Licensed Vocational Nurse 2
Location: Huntington Beach
Posted on: January 12, 2022
OVERVIEW OF POSITION:
Responsible for working with the surgical team to insure that
quality care is given to the patient. Works with team members in
providing assistance to the Surgeon by being familiar with the
surgical procedure, instruments, supplies and equipment.
Consistently exhibits behavior and communication skills that
demonstrate Optum's commitment to superior customer service,
including quality, care and concern with each and every internal
and external customer.
Assumes the responsibility of a Scrub Nurse.
Functions as the Sterile Assistant to the Surgeon.
Assists in the assessment, planning and implementation of care
given to the surgical patient.
Demonstrates ability to use supplies, equipment and instruments
Follows strict principles of aseptic technique both in procedures
and in processing of equipment and instrumentation.
Demonstrates competence in assisting with surgical procedures.
Demonstrates knowledge of health and safety policies and
procedures, regulatory agency requirements, quality improvement
process, facility and departmental policies, procedures and
Demonstrates knowledge of Universal Body Precautions.
Participates in the identification and implementation of
improvements in the delivery of quality care.
Responds expediently and courteously to requests for help from
patients and staff.
Uses judgment in seeking consultation from circulating Nurse and
other unit Nursing staff.
Maintains composure and initiates emergency care as appropriate
according to ACLS guidelines.
Works with team members in the selection of supplies,
instrumentation and equipment needed for patient care.
Works with team members in the processing of sterile supplies,
instruments and equipment and their replacement to proper
Assists Anesthesia staff as requested.
Uses, protects, and discloses HCP patients' protected health
information (PHI) only in accordance with Health Insurance
Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) standards.
Performs additional duties as assigned.
1 to 2 years of post-high school education or a degree from a
ORT certification preferred.
Over 1 year and up to and including 3 years of experience.
Previous operating room experience.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES:
Ability to type 25 wpm.
Basic Life Support for healthcare providers.
Manual dexterity to use/handle equipment and instruments.
Broad knowledge of surgical patient care.
Ability to mathematically calculate for drug therapy.
Strong prioritization skills.
Ability to use cognitive reasoning.
If you need to enter a work site for any reason, you will be
required to screen for symptoms using the ProtectWell mobile app,
Interactive Voice Response (i.e., entering your symptoms via phone
system) or a similar UnitedHealth Group-approved symptom screener.
Employees must comply with any state and local masking orders. In
addition, when in a UnitedHealth Group building, employees are
expected to wear a mask in areas where physical distancing cannot
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consideration for employment without regard to race, color,
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disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity or
expression, marital status, genetic information, or any other
characteristic protected by law. Optum and its affiliated medical
practices is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass
a drug test before beginning employment.
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