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Keck Medicine of USC

Keck Medicine of USC includes the Keck School of Medicine of USC, the region’s first medical school; the renowned USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center, one of the first comprehensive cancer centers established by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in the United States; the USC Care Medical Group, a medical faculty practice; the Keck Medical Center of USC, which includes two acute care hospitals: 401-licensed bed Keck Hospital of USC and 60-licensed bed USC Norris Cancer Hospital; and USC Verdugo Hills Hospital, a 158-licensed bed community hospital. It also includes more than 40 outpatient facilities, some at affiliated hospitals, in Los Angeles, Orange, Kern, Tulare and Ventura counties.

In 2016, U.S. News & World Report ranked Keck Medical Center of USC among the Top 10 hospitals in the state and among the Top 50 hospitals in the United States in seven specialties: ophthalmology, urology, cancer, geriatrics, orthopedic surgery, nephrology and cardiology and heart surgery.

OR RN - Surgery - Full Time 8 Hour Evenings

Keck Hospital - Surgery Los Angeles, California

As an integral part of the interdisciplinary team, the Registered Nurse utilizes the nursing process to provide therapeutic care to a specific population of patients.  The perioperative registered nurse uses the nursing process, designs, coordinates, and delivers care to meet the identified needs of all patients during perioperative phase.  Perioperative nurses possess and apply knowledge of procedure and patient’s intraoperative experience throughout the patient care continuum.  Perioperative nurse assesses, diagnoses, plans, intervenes and evaluates the outcome of interventions based on criteria that criteria that support a standard of care.  Perioperative nurse addresses the impact of the surgical experience on the patient’123s physiological, psychological, sociocultural and spiritual responses.  Perioperative nursing role and activities performed during the preoperative, intraoperative and postoperative phases of the patient’s surgical intervention.  Perioperative nursing includes, but is not limited to:  Peer education and patient/family teaching; support and reassurance; advocacy; control of environment; efficient provision of resources; maintenance of asepsis; monitoring physiological and psychological status; management aggregate patient needs; supervision of ancillary personnel; preoperative exploration, validation of current and future practices; integration and coordination of care across settings and among disciplines, collaboration and consultation.


Minimum Education: Graduate of approved Nursing School.

Minimum Experience/Knowledge: One year as an operating room nurse in an acute care setting immediately prior to application.




Required License/Certification: Valid California Registered Nursing license
BLS for Healthcare Provider from American Heart Association.
ACLS Preferred

Fire and Safety Certification. If no card upon hire, one must be obtained within 30 days of hire, and maintained by renewal before expiration date.


REQ20041961 Posted Date: 06/13/2018

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