quality healthcare providers in the country.

Some say we are a medical group, but we like to think we're a large family. Our team cares about our patients and each other. We offer the best in quality care, advanced technologies and quality facilities.

Our Core Values:

  • We do what is right for each patient.

  • We provide an enriching and supportive workplace.

  • Our team focuses on value: service, quality & cost.

The Everett Clinic offers competitive salary, excellent benefits including a retirement savings plan, tuition reimbursement, paid time off, health insurance, flexible work schedules and professional growth opportunities. Work with the best. Join our Team.

Overview:Under general supervision, the Staff Registered Nurse (RN) applies elements of the nursing process in the provision of professional nursing care to all patients in accordance with accepted standards of practice for the Pre-Operative Holding and Post Anesthesia Care Unit (POH/PACU). The staff RN is responsible for assessing the patient’s individual care needs and developing a plan of care based on this assessment. The RN is responsible for the facilitation of patient care delivery by effectively collaborating with other health care providers on an intra- and interdepartmental basis

Schedule: Per Diem position.

Per Diem teammates work in the Ambulatory Surgery Centers are scheduled as needed to work a minimum of 2 days per month, up to 1-2 days per week but generally average less than 20 hours per week. Occasionally, per diem teammates may be asked to work additional hours, if their schedule will allow, to cover for vacation or other vacancies. These teammates will receive a 10% differential added to their base rate of pay.

The first two weeks of training require full time Monday thru Friday, 8am - 5pm. This is not optional. Please ensure you are available to attend training before applying to this position.

Essential Functions:

  • Assesses the health status of the patient in order to develop an individualized plan of care by collection, categorizing and interpreting data (physical and psychosocial) from documented information, observation, patient/family interview and other health care team members.

  • Develops a nursing care plan based on the assessment of the patient that included nursing diagnosis, patient goals and nursing interventions necessary to achieve these goals.

  • Implements the nursing care plan to provide optimal individualized care for the patient.

  • Instructs the patient and family to assist the patient, procedure and operative site correspond.

  • Plans, supervises and assists with the transfer of the patient to protect the patient and personnel from injury.

  • Positions the patient for POH/PACU while maximizing patient safety and comfort.

  • Establishes and maintains a clean environment to reduce the potential for infection by applying the principles of antisepsis, decontamination, disinfection, sanitation, sterilization and environmental monitoring.

  • Establishes and maintains a field to reduce potential for infection by teaching and supervising the patient regarding post operative care.

  • Establishes and maintains a safe environment to protect the patient and the health care team by monitoring the patient (physiologically and psychologically) and the environment and by implementing safety procedures.

  • Coordinates support services needed during POH/PACU by anticipating and communicating patient and surgical team needs.

  • Communicates information to patient/family.

  • Organizes and coordinates supplies, equipment, and team members to maintain an efficient, effective and safe postoperative environment through ongoing patient and situation assessment, priority setting, procurement of supplies and arrangement of equipment, by teaching, directing, communicating and collaborating with health care team members and support service personnel.

  • Communicates information to patient to promote continuity of care.

  • Evaluates effectiveness of nursing care to determine degree of goal attainment by comparing patient outcomes with patient goals.

  • Contributes to discharge plan.

  • Selects and executes appropriate methods for cleaning, packaging, sterilizing and disinfecting to ensure patient safety by applying the principles of sterilization and disinfection and by following packaging guidelines set by regulation agencies and manufacturers.

  • Evaluates products to determine their safety, effectiveness, use and cost effectiveness.

  • Executes nursing activities to provide life support in an emergency situation by taking appropriate action and/or providing direction/assistance to health care team members.

  • Initiates appropriate behaviors unique to pre-op holding and post-anesthesia care unit.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.



  • Graduate from an accredited school of Nursing and/or BSN


  • Minimum of one year recent hospital or Walk in Clinic, experience with IV skills preferred.


  • Current RN License in State of Washington required.

  • Current ACLS certification required – must acquire within 3 months of hire.

  • AHA- BLS Certification required.

  • PALS (Pediatric Acvanced life Support) preferred (may be required after hire).

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities: Noted below are the essential responsibilities the job holder must be able to perform satisfactorily to do this job successfully. Note that these requirements are representative, but not all-inclusive, of the knowledge, skill, and ability required to perform this job.


  • Knowledge of professional nursing theory and practice and the nursing process in evaluating and giving patient care knowledge of meds used pre-op, intra-op and post-op, including IV conscious sedation.

  • Knowledge of the functionand use of patient monitoring equipment.


  • IV skills.

  • Patient teaching skills.

  • Good organizational and telephone skills.

  • Attention to detail and numerical accuracy.


  • Reads, speaks, understands and writes clearly in English.

  • Works with initiative, energy and effectiveness in a fast-paced environment.

  • Ability to apply the principles and methods of professional nursing to provide quality patient care ability to interpret basic EKGs.

  • Knowledge of aseptic technique.

  • Ability to work efficiently amidst ongoing distractions.

  • Ability to communicate effectively in written form.

  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.

  • Ability to respond calmly in an emergency situation.

  • Ability to reason and think logically to solve problems.

  • Ability to use judgment and make decisions.

  • Ability to perform work against deadlines.

  • Ability to examine documents for accuracy and completeness.

  • Ability to effectively lead others.

  • Ability to speak clearly and concisely.

  • May also involve the ability to deal effectively with others in confrontational situations.

DaVita Medical Group manages and operates medical groups and affiliated physician networks in California, Nevada, New Mexico, Florida, Colorado and Washington in its pursuit to deliver excellent-quality health care in a dignified and compassionate manner. As of June 30, 2016 DaVita Medical Group (formerly HealthCare Partners) provided integrated care management for approximately 760,000 patients. DaVita Medical Group’s leadership development initiatives and social responsibility efforts have been recognized by Fortune, Modern Healthcare, Newsweek and WorldBlu.

We are committed to bringing the benefits of coordinated care to our patients and to taking a leading role in the transformation of the national healthcare delivery system to assure quality, access, and affordable care for all.

If you're looking to make a difference with a large, financially stable, well-recognized medical group, DaVita Medical Group may be the employer for you.

Primary Location WA-EVERETT - 98201

Req ID: 338032