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Registered, RN PACU/Pre-Op - PRN

Company: Surgery Partners
Location: Portage
Posted on: June 6, 2021

Job Description:

Job Title: RN - Recovery and Pre-Op Registered Nurse

Essential Functions:

Assists in provision of nursing care to patients in a same day surgery setting. Assumes total responsibility for patient care in accordance with physician's orders and centers policies. Monitors and controls use of and charging for supplies utilized in the center.

Supervision Received: Clinical Manager/Administrator

Education/ Experience:

  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing.
  • Current Registered Nurse License
  • Current American Heart Assn. BLS, ACLS, and PALS certifications

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Assesses, develops and implements total nursing care for pre-operative and post-operative patients
  • Records and reports to appropriate persons all symptoms, reactions abnormalities and changes in the physical and/or mental conditions of the post-operative patients
  • Administers medications and treatments ordered by the physicians
  • Cares and discharges post-operative patients according to facility policies
  • Able to accurately assess need for pain and /or nausea medication
  • An order always precedes the administration of medication
  • Intended actions and side effects are known
  • Medications are documented
  • Maintains patient and employee privacy and confidential information
  • Able to provide patients education and high quality customer service
  • Provides psychological support to patients and/or families
  • Maintains rapport with co-workers, management, physicians, allied health staff, and sales reps
  • Admits patients to pre-operative area
  • Performs routine stocking of medications and supplies
  • Able to clean bays between patient use
  • Functions independently in emergency situations
  • Able to make logical quick decisions based on sound judgment
  • Maintains competence through continuing education
  • Meets requirements for CEU re-licensure
  • Assists in orientation of new employees with factual information regarding current departmental policies
  • Acts as a resource for new employees
  • Maintains supplies and cleanliness in the work environment

This description is intended to provide only basic guidelines for meeting job requirements. Responsibilities, knowledge, skills, abilities and working conditions may change as needs evolve.

Keywords: Surgery Partners, Portage , Registered, RN PACU/Pre-Op - PRN, Other , Portage, Michigan

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