30+ days ago


Los Alamitos, CA


**$15K Sign on Bonus**

The dedicated staff, highly-skilled physicians and surgeons, and advanced technology combine to make working at Los Alamitos Medical Center a personally-rewarding work environment. Nursing staff often hold advanced degrees, are dedicated to caring for others in both their personal and professional lives, and work side-by-side with talented colleagues and medical staff. The hospital has an advanced bi-plane catheterization lab, robot-assisted surgery capabilities, an Orthopedic Destination Center, and the radiation oncology physician services are provided by UCLA Health. Outpatient services are provided in a colorful patient setting in our Total Care Pavilion and there will soon be nurse navigators to assist orthopedic and cancer patients. The hospital s quality indicators reflect the hard work of physicians and staff. LAMC awards and distinctions include an A on the Leapfrog Hospital Safety Score, American Heart Association Get with the Guidelines Gold+ Performance Achievement Award for Heart Failure, American Stroke Association Get with the Guidelines Gold+ Performance Achievement Award for Stroke, American Stroke Association Target Stroke Honor Roll, and is a Joint Commission Advanced Primary Stroke Center. Los Alamitos Medical Center is a great place to work. There are more than 150 staff members who have been here over 20 years and the hospital has been in the community for nearly 50 years treating generations of families.

We offer competitive salaries and benefits including a matching 401(k), several health & dental plans to choose from, generous tuition assistance plans, and relocation assistance for select positions.

Position Summary
Under the supervision of the Charge Nurse and/or the Manager of the Same Day Surgery (SDS), the SDS Nurse is responsible to organize the clinical care of the pre-operative/pre-procedural patient in a competent, compassionate and effective manner. The SDS RN is able to provide high quality individualized patient care in an efficient manner that utilizes excellent time management skills. The SDS RN will demonstrate proficient skills in the performance of his/her duties to meet departmental expectations and the needs of the patient, the patient s family, the physician, staff and other departments. The SDS RN continuously seeks out opportunities to improve his/her own skills and or improve processes associated with the care of the SDS patient. The SDS RN recognizes the patient is at the center of the care being provided and as such seeks out ways to improve high customer satisfaction in every encounter.

Graduate of an accredited nursing program
Current California RN license
One year of experience in a pre-op, short stay or same day surgery unit
BSN degree
Job: Surgical Services
Primary Location: Los Alamitos, California
Facility: Los Alamitos Medical Center
Job Type: Full-time
Shift Type: Rotate

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About the Company

Los Alamitos Medical Center

Opened in 1968, Los Alamitos Medical Center is a 167-bed acute care hospital located at 3751 Katella Ave in Los Alamitos. Medical services include a 24-hour emergency department, Birthing Center; cardiology, including a cardiac catheterization/angiography suite; oncology; respiratory; an on-site laboratory; MRI and open MRI; CT Scan; PET Scan; physical therapy; secured geropsychiatry unit, in addition to educational lectures and support groups. The hospital is part of an integrated medical campus that includes three medical office buildings and the TotalCare Pavilion. The TotalCare Pavilion is home to the TotalCare Cancer Center and TotalCare Infusion Center and also has the TotalCare Imaging Center and the TotalCare Breast Center. The hospital is fully accredited by the Joint Commission, the nation's oldest and largest hospital accreditation agency. Los Alamitos Medical Center also has eight new patient treatment areas in an expanded ER department. The hospital is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to meet your health care needs.