Nurse ( RN ) - TRH

Job Description

The Preoperative/PACU Registered Nurse (RN) has the responsibility of coordinating and providing direct care for pediatric, adolescent, adult and geriatric age groups in the preoperative and post anesthesia care clinical areas assigned. The RN must be able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patients served. 

Job Duties:
  • Identifies patient/resident care requirements by establishing personal rapport with potential and actual patients/residents and other persons in a position to understand care requirements.
  • Establishes a compassionate environment by providing emotional, psychological, and spiritual support to patients/residents, friends, and families.
  • Promotes patient's/resident's independence by establishing patient/resident care goals; teaching patient/resident, friends, and family to understand condition, medications, and self-care skills; answering questions.
  • Assures quality of care by adhering to therapeutic standards; measuring health outcomes against patient/resident care goals and standards; making or recommending necessary adjustments; following hospital and nursing division's philosophies and standards.
  • Resolves patient/resident problems and needs by utilizing multidisciplinary team strategies.
  • Maintains safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations; calling for assistance from health care support personnel.
  • Protects patients/residents and employees by adhering to infection-control policies and protocols, medication administration and storage procedures, and controlled substance regulations.
  • Documents patient/resident care services by charting in patient/resident and department records.
  • Maintains continuity among nursing teams by documenting and communicating actions, irregularities, and continuing needs.
  • Maintains patient/resident confidence and protects operations by keeping information confidential.
  • Ensures operation of equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements; following manufacturer's instructions; troubleshooting malfunctions; calling for repairs; maintaining equipment inventories; evaluating new equipment and techniques.
  • Maintains nursing supplies inventory by checking stock to determine inventory level; anticipating needed supplies; placing and expediting orders for supplies; verifying receipt of supplies; using equipment and supplies as needed to accomplish job results.
  • Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies.
  • Maintains a cooperative relationship among health care teams by communicating information; responding to requests; building rapport; participating in team problem-solving methods.
  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.

Associate Degree or higher. Current RN Licensure. 

Prior experience as a RN highly desired.

  • EMR/EHR Experience
  • Customer Service
  • Time Management
  • Organization
  • Attention to Detail
  • Professionalism
  • Quality Focus

Type: Full-time

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Taylor Health Care Group

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