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RN Registered Nurse - Surgery / PreOp / PostOP

Location : Oklahoma City OK 73141
Job Type : Direct
Reference Code : 18054
Hours : Full Time
Travel : No
Relocation : No
Job Industry : Healthcare - Health Services
Job Category : Nursing

Job Description :

Description:  


 


 The RN Registered Nurse evaluates assigned patients and plans, implements and documents nursing care. Assists physicians during examinations and procedures. Performs various patient tests and administers medications within the scope of practice of the rn registered nurse. Promotes patients' independence by establishing patient care goals and teaching patients and families to understand conditions, medications, and self-care skills. Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks. A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected. Reports to the Director of the surgery. 




 


Duties and Responsibilities


 




    • Adequately prepare patient for hospital procedure and ensure appropriate and complete information available for procedure

    • Performs assessments of patients, identifies abnormalities and utilizes physician and anesthesia appropriately

    • Provides for patient safety, comfort, physical and emotional needs

    • Follows scope of practice; administers medications and performs procedures per physician orders

    • Accountable for correct and accurate documentation and charges

    • Assist with transportation of patients to/from procedure rooms, radiology, admission and discharge

    • Demonstrate respect for diverse backgrounds of all patients, families, and co-workers




Required Qualifications :

Qualifications


 



  • Effective communication skills, both orally and written; computer skills needed

  • Ability to manage a team and work with others within a team to ensure quality patient care

  • Strong critical thinking skills, including prompt recognition and response to emergency situations

  • Current RN license, Current ACLS

  • 1-3 years recent experience in med/surg or Critical Care preferred

  • Ability to be flexible and cross-train between several areas, including Pre-Post Op and Procedure Room


 

Benefits:
 
Medical, Dental, Prescription Drug, Life Insurance/AD&D,
Supplemental Group Life, Short and Long-Term Disability, Paid Time Off, Extended Illness
Bank (EIB), Flexible Spending, Employee Assistance Program, and company discounts.

 

 

 


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