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 facility. The Pre-Op/PAT Registered Nurse is responsible for assessing the needs of individual patients including but not limited to adult, pediatric, adolescent, and geriatric patients.

Minimum Qualifications

Degree from accredited nursing program

License as registered nurse in the state the facility is located

Current BLS, ACLS and PALS

Minimum of one year work experience as a Registered Nurse on a or in a an acute care hospital setting preferred

Essential Functions

Performs 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 floor and in the patient record, which is timely, accurate and concise

Works as part of a team in delivering patient care

Maintains CPR/ACLS certification

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 centers Patient Rights policy

Reviews and carries out physician orders in an appropriate professional manner

Willingness to assist with other duties when asked

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job the employee is frequently required to sit, converse, and listen; use hands to touch, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; and to reach with hands and arms. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus.

The employee must be able to lift and/or carry over 20 pounds on a regular basis and be able to push/pull over 25 pounds on a regular basis.

The employee must be able to stand and/or walk at least 10 hours per day.

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Job Details:

Posted Date : 2022-04-21

Expiry Date : 2022-07-21

Job type : Part Time

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