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We have modest goals: Improve the lives of others. Change the landscape of health care forever. Leave the world a better place than we found it. Such aspirations tend to attract a certain type of person. Crazy talented. Compassionate. Driven. To these individuals, we offer the global reach, resources and can-do culture of a Fortune 5 company. We provide an environment where you’re empowered to be your best. We encourage you to take risks and in return, offer a world of rewards and benefits for performance. Exceeding your limits is an exceptional start to your life's best work.SM

 

Just like you, we are driven by a set of fundamental principles that are guiding our way forward. Our values of integrity, compassion, relationships, innovation, and performance serve as a foundation to transform health care. Are you in? Learn more about your future at UnitedHealth Group at careers.unitedhealthgroup.com

 

Job Category:

Nurse

Country:

United States

Postal Code:

89044

Approximate Salary:

Not Specified

OR / RN Per Diem - Southwest Medical - Las Vegas, NV

UHG - Las Vegas, Nevada

Posted: 09/2/2018

Do you have compassion and a passion to help others?  Transforming healthcare and millions of lives as a result starts with the values you embrace and the passion you bring to achieve your life’s best work.(sm)


Southwest Medical, part of OptumCare, is a multi-specialty group of physicians, Nurse Practitioners, and Physician Assistants consisting of over 300 providers, 21 medical health centers including six urgent care clinics, four convenient care centers, two lifestyle centers catering to older adults, an outpatient surgery center, home health, hospice and palliative care services, plus E-visits and online options via Now Clinic telemedicine technology. Southwest Medical offers patients compassion, innovation, and quality care throughout southern Nevada. Southwest Medical is headquartered in the greater Las Vegas, NV area.

 
As a Perioperative RN you will circulate surgical cases in an ambulatory perioperative setting in a fast paced environment. 


Primary Responsibilities:

  • Addresses patient needs during admission to the operating room, with attention to requirements specific to the outpatient setting
  • Identifies the patient and correct surgical intervention according to policy / procedure and communicates such information to all members of the surgical team
  • Reviews patients medical records / needs to plan care with other healthcare team members
  • Explains intraoperative phase of routine procedures and care to the patient
  • Performs the circulating nurse's role and functions following approved operating room procedures to meet the requirements of scheduled procedures
  • Provides continuity of patient care by communicating with other perioperative care personnel and documenting records accordingly
  • Responds in a timely manner to meet the needs of the patient and physician

Required Qualifications:

  • Current, unrestricted NV RN license or temporary NV RN license with the ability to obtain permanent NV RN license upon expiration of temporary NV RN license
  • Diploma in Nursing or equivalent
  • BLS / ACLS
  • PALS (within 90 days of hire)
  • 1+ year of critical care experience in an Operating Room environment

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Ambulatory Surgery Center (ASC) experience

Careers with Optum. Here's the idea. We built an entire organization around one giant objective; make health care work better for everyone. So when it comes to how we use the world’s large accumulation of health-related information, or guide health and lifestyle choices or manage pharmacy benefits for millions, our first goal is to leap beyond the status quo and uncover new ways to serve. Optum, part of the UnitedHealth Group family of businesses, brings together some of the greatest minds and most advanced ideas on where health care has to go in order to reach its fullest potential. For you, that means working on high performance teams against sophisticated challenges that matter. Optum, incredible ideas in one incredible company and a singular opportunity to do your life’s best work.(sm) 

 

  
 Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: UnitedHealth Group is an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer 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.

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

 


Job Keywords: Critical care, Ambulatory surgery, Hospital, OR, Healthcare, Operating room, RN, SM, Southwest Medical, surgery center, Las Vegas, NV, Nevada, Nurse

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