Valley View Medical Center RN-Day Surgery (PRN/As Needed) in Conyers, Georgia
Provides direct patient care to patients using the nursing process in accordance with applicable scope and standards of practice and within the policies of the organization. Provides perioperative care to surgical patients in holding area, post op Phase II, Transfusion services, Pre-op and Pre-assessment areas. Reports to: Nurse Manager. FLSA: Non-exempt.
Performs patient assessments and reassessments to recognize abnormal findings and takes action to address. Also includes medication administration/reconciliation, specimen collection, clinical treatments, as well as other medical care treatment. Prepares patient for surgery by inserting IVs, reviewing chart documents, interviewing patient, ensures correct antibiotics are ordered, ensures SCIP measures are followed and reviews and implements physician pre-op orders.
Documents patient care given.
Monitors, records, and communicates patient condition as appropriate to care team, physician, patient, and family.
Assists patients with performing activities of daily living, including personal hygiene, elimination, nutrition, and ambulation.
Collaborates as needed across disciplines to coordinate patient care, including patient transfer, discharge, referral and spiritual/psychosocial support needs.
Evaluates learning needs of patient and/or family and provides patient/family education appropriate to age, culture, condition, and circumstances. Provides physician specific discharge instructions.
Gives injections and infusions as ordered. Ensures diagnosis is on physician order.
Transfuses patients with blood products as ordered. Documents accurately on transfusion record. Works as an advocate for the physical and emotional well-being of the patient.
Employee shall endeavor to provide a superior patient experience.
Participates in departmental PI plan to include regulatory and professional standards compliance.
Minimum Education: X Associate’s degree □ PreferredX Required
X Bachelor’s degreeX Preferred□ Required
Required Skills: Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action.
Certifications: X Basic Life Support (BLS) X Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) X Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS)
Current GA RN 2 years experience in perioperative nursing (pre-operative and post-operative specialty) preferred.
Job: *OR Support Staff
Organization: *Rockdale Medical Center
Title: RN-Day Surgery (PRN/As Needed)
Requisition ID: 7446-3978