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Same Day Surgery RN

Chinese Hospital | San Francisco Bay Area

About This Role


Same Day Surgery (SDS)

Reports to

Director of Acute Care & Surgical Services


Full Time, Non Exempt

Requisition #


Coordinates operative nursing care for patients, participates in patient/family teaching and provides leadership by working cooperatively with other patient team personnel in maintaining standards for professional nursing practice in the SDS/GI setting.

Demonstrates responsibility and accountability for personal conduct, strives for excellence in patient care.
Implements nursing process to provide quality care based on assessment, planning, intervention and evaluation. o Proper patient and family preoperative education.
Identify patient properly and verify completeness of chart and procedure site. o Plan, implement and evaluate patient care plan to meet the individualized needs of the patient.
Always directs and assists in carrying-out safe aseptic techniques and procedures as outlined in the Same Day Surgery/ GI Policy and Procedure Manual.
Performs nursing procedures based on unit standards of care and hospital policies and protocols (medications, IVs, treatments, etc.)
Exhibit knowledge of current Same Day Surgery/ GI related issues.

Currently licensed in the State of California to practice as a Registered Nurse.
One year previous experience in Operating Room preferred.
Demonstrates ability to work effectively with others.
Maintain current state licensure, keeps inform of current developments in nursing.

Knowledge of community resources and cultural needs.
Fluent in English and Chinese (Cantonese and/or Mandarin).

While performing the duties of this job, staff is regularly required to sit, stand, walk, talk, and/or listen. He/she uses his/her hands to do computer work, write reports, do equipment set-up/cleaning/storage, clerical support, etc. He/she will be using the phone frequently. Good vision is needed to be able to read schedules, enter accurate data, etc. He/she must have good general health and demonstrate emotional stability so as to carry out the above-enumerated duties.

  • Able to lift up to 30 pounds.
  • Stand, walk, and move 50% of the day.
  • Use proper body mechanics when handling equipment.

Complies with Chinese Hospital Compliance Handbook including Code of Ethics and all statutes, regulations, guidelines applicable to federal and state programs. Responsibilities include, following the guidelines and reporting suspected violations of any statute, regulations, agreements or guidelines applicable to all healthcare programs.

I have read and understand the duties, responsibilities, and expectations pertaining to the position. I understand that this job description is intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed. It is not intended to serve as an exhaustive list of all duties, skills and responsibilities required. I have been allowed to clarify and ask questions about this job description.

Starting at $56.62 – $84.06 per hour. The salary of the finalist selected for this role will be set based on a variety of factors, including but not limited to, internal equity, experience, education, specialty and training. This pay scale is not a promise of a particular wage.

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