Samaritan Health Services RN in Albany, Oregon
Samaritan Albany General Hospital * AGH Surgery Ambulatory
Nursing/ Patient Care
Per Diem, Varies,
The Registered Nurse (RN) is accountable for utilizing the nursing process to provide safe, age-appropriate, direct and indirect patient care, while practicing within the scope of practice of the Oregon State Board of Nursing.
Ambulatory Surgery provides pre, intra and post op care to surgical and procedural sedation patients. We provide service for the patient population of pediatrics, adolescents, adult and elderly patients. We work with a variety of provider specialties in caring for people going home that day or are being admitted to the hospital.
Current unencumbered Oregon RN license required.
Healthcare Provider Level BLS required.
AGH Surgery Ambulatory:
ACLS and PALS required within six (6) months of hire.
Social Perceptiveness: Ability to work with a diverse population from pediatrics to geriatrics. Basic understanding of age-related differences in caring for and/or communicating with patients and caregivers. Possess personal sensitivity to the needs and experiences of others and a non-judgmental attitude towards persons of differing standards, values, lifestyles, and ages.
Adaptability/Flexibility: Ability to respond quickly and appropriately to situations that may arise with high risk or diverse patient populations. Ability to adjust actions in relation to others and adapt to offer best possible care to patients.
Time Management: Ability to organize, plan and prioritize work to complete within required time frames and to follow-up on pending issues. Ability to perform multiple tasks simultaneously and thrive in dynamic fast-paced environments and under pressure.
Communication: Effective written and oral communication skills to explain complex issues, exchange information between team members, and tactfully discuss issues.
Compliance: Ability to evaluate information to determine compliance with laws, regulations, or standards. Use knowledge and judgment skills to determine whether events or processes comply.
Problem Solving: Ability to identify complex problems, review related information, employ creativity and alternative thinking to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions.
Team Building: Ability to work, function and communicate on a multi-disciplinary team. Possess the knowledge and skills to develop constructive and cooperative working relationships with others and maintain them over time.
Rarely (1 - 10% of the time)
Occasionally (11 - 33% of the time)
Frequently (34 - 66% of the time)
Continually (67 – 100% of the time)
CLIMB - STAIRS
LIFT(Floor to Waist: 0"-36") 40 - 60 Lbs
LIFT(Waist to Eye: up to 54") 20 – 40 Lbs
SQUATStatic (hold >30 sec)
LIFT(Floor to Waist: 0"-36") 20 - 40 Lbs
LIFT(Knee to chest: 24"-54") 0 - 20 Lbs
LIFT(Waist to Eye: up to 54") 0 - 20 Lbs
LIFT(Overhead: 54" and above) 0 - 20 Lbs
CARRY1-handed, 0 - 20 pounds
CARRY2-handed, 20 - 40 pounds
PUSH(20-40 pounds force)
PULL(20-40 pounds force)
WALK - LEVEL SURFACE
LIFT(Floor to Waist: 0"-36") 0 - 20 Lbs
CARRY2-handed, 0 - 20 pounds
BEND FORWARDat waist
PUSH(0-20 pounds force)
PULL(0-20 pounds force)
Req #: 45317
Start Time: Varies
Weekend Required: Occasional
Overtime Rule: 12+40
End Time: Varies
Salary Range: $38.08 - $57.60