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Preop/PACU RN (PRN)

Company: Surgery Partners
Location: Columbia
Posted on: November 24, 2022

Job Description:

DescriptionJOB TITLE: Preop/PACU RN (PRN)
GENERAL SUMMARY OF DUTIES:
Assists in provision of nursing care to patients in an Ambulatory Surgical Center setting. Assumes total responsibility for patient care in accordance with physician's orders and centers policies.


  • Demonstrates ability to assess patient status on admission to the preop area, the operating room and/or the PACU area and on a continuing basis.
  • Utilizes the nursing process for patient assessment, problem identification, and any interventions.
  • Prepares patients for surgical procedures.
  • Physiologically monitors patients during procedures as required.
  • Administers and documents medications, solutions and treatments as prescribed.
  • Assists physicians with examinations, procedures or other patient care activities.
  • Monitors and controls the environment.
  • Provides equipment and supplies in a cost-effective manner based on patient's needs.
  • Provides timely, accurate and complete documentation.
  • Respects patient's rights
  • Participates in patient/family teaching based on the developmental age of patient.
  • Performs actions that demonstrate accountability.
  • Follows established infection control policies and procedures.
  • Enhances professional growth and development through participation in various programs, in-services, workshops and meetings.
  • Maintains competencies to function in the RN role within specific area. (Ex. Preop, OR, and Pacu).
  • Demonstrates effective communication and interpersonal skills which promote a positive environment, teamwork and loyalty to the organization.
  • Maintains a collegial relationship with physicians to ensure quality patient care.
  • In accordance with the ambulatory surgery center philosophy, presents behaviors and actions which create a high level of customer service to patients, visitors, physicians, vendors and Surgery Center staff.
  • Demonstrates behaviors and actions which support the mission, goals and operations of the Surgery Center that also contribute to continuous service improvement.
  • Exhibits flexibility, adapting readily to changes in the work environment and/or work schedule.
  • Maintains a positive attitude, even during periods of stress and challenge.
  • Maintains positive attendance and communicate in advance any absences from work.

    REQUIREMENTS:

    • Graduate of Accredited School of Nursing; current state RN License.
    • CPR required.
    • ACLS required.
    • Minimum one year in pre-operative, intra-operative and post-operative surgical patient care.
    • Orthopedic experience preferred.




Keywords: Surgery Partners, Columbia , Preop/PACU RN (PRN), Other , Columbia, South Carolina

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