Registered Nurse Same Day Surgery Full Time Rotate
Employment Type: Full-Time
Lakewood Regional Medical Center is proud to be an integral part of the surrounding community. From orthopedics to cardiac care to urology, we have received many designations for quality care. Although we appreciate these prestigious honors, we are most honored by the opportunity to serve you and your loved ones. We are committed to finding new ways to improve and make our hospital the best place for patients, physicians and employees. We appreciate the opportunity to serve you, and we are here any time you need help.
We offer competitive salaries and benefits including a matching 401(k), several health & dental plans to choose from, generous tuition assistance plans, and relocation assistance for select positions.
The Registered Professional Nurse/RN is responsible for the delivery of patient care, utilizing the nursing process for assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation while meeting competently all safe expectations of a nurse.
Current RN License
Current BLS Provider
Acute hospital experience
Training and/or experience:
Minimum of one (1) year experience as a pre-op staff RN in an ambulatory surgery center, preferred;
OR Minimum of one (1) year experience as a staff RN on a Medical/Surgical Unit in an acute care hospital.
Unit Specific Technical Skills:
Reviews pre-procedure charts to ensure that all lab studies and necessary paperwork (H&P, consents, etc.) are present.
Starts IV's, draws labs, and performs EKG's as needed.
Demonstrates knowledge in all areas of patient care specific to Same Day Surgery, including conscious (moderate) sedation.
Demonstrates knowledge in administering blood and ability to identify signs & symptoms of transfusion reaction.
Maintains open lines of communication on the patient's status with OR/procedure staff and anesthesia staff.
Monitors vital signs and assesses cardiac and fluid volume, airway patency, and skin integrity upon admission to SDS and at intervals per hospital policy.
Completes necessary pre-and post-procedure teaching of patient and family.