PreOp Nurse PRN
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POST DATE 9/29/2019
END DATE 12/12/2019
Lincoln Surgery Center
JOB DESCRIPTIONDESCRIPTION SHIFT: PRN
SCHEDULE: PRN/Per Diem
HCA has been recognized as a WORLD'S MOST ADMIRED COMPANY in the Health Care Medical Facilities Industry by FORTUNE MAGAZINE. The Ambulatory Surgery Division of HCA operates and jointly owns with physicians 130+ surgery centers across the United States. Our cases are performed Monday-Friday which means NO NIGHTS, NO WEEKENDS, OR ON-CALL will be required. The size of our surgery centers naturally creates a culture where everyone knows one another with a shared focus on providing the best possible experience for those that we serve. We are currently in search of additional members to join our team!
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A FEW OF THE BENEFITS WE PROVIDE YOU:
* Tuition Reimbursement and Student Loan Repayment Program
* Full Medical, Dental, Life, Disability and Vision Insurance
* 401k (3%-9% match based on tenure)
* New Extended Family Leave and PTO
* Employee Stock Purchase Plan
* Healthcare and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts
* Employee Discount Program
* Prepares patient care area adequately before case and ensures availability of necessary equipment and supplies.
* Greets patient and family in a timely manner and keeps them informed of any delays/changes.
* Verifies two patient identifiers utilizing the armband prior to any interventions.
* Conducts complete patient assessment and evaluation of each patient prior to surgery or treatment, which includes review of patient history and diagnostic tests, physical, and psychological assessment.
* Assess patient's understanding of procedure and checks surgical consent for accuracy and completeness. Obtains and witnesses patient's signature if needed.
* Consistently reviews charts for completeness, in accordance with clinical protocols, prior to surgery (i.e. consents, H/P, diagnostic studies, assessments, home medications list, etc.)
* Ensures that H/P is a complete full examination of all body systems and dated within 30-days prior to procedure.
* Ensures that H/P, orders for the procedure, and consent form are consistent prior to placing in medical chart.
* Verifies surgical site verbally with patient per policy.
* Participates in the anesthesia time-out process if performed in the pre-op area prior to administration of pre-operative blocks or prior to the induction of anesthesia.
* Initiates intravenous therapy as prescribed, utilizing aseptic technique utilizing appropriate IV start kit, catheter and fluid. Ensures that medication is labeled appropriately.
* Administers pre-operative medications as prescribed and utilizes safety medication practices (i.e. aseptic preparation, labeling medications, identifying high alert and independent check medications, 7 medication rights, narcotic waste, etc.). Monitors patient until transferred to OR.
* Monitors patient if IV sedation given in pre-op setting to assure patient maintains airway and vital signs are stable. Administers oxygen and provides continuous monitoring and support as needed.
* Demonstrates knowledge/understanding of pain blocks and is readily available to assist anesthesia as needed.
* Graduate from an accredited school of professional nursing.
* Minimum 2 years of experience in a Preop, PACU, ER or ICU setting; preferably in an ambulatory surgery center.
* Additional specialty experience may be required as per facility practices (i.e. Pediatric, GI, etc.)
* Active RN license as required by state of employment or appropriate compact licensure.
* Required valid BCLS Certification upon employment. ***online certification not acceptable.
* ACLS required.
* PALS as required by facility
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