Providence Health & Services Registered Nurse - Preoperative ( Full Time - Day ) Bonus Eligible for External Applicants in Santa Monica, California


Providence is calling a full time, day shift Registered Nurse - Preoperative to Providence Saint John's Health Center in Santa Monica, CA.

*Sign On Bonus For External Applicants. Caregiver Referral Bonus Available*

In this position you will:

  • Work under the supervision of and in collaboration with the Preoperative Charge Nurse.

  • The registered nurse of the Preoperative Unit is a professional Registered Nurse with demonstrated peri-operative clinical expertise.

  • Will provide a 100% clinical service for the Preoperative Unit by planning and coordinating peri-operative care for patients undergoing surgical intervention with the intent of returning said patients to a homeostatic level.

  • Applying and interpreting hospital policies and nursing practice guidelines in the care of the peri-operative patient.

  • Participating in the monitoring of inventory control of supplies.

  • Ensuring the order, functionality, availability of Preoperative Unit supplies and equipment.

  • Maintaining an effective line of communication with the O.R. control desk, PACU, volunteers, sales representatives, surgeons, ancillary staff, and visitors.

  • Participating in and collaborating with the Director, Surgical Services, in meeting the department's budgetary objectives.

  • Behaviorally supporting the philosophy, objectives and goals of hospital administration and its representatives.

  • Providing direct patient care activities such as but not limited to preoperative patient preparation, assessment and patient education. (Pre Op Preparation)


Required qualifications for this position include

  • Minimum 2 years Medical-Surgical experience.

  • Current California RN license

  • Current BLS certification

  • Current ACLS Certification

  • Current PALS Certification

  • Clinically skilled in Med-Surg nursing.

  • Knowledge of operation of 12-Lead EKG, Pulse Oximetry and Pneumatic Device.

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Prior experience in a PACU, ASU, or OR staff position preferred.

  • Clinically skilled in ASU or PACU desirable.

  • ASPAN – CAPA Certification desirable

About the hospital you will serve:

Providence Saint John’s Health Center in Santa Monica, California, is part of Providence Health & Services, an integrated, not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, medical clinics, home health services, affiliated services and educational facilities in the western United States. Founded in 1942, Providence Saint John’s Health Center enjoys a reputation for clinical excellence across many disciplines.

The 266-bed health center has a medical staff of more than 900 physicians, 1,800 employees and a host of volunteers who share a commitment to providing quality care for all.

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details

Our Mission

As people of Providence, we reveal God's love for all, especially the poor and vulnerable, through our compassionate service.

About Us

Providence Health & Services is the third largest not-for-profit health system in the United States. Providence employs more than 76,000 caregivers (employees) across a five-state area; AK, WA, MT, OR, and CA. Our facilities include 34 hospitals, 475 physician clinics, senior services, supportive housing and other health and educational services. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Nursing

Location: California-Santa Monica

Req ID: 134298