Pre-op/Pacu Registered Nurse (RN) - Flexible Per Diem (PRN)

NurseDash

Pre-op/Pacu Registered Nurse (RN) - Flexible Per Diem (PRN)

Houston, TX
Full Time
Paid
  • Responsibilities

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    RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES

    • Reviews preoperative/postoperative physician orders to determine patient needs.
    • Obtains/ Reviews patient's medical history for accuracy upon admission. · Reviews and assesses diagnostic data (or absence thereof) and collaborates with physicians and other health care workers to provide appropriate follow-up actions.
    • Utilizes clinical experience and knowledge to anticipate potential patient care problems and collaborates with appropriate individuals.
    • Performs/Reviews assessment of patient, family members, and/or significant others' knowledge base, health care practices, attitudes of health and illness, and level of understanding.
    • Plans patient care based on identified assessment analysis and established standards, policies, and procedures.
    • Collaborates with anesthesia providers and surgery to allow time for required preoperative care and to avoid surgical delays. but not limited to care of the discharged patient. · Collaborates with anesthesia providers and surgery to allow time for required preoperative care and to avoid surgical delays. · Performs preoperative diagnostic procedures accurately and according to standards, policies, and procedures. Demonstrates competency in performing phlebotomy, obtaining various types of laboratory specimens, electrocardiograms, or other diagnostic tests. ·
    • Administers intravenous solutions and medications skillfully and correctly. Capable of completing admission/discharge information, physician orders, or other information data entry. ·
    • Maintains standards of accurate and complete recording and reporting. · Evaluates patient care goals, quality and appropriateness of care provided, and patient outcomes. ·
    • Effectively explains perioperative instructions, perioperative treatments, patient care principles, and nursing goals to patient and family/significant others.
    • Other Duties as assigned.

    QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS

    Must be a registered nurse with a valid Texas license.

    Minimum 1 Year experience and designated competency.

    Must have Pre-op or Pacu Experience.

    Desire to be part of a dynamic platform and ability to quickly adapt to new facilities and conditions.

    Specialties: Orthopedics, Spine, ENT, General Surgery, Plastics, Podiatry, GYN and Pain Management.

    NurseDash was founded in Houston, Texas by a team of healthcare and start-up professionals. Working in the industry, we saw that a need existed for flexibility among medical professionals and a better staffing solution for facilities. NurseDash provides professionals and facilities a way to close the staffing gap in healthcare by using new technology that is simple and effective. Apply today to get started.