Description

To act as patient advocate, providing continuity of care designed to meet individual patient needs through collaboration with other members of the healthcare team and supporting the philosophy, objectives and goals of the hospital. The Registered Nurse is responsible for assessing the needs of individual patients including but not limited to adult, pediatric, adolescent, and geriatric patients.

Minimum Qualifications

Peri-op department nurses demonstrate applied knowledge base in specialty area

Degree from accredited nursing program

Current License as a Registered Nurse

Minimum of 2 years work experience as a RN in area of expertise (preferred)

Essential Functions
Performs nursing assessment/data collection in an ongoing and systematic manner, focusing on physiologic, psychological and cognitive status

Formulates a goal directed plan of care, which is prioritized and based on determined nursing diagnosis and patient outcomes

Implements care in a knowledgeable, skilled consistent manner in reaching the desired patient outcomes through nursing processes

Establish priorities of patient care based on essential patient needs and available center resources of time, personnel, equipment and supplies

Performs efficiently in emergency patient situations following established protocols, remaining calm, informing appropriate persons and documenting events

Demonstrates applied knowledge base in areas of medical/surgical patient care, pain assessment and actions of pharmaceuticals and anesthetic agents, laboratory values, safety and legal issues and all emergency equipment

Practices effective problem identification and resolution skills as a method of sound decision making

Performs documentation duties on the unit and in the patient record, which is timely, accurate and concise. This includes documentation in the electronic medical record.  

Works as part of the team in delivering patient care

Maintains CPR/ACLS/PALS certification as required by specialty department

Attends all mandatory in-services and participates in staff meetings

Remains flexible, adaptive and able to accept and implement new ideas and approaches

Treats all patients equally adopting the hospital’s Patient Rights policy

Reviews and carries out physician orders in an appropriate professional manner

Willingness to assist with other duties when asked



Qualifications
Education
Required
Associates or better in Nursing.
Experience

Required
2 years: PACU Experience

Additional Clinical Certifications

Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) Card

Basic Life Support (BLS) Card

COVID Vaccination Record(s)

Resume/CV

Driver's License

Drug Screening Results

Flu Vaccination Record

Professional References

MMR Vaccination Record

Personal Protective Equipment Fit Test

Physical Exam Certificate

State License(s)

PPD/TB Screening Results

Hep B

Titers Test Results

Other Vaccination Records

CPI

EXCLUSIVE DOCUMENTS:

Background Check(s)

Provider Confirmation Sheet

Skills Checklist 

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