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This individual is a clinically competent, registered, professional nurse who has demonstrated expertise in the perioperative field. Effectively delivers perioperative care to the surgical patient through the nursing process of assessment, planning, intervention, implementation, and evaluation.
Must possess current hospital experience (within the past 5 years) Prefer minimum of 1 year recent perioperative experience.
Identifies, labels, and dispenses medications and solutions safely and per established guidelines. Demonstrates competency with insertion of intravenous lines. Demonstrates competency with the Invision process. Accepts personal accountability for proper handling, judicious use, and optimum care of all department supply, instrument, and equipment inventory. Maintains accuracy and ensures cost effective use of supplies. Utilizes the nursing process throughout the perioperative setting per patient assessment--collecting, interpreting, recording, and communicating pertinent data relevant to patient care in surgery; care planning--utilization of collected data to plan appropriately for intraoperative nursing care; implementing--provides direct patient care to meet physical and psychological needs; evaluating care--continuously evaluates patient response to nursing intervention and modifies care plan to achieve desired outcome. Demonstrates and conveys theoretical knowledge and skills related to perioperative nursing care--understands the "why" concept as well as the "how" process. Thorough/Accurate/Complete documentation of patient care. Identifies and documents all medications on Medication Reconciliation Sheet during phone interview with patient. Demonstrates competency with airway assessment and management. Understands, demonstrates, and conveys knowledge related to patient assessment and care with the pain management process. Effectively demonstrates critical thinking, prioritization of duties, and time management skills throughout the perioperative arena. Interviews each patient, obtains a thorough medical history and orders appropriate pre-op tests. Provides patients with thorough pre-op instructions, explanations and rationale for treatments, tests and procedures. Demonstrates competency in performance of GI Endo circulator role during procedures. Collects adequate and correct blood/urine specimens from patients as ordered by physicians, using proper technique and equipment. Correctly labels specimens and processes. Ensures appropriate delivery of specimens to the lab via courier or specimen pick up from outside agencies.
* RN - Registered Nurse
* BLS - Basic Life Saving certification
Competencies and skills:
* Experience In Hospital Or Acute Care Setting
* Clear Communication Skills Both Written And Verbal
* Able To Keep Confidential Information Regarding Patients, Team Members
* Able To Withstand Crisis Situations
* Has Skills To Provides Customer Service To Patients, Team Members And Visitors
* Knowledge And Experience With Electronic Health Records
* RN Diploma/RN Graduate Program
Location: BHC Health Campus-Building 1 BMC
Shift : Day Shifts
Work Status: Full Time