Patient Care Associate

United Surgical Partners International Inc (USPI)

Patient Care Associate

New Lenox, IL
Paid
  • Responsibilities

    Silver Cross Surgery Center, our newest ASC venture under the USPI umbrella is seeking a PRN OR RN to join the talented staff in New Lennox!

    The OR Registered Nurse is responsible for the nursing activities related to care of the patient experiencing an operative or other invasive procedures.

    The staff member can expect to care for adult patients, including the older adult through geriatric, and pediatric patients from 1 month through adolescence.

    Provide direct and individualized nursing care to patients based on the application of scientific nursing principles.

    Monitors patients’ vital signs

    Conducts pre-and post-operative education

    Serve as the communication liaison to family and members of the operating team

    Reports adverse reactions to medications or treatments in accordance with the policy regarding the administration of medications by a licensed registered nurse

    Monitors patients’ physical and emotional well-being throughout the care continuum

    Performs other position-related duties as assigned, depending on assignment setting

    USP-RN

    Required Skills

    Qualifications

    • Graduate of accredited school or professional nursing.
    • 2+ years experience in surgery. ASC experience preferred.
    • Current Illinois RN License
    • BLS, ACLS and PALS required
    • CNOR preferred
    • Critical thinking skills.
    • Excellent communication skills with staff, physicians, patients and families.
    • Knowledgeable of hospital policies and procedures specific to the operating room.
    • Clinically proficient in OR nursing skills, demonstrating knowledge of the developmental needs of the pediatric, adolescent, adult and geriatric patients.

    Required Experience

  • Qualifications

    Qualifications

    • Graduate of accredited school or professional nursing.
    • 2+ years experience in surgery. ASC experience preferred.
    • Current Illinois RN License
    • BLS, ACLS and PALS required
    • CNOR preferred
    • Critical thinking skills.
    • Excellent communication skills with staff, physicians, patients and families.
    • Knowledgeable of hospital policies and procedures specific to the operating room.
    • Clinically proficient in OR nursing skills, demonstrating knowledge of the developmental needs of the pediatric, adolescent, adult and geriatric patients.