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RN Ambulatory Surgery

McLeod Health

RN Ambulatory Surgery

Florence, SC
Paid
  • Responsibilities

    JOB SUMMARY

    1. Maintains a professional image and exhibits excellent customer relations to patients, visitors, physicians, and co-workers in accordance with our Service Excellence Standards and Core Values.
    2. Assesses needs of patients as assigned based on date collected through history, observation, physical examination and analysis of diagnostic data.
    3. Delegates, supervises, and evaluates the activities of other team members while simultaneously executing immediate directives and interventions in urgent or emergent situations.
    4. Plans individualized nursing care to meet the holistic age specific needs of patients.
    5. Provides appropriate nursing interventions, consistent with the Plan of Care and standards of practice, incorporating the Physician’s prescribed medical plans of care.
    6. Using Service Excellence standards, completes verification of Safe Surgery Checklist
    7. Fosters and environment that demonstrates caring, compassion, and respect for all patients, families, and visitors.
    8. Records all care information concisely, accurately and completely, in a timely manner, in the appropriate format and on the appropriate forms.
    9. Utilizes appropriate health and safety equipment to protect both patient and staff.
    10. Utilizes standard work in caring for central lines, foley catheters, pressure ulcers, ventilators (if applicable to unit), restraints and patients at risk for falls.
    11. Prepares Operating Room, Recovery Room and/or receiving area for patient/procedure.
    12. Position and prepare patient for procedure and/or diagnostic test.
    13. Contributes to the daily efficient performance of the department, as charge nurse when assigned (Advanced Resuscitative Certification appropriate to their patient population if serving in a Charge Nurse or PCS position).
    14. Serves as the communication liaison to family and members of the operating team.
    15. Contributes to the overall performance of the department through the precepting of novice employees.
    16. Contributes to the department growth and performance through hospital-system initiatives cultivating nursing involved Evidence Based Practices.

    QUALIFICATIONS /TRAINING:

    • Previous experience in Operating Room desired
    • ADN required, BSN preferred

    LICENSES/CERTIFICATIONS/REGISTRATIONS/EDUCATION:

    • An active Registered Nursing License verified by the LLR
    • BLS (Required for ALL nurses), Advanced Resuscitative Certification (ACLS) Required
    • Specialty certification preferred

    WORK SCHEDULE:

    • Full-time, 80 hours bi-weekly

    Required Skills Required Experience