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UnitedHealth Group RN ASC PACU Arlington in Arlington, Washington

$10,000 Sign on Bonus for External Candidates

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The RN functions as an integral member of the team and is responsible for providing personalized patient care in the peri-operative setting. The RN’s communication, conduct and performance should support the ASC efforts in becoming a High Performance Organization.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Provide nursing care in the peri-operative setting (pre op, phase 1, phase 2)

  • Ability to safely care for patients from pediatrics to geriatrics in a high volume/fast-paced environment

  • Maintain a clean, neat and efficient working environment

  • Perform ECG, urine pregnancy, glucometer, I-stat testing/lab draws, bladder scan, insertion of PIV as required

  • Manage patient’s admission to the ASC, recovery, and discharge from the ASC

  • Assess the status of the patient in pre op and ensure patient identification is accurate

  • Ensure patients consents are accurate and complete

  • Assess pre-operative vital signs to ensure they are within acceptable parameters for scheduled the surgical procedure

  • Perform an initial assessment on arrival in the PACU

  • Manage patient’s airways to include airway adjunct management

  • Plan and document in the EHR (EPIC)

  • Administer narcotic and non-narcotic medication per facility protocol

  • Prepare and assist anesthesia provider with patients receiving blocks

  • Manage emergency situations and provide effective resuscitation using bag/valve/mask

  • Follow established policies and procedures related to the position

  • Prepare patients for discharge and provide discharge instruction education

  • Understand and deliver quality customer service consistent with the FHSC efforts in becoming a High Performance Organization

  • Follow HIPPAA regulations

  • Adapt and perform effectively in a continuously changing environment

  • Coordinate the patient’s transition through the peri-operative process

  • Maintain a team supportive attendance record

  • Communication, conduct and dress to portray a professional quality at all times and are in compliance with the ASC appropriate surgical attire policy

  • Perform other related duties as assigned by the Supervisor RN

You’ll be rewarded and recognized for your performance in an environment that will challenge you and give you clear direction on what it takes to succeed in your role as well as provide development for other roles you may be interested in.

Required Qualifications:

  • Graduation from an accredited school of nursing

  • Active Registered Nurse license through the Washington State Department of Health

  • Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare providers (AHA)

  • Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) certification for Healthcare providers (AHA) is required within 3 months of hire

  • PALS certification may be required but may be obtained within the first six months of hire

  • 1+ years of experience working as a Registered Nurse

Preferred Qualification:

  • 2+ years of perioperative nursing (OR), post anesthesia care unit (PACU), ER or ICU experience

Washington Residents Only: The hourly range for this role is $28.03 to $54.95 per hour. Pay is based on several factors including but not limited to local labor markets, education, work experience, certifications, etc. UnitedHealth Group complies with all minimum wage laws as applicable. In addition to your salary, UnitedHealth Group offers benefits such as, a comprehensive benefits package, incentive and recognition programs, equity stock purchase and 401k contribution (all benefits are subject to eligibility requirements). No matter where or when you begin a career with UnitedHealth Group, you’ll find a far-reaching choice of benefits and incentives.

At UnitedHealth Group, our mission is to help people live healthier lives and make the health system work better for everyone. We believe everyone–of every race, gender, sexuality, age, location and income–deserves the opportunity to live their healthiest life. Today, however, there are still far too many barriers to good health which are disproportionately experienced by people of color, historically marginalized groups and those with lower incomes. We are committed to mitigating our impact on the environment and enabling and delivering equitable care that addresses health disparities and improves health outcomes — an enterprise priority reflected in our mission .

Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: OptumCare is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employers and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.

OptumCare is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.